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1998 NBA Draft

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Date: Wednesday, June 24, 1998
Location: Vancouver, Canada

Number of Picks: 58 (56 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Michael Olowokandi (2.5 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: D. Nowitzki (192.0), P. Pierce (149.1) and V. Carter (116.6)

All-Stars: 5 (V. Carter, A. Jamison, R. Lewis, D. Nowitzki and P. Pierce)

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58 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 LAC Michael Olowokandi University of the Pacific 9 500 13129 4135 3414 327 .435 .597 26.3 8.3 6.8 0.7 2.5 .009 -4.5 -8.3
2 2 VAN Mike Bibby University of Arizona 14 1001 33962 14698 3103 5517 .436 .379 .802 33.9 14.7 3.1 5.5 73.2 .104 0.5 21.2
3 3 DEN Raef LaFrentz University of Kansas 10 563 14545 5690 3423 606 .466 .363 .711 25.8 10.1 6.1 1.1 39.4 .130 1.5 12.8
4 4 TOR Antawn Jamison University of North Carolina 16 1083 37638 20042 8157 1761 .451 .346 .724 34.8 18.5 7.5 1.6 87.8 .112 -0.2 17.4
5 5 GSW Vince Carter University of North Carolina 17 1214 40331 23574 5767 4321 .440 .374 .799 33.2 19.4 4.8 3.6 116.6 .139 3.2 53.0
6 6 DAL Robert Traylor University of Michigan 7 438 6243 2085 1640 312 .474 .167 .577 14.3 4.8 3.7 0.7 13.3 .102 0.3 3.6
7 7 SAC Jason Williams University of Florida 12 788 23188 8266 1810 4611 .398 .327 .813 29.4 10.5 2.3 5.9 38.5 .080 -0.7 7.8
8 8 PHI Larry Hughes Saint Louis University 13 727 22368 10242 3039 2290 .406 .309 .757 30.8 14.1 4.2 3.1 32.3 .069 -0.3 9.7
9 9 MIL Dirk Nowitzki 17 1265 44885 28119 10051 3282 .475 .383 .879 35.5 22.2 7.9 2.6 192.0 .205 3.6 64.0
10 10 BOS Paul Pierce University of Kansas 17 1250 44372 25899 7293 4627 .447 .371 .806 35.5 20.7 5.8 3.7 149.1 .161 3.5 62.0
11 11 DET Bonzi Wells Ball State University 10 591 15133 7147 2737 1249 .460 .327 .697 25.6 12.1 4.6 2.1 29.4 .093 0.4 9.3
12 12 ORL Michael Doleac University of Utah 10 587 8789 2882 1955 343 .439 .125 .791 15.0 4.9 3.3 0.6 12.7 .070 -3.7 -3.8
13 13 ORL Keon Clark University of Nevada, Las Vegas 6 353 7971 2882 2096 322 .500 .053 .645 22.6 8.2 5.9 0.9 18.2 .110 -0.1 3.8
14 14 HOU Michael Dickerson University of Arizona 5 212 7490 3257 609 553 .432 .402 .784 35.3 15.4 2.9 2.6 9.6 .061 -1.2 1.6
15 15 ORL Matt Harpring Georgia Institute of Technology 11 665 17584 7645 3366 907 .481 .333 .753 26.4 11.5 5.1 1.4 41.9 .114 -0.1 8.2
16 16 HOU Bryce Drew Valparaiso University 6 243 3970 1081 295 524 .382 .371 .830 16.3 4.4 1.2 2.2 2.4 .030 -4.6 -2.6
17 17 MIN Rasho Nesterovic 12 811 17983 5519 4143 836 .502 .077 .585 22.2 6.8 5.1 1.0 39.9 .107 0.4 11.0
18 18 HOU Mirsad Turkcan 1 17 90 33 33 5 .368 .000 .625 5.3 1.9 1.9 0.3 0.0 -.019 -6.0 -0.1
19 19 MIL Pat Garrity University of Notre Dame 10 552 11062 4017 1457 443 .417 .398 .806 20.0 7.3 2.6 0.8 18.7 .081 -1.8 0.7
20 20 ATL Roshown McLeod Duke University 3 113 2130 817 308 124 .409 .111 .819 18.8 7.2 2.7 1.1 0.2 .004 -5.0 -1.6
21 21 CHH Ricky Davis University of Iowa 12 736 21927 9912 2550 2426 .446 .361 .781 29.8 13.5 3.5 3.3 28.0 .061 -0.8 6.5
22 22 LAC Brian Skinner Baylor University 14 608 10910 2876 2841 288 .494 .333 .566 17.9 4.7 4.7 0.5 15.8 .070 -2.4 -1.0
23 23 DEN Tyronn Lue University of Nebraska 11 554 12564 4710 943 1727 .437 .391 .829 22.7 8.5 1.7 3.1 19.7 .075 -2.8 -2.5
24 24 SAS Felipe Lopez St. John's University 4 249 4145 1448 604 252 .432 .327 .659 16.6 5.8 2.4 1.0 3.1 .036 -2.7 -0.7
25 25 IND Al Harrington 16 981 28009 13237 5482 1649 .444 .352 .727 28.6 13.5 5.6 1.7 42.5 .073 -1.2 5.5
26 26 LAL Sam Jacobson University of Minnesota 3 68 752 283 80 36 .511 .360 .739 11.1 4.2 1.2 0.5 1.1 .071 -3.5 -0.3
27 27 SEA Vladimir Stepania 6 270 3726 1118 1180 94 .425 .133 .536 13.8 4.1 4.4 0.3 5.2 .067 -3.9 -1.8
28 28 CHI Corey Benjamin Oregon State University 4 153 2191 835 259 143 .390 .289 .652 14.3 5.5 1.7 0.9 -0.9 -.019 -5.6 -2.0
29 29 UTA Nazr Mohammed University of Kentucky 17 1000 15872 5819 4704 375 .486 .000 .639 15.9 5.8 4.7 0.4 34.3 .104 -2.5 -1.9
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
30 30 DAL Ansu Sesay University of Mississippi 4 127 1301 401 223 62 .434 .276 .640 10.2 3.2 1.8 0.5 1.4 .051 -3.3 -0.4
31 31 LAL Ruben Patterson University of Cincinnati 10 649 15955 6953 2697 1150 .517 .179 .641 24.6 10.7 4.2 1.8 35.1 .106 0.9 11.8
32 32 SEA Rashard Lewis 16 1049 33541 15579 5433 1765 .452 .386 .805 32.0 14.9 5.2 1.7 90.9 .130 2.0 34.1
33 33 SEA Jelani McCoy University of California, Los Angeles 8 260 3824 1200 921 135 .539 .490 14.7 4.6 3.5 0.5 5.1 .064 -3.1 -1.1
34 34 CHI Shammond Williams University of North Carolina 7 325 5351 1892 518 765 .401 .366 .798 16.5 5.8 1.6 2.4 8.8 .079 -2.3 -0.4
35 35 DAL Bruno Sundov 7 102 524 173 107 18 .356 .208 .526 5.1 1.7 1.0 0.2 -0.7 -.062 -9.7 -1.0
36 36 SAC Jerome James Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 9 358 4771 1540 1099 118 .485 .000 .617 13.3 4.3 3.1 0.3 2.9 .029 -3.1 -1.3
37 37 PHI Casey Shaw University of Toledo 1 9 14 2 3 0 .125 1.6 0.2 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -.498 -27.8 -0.1
38 38 NYK DeMarco Johnson University of North Carolina at Charlotte 1 5 37 6 7 0 .333 7.4 1.2 1.4 0.0 -0.1 -.091 -11.9 -0.1
39 39 MIL Rafer Alston California State University, Fresno 11 671 19392 6799 1891 3202 .383 .354 .729 28.9 10.1 2.8 4.8 32.9 .081 0.2 10.9
40 40 DET Korleone Young 1 3 15 13 4 1 .500 .250 1.000 5.0 4.3 1.3 0.3 0.1 .280 6.0 0.0
41 41 HOU Cuttino Mobley University of Rhode Island 11 747 27618 11964 2902 2015 .433 .378 .835 37.0 16.0 3.9 2.7 52.2 .091 0.2 15.3
42 42 ORL Miles Simon University of Arizona 1 5 19 2 2 0 .200 .000 3.8 0.4 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -.289 -15.5 -0.1
43 43 WAS Jahidi White Georgetown University 7 334 5913 1954 1944 63 .510 .000 .534 17.7 5.9 5.8 0.2 10.4 .085 -3.8 -2.7
44 44 NYK Sean Marks University of California 11 230 2275 638 501 50 .448 .200 .665 9.9 2.8 2.2 0.2 2.6 .055 -4.9 -1.7
45 45 LAL Toby Bailey University of California, Los Angeles 2 73 698 241 126 43 .407 .200 .692 9.6 3.3 1.7 0.6 1.0 .072 -4.0 -0.3
46 46 MIN Andrae Patterson Indiana University 2 40 304 120 67 16 .455 .000 .778 7.6 3.0 1.7 0.4 0.7 .114 -0.5 0.1
47 47 TOR Tyson Wheeler University of Rhode Island 1 1 3 4 0 2 1.000 1.000 .500 3.0 4.0 0.0 2.0 0.1 1.367 19.6 0.0
48 48 CLE Ryan Stack University of South Carolina 2 43 397 99 79 10 .352 .000 .787 9.2 2.3 1.8 0.2 0.2 .028 -4.6 -0.3
49 49 ATL Cory Carr Texas Tech University 1 42 624 171 49 66 .329 .167 .750 14.9 4.1 1.2 1.6 -1.2 -.089 -8.8 -1.1
50 50 CHH Andrew Betts California State University, Long Beach
51 51 MIA Corey Brewer University of Oklahoma
52 52 SAS Derrick Dial Eastern Michigan University 4 82 687 253 133 63 .372 .190 .672 8.4 3.1 1.6 0.8 0.6 .045 -3.5 -0.3
53 53 DAL Greg Buckner Clemson University 10 570 10895 2878 1593 719 .450 .334 .757 19.1 5.0 2.8 1.3 20.9 .092 0.1 5.8
54 54 DEN Tremaine Fowlkes California State University, Fresno 4 103 1233 301 228 54 .409 .200 .791 12.0 2.9 2.2 0.5 2.1 .080 -2.1 0.0
55 55 DEN Ryan Bowen University of Iowa 10 507 6502 1319 1060 250 .456 .206 .693 12.8 2.6 2.1 0.5 12.4 .092 0.0 3.3
56 56 VAN J.R. Henderson University of California, Los Angeles 1 30 331 97 47 22 .365 .400 .556 11.0 3.2 1.6 0.7 -0.2 -.025 -6.1 -0.3
57 57 UTA Torraye Braggs Xavier University 2 22 178 46 51 7 .475 .667 8.1 2.1 2.3 0.3 0.3 .071 -4.1 -0.1
58 58 CHI Maceo Baston University of Michigan 4 105 831 286 175 26 .616 .375 .740 7.9 2.7 1.7 0.2 2.3 .134 -1.3 0.1