For a program that ranks sixth all-time in Final Four appearances, Ohio State basketball has not produced a laundry list of NBA legends, a la North Carolina or even UCLA.
For every John Havlicek, there are two Greg Odens or Byron Mullens. While young players such as Evan Turner and Mike Conley, Jr. are trying to change this reality, the Buckeye hoopsters have a long ways to go to reach their gridiron counterparts.
However, that doesn’t mean that the cupboard is bare. With that in mind, here is a list of the top 10 former Buckeyes to lace it up in the NBA. Only NBA statistics and accomplishments were considered, including per game averages, career totals, all-star appearances and NBA championships.
The statistics and facts used in formulating this article were pulled primarily from www.basketball-reference.com.