NBA Player Value Per Win Shares and Contracts: Part VIII: 2007 NBA Draft Class


Kevin Durant was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2007 draft, and he has been the leader of the entire class. (Photo credit to the Seattle Times)
Kevin Durant was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2007 draft, and he has been the leader of the entire class. (Photo credit to the Seattle Times)

Here are the results from the 2007 NBA Draft Class

Average career length for lottery pick (14 players, 81 seasons) = 5.78 seasons
Average career length of other first rounders (15 players, 74 seasons) = 4.93 seasons
Average career length of first rounders total (29 players, 155 seasons) = 5.34 seasons
Percentage of first rounders being an all-star (9 all-star seasons, 155 seasons) = 0.058%
Average career length of second rounders (20 players, 69 seasons) = 3.45 seasons
Percentage of second rounders being an all-star (1 all-star seasons, 69 seasons) = 0.0145%
Total percentage of all-star seasons in draft class (10 all-star seasons, 155 seasons) = 0.064%
Total amount of games played by lottery picks = 5,287 games
Total amount of games played by other first rounders = 4,695 games
Total amount of games played by second rounders = 3,215 games
Total amount of games played by draft class = 13,197 games
Percent of total games played by lottery picks = 40%
Percent of total games played by other first rounders = 35.6%
Percent of total games played by all first rounders = 75.6%
Percent of total games played by second rounders = 24.4%
Total amount of money made by lottery picks = $399,001,482
Total amount of money made by other first rounders = $210,104,715
Total money made by all first rounders = $609,106,197
Total money made by second rounders = $165,197,892
Total money made by the draft class = $774,304,089
Money-made average per lottery pick = $28,500,105.86
Total win shares produced by lottery picks = 355.4 Win Shares
Total win shares produced by rest of first round = 189.1 Win Shares
Total win shares produced by first round picks = 544.5 Win Shares
Total win shares produced by second round = 148.7 Win Shares
Total win shares produced by entire draft class = 693.2 Win Shares
Money made by all-stars = $218,942,194
Money made by non-all-stars = $555,361,895
Money paid-per win share of lottery picks = $1,122,682.84
Money paid-per win share of rest of first rounders = $1,111,077.30
Money paid-per win share of whole first round = $1,118,652.34
Money paid-per win share of second rounders = $1,110,947.49
Money paid-per win share of entire draft =  $1,116,999.55

Lottery
Greg Oden – 3 seasons, 105 games, 7.3 Win Shares, $24,322,868 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $3,331,899.73
Kevin Durant – 7 seasons, 542 games, 5 all-star teams, 88.6 Win Shares, $69,514,672 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $784,589.98
Al Horford – 7 seasons, 420 games, 2 all-star teams, 46.1 Win Shares, $53,525,017 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,161,063.28
Mike Conley – 7 seasons, 511 games, 40.7 Win Shares, $37,721,805 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $926,825.68
Jeff Green – 6 seasons, 478 games, 23.8 Win Shares, $31,668,788 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,330,621.34
Yi Jianlian – 5 seasons, 272 games, 3.1 Win Shares, $13,835,936 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $4,463,205.16
Corey Brewer – 7 seasons, 467 games, 13.7 Win Shares, $22,683,232 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,655,710.36
Brandan Wright – 6 seasons, 285 games, 16.5 Win Shares, $15,889,912 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $963,024.97
Joakim Noah – 7 seasons, 476 games, 2 all-star teams, 50.7 Win Shares, $44,415,096 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $876,037.40
Spencer Hawes – 7 seasons, 500 games, 17.8 Win Shares, $28,567,504 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,604,915.96
Acie Law – 4 seasons, 188 games, 1.6 Win Shares, $7,074,007 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $4,421,254.38
Thaddeus Young – 7 seasons, 516 games, 35.5 Win Shares, $33,172,872 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $934,447.10
Julian Wright – 4 seasons, 231 games, 3.9 Win Shares, $8,466,857 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,170,988.97
Al Thornton – 4 seasons, 296 games, 6.1 Win Shares, $8,142,916 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,334,904.26

First Round (15-30)
Rodney Stuckey – 7 seasons, 483 games, 22.7 Win Shares, $33,329,086 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,468,241.67
Nick Young – 7 seasons, 480 games, 12.5 Win Shares, $17,842,302 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,427,384.16
Sean Williams – 4 seasons, 137 games, 3.0 Win Shares, $4,568,640 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,522,880
Marco Belinelli – 7 seasons, 440 games, 16.8 Win Shares, $14,805,034 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $881,252.02
Javaris Crittenton – 2 seasons, 113 games, 0.1 Win Shares, $4,144,680 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $41,446,800
Jason Smith – 6 seasons, 331 games, 8.7 Win Shares, $13,666,993 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,570,918.74
Daequan Cook – 6 seasons, 328 games, 4.9 Win Shares, $13,010,946 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,655,295.10
Jared Dudley – 7 seasons, 523 games, 28.9 Win Shares, $18,568,028 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $642,492.21
Wilson Chandler – 7 seasons, 367 games, 16.3 Win Shares, $17,925,620 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,099,731.29
Rudy Fernandez – 4 seasons, 249 games, 14.2 Win Shares, $5,676,523 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $399,755.14
Morris Almond – 3 seasons, 38 games, 0.0 Win Shares, $2,087,400 earned.
Aaron Brooks – 6 seasons, 397 games, 14.6 Win Shares, $12,827,166 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $878,573.01
Arron Afflalo – 7 seasons, 499 games, 26.6 Win Shares, $27,630,777 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,038,751.02
Tiago Splitter – 4 seasons, 259 games, 19.4 Win Shares, $21,016,000 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,083,298.97
Alando Tucker – 3 seasons, 51 games, 0.4 Win Shares, $3,005,520 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $7,513,800

Round 2
Carl Landry – 7 seasons, 407 games, 31.0 Win Shares, $28,427,163 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $917,055.26
Gabe Pruitt – 2 seasons, 62 games, 0.4 Win Shares, $1,361,517 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $3,403,792.50
Marcus Williams – 2 seasons, 13 games, -0.1 Win Shares, $12,890 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $128,900
Nick Fazekas – 1 season, 26 games, 0.8 Win Shares, $427,163 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $533,953.75
Glen Davis – 7 seasons, 440 games, 17.2 Win Shares, $26,538,680 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,542,946.51
Jermareo Davidson – 2 seasons, 52 games, 0.0 Win Shares, $849,888 earned.
Josh McRoberts – 7 seasons, 350 games, 17.0 Win Shares, $11,636,297 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $684,311.59
Kyrylo Fesenko – 5 seasons, 135 games, 0.9 Win Shares, $3,517,500 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $3,908,333.33
Sun Yue – 1 season, 10 games, -0.1 Win Shares, $442,114 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $4,421,140
Chris Richard – 2 seasons, 70 games, 0.7 Win Shares, $470,482 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $672,117.14
Derrick Byars – 1 season, 2 games, 0.1 Win Shares, No data
Stephane Lasme – 1 season, 16 games, 0.3 Win Shares, $48,056 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $160,186.67
Dominic McGuire – 6 seasons, 342 games, 4.1 Win Shares, $4,178,739 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,019,204.63
Marc Gasol – 6 seasons, 436 games, 1 all-star team, 48.0 Win Shares, $51,487,409 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,072,654.35
Aaron Gray – 7 seasons, 318 games, 6.2 Win Shares, $10,933,892 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,763,530.97
JamesOn Curry – 1 season, 1 games, 0.0 Win Shares, $454,080 earned.
Taurean Green – 1 season, 17 games, -0.1 Win Shares, $427,163 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $4,271,630
Demetris Nichols – 2 seasons, 18 games, -0.2 Win Shares, $515,056 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,575,280
Ramon Sessions – 7 seasons, 467 games, 22.7 Win Shares, $23,042,640 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $1,015,094.27
D.J. Strawberry – 1 season, 33 games, -0.2 Win Shares, $427,163 earned. Money earned-per 1 Win Share $2,120,815

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