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Arizona Wildcats in the NBA 2017-18

The NBA season is here, and here’s where all the ex-Cats are playing, coaching, etc.

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The NBA season is here!

13 former Arizona Wildcats are currently playing in the Association, while a few others are coaching in it.

The full list can be found below, along with some updates on where non-NBA ‘Cats are currently playing professionally.

Wildcats in the NBA

Kadeem AllenBoston Celtics

  • Allen is signed to a two-way contract, meaning he can only be on Celtics’ roster for a maximum of 45 days. The rest of the time Allen will be in the G League with the Maine Red Claws.

Jerryd BaylessPhiladelphia 76ers

Channing FryeCleveland Cavaliers

Aaron GordonOrlando Magic

  • The Magic and Gordon recently failed to reach a contract extension, meaning Gordon will be a restricted free agent at the end of the season.

Solomon HillNew Orleans Pelicans

Andre IguodalaGolden State Warriors

Richard JeffersonDenver Nuggets

  • Jefferson was recently traded by Cleveland to Atlanta, then was signed by Denver after being waived by the Hawks.

Rondae Hollis-JeffersonBrooklyn Nets

Stanley JohnsonDetroit Pistons

T.J. McConnell — Philadelphia 76ers

Lauri MarkkanenChicago Bulls

Kobi SimmonsMemphis Grizzlies

  • Like Allen, Simmons is on a two-way contract, and will spend most of his rookie season with the Memphis Hustle of the G League.

Jason TerryMilwaukee Bucks


Steve Kerr — head coach, Golden State Warriors

Luke Walton — head coach, Los Angeles Lakers

Miles Simon — assistant coach, Los Angeles Lakers

Jud Buechler — assistant coach, Los Angeles Lakers

Bruce Fraser — assistant coach, Golden State Warriors

Bret Brielmaier — assistant coach, Brooklyn Nets

Currently unsigned

Jordan Hill

Derrick Williams

Chase Budinger

Nick Johnson

Brandon Ashley

G League (formerly known as the D-League)

Chance Comanche — Memphis Hustle


Kyle FoggGuangzhou Long-Lions, China

Gabe YorkMedi Bayreuth, Germany

Kaleb TarczewskiOlimpia Milano, Italy

Ryan Anderson — s.Oliver Würzburg, Germany

Mark Tollefsen Maccabi Rishon LeZion, Israel

Mark Lyons — Gaziantep Basketbol, Turkey

Grant Jerrett — Brisbane Bullets, Australia

MoMo Jones — Mitteldeutscher BC, Germany

(if you know of any that aren’t on this list, please comment below)

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