Ranking the 20 best basketball players picked in 2007 NBA draft

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2007’s NBA draft introduced some of the most incredible players who showed their amazing skills and became memorable to all. Some of them are still playing in the NBA league, and a few have become basketball coaches. Our ranking of the best NBA players of 2007’s draft comes down to the top 20. So check if your favorite player is listed or not.

Who are the top 20 players in 2007’s NBA draft?

NameAge1st TeamRoundPickPositionAchievement
Greg OdenGreg Oden34Portland Trail Blazers1st1stCenter
  • Consensus second-team All-American
  • Pete Newell Big Man Award
  • NABC Defensive Player of the Year
Kevin DurantKevin Durant33Seattle SuperSonics1st2ndSmall forward / Power forward
  • 2× NBA Finals MVP
  • 2× NBA champion
  • NBA Most Valuable Player
Al HorfordAl Horford36Atlanta Hawks1st3rdCenter / Power forward
  • 5× NBA All-Star
  • NBA All-Defensive Second Team
  • All-NBA Third Team
Mike ConleyMike Conley34Memphis Grizzlies1st4thPoint Guard
  • NBA All-Star
  • NBA Teammate of the Year
  • NBA All-Defensive Second Team

Joakim NoahJoakim Noah

37Chicago Bulls1st9thCenter
  • 2× NBA All-Star
  • NBA Defensive Player of the Year
  • All-NBA First Team
Nick YoungNick Young37Washington Wizards1st16thShooting guard
  • NBA champion
  • 2× First-team All-Pac-10
Jeff GreenJeff Green35Boston Celtics1st5thCenter / Power forward
  • Second-team All-American – USBWA
  • Third-team All-American
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team
Corey BrewerCorey Brewer36Minnesota Timberwolves1st7thSmall forward
  • NBA champion
  • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player
  • 2× NCAA champion
Spencer HawesSpencer Hawes34Sacramento Kings1st10thCenter / Power forward
  • McDonald’s All-American
  • Pac-10 All-Freshman Team (2007)
  • First-team Parade All-American
Thaddeus YoungThaddeus Young34Philadelphia 76ers1st12thPower forward
  • McDonald’s All-American
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • Second-team Parade All-American
Javaris CrittentonJavaris Crittenton34Los Angeles Lakers1st19thPoint guard / Shooting guard
  • McDonald’s All-American
  • Third-team All-ACC
  • ACC All-Freshman Team
Daequan CookDaequan Cook35Philadelphia 76ers1st21stShooting guard / Small forward
  • McDonald’s All-American
  • NBA Three-Point Contest champion
  • Third-team Parade All-American
Arron AfflaloArron Afflalo36Detroit Pistons1st27thShooting guard / Small forward
  • Pac-10 Player of the Year
  • Consensus first-team All-American
  • 2× First-team All-Pac-10
Carl LandryCarl Landry38Seattle SuperSonics2nd31stPower forward
  • First-team All-Big Ten
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • Second-team All-Big Ten
Glen DavisGlen Davis36Seattle SuperSonics2nd35thPower forward / Center
  • NBA champion
  • Second-team All-American
  • Third-team All-American
Josh McRobertsJosh McRoberts35Portland Trail Blazers2nd37thPower forward
  • McDonald’s All-American MVP
  • Second-team All-ACC
  • First-team Parade All-American
Marc GasolMarc Gasol37Los Angeles Lakers2nd48thCenter
  • NBA champion
  • All-NBA First Team
  • 3× NBA All-Star
Jameson CurryJameson Curry36Chicago Bulls2nd51stGuardN/A
Ramon SessionsRamon Sessions36Milwaukee Bucks2nd56thPoint Guard
  • WAC All-Newcomer Team
  • Second-team All-WAC
Acie LawAcie Law37Atlanta Hawks1st11thPoint Guard
  • Bob Cousy Award
  • 2× EuroLeague champion
  • Greek League champion

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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