In the moment: Photos of ex-Cats on their NBA Draft nights

Herald-Leader Staff ReportJune 26, 2014 

NBA Mavs Mashburn

The newest Dallas Maverick Jamal Mashburn shows off his team jersey as Mavericks coach Quinn Buckner applauds at a Dallas news conference, July 1, 1993. A 6' 8" forward from Kentucky, Mashburn was picked fourth overall in the NBA draft.

PAT SULLIVAN — AP

As former University of Kentucky stars Julius Randle and James Young wait to hear their names called in Thursday night's NBA Draft, here's a chance to look back at some of the history of UK players in the draft.

View a photo gallery containing 54 pictures of former Cats on their draft nights.

And here is a look at former UK players drafted in the first round all-time:

Year Player (pick) Team

2013 Nerlens Noel (6) Philadelphia

2013 Archie Goodwin (29) Oklahoma City

2012 Anthony Davis (1) New Orleans

2012 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (2) Charlotte

2012 Terrence Jones (18) Houston

2012 Marquis Teague (29) Chicago

2011 Enes Kanter (3) Utah

2011 Brandon Knight (8) Detroit

2010 John Wall (1) Washington

2010 DeMarcus Cousins (5) Sacramento

2010 Patrick Patterson (14) Houston

2010 Eric Bledsoe (18) Oklahoma City

2010 Daniel Orton (29) Orlando

2006 Rajon Rondo (21) Phoenix

2002 Tayshaun Prince (23) Detroit

2000 Jamaal Magloire (19) Charlotte

1999 Scott Padgett (28) Utah

1998 Nazr Mohammed (29) Utah

1997 Ron Mercer (6) Boston

1997 Derek Anderson (13) Cleveland

1996 Antoine Walker (6) Boston

1996 Tony Delk (16) Charlotte

1996 Walter McCarty (19) New York

1993 Jamal Mashburn (4) Dallas

1988 Rex Chapman (8) Charlotte

1986 Kenny Walker (5) New York

1984 Sam Bowie (2) Portland

1984 Melvin Turpin (6) Washington

1979 Kyle Macy (22) Phoenix

1978 Rick Robey (3) Indiana

1978 Jack Givens (16) Atlanta

1975 Kevin Grevey (18) Washington

1967 Pat Riley (7) San Diego

1953 Frank Ramsey (5) Boston

1949 Alex Groza (2) Indianapolis

1949 Wah Wah Jones (9) Washington

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