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GMRating
Sam Presti (OKC)2.79
Geoff Petrie (SAC)2.58
Billy King (BKN)2.42
Danny Ainge (BOS)2.38
Danny Ferry (ATL)2.38
Rod Higgins (CHA)2.07
Bryan O'Connor (UTA)2.06
Daryl Morey (HOU)2.05
Larry Bird (IND)1.92
Bryan Colangelo (TOR)1.73
Mitch Kupchak (LAL)1.68
Ernie Grunfeld (WAS)1.65
R.C. Buford (SA)1.59
Joe Dumars (DET)1.50
John Hammond (MIL)1.36
Pat Riley (MIA)1.28
Glen Grunwald (NY)1.27
Donnie Nelson (DAL)1.15
Rod Thorn (PHI)1.02
Chris Wallace (MEM)0.95
David Kahn (MIN)0.50
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GMRating
Chris Grant (CLE)6
Gar Forman (CHI)4.5
Masai Ujiri (DEN)3
Neil Olshey (POR)1
Bob Meyers (GS)N/A
Dell Demps (NO)N/A
Rob Hennigan (ORL)N/A
Lon Babby (PHO)N/A
Clippers (vacant)N/A

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics

President of basketball operations: Danny Ainge
Former Celtics player coached and was also a broadcaster before taking over as the executive director for basketball operations in Boston in 2003.

Total: 47.5 points
Points per pick: 2.38
Total drafts: 9
Total picks: 22 (2 incomplete)
Average pick: 36.6
Number of first-rounders: 10
Number of lottery picks: 1
Best pick: Rajon Rondo (No. 21 in 2006)
Worst pick: Marcus Banks (No. 13 in 2003)


2011
JaJuan Johnson (27) - Inc.
E'Twaun Moore (55) - Inc.

2010
Avery Bradley (19) - 5 points (solid starter)
Luke Harangody (52) - 0

2009
Lester Hudson (58) - 0

2008
J.R. Giddens (30) - minus-3 (overseas)
Bill Walker (47) - 4 points (bench/rotation)
Semih Erden (60) - 0

2007
Gabe Pruitt (32) - minus-1 (overseas)
Glen Davis (35) - 6 points (quality reserve)

2006
Rajon Rondo (21) - 8.5 points (occasional/perennial all-star)
Leon Powe (49) - 5.5 points (rotation/quality reserve)

2005
Gerald Green (18) - minus-1.5 points (bench)
Ryan Gomes (50) - 4.5 points (rotation)
Orien Green (53) - 0

2004
Al Jefferson (15) - 7.5 points (occasional all-star)
Delonte West (24) - 5.5 points (quality reserve/starter)
Tony Allen (25) - 5.5 points (quality reserve/starter)
Justin Reed (40) - 0

2003
Marcus Banks (13) - minus-5 (overseas)
Kendrick Perkins (27) - 6 points (solid starter)
Brandon Hunter (56) - 0 


Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
GM: Billy King
Former Duke player was the GM for the Philadelphia 76ers from 1998-2007 and replaced Rod Thorn as the GM in New Jersey in July 2010.

Total: 58 points
Points per pick: 2.42
Total drafts: 11
Total picks: 26 (2 incomplete)
Average pick: 33.8
Number of first-rounders: 11
Number of lottery picks: 3
Best pick: Louis Williams (No. 45 in 2005)
Worst pick: Rodney Carney (No. 16 in 2006)


2011
Marshon Brooks (25) 5.5 points (solid starter)
Bojan Bogdanovic (31) - Inc.
Jordan Williams (36) - Inc.

2007 with Sixers

Thaddeus Young (12) - 4 points (quality reserve)
Jason Smith (20) - 2 points (rotation)
Derrick Byars (42) - 0
Herbert Hill (55) - 0

2006 with Sixers
Rodney Carney (16) - minus-2.5 (bench/overseas)
Bobby Jones (37) - 0
Edin Bavcic (56) - 0

2005 with Sixers
Louis Williams (45) - 6.5 points (quality reserve)

2004 with Sixers
Andre Iguodala (9) - 7 points (occasional all-star)

2003 with Sixers
Willie Green (41) - 6.5 points (quality reserve)
Kyle Korver (51) - 6.5 points (quality reserve)

2002 with Sixers
John Salmons (26) - 5.5 points (quality reserve/starter)
Sam Clancy (44) - 0

2001 with Sixers
Samuel Dalembert (26) - 6 points (solid starter)
Damone Brown (36) - 0
Alvin Jones (56) - 0

2000 with Sixers
Speedy Claxton (20) - 1.5 points (rotation)
Matt Karcher (48) - 0

1999 with Sixers
Jumaine Jones (27) - 1.5 points (bench/rotation)
Todd MacCullough (47) - 0

1998 with Sixers
Larry Hughes (8) - 3.5 points (solid starter)
Nazr Mohammed (29) - 4.5 points (quality reserve/rotation)
Casey Shaw (37) - 0


NBA
New York Knicks
GM: Glen Grunwald
Was an assistant GM under Isiah Thomas in Toronto and New York. Took over as GM for Thomas in Toronto and also became GM in New York this past April after serving as interim following Donnie Walsh's departure. This will be his first year heading up the draft in New York.

Total: 14 points
Points per pick: 1.27
Total drafts: 6
Total picks: 11
Average pick: 25.5
Number of first-rounders: 7
Number of lottery picks: 4
Best pick: Vince Carter (No. 5 in 1998)
Worst pick: Jonathan Bender (No. 5 in 1999)

2003 with Raptors
Chris Bosh (4) - 7.5 points (perennial all-star)
Remon Van de Hare (52) - 0
Matt Bonner (45) - 4.5 points (rotation)

2002 with Raptors
Chris Jefferies (27) - minus-3 (overseas)

2001 with Toronto

Michael Bradley (17) - minus-1 (bench)

2000 with Raptors
Morris Peterson (21) - 5.5 (starter/quality reserve)
DeeAndre Hulett (46) - 0

1999 with Raptors
Jonathan Bender (5) - minus-4 (bench)
Aleksandar Radojevic (12) - minus-3 (overseas)

1998 with Raptors
Vince Carter (5) - 7.5 (perennial all-star)
Tyson Wheeler (47) - 0


NBA
Philadelphia 76ers
GM: Rod Thorn
Was a star at West Virginia, spent nearly a decade in the NBA and then became an assistant coach in the league. Was the GM of the Bulls and ran the Nets for a decade before joining the 76ers in 2010.


Total: 24.5 points
Points per pick: 1.02
Total drafts: 12
Total picks: 24
Average pick: 26.1
Number of first-rounders: 16
Number of lottery picks: 5
Best pick: Brook Lopez (No. 10 in 2008)
Worst pick: Zoran Planinic (No. 22 in 2003)

2011
Nikola Vucevic (16) - Inc.
Lavoy Allen (50) - 6 points (quality reserve)

2010 with Nets
Derrick Favors (3) - 0 (quality reserve)
Damion James (24) - 3 points (quality reserve/rotation)

2009 with Nets
Terrence Williams (11) - 1.5 points (quality reserve/rotation)

2008 with Nets
Brook Lopez (10) - 4.5 points (starter)
Ryan Anderson (21) - 6 points (starter/quality reserve)
Chris Douglas-Roberts (40) - 2.5 points (bench)

2007 with Nets
Sean Williams (17) - minus-1 (bench)

2006 with Nets
Marcus Williams (22) - minus-3 (overseas)
Josh Boone (23) - minus-3 (overseas)
Hassan Adams (54) - 0

2005 with New Jersey
Antoine Wright (15) - minus-2.5 (bench/overseas)
Mile Ilic (43) - 0

2004 with Nets
Christian Drejer (51) - 0

2003 with Nets
Zoran Planinic (22) - minus-3 (overseas)

2002 with Nets
Nenad Krstic (24) - 5 points (quality reserve)
Tamar Slay (54) - 0

2001 with Nets
Richard Jefferson (13) - 4.5 points (starter)
Jason Collins (18) - 1.5 points (rotation)
Brandon Armstrong (23) - minus-3 (overseas)
Brian Scalabrine (35) - 2.5 points (bench)

2000 with Nets
Kenyon Martin (1) - 3 points (starter)
Soumaila Samake (36) - 0



NBA
Toronto Raptors
GM: Bryan Colangelo
Jerry Colangelo's son spent 15 years with the Phoenix Suns, including the last 11 as the GM, before leaving for Toronto in February 2006.


Total: 45 points
Points per pick: 1.73
Total drafts: 17
Total picks: 27 (1 incomplete)
Average pick: 29.7
Number of first-rounders: 14
Number of lottery picks: 6
Best pick: Steve Nash (No. 15 in 1996)
Worst pick: Zarko Cabarkapa (No. 17 in 2003)

2011
Jonas Valanciunas (5) - Inc.

2010
Ed Davis (13) - 2 points (rotation/quality reserve)
Solomon Alabi (50) - 0

2009
DeMar DeRozan (9) - 4.5 points (starter)

2008
Nathan Jawai (41) - 0

2007
Georgios Printezis (58) - 0

2006
Andrea Bargnani (1) - 3.5 points (starter)
P.J. Tucker (35) - minus-1 (overseas)

2005 with Suns
Dijon Thompson (54) - 0

2004 with Suns
Jackson Vroman (31) - minus-1 (overseas)

2003 with Suns
Zarko Cabarkapa (17) - minus-3 (overseas/bench)
Leandro Barbosa (28) - 5 points (quality reserve)

2002 with Suns
Amar'e Stoudemire (9) - 8 points (perennial all-star)
Casey Jacobsen (22) - minus-2 (bench/overseas)
Milos Vujanic (35) - minus-1 (overseas)

2001 with Suns
Alton Ford (51) - 0

2000 with Suns
Jake Tsakalidis (25) - minus-1.5 (bench/overseas)

1999 with Suns
Shawn Marion (9) - 7 points (occasional all-star)

1998 with Suns

Pat Garrity (19) - 0 (bench/rotation)
Toby Bailey (45) - 0

1997 with Suns
Stephen Jackson (43) - 7 points (starter)

1996 with Suns
Steve Nash (15) - 9 points (Elite)
Russ Millard (39) - 0
Ben Davis (43) - 0

1995 with Suns
Michael Finley (21) - 8 points (occasional all-star)
Mario Bennett (27) - minus-3 (overseas)
Chris Carr (56) - 3.5 points (bench)



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