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Pro Bucks: Every player from Ohio State currently in the NBA and WNBA

The Ohio State Buckeyes continue to produce top level talent in the NBA and WNBA with these 14 athletes from the university.


Take a look at these 14 pro athletes from Ohio State. | Photo by CBUStoday

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It’s not about always wearing scarlet and gray — it’s about representing those colors. And, these former Buckeyes are professionals when it comes to that.

Did you know there are 14 former OSU basketball players in both the NBA + WNBA? Here is a quick look at where all the former athletes have landed, plus when each season tips off.


The NBA season tips off on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Keita Bates-DiopPhoenix SunsSF
Malaki BranhamSan Antonio SpursSG/SF
Mike ConleyMinnesota TimberwolvesPG
Micah PotterUtah JazzC
D’Angelo RussellLos Angeles LakersPG
Jae’Sean TateHouston RocketsSF/PF
Duane Washington Jr.New York KnicksPG/SG
Brice SensabaughUtah JazzSG/SF


The WNBA season begins on May 19, 2024.

Kierstan BellLas Vegas AcesSG/SF
Linnae HarperChicago SkyPG
Dorka JuhászMinnesota LynxSF/PF
Jantel LavenderSeattle StormSF/PF
Taylor MikesellAtlanta DreamPG/SG
Kelsey MitchellIndiana FeverPG/SG

We’re just getting warmed up. Tap this link to find 48 players hailing from OSU in the NFL.

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