2002 NBA Draft Recap

The 2002 NBA Draft took place in New York on June 26, 2002

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 Yao Ming HOU C 7-6 310 22 9 Shanghai Dongfang (China) 1980 DOB China
2 Jay Williams CHI G 6-2 195 21 2 Duke Jr * United States
3 Mike Dunleavy GOS GF 6-9 230 22 13 Duke Jr * United States
4 Drew Gooden MEM FC 6-10 250 21 13 Kansas Jr * United States
5 Nikoloz Tskitishvili DEN F 7-0 225 19 4 Universo De'Longhi Treviso (Italy) 1983 DOB * Georgia
6 Dajuan Wagner CLE G 6-2 200 19 4 Memphis Fr * United States
7 Maybyner Nene NYK NYK to DEN C 6-11 250 20 13 CR Vasco da Gama (Brazil) 1982 DOB * Brazil
8 Chris Wilcox LAC FC 6-10 235 20 11 Maryland So * United States
9 Amar'e Stoudemire PHX FC 6-11 245 20 13 Cypress Creek High School (Florida) 1982 DOB * United States
10 Caron Butler MIA SF 6-7 228 22 13 Connecticut So * United States
11 Jared Jeffries WAS PF 6-11 240 21 11 Indiana So * United States
12 Melvin Ely LAC FC 6-10 261 24 9 Fresno State Sr United States
13 Marcus Haislip MIL FC 6-10 230 22 4 Tennessee Jr * United States
14 Fred Jones IND G 6-4 210 23 7 Oregon Sr United States
15 Bostjan Nachbar HOU F 6-10 220 22 6 Universo De'Longhi Treviso (Italy) 1980 DOB Slovenia
16 Jiri Welsch PHL PHL to GOS F 6-6 208 22 4 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 1980 DOB Czech Republic
17 Juan Dixon WAS G 6-3 164 24 7 Maryland Sr United States
18 Curtis Borchardt ORL ORL to UTH C 7-0 240 22 3 Stanford Jr * United States
19 Ryan Humphrey UTH UTH to ORL F 6-8 235 23 3 Notre Dame Sr United States
20 Kareem Rush TOR TOR to LAL G 6-6 201 22 8 Missouri Jr * United States
21 Qyntel Woods POR F 6-8 221 21 4 Northeast Mississippi CC So * United States
22 Casey Jacobsen PHX SG 6-6 214 21 4 Stanford Jr * United States
23 Tayshaun Prince DET F 6-9 215 22 13 Kentucky Sr United States
24 Nenad Krstic NJN C 6-10 255 19 7 KK Partizan (Serbia) 1983 DOB * Serbia
25 Frankie Williams DEN DEN to NYK G 6-3 212 22 3 Illinois Jr * United States
26 John Salmons SAN SAN to PHL GF 6-7 210 23 13 Miami (FL) Sr United States
27 Chris Jefferies LAL LAL to TOR F 6-8 225 22 3 Fresno State Jr * United States
28 Dan Dickau SAC SAC to ATL G 6-0 190 24 6 Gonzaga Sr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
29 Steve Logan GOS GOS to DAL G 5-10 195 22 0 Cincinnati Sr United States
30 Roger Mason CHI SG 6-5 205 22 11 Virginia Jr * United States
31 Robert Archibald MEM PF 6-11 250 22 2 Illinois Sr Scotland
32 Vincent Yarbrough DEN F 6-7 210 21 2 Tennessee Sr United States
33 Dan Gadzuric MIL FC 6-11 240 24 10 UCLA Sr Netherlands / United States
34 Carlos Boozer CLE PF 6-9 266 21 13 Duke Jr * Germany / United States
35 Milos Vujanic NYK NYK to PHX G 6-4 195 22 0 KK Partizan (Serbia) 1980 DOB Serbia
36 David Andersen ATL ATL to HOU FC 7-0 242 22 2 Granarolo Bologna (Italy) 1980 DOB Australia
37 Tito Maddox HOU G 6-4 190 21 2 Fresno State Jr * United States
38 Rod Grizzard WAS G 6-8 200 22 2 Alabama Jr * United States
39 Juan Carlos Navarro WAS WAS to MEM SG 6-3 170 22 1 FC Barcelona Regal (Spain) 1980 DOB Spain
40 Mario Kasun LAC LAC to ORL C 6-10 260 22 2 Koln 99ers (Germany) 1980 DOB Croatia
41 Flip Murray MIL SG 6-3 200 23 8 Shaw Sr United States
42 Jason Jennings POR C 7-0 250 23 1 Arkansas State Sr United States
43 Lonny Baxter CHI PF 6-8 260 23 4 Maryland Sr United States
44 Sam Clancy PHL F 6-7 240 22 2 USC Sr United States
45 Matt Barnes MEM MEM to CLE GF 6-7 226 22 13 UCLA Sr United States
46 Jamal Sampson UTH UTH to ORL
ORL to MIL
FC 6-11 235 19 5 California Fr * United States
47 Chris Owens MIL MIL to MEM SF 6-7 245 23 1 Texas Sr United States
48 Peter Fehse SEA OKC to UTH F 7-0 205 19 0 SV Halle (Germany) 1983 DOB * Germany
49 Darius Songaila BOS BOS to SAC PF 6-8 248 24 8 Wake Forest Sr Lithuania
50 Federico Kammerichs POR FC 6-9 225 22 0 Ourense Termal (Spain) 1980 DOB Argentina / Germany
51 Marcus Taylor MIN G 6-3 195 21 1 Michigan State So * United States
52 Rasual Butler MIA GF 6-7 215 23 12 La Salle Sr United States
53 Tamar Slay NJN GF 6-8 215 22 3 Marshall Sr United States
54 Mladen Sekularac DAL DAL to GOS G-F 6-8 205 21 0 KK FMP (Serbia) 1981 DOB * Montenegro
55 Luis Scola SAN SAN to HOU PF 6-9 240 22 8 Laboral Kutxa (Spain) 1980 DOB Argentina
56 Randy Holcomb SAN SAN to PHL
PHL to ATL
F 6-9 225 23 3 San Diego State Sr United States
57 Corsley Edwards SAC PF 6-9 275 23 2 Central Connecticut State Sr United States

Undrafted Players

Player Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
Reggie Evans PF 6-8 245 22 13 Iowa Sr United States
Udonis Haslem FC 6-8 235 22 12 Florida Sr United States
Jannero Pargo PG 6-1 185 23 12 Arkansas Sr United States
Devin Brown SF 6-5 220 24 8 Texas-San Antonio Sr United States
Smush Parker G 6-4 190 21 6 Fordham So * United States
Josh Davis F 6-8 235 22 4 Wyoming Sr United States
Junior Harrington G 6-4 180 22 4 Wingate Sr United States
Keith McLeod G 6-2 190 23 4 Bowling Green Sr United States
Tommy Adams G 6-3 205 22 3 Hampton Sr United States
Awvee Storey F-G 6-6 222 25 3 Arizona State Sr United States
J.R. Bremer SG 6-2 185 22 2 St. Bonaventure Sr United States
Lynn Greer SG 6-2 175 23 2 Temple Sr United States
Adam Harrington G 6-5 200 22 2 Auburn Jr * United States
Lonnie Jones C 7-0 228 23 2 Ball State Sr United States
George Williams F 6-8 220 21 2 Houston Jr * United States
Maurice Baker G 6-1 195 22 1 Oklahoma State Sr United States
Alpha Bangura F-G 6-4 215 22 1 St. John's Sr United States
Steven Barber G 5-10 160 22 1 Texas-Arlington Sr United States
David Blu F 6-7 225 22 1 USC Sr United States / Israel
Marcus Fleming PF 6-8 215 24 1 Alcorn State Sr United States
Anthony Grundy G 6-3 180 23 1 North Carolina State Sr United States
Kris Lang FC 6-11 246 23 1 North Carolina Sr United States
Kevin Lyde F 6-10 260 22 1 Temple Sr United States
Arvydas Macijauskas G 6-4 215 22 1 Laboral Kutxa (Spain) 1980 DOB Lithuania
Luke Recker G 6-6 210 24 1 Iowa Sr United States
Brooks Sales FC 6-10 240 22 1 Villanova Sr United States
Predrag Savovic G 6-6 225 26 1 Hawaii Sr Croatia
Jefferson Sobral F 6-8 210 22 1 COC-Ribeirao Preto (Brazil) 1980 DOB Brazil
Kevin Braswell G 6-2 190 23 0 Georgetown Sr United States
Rashid Byrd C 7-1 240 21 0 Eastern Oklahoma State CC Fr * United States
Jason Capel F 6-7 245 22 0 North Carolina Sr United States
Leon Rodgers SG 6-6 217 22 0 Northern Illinois Sr United States
Tyler Smith F 6-8 230 22 0 Penn State Sr United States
D.J. Mbenga FC 7-0 255 22 7 OpenJobMetis Varese (Italy) 1980 DOB Democratic Republic of the Congo / Belgium
Linton Johnson F 6-8 205 22 6 Tulane Sr United States
Alex Ribeiro Garcia G-F 6-2 220 22 2 COC-Ribeirao Preto (Brazil) 1980 DOB Brazil
Brandon Kurtz C 6-10 255 24 2 Tulsa Sr United States

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