2006 NBA Draft Picks: Top 20 Basketball Players

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Year after year, prominent NBA players emerge and leave the arena of basketball, making their names memorable. Those famous players spread their fame during their respective tenures. Thus, the players who made their names memorable in the field of the NBA in 2006 are given below.

20 Best Basketball Players Drafted in 2006

NameAge1st TeamRoundPickPositionAchievement
LaMarcus AldridgeLaMarcus Aldridge37Chicago Bulls1st2ndCenter / Power forward
  • 7× NBA All-Star
  • 3× All-NBA Third Team
  • 2× All-NBA Second Team
Tyrus ThomasTyrus Thomas36Portland Trail Blazers1st4thPower forward / Center
  • Second-team All-SEC
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year
Shelden WilliamsShelden Williams38Atlanta Hawks1st5thPower forward / Center
  • Consensus first-team All-American
  • 2× NABC Defensive Player of the Year
  • Third-team All-American
Randy FoyeRandy Foye38Boston Celtics1st7thShooting guard / Point guard
  • Big East Player of the Year
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • Consensus first-team All-American
Thabo SefoloshaThabo Sefolosha38Philadelphia 76ers1st13thShooting guard / Small forward
  • French League All-Star
  • NBA All-Defensive Second Team
Ronnie BrewerRonnie Brewer37Utah Jazz1st14thShooting guard / Small forward
  • SEC All-Freshman Team
  • 2× First-team All-SEC
  • Fourth-team Parade All-American
JJ RedickJJ Redick38Orlando Magic1st11thShooting guard
  • Inducted in VHSL Hall of Fame
  • 2× Rupp Trophy
  • National college player of the year
Shawne WilliamsShawne Williams36Indiana Pacers1st17thSmall forward / Power forwardN/A
Jordan FarmarJordan Farmar35Los Angeles Lakers1st26thPoint guard
  • 2× NBA champion
  • AP Honorable mention All-American
  • Israeli League champion
James WhiteJames White39Portland Trail Blazers2nd31stSmall forward / Power forward
  • NBA champion
  • BSL champion
  • EuroChallenge champion
Bobby JonesBobby Jones38Minnesota Timberwolves2nd37thSmall forward / Shooting guardN/A
Leon PoweLeon Powe38Denver Nuggets2nd49thPower forward
  • NBA champion
  • 2× First-team All-Pac-10
  • Consensus second-team All-American
Ryan HollinsRyan Hollins37Charlotte Bobcats2nd50thCenter / Power forwardN/A
Guillermo DiazGuillermo Diaz37Los Angeles Clippers2nd52ndPoint guard
  • 4× BSN champion
  • BSN All-Star
  • BSN Finals MVP
Adam MorrisonAdam Morrison38Charlotte Bobcats1st3rdSmall forward / Power forward
  • 2× NBA champion
  • Turkish Cup champion
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team
Brandon RoyBrandon Roy38Minnesota Timberwolves1st6thShooting guard
  • 3× NBA All-Star
  • All-NBA Third Team
  • All-NBA Second Team
Josh BooneJosh Boone37New Jersey Nets1st23rdPower forward / Center
  • NBL champion
  • All-NBL First Team
  • ABL champion
Rajon RondoRajon Rondo36Phoenix Suns1st21stPoint guard
  • 2× NBA champion
  • 4× NBA All-Star
  • All-NBA Third Team
Kyle LowryKyle LowryMemphis Grizzlies1st24thPoint guard
  • NBA champion
  • All-NBA Third Team
  • 6× NBA All-Star
Daniel GibsonDaniel Gibson36Cleveland Cavaliers2nd42ndPoint guard / Shooting guard
  • Big 12 Freshman of the Year
  • Big 12 All-Defensive Team
  • 2× Third-team All-Big 12

Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.


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