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1997 NBA Draft

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Date: Wednesday, June 25, 1997
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Number of Picks: 57 (47 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Tim Duncan (201.2 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: T. Duncan (201.2), C. Billups (120.8) and T. McGrady (97.3)

All-Stars: 3 (C. Billups, T. Duncan and T. McGrady)

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57 Selections

Stats shown are for the player's NBA career
Round 1 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48 BPM VORP
1 1 SAS Tim Duncan Wake Forest University 18 1331 45832 25974 14644 4062 .506 .181 .696 34.4 19.5 11.0 3.1 201.2 .211 5.5 86.9
2 2 PHI Keith Van Horn University of Utah 9 575 18150 9206 3909 900 .443 .361 .835 31.6 16.0 6.8 1.6 41.7 .110 -0.2 8.4
3 3 BOS Chauncey Billups University of Colorado 17 1043 33008 15802 2992 5636 .415 .387 .894 31.6 15.2 2.9 5.4 120.8 .176 2.5 37.6
4 4 VAN Antonio Daniels Bowling Green State University 13 872 19671 6623 1613 2934 .444 .311 .793 22.6 7.6 1.8 3.4 47.0 .115 -1.2 4.1
5 5 DEN Tony Battie Texas Tech University 14 837 17649 5082 4287 522 .488 .162 .690 21.1 6.1 5.1 0.6 36.4 .099 -1.6 1.9
6 6 BOS Ron Mercer University of Kentucky 8 432 13418 5892 1342 921 .429 .250 .808 31.1 13.6 3.1 2.1 9.4 .034 -3.3 -4.3
7 7 NJN Tim Thomas Villanova University 13 824 21336 9454 3379 1272 .437 .369 .758 25.9 11.5 4.1 1.5 35.2 .079 -1.0 5.4
8 8 GSW Adonal Foyle Colgate University 12 733 13060 2989 3461 344 .477 .000 .499 17.8 4.1 4.7 0.5 18.7 .069 -0.8 3.9
9 9 TOR Tracy McGrady 15 938 30658 18381 5276 4161 .435 .338 .746 32.7 19.6 5.6 4.4 97.3 .152 4.6 50.6
10 10 MIL Danny Fortson University of Cincinnati 10 440 8832 3615 3184 301 .472 .167 .785 20.1 8.2 7.2 0.7 22.3 .121 -3.0 -2.1
11 11 SAC Tariq Abdul-Wahad San Jose State University 6 236 4807 1830 776 266 .417 .237 .703 20.4 7.8 3.3 1.1 3.5 .035 -3.2 -1.5
12 12 IND Austin Croshere Providence College 12 659 11480 4475 2649 627 .407 .340 .861 17.4 6.8 4.0 1.0 27.6 .115 -0.5 4.3
13 13 CLE Derek Anderson University of Kentucky 11 615 17975 7357 1988 2083 .408 .341 .853 29.2 12.0 3.2 3.4 43.9 .117 0.9 13.3
14 14 LAC Maurice Taylor University of Michigan 9 534 13324 5889 2452 623 .466 .152 .711 25.0 11.0 4.6 1.2 9.9 .036 -3.8 -5.9
15 15 DAL Kelvin Cato Iowa State University 10 541 10617 2960 2874 244 .507 .077 .644 19.6 5.5 5.3 0.5 28.6 .129 -0.3 4.6
16 16 CLE Brevin Knight Stanford University 12 729 18176 5342 1785 4481 .412 .134 .789 24.9 7.3 2.4 6.1 32.6 .086 -1.1 4.3
17 17 ORL Johnny Taylor University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 3 54 866 256 120 26 .402 .394 .718 16.0 4.7 2.2 0.5 0.1 .007 -3.5 -0.3
18 18 POR Chris Anstey 3 155 2157 813 534 127 .413 .138 .755 13.9 5.2 3.4 0.8 2.8 .062 -2.8 -0.4
19 19 DET Scot Pollard University of Kansas 11 506 8372 2222 2351 220 .494 .000 .709 16.5 4.4 4.6 0.4 26.6 .153 0.6 5.5
20 20 MIN Paul Grant University of Wisconsin 2 16 111 29 18 3 .448 .375 6.9 1.8 1.1 0.2 -0.1 -.043 -7.8 -0.2
21 21 NJN Anthony Parker Bradley University 9 494 13752 4478 1574 1129 .444 .404 .794 27.8 9.1 3.2 2.3 24.5 .085 0.6 9.1
22 22 ATL Ed Gray University of California 2 60 809 373 73 46 .339 .341 .814 13.5 6.2 1.2 0.8 0.1 .009 -6.2 -0.9
23 23 SEA Bobby Jackson University of Minnesota 12 755 16790 7344 2347 1945 .417 .354 .793 22.2 9.7 3.1 2.6 31.4 .090 -0.1 7.8
24 24 HOU Rodrick Rhodes University of Southern California 3 72 1234 380 88 121 .347 .200 .620 17.1 5.3 1.2 1.7 -1.6 -.064 -6.6 -1.4
25 25 NYK John Thomas University of Minnesota 5 208 2253 560 432 60 .502 .000 .591 10.8 2.7 2.1 0.3 3.2 .067 -3.3 -0.7
26 26 MIA Charles Smith University of New Mexico 5 142 1973 729 200 124 .409 .288 .606 13.9 5.1 1.4 0.9 1.5 .036 -1.7 0.2
27 27 UTA Jacque Vaughn University of Kansas 12 776 12658 3463 1028 1919 .429 .352 .779 16.3 4.5 1.3 2.5 15.4 .058 -4.2 -7.1
28 28 CHI Keith Booth University of Maryland 2 45 449 130 97 39 .325 .091 .563 10.0 2.9 2.2 0.9 -0.8 -.080 -6.2 -0.5
Round 2 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48 BPM VORP
29 29 HOU Serge Zwikker University of North Carolina
30 30 MIA Mark Sanford University of Washington
31 31 DET Charles O'Bannon University of California, Los Angeles 2 48 399 120 67 29 .400 .000 .870 8.3 2.5 1.4 0.6 0.6 .070 -2.8 -0.1
32 32 DEN James Cotton California State University, Long Beach 2 19 92 49 16 0 .359 .000 .778 4.8 2.6 0.8 0.0 0.0 .008 -14.7 -0.3
33 33 PHI Marko Milic 2 44 216 108 30 14 .560 .429 .647 4.9 2.5 0.7 0.3 0.2 .047 -2.5 0.0
34 34 DAL Bubba Wells Austin Peay State University 1 39 395 128 68 34 .414 .167 .721 10.1 3.3 1.7 0.9 0.1 .013 -5.0 -0.3
35 35 PHI Kebu Stewart California State University, Bakersfield 1 15 110 40 31 2 .462 .640 7.3 2.7 2.1 0.1 0.2 .098 -5.5 -0.1
36 36 PHI James Collins Florida State University 1 23 103 59 14 3 .382 .450 .571 4.5 2.6 0.6 0.1 0.0 .008 -5.2 -0.1
37 37 GSW Marc Jackson Temple University 7 387 7572 3238 1655 311 .446 .226 .814 19.6 8.4 4.3 0.8 13.0 .082 -3.6 -3.1
38 38 MIL Jerald Honeycutt Tulane University 2 54 632 275 105 36 .391 .362 .632 11.7 5.1 1.9 0.7 0.3 .020 -3.8 -0.3
39 39 SAC Anthony Johnson College of Charleston 13 793 15552 4432 1358 2274 .414 .356 .745 19.6 5.6 1.7 2.9 23.2 .072 -2.1 -0.4
40 40 SEA Eddie Elisma Georgia Institute of Technology
41 41 DEN Jason Lawson Villanova University 1 17 80 26 27 5 .600 .800 4.7 1.5 1.6 0.3 0.5 .280 4.8 0.1
42 42 PHO Stephen Jackson Butler County Community College 14 858 27398 12976 3328 2634 .414 .333 .798 31.9 15.1 3.9 3.1 36.1 .063 0.0 13.6
43 43 MIN Gordon Malone West Virginia University
44 44 CLE Cedric Henderson University of Memphis 5 260 6182 1885 755 419 .436 .140 .715 23.8 7.3 2.9 1.6 3.3 .026 -2.4 -0.7
45 45 WAS God Shammgod Providence College 1 20 146 61 7 36 .328 .000 .767 7.3 3.1 0.4 1.8 -0.1 -.049 -9.6 -0.3
46 46 ORL Eric Washington University of Alabama 2 104 2300 716 216 108 .402 .346 .757 22.1 6.9 2.1 1.0 0.1 .002 -3.7 -1.0
47 47 POR Alvin Williams Villanova University 9 460 12610 4161 1140 1877 .421 .313 .760 27.4 9.0 2.5 4.1 21.7 .082 -0.9 3.6
48 48 WAS Predrag Drobnjak 4 278 5542 2187 973 225 .425 .340 .799 19.9 7.9 3.5 0.8 5.6 .048 -4.2 -3.1
49 49 ATL Alain Digbeu
50 50 ATL Chris Crawford Marquette University 7 252 3985 1654 547 154 .437 .347 .824 15.8 6.6 2.2 0.6 6.5 .078 -2.9 -0.9
51 51 LAL DeJuan Wheat University of Louisville 2 80 740 265 56 127 .383 .390 .700 9.3 3.3 0.7 1.6 0.5 .034 -4.4 -0.4
52 52 VAN C.J. Bruton Indian Hills Community College
53 53 LAL Paul Rogers Gonzaga University
54 54 SEA Mark Blount University of Pittsburgh 9 605 13981 4941 2784 513 .504 .359 .723 23.1 8.2 4.6 0.8 18.8 .065 -2.4 -1.4
55 55 BOS Ben Pepper
56 56 UTA Nate Erdmann University of Oklahoma
57 57 CHI Roberto Duenas