Wildcats in the NBA draft
Jerryd Bayless • G
- Drafted: 2008, First Round, No. 8 overall by the Indiana Pacers (traded to Portland Trail Blazers)
- Teams: Portland (2008-10), New Orleans (2010), Toronto (2010-12), Memphis (2012-present)
- Notable: Second-team All-American selection in 2007-08 by Sports Illustrated and ESPN. Only stayed one season, but made his mark - 592 points in freshman season the most in Arizona history.
In this Feb. 2, 2008 file photo, former Arizona star Jerryd Bayless drives to the basket and scores against UCLA's Kevin Love, right. Bayless is one of Arizona's NBA-drafted players who appeared on ESPN's list that ranked the colleges with the best NBA players. Arizona was No. 6 on the list.