7 Athletes Who Achieved NCAA And NBA Championships

Anthony Davis led Kentucky to an NCAA championship in 2012 and later won an NBA title with the Lakers in 2020, establishing himself as one of the top players in the league.

Anthony Davis:

Mario Chalmers hit a crucial three-pointer to help Kansas win the 2008 NCAA title and later won two NBA championships with the Miami Heat.

Mario Chalmers:

Bob Cousy led Holy Cross to the 1947 NCAA title and went on to win six NBA championships with the Boston Celtics, becoming one of the game's greatest point guards.

Bob Cousy:

Danny Green played a key role in North Carolina's 2009 NCAA championship and won NBA titles with the San Antonio Spurs, shooting 41% from three-point range in their 2014 victory.

Danny Green:

Frank Ramsey, known as "The Kentucky Colonel," led the Wildcats to the 1951 NCAA title and won seven NBA championships with the Boston Celtics.

Frank Ramsey:

Marreese Speights was part of the Florida Gators' 2007 NCAA championship team and contributed off the bench for the Golden State Warriors' 2015 NBA title run.

Marreese Speights:

Bill Russell led San Francisco to consecutive NCAA titles in 1955 and 1956 and won a record 11 NBA championships with the Boston Celtics, also coaching two more titles.

Bill Russell: