The 25 Colleges That Produce the Most NBA Players

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Duke has produced quite a few players for the NBA in the last few decades | Brian Bahr/AllSport/Getty Images

In the NBA, there’s a requirement that kids looking to join the league must be one year out of high school before they can be drafted. Although there are rare cases where players go overseas or play in other professional leagues instead of heading to college, the vast majority go to school.

While players come from a variety of different universities, a handful of colleges bring in a large portion of the players who put on an NBA uniform. These are the top 25 colleges that produce players, ranked by the amount of players from the school to play in at least one NBA game.