History of the 13th Pick

Welcome to Corner Three’s Draft Pick History (more here)! How valuable is the 13th pick?

Of the 26 picks since 1995:

  • 4 players have made All-Star Teams (15%)
  • 1 player has made All-NBA Teams (4%)
  • The median career Win Shares is 15.7

Expected player values for the 13th pick would be:

BestKobe Bryant
MedianTyler Hansbrough
WorstGeorgios Papagiannis

The mean 13th pick has averaged:


Here’s what the latest contract for the 13th pick looks like:

3$4,004,280Team Option
4$5,722,116Team Option
5$7,913,687Qualifying offer

And here’s every 13th pick since 1995:

PlayerTeamYearAll-Star TeamsAll-NBA TeamsWin Shares
Kira LewisNOP20200.9
Tyler HerroMIA20193.2
Jerome RobinsonLAC2018-0.1
Donovan MitchellDEN2017 21.8
Georgios PapagiannisPHO20160.4
Devin BookerPHO2015 22.3
Zach LaVineMIN2014 17.8
Kelly OlynykDAL201333.6
Kendall MarshallPHO20121.0
Markieff MorrisPHO201126.7
Ed DavisTOR201042.8
Tyler HansbroughIND200920.2
Brandon RushPOR200811.2
Julian WrightNOK20073.9
Thabo SefoloshaPHI200639.3
Sean MayCHA20052.6
Sebastian TelfairPOR20045
Marcus BanksMEM20036.6
Marcus HaislipMIL20020.5
Richard JeffersonHOU200183
Courtney AlexanderORL20004.1
Corey MaggetteSEA199962.2
Keon ClarkORL199818.2
Derek AndersonCLE199743.9
Kobe BryantCHH1996172.7
Corliss WilliamsonSAC199534.7

Thanks to our sources, Basketball Reference and Spotrac.

Draft History compiled by Derek ReiferRJ Garcia.