A total of eight former University of Texas men's basketball players will be on NBA rosters as the league commences the 2013-14 regular season on Tuesday night.
The Longhorns' eight players are LaMarcus Aldridge (Trailblazers), D.J. Augustin (Raptors), Avery Bradley (Celtics), Kevin Durant (Thunder), Jordan Hamilton (Nuggets), Cory Joseph (Spurs), Tristan Thompson (Cavaliers) and P.J. Tucker (Suns).
The 2013-14 NBA season begins on Tuesday with three night games – Orlando at Indiana, Chicago at Miami and Los Angeles Clippers at Los Angeles Lakers.