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FULL LIST: 2016-17 NBA rosters loaded with NIKE program alumni

By D1 Circuit Staff, 10/25/16, 2:45PM EDT


  • 450 players (15 per team) begin the season on NBA rosters.
  • 129 players are alumni of NIKE programs.
  • 90 players in the NBA are of foreign descent (no grassroots basketball).


  • 28.7% of players on 2016-17 opening day NBA rosters are alumni of NIKE programs.
  • 35.8% of American-born NBA players on 2016-17 opening day NBA rosters are alumni of NIKE programs.
  • 13.0% (59) of the NBA played in the modern day NIKE EYBL (est. 2010).
  • 16.8% of the US-born NBA played in the modern day NIKE EYBL.


  • Boo Williams leads the way with 12 alumni, followed by Spiece Indy Heat (IN) with 8 and Playaz Club (NJ) with 7.
  • The Memphis Grizzlies & Charlotte Hornets lead the NBA with 7 alumni. The Hawks, Nuggets, Pacers and Heat all have 6.
Team Player Nike Program
Atlanta Hawks Mike Scott Boo Williams
Atlanta Hawks Tim Hardaway Jr. Mac Irvin Fire
Atlanta Hawks Kris Humphries Howard Pulley
Atlanta Hawks Jarrett Jack Boo Williams
Atlanta Hawks Kent Bazemore Boo Williams
Atlanta Hawks Malcolm Delaney Team Melo
Boston Celtics Terry Rozier All Ohio
Boston Celtics James Young The Family Detroit
Brooklyn Nets Anthony Bennett CIA Bounce
Brooklyn Nets Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Team Final
Brooklyn Nets Chris McCullough PSA Cardinals
Brooklyn Nets Caris Levert All Ohio
Brooklyn Nets Greivis Vasquez Boo Williams
Charlotte Hornets Kemba Walker NY Gauchos
Charlotte Hornets Marvin Williams Seattle Rotary Style
Charlotte Hornets Brian Roberts All Ohio
Charlotte Hornets Jeremy Lamb Georgia Stars
Charlotte Hornets Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Team Final
Charlotte Hornets Treveon Graham Team Takeover
Chicago Bulls Michael Carter-Williams BABC
Chicago Bulls Jerian Grant Team Takeover
Chicago Bulls Bobby Portis Arkansas Wings
Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James Oakland Soldiers
Cleveland Cavaliers JR Smith Playaz Club
Dallas Mavericks Harrison Barnes Howard Pulley
Dallas Mavericks Justin Anderson Boo Williams
Dallas Mavericks AJ Hammons Spiece Indy Heat
Dallas Mavericks Dorian Finney-Smith Boo Williams
Denver Nuggets Darrell Arthur Team Texas
Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried Playaz Club
Denver Nuggets Will Barton Baltimore Elite
Denver Nuggets Malik Beasley Georgia Stars
Denver Nuggets Jarnell Stokes Memphis YOMCA
Denver Nuggets Jamal Murray CIA Bounce
Detroit Pistons Reggie Bullock Team CP3
Detroit Pistons Henry Ellenson Wisconsin Playground
Detroit Pistons Michael Gbinije Team Takeover
Detroit Pistons Tobias Harris Albany City Rocks
Detroit Pistons Stanley Johnson Oakland Soldiers
Golden State Warriors James Michael McAdoo Boo Williams
Golden State Warriors Patrick McCaw Mac Irvin Fire
Golden State Warriors Damian Jones Texas Titans
Golden State Warriors Draymond Green The Family Detroit
Houston Rockets Tyler Ennis CIA Bounce
Houston Rockets Eric Gordon MeanStreets
Houston Rockets Patrick Beverley MeanStreets
Houston Rockets Kyle Wiltjer Oakland Soldiers
Houston Rockets Montrezl Harrell Team CP3
Indiana Pacers Rodney Stuckey Seattle Rotary Style
Indiana Pacers Jeff Teague Spiece Indy Heat
Indiana Pacers Aaron Brooks Seattle Rotary Style
Indiana Pacers Rakeem Christmas Team Final
Indiana Pacers Georges Niang BABC
Indiana Pacers CJ Miles Team Texas
LA Clippers Blake Griffin Athletes First
LA Clippers Jamal Crawford Seattle Rotary Style
LA Clippers Brice Johnson Team CP3
LA Clippers JJ Redick Boo Williams
LA Clippers Austin Rivers E1T1
LA Lakers Louis Williams Georgia Stars
LA Lakers D'Angelo Russell E1T1
LA Lakers Julius Randle Texas Titans
Memphis Grizzlies Mike Conley Spiece Indy Heat
Memphis Grizzlies Vince Carter Playaz Club
Memphis Grizzlies Deyonta Davis Spiece Indy Heat
Memphis Grizzlies Zach Randolph Spiece Indy Heat
Memphis Grizzlies Troy Williams Boo Williams
Memphis Grizzlies Chandler Parsons Nike Team Florida
Memphis Grizzlies JaMychal Green Alabama Challenge
Miami Heat Wayne Ellington Playaz Club
Miami Heat Luke Babbitt LV Prospects
Miami Heat Josh McRoberts Spiece Indy Heat
Miami Heat Dion Waiters Team Final
Miami Heat Hassan Whiteside Team United
Miami Heat Justise Winslow Houston Hoops
Milwaukee Bucks Malcolm Brogdon Georgia Stars
Milwaukee Bucks Thon Maker Boo Williams
Milwaukee Bucks Jabari Parker Mac Irvin Fire
Milwaukee Bucks Rashad Vaughn Wisconsin Playground
Minnesota Timberwolves Tyus Jones Howard Pulley
Minnesota Timberwolves Andrew Wiggins CIA Bounce
Minnesota Timberwolves Adreian Payne All Ohio
Minnesota Timberwolves Brandon Rush Howard Pulley
New Orleans Pelicans Anthony Davis MeanStreets
New Orleans Pelicans Cheick Diallo PSA Cardinals
New Orleans Pelicans Tyreke Evans Team Final
New Orleans Pelicans Terrence Jones ICP Elite
NY Knicks Carmelo Anthony Baltimore Elite
NY Knicks Brandon Jennings Oakland Soldiers
NY Knicks Derrick Rose MeanStreets
Oklahoma City Thunder Victor Oladipo Team Takeover
Oklahoma City Thunder Cameron Payne Team Penny
Orlando Magic Aaron Gordon Oakland Soldiers
Orlando Magic Jodie Meeks Georgia Stars
Orlando Magic Stephen Zimmerman Oakland Soldiers
Philadelphia 76ers Jerami Grant Team Takeover
Philadelphia 76ers Gerald Henderson Playaz Club
Philadelphia 76ers Nerlens Noel BABC
Philadelphia 76ers Jahlil Okafor Mac Irvin Fire
Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons E1T1
Phoenix Suns Devin Booker Alabama Challenge
Phoenix Suns Brandon Knight E1T1
Phoenix Suns Tyler Ulis MeanStreets
Portland Trailblazers Al-Farouq Aminu Georgia Stars
Portland Trailblazers Ed Davis Boo Williams
Portland Trailblazers Jake Layman BABC
Portland Trailblazers CJ McCollum King James
Portland Trailblazers Shabazz Napier BABC
Sacramento Kings Willie Cauley-Stein MOKAN Elite
Sacramento Kings George Papagiannis Team Takeover
Sacramento Kings Ben McLemore St. Louis Eagles
Sacramento Kings Malachi Richardson Team Final
Sacramento Kings Kosta Koufos King James
San Antonio Spurs Lamarcus Aldridge Team Texas
San Antonio Spurs Kyle Anderson Playaz Club
San Antonio Spurs Dejounte Murray NorthWest XPress
San Antonio Spurs Dsvid Lee St. Louis Eagles
Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry Playaz Club
Toronto Raptors Patrick Patterson Boo Williams
Toronto Raptors Terrence Ross ICP Elite
Toronto Raptors Jared Sullinger All Ohio
Utah Jazz Gordon Hayward Spiece Indy Heat
Utah Jazz Trey Lyles Spiece Indy Heat
Utah Jazz Alec Burks MOKAN Elite
Washington Wizards Bradley Beal St. Louis Eagles
Washington Wizards Trey Burke All Ohio
Washington Wizards Kelly Oubre Houston Hoops
Washington Wizards Andrew Nicholson CIA Bounce