History of the 12th Pick

Welcome to Corner Three’s Draft Pick History! How valuable is the 12th pick?

Of the 26 picks since 1995:

  • 0 players have made All-Star Teams (0%)
  • 0 players have made All-NBA Teams (0%)
  • The median career Win Shares is 12.7

Expected player values for the 12th pick would be:

BestSteven Adams
MedianMichael Doleac
WorstYaroslav Korolev

The mean 12th pick has averaged:


Here’s what the latest contract for the 12th pick looks like:

3$4,215,120Team Option
4$5,808,435Team Option
5$7,992,407Qualifying offer

And here’s every 12th pick since 1995:

PlayerTeamYearAll-Star TeamsAll-NBA TeamsWin Shares
Tyrese HaliburtonSAC20203.5
PJ WashingtonCHO20194.7
Miles BridgesLAC20188.8
Luke KennardDET20179.7
Taurean Waller-PrinceUTA20166.1
Trey LylesUTA201510.9
Dario ŠarićORL201416.4
Steven AdamsOKC201349.1
Jeremy LambHOU201225.5
Alec BurksUTA201120.0
Xavier HenryMEM20100.8
Gerald HendersonCHA200918.3
Jason ThompsonSAC200823.8
Thaddeus YoungPHI200766.7
Hilton ArmstrongNOK20063.9
Yaroslav KorolevLAC2005-0.1
Robert SwiftSEA20041.7
Nick CollisonSEA200344.5
Melvin ElyLAC20024
Vladimir RadmanovićSEA200126.5
Etan ThomasDAL200014.9
Aleksandar RadojevićTOR1999-0.4
Michael DoleacORL199812.7
Austin CroshereIND199727.6
Vitaly PotapenkoCLE199615.5
Cherokee ParksDAL199511.8

Thanks to our sources, Basketball Reference and Spotrac.

Draft History compiled by Derek ReiferRJ Garcia.