NBA Player Value Per Win Shares and Contracts: Part IV: 2003 NBA Draft Class


LeBron James (left) and Carmelo Anthony are two of the biggest names in the 2003 NBA Draft class. (Photo credit to theknickswall.com)
LeBron James (left) and Carmelo Anthony are two of the biggest names in the 2003 NBA Draft class. (Photo credit to theknickswall.com)

The 2003 NBA Draft Class has been on the best draft classes in recent memory. LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh are the headline players in this class, and a lot of these players are still playing in the NBA today.

Average career length for lottery pick  (13 players, 123 seasons) = 9.46 seasons
Average career length of other first rounders (19 players, 126 seasons)  = 7.875 seasons
Average career length of first rounders total (29 players, 249 seasons) = 8.59 seasons
Percentage of first rounders being an all-star (40 all-star seasons, 249 seasons) = 16%
Average career length of second rounders (18 players, 117 seasons) = 6.5 seasons
Percentage of second rounders being an all-star (1 all-star team, 117 seasons) = 0.0085%
Total percentage of all-star seasons in draft class (41 all-star seasons, 366 seasons) = 11.2%
Total amount of games played by lottery picks = 7,771 games
Total amount of games played by other first rounders = 7,298 games
Total amount of games played by second rounders = 6,861 games
Total amount of games played by draft class = 21,930 games
Percent of total games played by lottery picks = 35.4%
Percent of total games played by other first rounders = 33.3%
Percent of total games played by all first rounders = 68.7%
Percent of total games played by second rounders = 31.3%
Total amount of money made by lottery picks = $879,481,718
Total amount of money made by other first rounders = $437,201,968
Total money made by all first rounders = $1,316,683,686
Total money made by second rounders = $336,514,591
Total money made by the draft class = $1,653,198,277
Money-made average per lottery pick = $67,652,439.84
Total win shares produced by lottery picks = 634.5 Win Shares
Total win shares produced by rest of first round = 314.1 Win Shares
Total win shares produced by first round picks = 948.6 Win Shares
Total win shares produced by second round = 259.7 Win Shares
Total win shares produced by entire draft class = 1,208.3 Win Shares
Money made by all-stars = $762,148,102
Money made by non-all-stars = $891,050,175
Money paid-per win share of lottery picks = $1,386,102
Money paid-per win share of rest of first rounders = $1,391,919.67
Money paid-per win share of whole first round = $1,388,028.34
Money paid-per win share of second rounders = $1,295,782.02
Money paid-per win share of entire draft = $1,368,201.83

LeBron James – 11 seasons, 842 games, 10 all-star teams, 168.5 Win Shares, $129,155,913 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $766,503.94
Darko Milicic  – 10 seasons, 468 games, 7.1 Win Shares, $52,323,642 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $7,369,527.04
Carmelo Anthony – 11 seasons, 790 games, 7 all-star teams, 83.1 Win Shares, $135,865,275 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,634,961.19
Chris Bosh – 11 seasons, 796 games, 9 all-star teams, 96.0 Win Shares, $123,404,753 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,285,466.18
Dwyane Wade – 11 seasons, 719 games, 10 all-star teams, 105.4 Win Shares, $121,321,666 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,105,059.45
Chris Kaman – 11 seasons, 645 games, 1 all-star team, 21.3 Win Shares, $76,727,368 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $3,602,223.85
Kirk Hinrich – 11 seasons, 767 games, 50.9 Win Shares, $66,092,268 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,298,472.79
T.J. Ford – 8 seasons, 429 games, 16.9 Win Shares, $43,534,324 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,575,995.50
Mike Sweetney – 4 seasons, 233 games, 7.8 Win Shares, $8,633,596 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,106,871.28
Jarvis Hayes – 7 seasons, 427 games, 10.2 Win Shares, $13,376,687 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,311,439.90
Mickael Pietrus – 10 seasons, 557 games, 19.7 Win Shares, $34,658,719 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,759,325.84
Nick Collison – 10 seasons, 750 games, 41.0 Win Shares, $48,251,987 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,176,877.73
Marcus Banks – 8 seasons, 348 games, 6.6 Win Shares, $26,135,520 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $3,959,927.27

First Round (14-29)
Luke Ridnour – 11 seasons, 783 games, 35.4 Win Shares, $42,519,478 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,201,115.20
Reece Gaines – 3 seasons, 71 games, -0.6 Win Shares, $4,363,920 earned.
Troy Bell – 1 season, 6 games, -0.2 Win Shares, $4,145,640 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $20,728,200
Zarko Cabarkapa – 3 season, 150 games, 1.1 Win Shares, $6,095,497 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $5,541,360.91
David West – 11 seasons, 749 games, 2 all-star teams, 70.1 Win Shares, $75,668,418 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,079,435.35
Sasha Pavlovic – 10 seasons, 567 games, 7.0 Win Shares, $19,693,500 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,813,357.14
Dahntay Jones – 10 seasons, 589 games, 9.7 Win Shares, $17,596,758 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,030,257.73
Boris Diaw – 11 seasons, 834 games, 43.1 Win Shares, $59,365,921 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,377,399.56
Zoran Planinic – 3 seasons, 148 games, 1.5 Win Shares, $3,311,280 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,207,520
Travis Outlaw – 11 seasons, 622 games, 16.5 Win Shares, $37,871,226 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,295,225.82
Brian Cook – 9 seasons, 421 games, 10.2 Win Shares, $17,600,124 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,725,502.35
Carlos Delfino – 9 seasons, 507 games, 22.5 Win Shares, $21,527,037 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $956,757.20
Ndudi Ebi – 2 seasons, 19 games, 0.1 Win Shares, $2,794,320 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $27,943,200
Kendrick Perkins – 11 seasons, 676 games, 27.8 Win Shares, $45,667,203 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,642,705.14
Leandro Barbosa – 11 seasons, 649 games, 31.9 Win Shares, $38,518,868 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,207,488.03
Josh Howard – 10 seasons, 507 games, 1 all-star team, 38.0 Win Shares, $40,442,778 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,064,283.63

Round 2
Maciej Lampe – 3 seasons, 64 games, -0.2 Win Shares, $2,629,000 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $13,145,000
Jason Kapono – 9 seasons, 509 games, 10.3 Win Shares, $28,493,023 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,766,312.91
Luke Walton – 10 seasons, 564 games,13.5 Win Shares, $33,903,340 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,511,358.52
Jerome Beasley – 1 season, 2 games, 0.0 Win Shares, $986,977 earned.
Travis Hansen – 1 season, 41 games, 0.2 Win Shares, $366,931 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,834,655
Steve Blake – 11 seasons, 731 games, 25.9 Win Shares, $32,746,977 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,264,362.05
Slavko Vranes – 1 season, 1 game, 0.0 Win Shares, $129,768 earned.
Derrick Zimmerman – 1 season, 2 games, 0.0 Win Shares, No data found.
Willie Green – 11 seasons, 679 games, 13.0 Win Shares, $22,024,756 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,694,212
Zaza Pachulia – 11 seasons, 742 games, 32.1 Win Shares, $41,186,977 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,283,083.40
Keith Bogans – 11 seasons, 671 games, 20.4 Win Shares, $19,140,381 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $938,253.97
Matt Bonner – 10 seasons, 690 games, 35.5 Win Shares, $27,180,657 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $765,652.31
Mo Williams – 11 seasons, 709 games, 1 all-star team, 36.8 Win Shares, $59,561,931 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,618,530.73
James Lang  – 1 season, 11 games, 0.1 Win Shares, $771,331 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $7,713,310
James Jones – 11 seasons, 556 games, 21.6 Win Shares, $21,336,486 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $987,800.28
Kyle Korver – 11 seasons, 809 games, 50.0 Win Shares, $44,908,018 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $898,160.36
Brandon Hunter – 2 seasons, 67 games, 0.7 Win Shares, $986,977 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,409,967.14
Andreas Glyniadakis – 1 season, 13 games, -0.2 Win Shares, $161,061 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $805,305

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