MU in the NBA

MARQUETTE’S NBA IMPACT: A total of 57 players selected in the NBA Draft and 12 in the ABA Draft dating back to 1948.

Former Marquette guard Doc Rivers led Boston to the championship in 2007-08 and is currently head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers

MU currently features six active players: Jimmy Butler (Bulls), Jae Crowder (Celtics), Wesley Matthews (Mavericks), Steve Novak (Bucks), Dwyane Wade (Bulls), and Henry Ellenson (Pistons).

Six different players have claimed a total of eight championships, led by Wade’s trio of world titles. The other MU champions are Dean Meminger, Maurice Lucas, Jim Chones, Butch Lee and Rivers.