History of the 7th Pick

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

Of the 25 picks since 1995:

  • 3 players have made All-Star Teams (12%)
  • 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
Coby WhiteCHI20190.9
Wendell CarterCHI20185.2
Lauri MarkkanenMIN20178.7
Jamal MurrayDEN201616.2
Emmanuel MudiayDEN2015-0.2
Julius RandleLAL201420.5
Ben McLemoreSAC20138
Harrison BarnesGSW201234.3
Bismack BiyomboSAC201125.3
Greg MonroeDET201049.7
Stephen CurryGSW2009103.2
Eric GordonLAC200834.1
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.