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How many Jayhawks are playing in the NBA?

Now, we admit that things change pretty fast in the NBA. The list below may be accurate one day and inaccurate the next. By our count, there have been about 62 KU players in the NBA. And here is a list of those who are currently playing:

Paul Pierce, Brooklyn Nets
Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Thunder
Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Bucks
Kirk Hinrich, Chicago Bulls
Mario Chalmers, Miami Heat
Darrell Arthur, Denver Nuggets
Brandon Rush, Utah Jazz
Cole Aldrich, New York Knicks
Xavier Henry, L.A. Lakers
Marcus Morris, Phoenix Suns
Markieff Morris, Phoenix Suns
Tyshawn Taylor, Brooklyn Nets
Thomas Robinson, Portland Trailblazers
Ben McLemore, Sacramento Kings
Jeff Withey, New Orleans Pelicans
Josh Selby, Cleveland Cavaliers

10 Jayhawks have won NBA titles, but only 2 have won both an NBA title and an NCAA championship: Mario Chalmers and Clyde Lovellette. Clyde Lovellette was the first player in history to join the Triple Crown Club, winning NCAA and NBA titles, and an Olympic Gold.

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