POLL: Who is the Best Gonzaga Player in the NBA? - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

  • Who is the best former Zag to have played in the NBA (not including John Stockton)?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Adam Morrison
    12%
    7 votes
    Dan Dickau
    20%
    12 votes
    Ronny Turiaf
    56%
    33 votes
    Austin Daye
    12%
    7 votes

POLL: Who is the Best Gonzaga Player in the NBA?

Updated:

One year ago, Kelly Olynyk was a little known Canadian basketball player coming off of a highly untraditional red-shirt junior year. For many Zag fans, he had faded into the back of their minds with the emergence of Sam Dower's left-handed hook shot and the arrival of Polish big man Przemek Karnowski. Now, he is a projected first round pick in the NBA Draft and will soon join a handful of Zag players who have played in the NBA.

Although Olynyk will certainly be drafted, where he ends up is unresolved. Mock drafts have him going as high as twelfth to the Oklahoma City Thunder and as low as twenty-first to the Utah Jazz. That is no surprise in this year's draft, as there even is still speculation over who will be the overall number one pick.

Only eight other Gonzaga basketball players have made it to the NBA. Clearly John Stockton has had the most storied career of a Gonzaga basketball player as he holds both the NBA assists and steals records. But beyond Stockton, who do you think is the best Gonzaga player to play in the NBA? Let us know!

  • College

    • Eastern drops first Big Sky game at Southern Utah 46-28

      The first quarter seemed to come easy for the No. 8 Eastern Washington University football team. But the last three were excruciating.

    • Last Second Field Goal Lifts Cats to Win Over Northern Colorado

      Montana State made a furious second-half comeback that eventually led to the Bobcats converting on a 27-yard field goal as time expired to defeat Northern Colorado, 27-24, at Nottingham Field on Saturday.

    • Rocky Mountain Offense Struggles in Loss to Carroll

      Rocky Mountain compiled just 192 yards of total offense in the game.

    • Whitworth hits offensive strides; defeats Puget Sound 38-23

      SPOKANE, Wash. – Senior quarterback Ian Kolste made a successful return from an ankle injury to lead Whitworth to a 38-23 win over visiting Puget Sound and set his team's career record for total offense along the way. Kolste, who was injured on October 7th against George Fox and missed all of the following week's win at Pacific Lutheran, completed 20 of 32 passes for 224 yards with three touchdowns and one interception in two quarters of play, leading the Pirates to a 31-7 half...
    • Missouri routs Idaho 68-21

      COLUMBIA, Mo.- Idaho struck first, but Missouri scored 37 unanswered points en route to a 68-21 victory over the Vandals Saturday, in Columbia, Mo.   After Armond Hawkins intercepted Missouri quarterback Drew Lock on the first play from scrimmage, Matt Linehan found Kaden Elliss for a seven-yard touchdown as Idaho (2-5) took a 7-0 lead. Big plays helped the Tigers (2-5) answer the score and a punt return touchdown put Missouri on top for good. The Tigers led 51-14 at halftime....
    • Friday Night Blitz Highlights and Scores 10/20

      Check out your high school football from week 9, as well as playoff soccer in Class AA!

    • Eagles to play Southern Utah in Big Sky Conference matchup

      After a 31-19 home triumph versus Montana State, the Eagles are now 4-0 in the Big Sky Conference standings just ahead of Northern Arizona at 3-0.

    • Whitworth to host Puget Sound Saturday on SWX

      Whitworth University returns home to take on its oldest football rival on Saturday when the Pirates host the University of Puget Sound in the Pine Bowl at 1:05 pm.  The game televised regionally on SWX and will be heard live in Spokane on KSBN 1230am and on the world wide web at KSBN.net.  The radio broadcast will begin at 12:45 pm.

    • Zags ranked 19th in preseason Coaches' Poll

      The Gonzaga men’s basketball team was ranked No. 19 in the USA TODAY Coaches’ preseason poll Thursday. It marked the eighth straight season that the Zags appeared in the coaches’ preseason poll.

    • Chris Petersen named to Bryant, Dodd Award watch lists

      Washington football coach Chris Petersen has been named to the watch list for the Paul "Bear" Bryant Award and to the midseason watch list for the Dodd Trophy. Both are given annually to the nation's top college coach.

    More
HD DOPPLER 6i
/