Post 250 – Jersey Guys in the NBA

Below is the list of NBA players who played high school basketball players who played for a New Jersey high school or prep school.  I came up with seventeen players and none played for a public school, unless you count Technology High School in Newark.  This information came from and going through each team’s roster.

Malachi Richardson, SG, Trenton Catholic, current team: Toronto Raptors
Kenneth Faried, PF, Technology (Newark), current team: Houston Rockets
Lance Thomas, F, St. Benedict’s, current team: New York Knicks
Kyrie Irving, PG, St. Patrick’s, current team: Boston Celtics
Marcus Morris, F, APEX Academy, current team: Boston Celtics
Davon Reed, SG, Princeton Day School, current team: Indiana Pacers
JR Smith, SF/SG, St. Benedict’s, current team: Cleveland Cavaliers
Dion Waiters, SG, Burlington Life Center Academy, current team: Miami Heat
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, F, St. Patrick’s, current team: Charlotte Hornets
Markieff Morris, PF, APEX Academy, current team: Washington Wizards
Isaiah Briscoe, PG, Roselle Catholic, current team:  Orlando Magic
DeAndre’ Bellamy, SG/SF, Patrick School, current team: Atlanta Hawks
Kyle Anderson, SF, St. Anthony’s, current team: Memphis Grizzlies
Joakim Noah, C, Lawrenceville School, current team: Memphis Grizzlies
Karl-Anthony Towns, C, St. Joe’s – Metuchen, current team: Minnesota Timberwolves
Luol Deng,F, Blair Academy, current team: Minnesota Timberwolves
Wade Baldwin, PG, St. Joe’s – Metuchen, current team: Portland Trail Blazers

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