History of the 26th Pick

Welcome to Corner Three’s NBA Draft Pick History! How valuable is the 26th pick?

Of the 25 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 9.7

Expected player values for the 26th pick would be:

BestGeorge Hill
MedianMiles Plumlee
WorstCaleb Swanigan

The mean 26th pick has averaged:


Here’s what the latest contract for the 26th pick looks like:

3$2,239,200Team Option
4$4,037,278Team Option
5$5,959,022Qualifying Offer

And here’s every 26th pick since 1995:

PlayerTeamYearAll-Star TeamsAll-NBA TeamsWin Shares
Payton PritchardBOS2020
Dylan WindlerCLE20190
Landry ShametPHI20186.2
Caleb SwaniganPOR2017-0.2
Furkan KorkmazPHI20163.9
Nikola MilutinovSAS20150
P.J. HairstonMIA20140.9
Andre RobersonMIN201312.7
Miles PlumleeIND201210.6
Jordan HamiltonDAL20113
Quincy PondexterOKC20109.7
Taj GibsonCHI200952.4
George HillSAS200865.4
Aaron BrooksHOU200719.2
Jordan FarmarLAL200613.9
Jason MaxiellDET200520.3
Kevin MartinSAC200461.3
Ndudi EbiMIN20030.1
John SalmonsSAS200233.9
Samuel DalembertPHI200151.3
Mamadou N’DiayeDEN20001.8
Vonteego CummingsIND19992.2
Sam JacobsonLAL19981.1
Charles SmithMIA19971.5
Jerome WilliamsDET199637.9
Sherell FordSEA19950.4
Italicized players are still active

Thanks to our sources, Basketball Reference and Spotrac.

Draft History compiled by Derek ReiferRJ Garcia.