LOOK: NBA Draft selections from Arkansas since 2001

Arkansas is no stranger to developing talent that carries over to lengthy careers at the next level. The Razorbacks have continued that trend since the turn of the century.

With the selection of Jaylin Williams in the 2nd round by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2022 NBA Draft, the total number of Razorbacks selected to the NBA Draft since 2001 has risen to nine.

Out of those eight prior selections, there have been two NBA Champions, as well as a handful of players who have gone on to play eight-plus seasons in the NBA.

Currently, A Razorback has been taken in four straight NBA Drafts (Jaylin Williams, Moses Moody, Isaiah Joe, Daniel Gafford), and seven are currently on NBA rosters.

Here’s a look at every Razorback taken in the NBA Draft since 2001.

2001- Joe Johnson, 10th overall by the Boston Celtics

Dec 22, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics guard Joe Johnson (55) on the court against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 1999-2001

Years in NBA: 2001-18, 2021-22 (Celtics, Suns, Hawks, Nets, Heat, Jazz, Rockets, Celtics)

2006- Ronnie Brewer, 14th overall by the Utah Jazz

Feb 27, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Ronnie Brewer (8) enters the game in action against the New Orleans Hornets during the second half at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 2003-06

Years in NBA: 2006-14 (Jazz, Grizzlies, Bulls, Thunder, Rockets, Bulls)

Currently serves as the recruiting coordinator for Arkansas Men’s Basketball

2008- Sonny Weems, 39th overall by the Chicago Bulls

Feb 6, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Sonny Weems (10) laughs on the court during the game against the Utah Jazz at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 2006-08

Years in the NBA: 2008-2011, 2015-16 (Nuggets, Raptors, Suns, 76ers)

2009- Patrick Beverley, 42nd overall by the Los Angeles Lakers

Nov 5, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Patrick Beverly (22) calls a play as instructed by head coach Chris Finch against the Los Angeles Clippers at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Nick Wosika-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 2006-08

Years in the NBA: 2013-present (Rockets, Clippers, Timberwolves)

2015- Bobby Portis, 22nd overall by the Chicago Bulls

Apr 24, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan (11) defends Milwaukee Bucks center Bobby Portis (9) in the first half during game four of the first round for the 2022 NBA playoffs at United Center. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 2013-15

Years in the NBA: 2015-present (Bulls, Wizards, Knicks, Bucks)

* A member of the Bucks 2021 NBA Finals Championship roster

2019- Daniel Gafford, 38th overall by the Chicago Bulls

Apr 10, 2022; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Washington Wizards center Daniel Gafford (21) reacts to a foul call on him as he walks to the bench during the second quarter against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 2017-19

Years in the NBA: 2019-present (Bulls, Wizards)

2020- Isaiah Joe, 49th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers

Mar 11, 2020; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks guard Isaiah Joe (1) dribbles against Vanderbilt Commodores guard Maxwell Evans (3) during the second half in the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 2018-20

Years in NBA: 2020-present (76ers)

2021- Moses Moody, 14th overall by the Golden State Warriors

Jun 5, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Moses Moody (4) dunks against the Boston Celtics in the fourth quarter during game two of the 2022 NBA Finals at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 2020-21

Years in NBA: 2021-present (Warriors)

*A member of the Warriors 2022 NBA Finals Championship roster

2022- Jaylin Williams- 34th overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder

Jun 25, 2022; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jaylin Williams poses with his jersey and general manager Sam Presti following an introductory press conference at Clara Luper Center. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

Years at Arkansas: 2020-22

Years in NBA: 2022-present (Thunder)

Story originally appeared on Razorbacks Wire