ACC leads all conferences in NBA Playoffs representation

acc basketballThe ACC leads all conferences with 47 former players listed on the rosters of the 16 teams that qualified for the 2018 NBA Playoffs, which begin Saturday, April 14.

The Conference has representation on all 16 NBA Playoff teams, whose rosters feature players from 13 of the ACC’s 15-member schools.

The Pac-12 was second to the ACC with 36 players listed on the playoff rosters.

Duke leads the way among ACC schools with 12 former players on current NBA Playoff rosters. North Carolina follows with eight and Syracuse with five. Louisville, Virginia and Wake Forest each have four alumni among playoff teams.

Georgia Tech (3), Notre Dame (2), and Clemson, Florida State, Miami, NC State and Pitt round out the ACC’s NBA Playoff player representation.

Players by NBA Teams

Boston Celtics (4)
Kyrie Irving, Duke
Shane Larkin, Miami
Terry Rozier, Louisville
Jayson Tatum, Duke

Cleveland Cavaliers (3)
Rodney Hood, Duke
London Perrantes, Virginia
Okaro White, Florida State

Golden State Warriors (1)
Quinn Cook, Duke

Houston Rockets (2)
Chinanu Onuaku, Louisville
Chris Paul, Wake Forest

Indiana Pacers (2)
Trevor Booker, Clemson
Thaddeus Young, Georgia Tech

Miami Heat (4)
Wayne Ellington, North Carolina
James Johnson, Wake Forest
Dion Waiters, Syracuse
Justise Winslow, Duke

Milwaukee Bucks (5)
Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia
John Henson, North Carolina
Jabari Parker, Duke
Marshall Plumlee, Duke
Tyler Zeller, North Carolina

Minnesota Timberwolves (5)
Gorgui Dieng, Louisville
Tyus Jones, Duke
Marcus Georges-Hunt, Georgia Tech
Amile Jefferson, Duke
Jeff Teague, Wake Forest

New Orleans Pelicans (1)
Frank Jackson, Duke

Oklahoma City Thunder (5)
Carmelo Anthony, Syracuse
Steven Adams, Pitt
Raymond Felton, North Carolina
Jerami Grant, Syracuse
Kyle Singler, Duke

Philadelphia 76ers (3)
Justin Anderson, Virginia
Demetrius Jackson, Notre Dame
J.J. Redick, Duke

Portland Trailblazers (3)
Al-Farouq Aminu, Wake Forest
Pat Connaughton, Notre Dame
Ed Davis, North Carolina

San Antonio Spurs (1)
Danny Green, North Carolina

Toronto Raptors (2)
Lorenzo Brown, NC State
Malachi Richardson, Syracuse

Utah Jazz (3)
Tony Bradley, North Carolina
Derrick Favors, Georgia Tech
Donovan Mitchell, Louisville

Washington Wizards (3)
Ty Lawson, North Carolina
Chris McCullough, Syracuse
Mike Scott, Virginia

Players by ACC Schools

Clemson (1)
Trevor Booker, Indiana

Duke (12)
Quinn Cook, Golden State
Rodney Hood, Cleveland
Frank Jackson, New Orleans
Amile Jefferson, Minnesota
Tyus Jones, Minnesota
Kyrie Irving, Boston
Jabari Parker, Milwaukee
Marshall Plumlee, Milwaukee
J.J. Redick, Philadelphia
Kyle Singler, Oklahoma City
Jayson Tatum, Boston
Justise Winslow, Miami

Florida State (1)
Okaro White, Cleveland

Georgia Tech (3)
Derrick Favors, Utah
Marcus Georges-Hunt, Minnesota
Thaddeus Young, Indiana

Louisville (4)
Gorgui Dieng, Minnesota
Donovan Mitchell, Utah
Chinanu Onuaku, Houston
Terry Rozier, Boston

Miami (1)
Shane Larkin, Boston

North Carolina (8)
Tony Bradley, Utah
Ed Davis, Portland
Wayne Ellington, Miami
Raymond Felton, Oklahoma City
Danny Green, San Antonio
John Henson, Milwaukee
Ty Lawson, Washington
Tyler Zeller, Milwaukee

NC State (1)
Lorenzo Brown, Toronto

Notre Dame (2)
Pat Connaughton, Portland
Demetrius Jackson, Philadelphia

Pitt (1)
Steven Adams, Oklahoma City

Syracuse (5)
Carmelo Anthony, Oklahoma City
Jerami Grant, Oklahoma City
Chris McCullough, Washington
Malachi Richardson, Toronto
Dion Waiters, Miami

Virginia (4)
Justin Anderson, Philadelphia
Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia
London Perrantes, Cleveland
Mike Scott, Washington

Wake Forest (4)
Al-Farouq Aminu, Portland
James Johnson, Miami
Chris Paul, Houston
Jeff Teague, Minnesota

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