POLL: Who is the Best Gonzaga Player in the NBA? - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

  • 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?

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!

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  • Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski makes Hornets' summer league roster

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    Courtesy: Gonzaga AthleticsCourtesy: Gonzaga Athletics

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Former Gonzaga standout Przemek Karnowski made the Charlotte Hornets’ summer league roster the team released Monday. Charlotte announced the team’s 15-man roster for the 2017 Orlando Mountain Dew Pro Summer League beginning Saturday.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. – Former Gonzaga standout Przemek Karnowski made the Charlotte Hornets’ summer league roster the team released Monday. Charlotte announced the team’s 15-man roster for the 2017 Orlando Mountain Dew Pro Summer League beginning Saturday.

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  • Former Zag Ryan Edwards to play final season of basketball at Portland State

    Former Zag Ryan Edwards to play final season of basketball at Portland State

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    Portland State Basketball Coach Barret Peery has announced the addition of graduate transfer Ryan Edwards to the Viking program for the 2017-18 season. Edwards has signed a grant-in-aid contract and entered school for summer term. Edwards has played three seasons with one redshirt season at Gonzaga University.

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    Portland State Basketball Coach Barret Peery has announced the addition of graduate transfer Ryan Edwards to the Viking program for the 2017-18 season. Edwards has signed a grant-in-aid contract and entered school for summer term. Edwards has played three seasons with one redshirt season at Gonzaga University.

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  • Gonzaga's Jordan Mathews takes alternate route to NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

    Gonzaga's Jordan Mathews takes alternate route to NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

    New Orleans' Summer League begins on July 7New Orleans' Summer League begins on July 7

    Jordan Mathews is walking in the footsteps of former Gonzaga teammate Kyle Wiltjer, following the Houston Rocket's path to the NBA. After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft, Mathews drew attention from three NBA teams about possibly playing for their Summer League team and ultimately chose the New Orleans Pelicans.

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    Jordan Mathews is walking in the footsteps of former Gonzaga teammate Kyle Wiltjer, following the Houston Rocket's path to the NBA. After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft, Mathews drew attention from three NBA teams about possibly playing for their Summer League team and ultimately chose the New Orleans Pelicans.

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