History of the 7th Pick

Welcome to Corner Three’s Draft Pick History (more here)! How valuable is the 7th pick?

Of the 26 picks since 1995:

  • 4 players have made All-Star Teams (15%)
  • 1 players have made All-NBA Teams (4%)
  • The median career Win Shares is 25.3

Expected player values for the 7th pick would be:

BestStephen Curry
MedianLorenzen Wright
WorstEmmanuel Mudiay

The mean 7th pick has averaged:


Here’s what the latest contract for the 7th pick looks like:

3$5,837,760Team Option
4$7,413,955Team Option
5$9,942,114Qualifying offer

And here’s every 7th pick since 1995:

PlayerTeamYearAll-Star TeamsAll-NBA TeamsWin Shares
Killian HayesDET2020-1.1
Coby WhiteCHI20193.3
Wendell CarterCHI20188.6
Lauri MarkkanenMIN201711.6
Jamal MurrayDEN201620.8
Emmanuel MudiayDEN2015-0.2
Julius RandleLAL2014 28.3
Ben McLemoreSAC20138.2
Harrison BarnesGSW201238.8
Bismack BiyomboSAC201127.6
Greg MonroeDET201049.7
Stephen CurryGSW2009 112.2
Eric GordonLAC200834.9
Corey BrewerMIN200722.5
Randy FoyeBOS200623.5
Charlie VillanuevaTOR200522.6
Luol DengPHO200474
Kirk HinrichCHI200352.5
Nenê HilárioNYK200273.3
Eddie GriffinNJN200110.9
Chris MihmCHI200013.3
Richard HamiltonWAS199962.8
Jason WilliamsSAC199838.5
Tim ThomasNJN199735.2
Lorenzen WrightLAC199630.5
Damon StoudamireTOR199555.4
Italicized players are still active

Thanks to our sources, Basketball Reference and Spotrac.

Draft History compiled by Derek ReiferRJ Garcia.