1993 NBA draft

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1993 NBA Draft
General information
Date(s) June 30, 1993
Time 7:35 pm EDT
Location Auburn Hills, Michigan
Network(s) (US) TNT
First selection Chris Webber, Orlando Magic
(traded to Golden State Warriors)
NBA draft
1992 1994 >

The 1993 NBA draft took place on June 30, 1993 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The draft had some talented players at the top, but injuries and personal problems hurt many of them. Anfernee Hardaway, Allan Houston, and Jamal Mashburn all looked like possible Hall of Famers until their careers were cut short by injuries. Isaiah Rider and Vin Baker showed great potential but were plagued by personal problems. Bobby Hurley's career was derailed by a car accident in December of his rookie year. The mid-to-late first round (starting with pick 13) was littered with players that failed to make any significant impact, with the exception of three-time NBA champion Sam Cassell. One of the NBA best all-time wing defensive players, three-time champion Bruce Bowen, went un-drafted.

* Denotes player who has been selected for (an) All-Star Game(s) and (an) All-NBA Team(s)
+ Denotes player who has been selected for (an) All-Star Game(s)
x Denotes player who has been selected for (an) All-NBA Team(s)

Round one[edit]

Chris Webber, the 1st pick
Shawn Bradley, the 2nd pick
Anfernee Hardaway, the 3rd pick
Vin Baker, the 8th pick
Ervin Johnson, the 23rd pick
Sam Cassell, the 24th pick
Gheorghe Mureşan, the 30th pick
Nick Van Exel, the 37th pick
Bruce Bowen, one of the most successful undrafted NBA players
Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
1 Chris Webber* (PF/C)  United States Orlando Magic (traded to Golden State) Michigan-So.
2 Shawn Bradley (C)  United States Philadelphia 76ers Brigham Young-Fr.
3 Anfernee Hardaway* (PG/SG)  United States Golden State Warriors (traded to Orlando) Memphis-Jr.
4 Jamal Mashburn* (SF)  United States Dallas Mavericks Kentucky-Jr.
5 Isaiah Rider (SG)  United States Minnesota Timberwolves UNLV-Sr.
6 Calbert Cheaney (SG/SF)  United States Washington Bullets Indiana-Sr.
7 Bobby Hurley (PG)  United States Sacramento Kings Duke-Sr.
8 Vin Baker* (PF)  United States Milwaukee Bucks Hartford-Sr.
9 Rodney Rogers (PF)  United States Denver Nuggets Wake Forest-Jr.
10 Lindsey Hunter (PG)  United States Detroit Pistons (from Miami) Jackson State-Sr.
11 Allan Houston+ (SG)  United States Detroit Pistons Tennessee-Sr.
12 George Lynch (SF)  United States Los Angeles Lakers North Carolina-Sr.
13 Terry Dehere (SG)  United States Los Angeles Clippers Seton Hall-Sr.
14 Scott Haskin (PF)  United States Indiana Pacers Oregon State-Sr.
15 Doug Edwards (SF)  United States Atlanta Hawks Florida State-Sr.
16 Rex Walters (SG)  United States New Jersey Nets Kansas-Sr.
17 Greg Graham (SG)  United States Charlotte Hornets Indiana-Sr.
18 Luther Wright (C)  United States Utah Jazz Seton Hall-Jr.
19 Acie Earl (C)  United States Boston Celtics Iowa-Sr.
20 Scott Burrell (SF)  United States Charlotte Hornets (from San Antonio) Connecticut-Sr.
21 James Robinson (SG)  United States Portland Trail Blazers Alabama-Jr.
22 Chris Mills (SF)  United States Cleveland Cavaliers Arizona-Sr.
23 Ervin Johnson (C)  United States Seattle SuperSonics New Orleans-Sr.
24 Sam Cassell* (PG)  United States Houston Rockets Florida State-Sr.
25 Corie Blount (PF)  United States Chicago Bulls Cincinnati-Sr.
26 Geert Hammink (C)  Netherlands Orlando Magic (from New York) Louisiana State-Sr.
27 Malcolm Mackey (PF)  United States Phoenix Suns Georgia Tech-Sr.

Round two[edit]

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
28 Lucious Harris (PG)  United States Dallas Mavericks Long Beach State
29 Sherron Mills (F/C)  United States Minnesota Timberwolves Virginia Commonwealth
30 Gheorghe Mureşan (C)  Romania Washington Bullets Pau-Orthez (France)
31 Evers Burns (F)  United States Sacramento Kings Maryland
32 Alphonso Ford (SG)  United States Philadelphia 76ers Mississippi Valley State
33 Eric Riley (C)  United States Dallas Mavericks Michigan
34 Darnell Mee (SG)  United States Golden State Warriors Western Kentucky
35 Ed Stokes (C)  United States Miami Heat Arizona
36 John Best (F/C)  United States New Jersey Nets Tennessee Tech
37 Nick Van Exel+ (PG)  United States Los Angeles Lakers Cincinnati
38 Conrad McRae (PF)  United States Washington Bullets Syracuse
39 Thomas Hill (SG/SF)  United States Indiana Pacers Duke
40 Rich Manning (C)  United States Atlanta Hawks Washington
41 Anthony Reed (F)  United States Chicago Bulls Tulane
42 Adonis Jordan (PG)  United States Seattle SuperSonics Kansas
43 Josh Grant (PF)  United States Denver Nuggets Utah
44 Alex Holcombe (C)  United States Sacramento Kings Baylor
45 Bryon Russell (SF)  United States Utah Jazz Long Beach State
46 Richard Petruška (C)  Slovakia Houston Rockets UCLA
47 Chris Whitney (PG)  United States San Antonio Spurs Clemson
48 Kevin Thompson (C)  United States Portland Trail Blazers North Carolina State
49 Mark Buford (C)  United States Phoenix Suns Mississippi Valley State
50 Marcelo Nicola (PF)  Argentina Houston Rockets Taugres (Spain)
51 Spencer Dunkley (C)  United Kingdom Indiana Pacers Delaware
52 Mike Peplowski (C)  United States Sacramento Kings Michigan State
53 Leonard White (F)  United States Los Angeles Clippers Southern
54 Byron Wilson (SG/SF)  United States Phoenix Suns Utah

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