Players from Illinois High Schools Selected in NBA Draft

From the 2000 NBA Draft through the 2020 NBA Draft, 48 players have been selected who played at an Illinois high school. Of those players, 24 were first-round picks.

In only two drafts was an Illinois high school player not selected: 2020 and 2013. No Illinois high school player has been selected in the first round in the past five drafts: Jahlil Okafor (No. 3 overall) and Frank Kaminsky (No. 9) were taken in the first round in 2015.

From 2000 to 2009, 29 players were drafted, including 16 in the first round.

From 2010 to 2019, 19 players were drafted, including 8 in the first round.

Illinois High School Players Who Were Selected in the NBA Draft Since 2000

Draft YearDraft PickPlayerHigh SchoolCollege
201942Admiral SchofieldZion-BentonTennessee
201945Isaiah RobyDixonNebraska
201946Talen Horton-TuckerSimeonIowa State
201832Jevon CarterProviso EastWest Virginia
201833Jalen BrunsonStevensonVillanova
201848Keita Bates-DiopUniversityOhio State
201746Sterling BrownProviso EastSMU
201754Alec PetersWashingtonValparaiso
201634Tyler UlisMarian CatholicKentucky
201658Abdel NaderNiles NorthIowa State, NIU
20153Jahlil OkaforWhitney YoungDuke
20159Frank KaminskyBenetWisconsin
201537Richaun HolmesLockportBowling Green,
Moraine Valley CC
20142Jabari ParkerSimeonDuke
20121Anthony DavisPerspectivesKentucky
201211Meyers LeonardRobinsonIllinois
201117Iman ShumpertOak Park-River ForestGeorgia Tech
201153DeAndre LigginsWashingtonKentucky
20102Evan TurnerSt. Joseph (Westchester)Ohio State
200942Patrick BeverleyJohn Marshall,
Waubonsie Valley
Arkansas
20081Derrick RoseSimeonMemphis
200818JaVale McGeeHales FranciscanNevada
200713Julian WrightHomewood-FlossmoorKansas
200729Alando TuckerLockportWisconsin
200625Shannon BrownProviso EastMichigan State
200641James AugustineLincoln-Way CentralIllinois
200646Dee BrownProviso EastIllinois
200524Luther HeadManleyIllinois
20044Shaun LivingtsonPeoriaNone
20049Andre IguodalaLanphierArizona
200425Tony AllenCraneOklahoma State,
Wabash Valley,
Butler County CC
20035Dwyane WadeRichardsMarquette
200324Brian CookLincolnIllinois
200212Melvin ElyThorntonFresno State
200225Frank WilliamsManualIllinois
200257Randy HolcombLincoln ParkSan Diego State,
Los Angeles CC,
Fresno State
20014Eddy CurryThornwoodNone
200115Steven HunterProviso EastDePaul
200139Michael WrightFarragutArizona
200141Bobby SimmonsSimeonDePaul
200143Kyle HillArgoEastern Illinois
200144Sean LampleySt. Francis de SalesCalifornia
200158Bryan BraceyOak Park-River ForestOregon,
Malcolm X,
Wisconsin-Platteville
20003Darius MilesEast St. LouisNone
200018Quentin RichardsonWhitney YoungDePaul
200032A.J. GuytonPeoria CentralIndiana
200044Brian CardinalUnity (Tolono)Purdue
200058Pete MickealRock IslandCincinnati,
Indian Hills CC