In 2020, 46 players won both NCAA and NBA championships. This includes:
Bill Russell Won back-to-back college titles in 1955 and 1956 at San Francisco. He won the 1957 NBA title with the Boston Celtics.
Kareem Abdul Jabbar Three-time NCAA Champion, NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player, and National Player of the Year.
Michael Jordan Won the 1982 NCAA title with the University of North Carolina Tar Heels.
Other players who won both NCAA and NBA championships include:
Henry Bibby, Billy Thompson, Christian Braun.
Winning both NCAA and NBA championships is a rare accomplishment, especially for male players in the NBA.
Braun joins Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Henry Bibby and Billy Thompson as the only players to accomplish that feat.