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Illinois Basketball Coaches Association
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

NBA / ABA PLAYERS

Player High School College
AGUIRRE Mark Chicago Westinghouse DePaul
ALLEN Tony Chicago Crane Tech Oklahoma State
AMAYA Ashraf Melrose Park Walther Lutheran Southern Illinois
ANDERSON Eric Chicago St. Francis DeSales Indiana
ANDERSON Mitchell Chicago Metro Bradley
ANDERSON Nick Chicago Simeon Illinois
ANDERSON Ron Chicago Metro California State
ARD Jim Harvey Thornton Cincinnati
AUGUSTINE James Mokena Lincoln-Way Central Illinois
BAKER Maurice Madison Oklahoma State
BARDO Steve Carbondale Illinois
BATTLE Kenny Aurora West Illinois
BATTS Lloyd Harvey Thornton Cincinnati
BEMORAS Irv Chicago Marshall Illinois
BEVERLEY Patrick Chicago Marshall Arkansas
BLAB Uwe Effingham Indiana
BLACKWELL Cory Chicago Crane Tech Wisconsin
BOCKHORN Arlen Campbell Hill Trico Dayton
BON SALLE George Wilmette Loyola Academy Illinois
BOND Walter Chicago Collins Minnesota
BOYCE Donnie Maywood Proviso East Colorado
BREWER Jim Maywood Proviso East Minnesota
BROWN Andre Chicago Leo DePaul
BROWN Dee Maywood Proviso East Illinois
BROWN Randy Chicago Collins New Mexico State
BROWN Roger Chicago Englewood Kansas
BROWN Shannon Maywood Proviso East Michigan State
BROWN Tony Chicago Farragut Arkansas
BROWNE Jim Chicago Tilden Tech no college
BRYANT Em Chicago Crane Tech DePaul
BUCKHALTER Joe Chicago Tilden Tennessee State
BUCKNER Quinn Dolton Thornridge Indiana
BURMASTER Jack Elgin Illinois
BURNS Jim McLeansboro Northwestern
BYNUM Will Chicago Crane Tech Georgia Institute of Tech.
CALHOUN Dave "Corky" Waukegan Pennsylvania
CARDINAL Brian Tolono Unity Purdue
CARL Howie Chicago Von Steuben DePaul
CARNEY Bob Aurora West Bradley
CHEEKS Maurice Chicago DuSable West Texas A & M
CLARK Keon Danville UNLV
CLAWSON John Naperville Michigan State
CLIFTON Nathaniel Chicago DuSable Xavier (Louisiana)
COLLINS Doug Benton Illinois State
COLLINS Sherron Chicago Crane Tech Kansas
COOK Bobby Harvard Wisconsin
COOK Brian Lincoln Illinois
COOK Norm Lincoln Kansas
COOLEY Jack Glenview Glenbrook South Notre Dame
CORZINE Dave Arlington Heights Hersey DePaul
COVINGTON Robert Hillside Proviso West Tennessee State
CROSS Russell Chicago Manley Purdue
CUMMINGS Terry Chicago Carver DePaul
CURRY Eddy South Holland Thornwood no college
DAHLER Ed Hillsboro Duquesne
DAVIS Anthony Chicago Perspectives Charter Kentucky
DAWSON Jimmy Elmhurst York Illinois
DEES Archie Mount Carmel Indiana
DODD Earl Wood River - East Alton Truman State
DOUGLAS Bruce Quincy Illinois
DRIGGERS Nate Chicago Corliss University of Montevallo
DUCKWORTH Kevin Dolton Thornridge Eastern Illinois
DUNN Pat Chicago Saint Patrick Utah State
DWAN Jack Wilmette Loyola Academy Chicago Loyola
DYKER Gene Chicago Saint Patrick DePaul
EARL Acie Moline Iowa
EARLE Ed Chicago Chicago Loyola
EBBEN Bill Oak Park Fenwick Detroit Mercy
EDDLEMAN Dwight "Dike" Centralia Illinois
ELLIS Bo Chicago Parker Marquette
ELLIS LaPhonso East St. Louis Lincoln Notre Dame
ELY Melvin Harvey Thornton California State-Fresno
FEIEREISEL Ron Chicago DePaul Academy DePaul
FENDLEY Jake Chicago South Shore Northwestern
FINLEY Michael Maywood Proviso East Wisconsin
FORD Sherell Maywood Proviso East Illinois-Chicago
FREEMAN Don Madison Illinois
GALLAGHER Chad Rockford Boylan Creighton
GALLATIN Harry Roxana Truman State
GAMBLE Kevin Springfield Lanphier Iowa
GARNER Bill East St. Louis Portland
GARNETT Kevin Chicago Farragut no college
GARRETT Dick Centralia Southern Illinois
GARRIS Kiwane Chicago Westinghouse Illinois
GILL Kendall Olympia Fields Rich Central Illinois
GODFREAD Dan Stillman Valley Evansville
GOVEDARICA Bato Chicago Lane Tech DePaul
GRABOSKI Joe Chicago Tuley no college
GREEN Rickey Chicago Metro Michigan
GRIMM Derek Morton Missouri
GUYTON A.J. Peoria Central Indiana
HALL Mike Palos Heights Alan. B. Shephard George Washington
HAMILTON Thomas Chicago King Pittsburgh
HAMMOND Julian Chicago DuSable Tulsa
HARDAWAY Tim Chicago Carver Texas-El Paso
HARPER Mike Chicago Quigley North Park
HAWKINS Hersey Chicago Westinghouse Bradley
HAWKINS Tom Chicago Parker Notre Dame
HAWTHORNE Nate Mount Vernon Southern Illinois
HEAD Luther Chicago Manley Illinois
HESTER Dan Mount Vernon Louisiana State University
HICKS Phil Chicago Brother Rice Tulane
HIGGINS Rod Harvey Thornton California State-Fresno
HOBSON Darington Decatur Christian New Mexico State
HODGES Craig Park Forest Rich East Long Beach State
HOLCOMB Randy Chicago Lincoln Park San Diego State
HORNACEK Jeff LaGrange Lyons Township Iowa State
HORTON Ed Springfield Lanphier Iowa
HOWARD Juwan Chicago Vocational Michigan
HUDSON Troy Carbondale Southern Illinois
HUGHES Alfredrick Chicago Robeson Chicago Loyola
HUGHES Eddie Chicago Austin Colorado State
HUGHES Kim Freeport Wisconsin
HUNTER Steven Maywood Proviso East DePaul
IGUODALE Andre Springfield Lanphier Arizona
IRVIN Byron Chicago Percy L. Julian Missouri
ISSEL Dan Batavia Kentucky
JEFFERS Othyus Chicago Hubbard Robert Morris
JOHNSON Eddie Chicago Westinghouse Illinois
JOHNSON Linton Chicago Providence St. Mel Tulane
JOHNSON Mickey Chicago Lindblom Aurora University
JORDAN Reggie Maywood Proviso East New Mexico State
KACHAN Whitey Chicago Saint Philip DePaul
KAUTZ Wilbert Chicago Tilden Chicago Loyola
KERR John "Red" Chicago Tilden Illinois
KERRIS Jack Chicago De La Salle Chicago Loyola
KIRK Walt Mount Vernon Illinois
KONDLA Tom Riverside-Brookfield Minnesota
KOZLICKI Ronald Palatine Township Northwestern
KUBERSKI Steve Moline Bradley
KUPEC C.J. Oak Lawn Michigan
LACKEY Bob Evanston Marquette
LAMPLEY Sean Chicago St. Francis DeSales California
LAUDERDALE Priest Chicago Carver Central State University
LAVOY Bob Aurora East Western Kentucky
LEE Doug Washington Purdue
LENTZ Leary Cahokia Houston
LEONARD Gary Belleville East Missouri
LEONARD Meyers Robinson Illinois
LES Jim Niles Notre Dame Bradley
LESTER Ronnie Chicago Dunbar Iowa
LIBERTY Marcus Chicago King Illinois
LIVINGSTON Shaun Peoria Central no college
LYNN Lonnie Chicago DuSable Wilberforce University
MACK Sam Dolton Thornridge Houston
MAGGETTE Corey Oak Park Fenwick Duke
MAJOR Renaldo Chicago Carver California State-Fresno
MARTIN Cuonzo East St. Louis Lincoln Purdue
MARTIN LaRue Chicago De La Salle Chicago Loyola
MAXEY Marlon Chicago Percy L. Julian Texas-El Paso
McBRIDE Ken Centralia Maryland-Eastern Shore
McCANTS Mel Chicago Mount Carmel Purdue
McCASKILL Amal Westchester St. Joseph Marquette
McGEE JaVale Chicago Hales Franciscan Nevada-Reno
McKENNA Kevin Palatine Township Creighton
McKINNEY Billy Zion-Benton Northwestern
McMILLON Shellie Chicago DuSable Bradley
McPHERSON Paul Chicago South Shore DePaul
MEELY Cliff Chicago Harlan Colorado
MEENTS Scott Herscher Illinois
MENKE Ken Dundee Illinois
MIKAN Ed Joliet Catholic DePaul
MIKAN George Chicago Quigley DePaul
MILES Darius East St. Louis no college
MOHAMMED Nazr Chicago Kenwood Kentucky
MOORE Andre Chicago Carver Chicago Loyola
MORGAN Rex Charleston Jacksonville
MORRIS Max Frankfort West Northwestern
MUNROE George Joliet Township Dartmouth
NATHAN Howard Peoria Manual Louisiana-Monroe
NELSON Don Rock Island Iowa
NESBY Tyrone Cairo UNLV
NICKS Carl Chicago Engelwood Indiana State
NIEMIERA Richie Chicago De La Salle Notre Dame
NORMAN Ken Chicago Crane Tech Illinois
NOVAK Mike Chicago Tilden Chicago Loyola
OHL Don Edwardsville Illinois
ORR Johnny Taylorville Beloit College
OSTERKORN Wally Chicago Amundsen Illinois
PALMER Errol Chicago Harlan DePaul
PARGO Jannero Chicago Robeson Arkansas
PARGO Jeremy Chicago Robeson Gonzaga
PARKER Anthony Naperville Central Bradley
PARKER Jabari Chicago Simeon Duke
PARKER Sonny Chicago Farragut Texas A & M
PATRICK Stan Chicago Leo Illinois
PHEGLEY Roger Peoria East Bradley
PHILLIP Andy Granite City Illinois
PHILLIPS Gary Quincy Houston
PORTER Kevin Chicago DuSable Saint Francis University
POWELL Roger Jr. Joliet Illinois
PRADD Marlbert Chicago Carver Dillard University
RAMSEY Ray Springfield Lanphier Bradley
REHFELDT Don Chicago Amundsen Wisconsin
RENNICKE John Aurora East Drake
RICHARDSON Quentin Chicago Whitney Young DePaul
RIVERS Glenn "Doc" Maywood Proviso East Marquette
ROBINSON Flynn Elgin Wyoming
ROBINZINE Bill Chicago Wendell Phillips DePaul
ROBISCH Dave Springfield Kansas
ROSE Derrick Chicago Simeon Memphis
ROTTNER Mickey Chicago Tuley Chicago Loyola
ROUX Giff East Alton-Wood River Kansas
RUKLICK Joe Princeton Northwestern
RUSSELL Cazzie Chicago Carver Michigan
SCHOENE Russ Trenton Wesclin Tennessee-Chattanooga
SCHOLZ Dave Stephen Decatur Illinois
SHUMPERT Iman Oak Park River Forest Georgia Institute of Tech.
SIBLEY Mark Rockford West Northwestern
SIKMA Jack Saint Anne Illinois Wesleyan
SIMMONS Bobby Chicago Simeon DePaul
SINGLETON James Chicago Hirsch Murray State
SLOAN Jerry McLeansboro Evansville
SMILEY Jack Waterman Illinois
SMITH Al Peoria Manual Bradley
SMITH Leon Chicago King no college
STEPHENS Everette Evanston Purdue
STEPHENS Jack Chicago Mount Carmel Notre Dame
STOREY Awvee Hillside Proviso West Arizona State
STUMP Gene Chicago Saint Rita DePaul
SUMPTER Barry Lovejoy Austin Peay State University
SUNDERLAGE Don Elgin Illinois
SWANSON Norm Chicago Schurz Detroit Mercy
TAYLOR Jay Aurora East Eastern Illinois
THOMAS Isiah Westchester St. Joseph Indiana
THOREN Duane "Skip" Rockford East Illinois
TRIPTOW Dick Chicago Lane Tech DePaul
TUCKER Alando Lockport Township Wisconsin
TURNER Evan Westchester St. Joseph Ohio State
UPSHAW Kelvin Chicago Marshall Utah State
VANCE Gene Clinton Illinois
VAUGHN Charles "Chico" Tamms Southern Illinois
WADE Dwyane Oak Lawn Richards Marquette
WAKEFIELD Andre Chicago Crane Tech Chicago Loyola
WALKER Antoine Chicago Mount Carmel Kentucky
WALKER Darrell Chicago Corliss Arkansas
WALTON Lloyd Chicago Mount Carmel Marquette
WELLS Ralph Chicago Marshall Northwestern
WHITEHEAD Jerome Waukegan Marquette
WHITESIDE Donald Chicago Leo Northern Illinois
WILKINS Jeff Elgin Illinois State
WILLIAMS Aaron Rolling Meadows Xavier University
WILLIAMS Frank Peoria Manual Illinois
WILLIAMS Justin South Holland Thornwood Wyoming
WILLIAMS Mike Chicago De La Salle Bradley
WILSON George Chicago Marshall Cincinnati
WINTERS Voise Chicago Gage Park Bradley
WRIGHT Julian Homewood-Flossmoor Kansas

NOTE:
Of the 248 Illinois High School players who have played in the NBA or the ABA, 126 are in the IBCA Hall of Fame. There have been seven individuals who played high school basketball in the state and made it to the pros, but never played college basketball.

They are:

  1. Jim Browne, Chicago Tilden Tech, Chicago Stags, Denver Nuggets
  2. Eddy Curry, South Holland Thornwood, Chicago Bulls, NY Knicks, Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks
  3. Kevin Garnett, Chicago Farragut, Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics, Brokklyn Nets
  4. Joe Graboski, Chicaho Tuley, Chicago Stags, Indianapolis Olympians, Philadelphia Warriors, St. Louis Hawks, Chicago Packers, Syracuse Nationals
  5. Shaun Livingston, Peoria Central, LA Clippers, Brooklytn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Wizards, Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat
  6. Darius Miles, East St. Louis, LA Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies
  7. Leon Smith, Chicago Martin Luther King, Atlanta Hawks, Seattle Super Sonics