'Dogs NBA Draft Connection

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    By Stephen Trembley / Fresno State Athletics Communications

    Fresno State takes pride in its long history of the NBA success that defines tradition of Bulldog Basketball.  As a perennial producer of top level professional basketball talent, the Bulldogs' program has developed 21 future NBA draft picks since 1958. 

    Paul George, after being selected 10th overall tonight by the Indiana Pacers, is now highest Bulldog ever selected and the fifth 'Dog to be picked in the first round of an NBA Draft.


    Here is the full list of Bulldogs drafted by NBA teams:

    Year

    Round (Pick)

    Player

    Team

    2010

    1st (10th)

    Paul George

    Indiana Pacers

    2007

    2nd (47th)

    Dominic McGuire

    Washington Wizards

    2002

    1st (12th)

    Melvin Ely

    Los Angeles Clippers

     

    1st (27th)

    Chris Jefferies

    Los Angeles Lakers

     

    2nd (38th)

    Tito Maddox

    Houston Rockets

    2000

    1st (13th)

    Courtney Alexander

    Orlando Magic

    1999

    2nd (33rd)

    Chris Herren

    Denver Nuggets

    1998

    2nd (39th)

    Rafer Alston

    Milwaukee Bucks

     

    2nd (54th)

    Tremaine Fowlkes

    Denver Nuggets

    1995

    2nd (44th)

    Anthony Pelle

    Denver Nuggets

    1984

    1st (19th)

    Bernard Thompson

    Portland Trail Blazers

     

    2nd (27th)

    Ron Anderson

    Cleveland Cavaliers

     

    9th (192nd)

    Mitch Arnold

    Golden State Warriors

    1983

    7th (151th)

    Desi Barmore

    New York Knicks

    1982

    2nd (31st)

    Rod Higgins

    Chicago Bulls

     

    5th (114th)

    Donald Mason

    Philadelphia 76ers

    1981

    4th (85th)

    Peter Verhoeven

    Portland Trail Blazers

    1972

    7th (112th)

    Jerry Pender

    Chicago Bulls

    1966

    7th (62nd)

    Lonnie Hughey

    San Francisco Warriors

    1959

    3rd (16th)

    Gary Alcorn

    Detroit Pistons

    1958

    13th (82nd)

    Jerry Alcom

    Minneapolis Lake


    Stephen Trembley is a staff member for Fresno State Athletics Communications.  He can be reached at strembley@csufresno.edu.

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