59 years ago, former KU basketball player and Philadelphia Warriors center Wilt Chamberlain set an NBA record by scoring 100 points against the New York Knicks.
Jayhawks in the NBA
Joel Embiid was selected as an NBA All-Star for the fourth straight season and he followed it up with a career-high game on Friday, scoring 50 points.
Marcus Morris has finally settled into his position on the Clippers, scoring a season-high 32 points in his first start of the season.
Former Kansas men's basketball center Udoka Azubuike suffered from an apparent leg injury in a NBA G-League game where he had to be stretchered off the court.
Former Kansas men's basketball guard Andrew Wiggins is beginning to live up to fan's expectations with the Golden State Warriors. Wiggins is in search of his first career NBA All-Star appearance.
Former Kansas men’s basketball forward Kelly Oubre Jr. drops 40 points, a new career-high. He has started all 22 games for the Warriors this season.
Former Jayhawk center Joel Embiid is the running for MVP. He would be the first Jayhawk to win MVP since Wilt Chamberlain in the 1967-68 NBA season.
After being named the NBA G-League MVP, Frank Mason signs a two-way contract with the Orlando Magic. The Magic are in need of guard depth after injuries to starters Markelle Fultz and Michael Carter-Williams.
Former Kansas men's basketball center Udoka Azubuike was selected 27th overall in the NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Former Kansas guard Devon Dotson — who went undrafted — signed a two-way deal with the Chicago Bulls.
Former Kansas men's basketball guard Tyler Self was named the general manager of the Austin Spurs, the NBA G League affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs. Self is entering his fourth year with the organization.
Former Kansas men's basketball forward Markieff Morris became the 13th former Jayhawk to win an NBA title Sunday. Morris' Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals 106-93.