History of the 8th Pick

Welcome to Corner Three’s Draft Pick History! How valuable is the 8th 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 16.9

Expected player values for the 8th pick would be:

BestAndre Miller
MedianJordan Hill
WorstRafael Araújo

The mean 8th pick has averaged:

Points/game9.2
Rebounds/game3.6
Assists/game1.9
Steals/game0.8
Blocks/game0.5

Here’s what the latest contract for the 8th pick looks like:

YearSalaryNotes
1$4,862,040
2$5,105,160
3$5,348,280Team Option
4$6,803,012Team Option
5$9,170,460Qualifying offer

And here’s every 8th pick since 1995:

PlayerTeamYearAll-Star TeamsAll-NBA TeamsWin Shares
Obi ToppinNYK2020
Jaxson HayesATL20193.9
Collin SextonCLE20181.9
Frank NtilikinaNYK2017-0.8
Marquese ChrissSAC20165.7
Stanley JohnsonDET20153.4
Nik StauskasSAC20143.8
Kentavious Caldwell-PopeDET201327.6
Terrence RossTOR201222.2
Brandon KnightDET201111.5
Al-Farouq AminuLAC201027.5
Jordan HillNYK200916.4
Joe AlexanderMIL20080.5
Brandan WrightCHA200726.2
Rudy GayHOU200657
Channing FryeNYK200538.9
Rafael AraújoTOR2004-0.4
T.J. FordMIL200316.9
Chris WilcoxLAC200226.9
DeSagana DiopCLE200112.8
Jamal CrawfordCLE200060.7
Andre MillerCLE1999100.8
Larry HughesPHI199832.3
Adonal FoyleGSW199718.7
Kerry KittlesNJN199644.8
Shawn RespertPOR19952.1
Italicized players are still active

Thanks to our sources, Basketball Reference and Spotrac.

Draft History compiled by Derek ReiferRJ Garcia.