Ever wondered how many Australians play professional sport in America?
Here is a list of all Australians.
Aron Baynes (Boston Celtics)– The centre was picked up by San Antonio Spurs in 2013. He has also played for the Detroit Pistons and now plays for the Boston Celtics. He won a NBA Championship with the Spurs in 2014.
Jonah Bolden (Philadelphia 76ers) – The power forward was Pick 36 in the 2017 NBA Draft as the Philadelphia 76ers picked him up. He was stashed in Europe last season, and made his NBA debut at the start of the 2018-19 campaign.
Ryan Broekhoff (Dallas Mavericks) – The shooting guard went undrafted and this year the Dallas Mavericks gave him a chance. He played his first game this year against the Phoenix Suns where he scored three points in four minutes.
Matthew Dellavedova (Milwaukee Bucks) – The point guard was picked up by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2013 where he won a ring along side Lebron James. He now plays for the Milwaukee Bucks where he is earning $38 million for four years.
Dante Exum (Utah Jazz) – The point guard went at Pick 5 in the 2016 NBA Draft. Injuries have forced him to wait for his opportunity as he missed out on a whole season due to a ACL injury.
Joe Ingles (Utah Jazz) – The deadly three point shooting small forward plays a major role for the Utah Jazz. He starts for the team and is one of the most experienced players on their roster.
Thon Maker (Milwaukee Bucks) – The centre was selected with Pick 10 in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. He averages 14 minutes a game across his career as well as five points per contest.
Patty Mills (San Antonio Spurs) – Mills is Australia’s most experienced NBA star. He was picked up by the Portland Trail Blazers in 2009 before coming back to Australia in 2011. The San Antonio Spurs picked him up in 2012 as he went on to win a championship with them in 2014 alongside Aron Baynes.
Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers) – Simmons is a point guard who was Pick 1 in the 2016 NBA Draft. He is the top Australian basketballer in the NBA as he has won Rookie of the Year last season.
Liam Hendricks (Oakland Athletics) – The pitcher debuted for the Minnesota Twins in 2011 and has since played for the Toronto Blue Jays, Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics. He has had 365 strikeouts in his career as he is one of the more experienced Australians playing baseball.
Peter Moylan (Free agent) – The relief pitcher debuted for the Atlanta Braves in 2006. He moved to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Kansas City Royals before coming back to his original club the Braves last season.
Michael Dickson (Seattle Seahawks) – The punter was taken with Pick 149 in the 2018 NFL Draft. He has 35 punts to his name and averages 47 yards a kick.
Jordan Mailata (Philadelphia Eagles) – The offensive tackle was Pick 233 in the 2018 NFL Draft. He plays for the Philadelphia Eagles and was the second player to be drafted with no high school or college experience.
Cameron Johnston (Philadelphia Eagles) – The punter was picked up by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2017 and has 35 punts to his name and averages 50 yards a punt.
Jordan Berry (Pittsburgh Steelers) – The punter was picked up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2015. He has 220 punts to his name and averages 44 yards a kick.
Adam Gotsis (Denver Broncos) – The defensive end was taken by Pick 63 in the 2016 NFL Draft. He has a total of 68 tackles in his career.
Lachlan Edwards (New York Jets) – The punter was taken by Pick 235 by the New York Jets in the 2016 NFL Draft. He has a total of 21 punts and averages 45 yards a kick.
Abiola Akintola (Denver)
George Blagojevic (Hartford)
Johnny Crnogorac (Texas-Rio Grande)
Jordan Heading (Cal Baptist)
Jesse Hunt (Eastern Washington)
Jordan Hunter (Saint Mary’s)
Matt Jackson (Grand Canyon)
Gerard Martin (Grand Canyon)
Matthew McCarthy (San Francisco)
Jack Purchase (Hawaii)
Lachlan Anderson (Eastern Kentucky)
Atem Bior (Texas-San Antonio)
Myles Cherry (Lafayette)
Kyle Clark (Saint Mary’s)
Gorjok Gak (Florida)
Jayden Hodsgson (Bradley)
Tanner Krebs (Saint Mary’s)
Bul Kuol (Cal Baptist)
Mason Peatling (Eastern Washington)
Deng Riak (Akron)
Dejan Vasiljevic (Miami)
Jack White (Duke)
Jamie Ahale (Illinois-Chicago)
Grant Anticevich (California)
Bill Awet (Southern Illinois Edwardsville)
Hugh Baxter (Colgate)
Parker Dale (Grand Canyon)
Gairges Daow (Northern Illinois)
Jacob Epperson (Creighton)
Andrew Ferguson (San Diego)
Jay Green (UNLV)
Kieran Hayward (Massachusetts)
Chier Maker (Idaho State)
Makuach Maluach (New Mexico)
Kouat Noi (TCU)
Jack Perry (Eastern Washington)
Jock Perry (Saint Mary’s)
Tom Pupavac (Winthrop)
Jacob Rigoni (Quinnipiac)
Noah Thomas (Drake)
Isaac White (Stanford)
Kyle Zunic (Winthrop)
Riley Abercrombie (Boise State)
Madut Akec (South Florida)
Ben Carter (Montana)
Mate Colina (Hawaii)
Uche Dibiamaka (Texas-Rio Grande)
Ben Fakira (Utah State)
Dragan Elkaz (UC Riverside)
Samson Froling (Creighton)
Deng Gak (Miami)
Matt Gray (Drake)
Brent Hank (Albany)
Cameron Healy (Albany)
Owen Hulland (Hawaii)
Matt Johns (South Dakota)
Mayan Kiir (South Florida)
Aiden Krause (UC Irvine)
Adam Lulka (Albany)
Hunter Marks (Hartford)
Lat Mayen (TCU)
Glenn Morison (Cal Baptist)
Alex Mudronja (Saint Mary’s)
Ramon Singh (Xavier)
Kody Stattmann (Virginia)