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October 28, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Eight former Washington players on NBA rosters

Former Washington defensive standout Justin Holiday landed with the Golden State Warriors. (Photo credit: Kyle Terada - USA Today)

Former Washington defensive standout Justin Holiday landed with the Golden State Warriors. (Photo credit: Kyle Terada – USA Today)

The NBA season-opener tips off tonight and Washington has eight former players on opening-day rosters, which is the third most in the Pac-12 behind UCLA (14) a and Arizona (12).

Perhaps the biggest surprise is former UW defensive standout Justin Holiday, who beat out four rookies and a veteran in training camp to snag the 15th and final spot with the Golden State Warriors. This season he’ll earn the NBA minimum $816,482 for players with one year of experience.

Here’s a list of UW players on NBA rosters.

Spencer Hawes, LA Clippers
Justin Holiday, Golden State
Quincy Pondexter, Memphis
Nate Robinson, Denver
Terrence Ross, Toronto
Isaiah Thomas, Phoenix
C.J. Wilcox, LA Clippers
Tony Wroten Jr., Philadelphia

Every Pac-12 team is represented in the NBA. Here’s the list.

ARIZONA (12)
Jerryd Bayless, Milwaukee
Chase Budinger, Minnesota
Aaron Gordon, Orlando
Channing Frye, Orlando
Andre Iguodala, Golden State
Jordan Hill, LA Lakers
Solomon Hill, Indiana
Grant Jerrett, Oklahoma City
Richard Jefferson, Dallas
Nick Johnson, Houston
Jason Terry, Houston
Derrick Williams, Sacramento

ARIZONA STATE (2)
Jeff Ayres, San Antonio
James Harden, Houston

CALIFORNIA (3)
Ryan Anderson, New Orleans
Allen Crabbe, Portland
Jorge Gutierrez, Brooklyn

COLORADO (4)
Alec Burks, Utah
Chris Copeland, Indiana
Spencer Dinwiddie, Detroit
Andre Roberson, Oklahoma City

OREGON (2)
Aaron Brooks, Chicago
Luke Ridnour, Orlando

OREGON STATE (2)
Jared Cunningham, LA Clippers
Eric Moreland, Sacramento

STANFORD (4)
Landry Fields, Toronto
Brook Lopez, Brooklyn
Robin Lopez, Portland
Dwight Powell, Boston

UCLA (14)
Jordan Adams, Memphis
Kyle Anderson, San Antonio
Arron Afflalo, Denver
Trevor Ariza, Houston
Matt Barnes, LA Clippers
Darren Collison, Sacramento
Jordan Farmar, LA Clippers
Jrue Holiday, New Orleans
Zach LaVine, Minnesota
Kevin Love, Cleveland
Luc Mbah A Moute, Philadelphia
Shabazz Muhammad, Minnesota
Travis Wear, New York
Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma

USC (6)
Dewayne Dedmon, Orland
DeMar DeRozan, Toronto
Taj Gibson, Chicago
O.J. Mayo, Milwaukee
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando
Nick Young, USC

UTAH (2)
Andrew Bogut, Golden State
Andre Miller, Washington

WASHINGTON STATE (2)
Aron Baynes, San Antonio
Klay Thompson, Golden State

 

 

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