All-Time NBA Mega-Draft: Rounds Nine and Ten

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If it is to be said, so it is…so it be. Like Cousin Greg, it’s hard to find the words to describe the rest of the draft picks 241-450 so we’ll leave it unsaid here. If you want a deeper dive on each pick listen to our podcast like you should have been doing all along.

Round 9: The Inefficiency

Pick 241: Indiana Pacers (Phil): Jrue Holiday

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 1x All-Star, 3x All-Defensive

Teammates: Michael Jordan, Robert Parish, Damian Lillard, Bob Dandridge, Spencer Haywood, Robert Horry, Zion Williamson, Otis Birdsong

Pick 242: Miami Heat (John): Kevin Willis

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 1x All-Star, 1x All-NBA

Teammates: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dennis Johnson, Vince Carter, Shawn Marion, Billy Cunningham, Fat Lever, Rudy Tomjanovich, Latrell Sprewell

Pick 243: Denver Nuggets (Phil): Rik Smits

Stats: 1x All-Star

Teammates: LeBron James, Alonzo Mourning, Earl Monroe, Dan Issel, Mark Price, Kemba Walker, Al Horford, Gordon Hayward

Pick 244: Utah Jazz (John): Larry Johnson

Stats: 2x All-Star, 1x All-NBA, 1991-92 ROY

Teammates: Magic Johnson, Bob McAdoo, Bernard King, Kevin Love, Glen Rice, Rip Hamilton, Larry Nance, Gus Williams

Pick 245: Charlotte Hornets (Phil): Derek Harper

Stats: 2x All-Defensive

Teammates: Bill Russell, James Worthy, Tony Parker, Yao Ming, Gail Goodrich, Eddie Jones, Rich Guerin, Larry Foust

Pick 246: Milwaukee Bucks (John): Rashard Lewis

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 2x All-Star

Teammates: Wilt Chamberlain, Clyde Drexler, Dennis Rodman, Dave Bing, LaMarcus Aldridge, Stephon Marbury, Alvin Robertson, Vin Baker

Pick 247: Phoenix Suns (Phil): Fred Brown

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 1x All-Star

Teammates: Larry Bird, Russell Westbrook, Dave Cowens, Joe Johnson, Draymond Green, DeMarcus Cousins, Rod Strickland, Terry Cummings

Pick 248: Minnesota Timberwolves (John): Mark Eaton

Stats: 1x All-Star, 5x All-Defensive, 2x DPOY

Teammates: Hakeem Olajuwon, Gary Payton, Alex English, Shawn Kemp, Walter Davis, Baron Davis, David West, Michael Redd

Pick 249: Philadelphia 76ers (Phil): Andre Drummond

Stats: 2x All-Star, 1x All-NBA

Teammates: Shaq, Paul Pierce, Manu Ginobili, Kevin Johnson, Tom Chambers, Deron Williams, Gus Johnson, CJ McCollum

Pick 250: Houston Rockets (John): Andrew Toney

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 2x All-Star

Teammates: Tim Duncan, Tracy McGrady, Grant Hill, Lenny Wilkens, Marc Gasol, Drazen Petrovich, Norm Nixon, Zach Randolph

Pick 251: Boston Celtics (Phil): Byron Scott

Stats: 3x NBA Champion

Teammates: Kobe Bryant, Dominique Wilkins, Dikembe Mutombo, Penny Hardaway, Bobby Jones, George McGinnis, Ben Simmons, Dale Ellis

Pick 252: Detroit Pistons (John): Vlade Divac

Stats: 1x All-Star, Hall of Fame

Teammates: Kevin Durant, Willis Reed, Luka Doncic, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Mark Jackson, Jermaine O’Neal, Jeff Hornacek

Pick 253: Washington Wizards (Phil): Michael Finley

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 2x All-Star

Teammates: Oscar Robertson, George Gervin, Wes Unseld, Chris Bosh, Paul Arizin, Neil Johnston, Lou Hudson, Tyson Chandler

Pick 254: Memphis Grizzlies (John): Lou Williams

Stats: 3x Sixth Man

Teammates: Julius Erving, Reggie Miller, Pau Gasol, Blake Griffin, Maurice Cheeks, Karl-Anthony Towns, Terry Porter, Allan Houston

Pick 255: Golden State Warriors (Phil): Andrew Bogut

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 1x All-NBA, 1x All-Defensive

Teammate: Steph Curry, Rick Barry, Dwight Howard, Tom Heinsohn, Jimmy Butler, Maurice Lucas, Michael Cooper, Donovan Mitchell

Pick 256: Dallas Mavericks (John): Darryl Dawkins

Stats: Good at dunking

Teammates: Moses Malone, Elvin Hayes, Adrian Dantley, Joel Embiid, Jo Jo White, Glenn Robinson, Mike Conley, Sean Elliot

Pick 257: Cleveland Cavaliers (Phil): Clyde Lovelette

Stats: 3x NBA Champion, 4x All-Star, 1x All-NBA, Hall of Fame

Teammates: Karl Malone, Walt Frazier, Pete Maravich, Nikola Jokic, Jack Twyman, Detlef Schrempf, Mark Aguirre, Ron Harper

Pick 258: Chicago Bulls (John): Brandon Ingram

Stats: 1x All-Star

Teammates: Jerry West, Bob Cousy, Sam Jones, Walt Bellamy, Jack Sikma, Jason Terry, Maurice Stokes, Louie Dampier

Pick 259: Toronto Raptors (Phil): Lamar Odom

Stats: 2x NBA Champion

Teammates: Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Bob Lanier, Tim Hardaway Sr., Chet Walker, Andre Igoudala, Sam Cassell, DeAndre Jordan

Pick 260: Brooklyn Nets (John): Terrell Brandon

Stats: 2x All-Star

Teammates: David Robinson, John Stockton, David Thompson, Connie Hawkins, Paul Westphal, Rudy Gobert, Mookie Blaylock, Dan Majerle

Pick 261: Sacramento Kings (Phil): Cedric Maxwell

Stats: 2x NBA Champion, 1x Finals MVP

Teammates: Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd, Artis Gilmore, Mitch Richmond, Bailey Howell, Rolando Blackman, Joakim Noah, Norm Van Lier

Pick 262: Los Angeles Clippers (John): Wayne Embry

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 5x All-Star, Hall of Fame

Teammates: Elgin Baylor, George Mikan, Hal Greer, Jerry Lucas, Jamaal Wilkes, Cliff Hagan, Jamal Crawford, Zelmo Beaty

Pick 263: Portland Trail Blazers (Phil): George Yardley

Stats: 6x All-Star, 2x All-NBA, 1x Scoring Champ, Hall of Fame

Teammates: Charles Barkley, Bill Walton, Tiny Archibald, Dolph Schayes, Bradley Beal, Elton Brand, World B. Free, Marcus Camby

Pick 264: Atlanta Hawks (John): Nikola Vucevic

Stats: 2x All-Star

Teammates: Dwyane Wade, Anthony Davis, Chris Webber, Chauncey Billups, Brandon Roy, John Wall, Horace Grant, Khris Middleton

Pick 265: Oklahoma City Thunder (Phil): Trae Young

Stats: 1x All-Star

Teammates: John Havlicek, Bob Pettit, Derrick Rose, Bill Sharman, Ben Wallace, Vern Mikkelsen, Jayson Tatum, Bob Love

Pick 266: Orland Magic (John): Bruce Bowen

Stats: 3x NBA Champion, 8x All-Defensive

Teammates: Allen Iverson, James Harden, Carmelo Anthony, Dave DeBusschere, Ralph Sampson, Gilbert Arenas, Buck Williams, Tayshaun Prince

Pick 267: Los Angeles Lakers (Phil): Dick Van Arsdale

Stats: 3x All-Star, 1x All-Defensive

Teammates: Kawhi Leonard, Kevin McHale, Kyrie Irving, Sindney Moncrief, Arvydas Sabonis, Rajon Rondo, Mel Daniels, Devin Booker

Pick 268: New Orleans Pelicans (John): Doug Collins

Stats: 4x All-Star

Teammates: Isiah Thomas, Scottie Pippen, Nate Thurmond, Joe Dumars, Bill Laimbeer, Rasheed Wallace, Micheal Ray Richardson, Ron Artest

Pick 269: New York Knicks (Phil): Antoine Walker

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 3x All-Star

Teammates: Giannis, Steve Nash, Klay Thompson, Paul George, Brad Daugherty, Ed Macauley, Kiki Vandeweghe, Calvin Murphy

Pick 270: San Antonio Spurs (John): Jerry Stackhouse

Stats: 2x All-Star

Teammates: Chris Paul, Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin, Amar’e Stoudemire, Marques Johnson, Antawn Jamison, Andre Miller, Charles Oakley

Round 10: God There’s Still 6 More of these

Pick 271: San Antonio Spurs (John): Mychal Thompson

Stats: 2x NBA Champion

Teammates: See round 9

Pick 272: New York Knicks (Phil): Anthony Mason

Stats: 1x All-Star, 1x All-NBA, 1x All-Defensive

Pick 273: New Orleans Pelicans (John): Dick Barnett

Stats: 2x NBA Champion, 1x All-Star

Pick 274: Los Angeles Lakers (Phil): Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Stats: 2x All-Star

Pick 275: Orlando Magic (John): Derrick Coleman

Stats: 1x All-Star, 2x All-NBA, 1990-91 ROY

Pick 276: Oklahoma City (Phil): Richard Jefferson

Stats: 1x NBA Champion

Pick 277: Atlanta Hawks (John): Shareef Abdur-Rahim

Stats: 1x All-Star

Pick 278: Portland Trail Blazers (Phil): Steve Francis

Stats: 3x All-Star, 1999-2000 ROY

Pick 279: Los Angeles Clippers (John): Doc Rivers

Stats: 1x All-Star

Pick 280: Sacramento Kings (Phil): Zach LaVine

Stats: 1x All-Star

Pick 281: Brooklyn Nets (John): Al Jefferson

Stats: 1x All-NBA

Pick 282: Toronto Raptors (Phil): Steve Smith

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 1x All-Star

Pick 283: Chicago Bulls (John): Brook Lopez

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 1x All-Star, 1x All-Defensive

Pick 284: Cleveland Cavaliers (Phil): Reggie Theus

Stats: 2x All-Star

Pick 285: Dallas Mavericks (John): Kenny Smith

Stats: 2x NBA Champion

Pick 286: Golden State Warriors (Phil): John Drew

Stats: 2x All-Star

Pick 287: Memphis Grizzlies (John): Paul Millsap

Stats: 4x All-Star, 1x All-Defensive

Pick 288: Washington Wizards (Phil): Mike Bibby

Stats: Almost beat the All-Jordan Team by himself

Pick 289: Detroit Pistons (John): Victor Oladipo

Stats: 2x All-Star, 1x All-NBA, 1x All-Defensive

Pick 290: Boston Celtics (Phil): Otis Thorpe

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 1x All-Star

Pick 291: Houston Rockets (John): Serge Ibaka

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 3x All-Defensive

Pick 292: Philadelphia 76ers (Phil): Kelly Tripucka

Stats: 2x All-Star

Pick 293: Minnesota Timberwolves (John): Xavier McDaniel

Stats: 1x All-Star

Pick 294: Phoenix Suns (Phil): A.C. Green

Stats: 3x NBA Champion, 1x All-Star, 1x All-Defensive, Virgin

Pick 295: Milwaukee Bucks (John): Kenny Anderson

Stats: 1x All-Star

Pick 296: Charlotte Hornets (Phil): Andrei Kirilenko

Stats: 1x All-Star, 3x All-Defensive

Pick 297: Utah Jazz (John): David Lee

Stats: 1x NBA Champion, 2x All-Star, 1x All-NBA

Pick 298: Denver Nuggets (Phil): Hersey Hawkins

Stats: 1x All-Star

Pick 299: Miami Heat (John): Jerry Sloan

Stats: 2x All-Star, 6x All-Defensive, Hall of Fame

Pick 300: Indiana Pacers (Phil): Antonio McDyess

Stats: 1x All-Star, 1x All-NBA

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