Nine Former Zags Dot NBA and WNBA Rosters
Updated January 9, 2023
Nine former Gonzaga University basketball players are currently playing in the NBA, the largest number of Zag alumni ever to dot NBA rosters at any one time.
Current NBA players:
|Rui Hachimura||Washington Wizards|
|Corey Kispert||Washington Wizards|
|Brandon Clarke||Memphis Grizzlies|
|Jalen Suggs||Orlando Magic|
|Domantas Sabonis||Sacramento Kings|
|Kelly Olynyk||Utah Jazz|
|Zach Collins||San Antonio Spurs|
|Chet Holmgren||Oklahoma City Thunder|
|Andrew Nembhard||Indiana Pacers|
Gonzaga has 28 alumni who have played in the NBA, beginning with John Stockton in 1984. Others include (draft year): Mike Champion (1987), Richie Frahm (2000), Dan Dickau (2002), Mario Kasun (2002), Ronny Turiaf (2005), Adam Morrison (2006), Jeremy Pargo (2009), Austin Daye (2009), Rob Sacre (2012), Elias Harris (2013), David Stockton (2014), Kevin Pangos (2015), Kyle Wiltjer (2016), Nigel Williams-Goss (2017), Jonathan Williams (2018), Zach Norvell Jr. (2019), Killian Tillie (2020) and Joel Ayayi (2021).
Current WNBA Players:
|Courtney Vandersloot||Chicago Sky|
In addition to Vandersloot (2011), whose Gonzaga number 21 will be officially retired at some point, three other Zags have played in the WNBA: Katelan Redmon (2012), Shelby Cheslek (2016) and Jill Barta (2018).