Isaac
Last month

Dallas select Josh Green with the 18th pick

Great result for a promising player and club on the rise.

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PlaymakerMo  
Last month

Nice!

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Anonymous  
Last month

Backup 3 or 2?

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ME  
Last month

We're pretty used to Aussies making the NBA these days but this is still pretty big. How many first round picks (or draft picks in general) do we have now?

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Anonymous  
Last month

Nice spot to land

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Zodiac  
Last month

Ed Palubinskas, 1974 (4th round)
Luc Longley, 1991 (1st round)
Chris Anstey, 1997 (1st round)
Paul Rogers, 1997 (2nd round)
CJ Bruton, 1997 (2nd round)
Ben Pepper, 1997 (2nd round)
David Andersen, 2002 (2nd round)
Andrew Bogut, 2005 (1st round, #1 pick)
Nathan Jawai, 2008 (2nd round)
Patty Mills, 2009 (2nd round)
Dante Exum, 2014 (1st round)
Cameron Bairstow, 2014 (2nd round)
Ben Simmons, 2016 (1st round, #1 pick)
Thon Maker, 2016 (1st round)
Jonah Bolden, 2017 (2nd round)


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Anonymous  
Last month

Nexxt season, Giddey, king, maker.

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Anonymous  
Last month

All six previous first rounders played in nba.

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Cram  
Last month

Great result for him.

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Zodiac  
Last month

I've since realised I forgot about Brad Newley.

Ed Palubinskas, 1974 (4th round)
Luc Longley, 1991 (1st round)
Chris Anstey, 1997 (1st round)
Paul Rogers, 1997 (2nd round)
CJ Bruton, 1997 (2nd round)
Ben Pepper, 1997 (2nd round)
David Andersen, 2002 (2nd round)
Andrew Bogut, 2005 (1st round, #1 pick)
Brad Newley, 2007 (2nd round)
Nathan Jawai, 2008 (2nd round)
Patty Mills, 2009 (2nd round)
Dante Exum, 2014 (1st round)
Cameron Bairstow, 2014 (2nd round)
Ben Simmons, 2016 (1st round, #1 pick)
Thon Maker, 2016 (1st round)
Jonah Bolden, 2017 (2nd round)

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Anonymous  
Last month

And Kyrie Irving, 2011 (1st round #1)

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Anonymous  
Last month

His father was a good player and great bloke.

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Zodiac  
Last month

Nah he's not an Aussie. He might've been born here but only spent the first couple of years of his life here as his father Drederick was out here playing as an import in the SEABL at the time. When Kyrie was two years old they and his American mother all moved back to the US where he's been ever since and even has said himself he considers himself 100% American.

Fun fact: When Kyrie was born Drederick's coach at Bulleen was Brett Brown.

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Zodiac  
Last month

And if we're going to try and claim Irving as an Aussie even though he doesn't want it then we can't also claim Aron Baynes who was born in NZ and his family didn't relocate to Australia until he was 3 years old.

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KET  
Last month

This is Australia mate.

We can claim both.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Ater Majok also missing from that list

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Anonymous  
Last month

Watch this getting mentioned in the mainstream news - 'Former GWS Giants Academy player drafted to NBA'.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Does anyone have a list of Aussies who have played in the NBA?
* not including Irving.

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Zodiac  
Last month

Good catch I totally forgot about Ater Majok.

Ed Palubinskas, 1974 (4th round)
Luc Longley, 1991 (1st round)
Chris Anstey, 1997 (1st round)
Paul Rogers, 1997 (2nd round)
CJ Bruton, 1997 (2nd round)
Ben Pepper, 1997 (2nd round)
David Andersen, 2002 (2nd round)
Andrew Bogut, 2005 (1st round, #1 pick)
Brad Newley, 2007 (2nd round)
Nathan Jawai, 2008 (2nd round)
Patty Mills, 2009 (2nd round)
Ater Majok, 2011 (2nd round)
Dante Exum, 2014 (1st round)
Cameron Bairstow, 2014 (2nd round)
Ben Simmons, 2016 (1st round, #1 pick)
Thon Maker, 2016 (1st round)
Jonah Bolden, 2017 (2nd round)

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Anonymous  
Last month

To be fair most people forget about Majok.
Apparently he played for the Breakers last season.

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Zodiac  
Last month

Aussies that have played in the NBA.

Luc Longley 1991-2001 (w/ Minnesota, Chicago, Phoenix, New York)
Andrew Gaze 1993-94 & 1998-99 (w/ Washington & San Antonio)
Shane Heal 1996-97 & 2003-04 (w/ Minnesota & San Antonio)
Mark Bradtke 1996-97 (w/ Philadelphia)
Chris Anstey 1997-2000 (w/ Dallas & Chicago)
Andrew Bogut 2005-2019 (w/ Milwaukee, GSW, Dallas, Cleveland, LAL, GSW)
Luke Schenscher 2005-07 (w/ Chicago & Portland)
Nathan Jawai 2008-2010 (w/ Toronto & Minnesota)
Patty Mills 2009-present (w/ Portland & San Antonio)
David Andersen 2009-2011 (w/ Houston, Toronto & New Orleans)
Aron Baynes 2011-present (w/ San Antonio, Detroit, Boston, Phoenix)
Matthew Dellavedova 2013-present (w/ Cleveland, Milwaukee, Cleveland)
Dante Exum 2014-present ( w/ Utah & Cleveland)
Joe Ingles 2014-present (w/ Utah)
Cameron Bairstow 2014-16 (w/ Chicago)
Ben Simmons 2016-present (w/ Philadelphia)
Thon Maker 2016-present (w/ Milwaukee & Detroit)
Jonah Bolden 2017-2020 (w/ Philadelphia & Phoenix)
Mangok Mathiang 2017-18 (w/ Charlotte)
Ryan Broekhoff 2018-present (w/ Dallas & Philadelphia)
Mitch Creek 2019-19 (w/ Brooklyn & Minnesota)
Deng Adel 2018-19 (w/ Cleveland)
Isaac Humphries 2018-19 (w/ Atlanta)

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Anonymous  
Last month

Green should be our 24th NBA player.
Magnay and Landale could potentially bring total up to 26.

Other than Giddey, Ķing and Maker are there any other prospects with a chance of making the NBA?

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hoopie  
Last month

Thanks for the detailed list, Zodiac

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Cram  
Last month

There's also guys that are NOW aussies that have played in the NBA

Rob Rose, Copeland, Grace (did he have his citizenship when he had his stint in Atlanta?), Mee, Brooks and soon Cotton.

I know its a grey area.

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Anonymous  
Last month

To be fair Cram all the above including Grace were not Aussies at the time they played.

A separate list of NBL to NBA or vice versa would be a good list if anyone can compile such a list.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Carl Rodwell was the first Australian drafted.

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Cram  
Last month

"To be fair Cram all the above including Grace were not Aussies at the time they played."

Isn't that what I said?

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Zodiac  
Last month

Thanks I had never heard about Carl Rodwell.

Carl Rodwell, 1969 (20th round)
Ed Palubinskas, 1974 (4th round)
Luc Longley, 1991 (1st round)
Chris Anstey, 1997 (1st round)
Paul Rogers, 1997 (2nd round)
CJ Bruton, 1997 (2nd round)
Ben Pepper, 1997 (2nd round)
David Andersen, 2002 (2nd round)
Andrew Bogut, 2005 (1st round, #1 pick)
Brad Newley, 2007 (2nd round)
Nathan Jawai, 2008 (2nd round)
Patty Mills, 2009 (2nd round)
Ater Majok, 2011 (2nd round)
Dante Exum, 2014 (1st round)
Cameron Bairstow, 2014 (2nd round)
Ben Simmons, 2016 (1st round, #1 pick)
Thon Maker, 2016 (1st round)
Jonah Bolden, 2017 (2nd round)

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ME  
Last month

"Green should be our 24th NBA player.
Magnay and Landale could potentially bring total up to 26.

Other than Giddey, Ķing and Maker are there any other prospects with a chance of making the NBA?"

Magnay is expected to be picked up this season.

I can't say who else is projected to, but I wouldn;t think it impossible for DJ Vasilejic. Kouat Noi is another prospect, as is (apparently, but I don't see it) Sam Frolling.

Tamuri Wigness is an exciting prospect but he will probably be seen as too short to play in the league.


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Anonymous  
Last month

You read to many headlines, Noi or Vasilejic are not playing nba.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Noi is a possibility down the track.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Dyson Daniels

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Anonymous  
Last month

Daniels needs a ton of work though.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this week

Makur Maker looks to be on the slide averaging 11.5 and 6 in two games, now injured indefinitely.

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