List of University of California, Berkeley Alumni - Athletics - Basketball

Basketball

  • Shareef Abdur-Rahim – retired professional (NBA) basketball player
  • Ryan Anderson- 1st round (21st overall) of the 2008 NBA draft, currently playing with the New Orleans Hornets
  • Rod Benson – D-league standout
  • Geno Carlisle
  • Francisco Elson – Professional basketball player currently playing for the San Antonio Spurs
  • Larry Friend – 2nd round (13th overall) of the 1957 draft
  • Ed Gray – 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1997 draft to Atlanta Hawks
  • Devon Hardin – 2nd round (50th overall) of the 2008 NBA draft
  • Chuck Hanger – 2nd round (9th overall) of the 1948 BAA draft
  • Darrall Imhoff – 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1960 draft (all-star)
  • Kevin Johnson, B.A. 1997 – retired professional NBA basketball player. Current Mayor of Sacramento.
  • Jason Kidd (attended) – professional basketball player with the New York Knicks
  • Sean Lampley
  • Sean Marks B.A. 1998 – currently playing for the New Orleans Hornets
  • Mark McNamara- 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1982 NBA Draft
  • Lamond Murray – former NBA forward who most recently played for the New Jersey Nets
  • Leon Powe – Drafted in 2006 by Denver Nuggets and then traded to Boston Celtics
  • Jamal Sampson – professional basketball player currently playing for Denver Nuggets
  • Amit Tamir, pro basketball player (Hapoel Jerusalem)

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