The 1992 NBA draft redone

The 1992 NBA draft was loaded with longtime contributors. In fact, 26 players from the draft played at least eight seasons and 15 players averaged double figures in scoring for their career. The draft consisted of two rounds with 27 picks per round. Of the 54 players selected, 48 played in the NBA, according to Basketball-reference.com.

The player drafted the latest who played in the NBA was Matt Steigenga. He was taken with 25th pick of the second round (52nd overall) by the Chicago Bulls and played two games.

Here is a look at how the 1992 draft would have gone if it was done today.

H.M. Byron Houston

Houston was originally selected with the 27th overall pick by the Chicago Bulls, but was traded to the Golden State Warriors before he ever played a game for the Bulls. He played four years for the Warriors, Seattle SuperSonics and the Sacramento Kings. His best years came as a rookie in 1992-93 when he appeared in 79 games and averaged 5.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting from the floor with 4.0 rebounds in 16.1 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 3.9 points on 45.6 percent shooting with 3.0 rebounds in 214 games

H.M. Elmore Spencer

Spencer was originally taken with the 25th overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers. He played five years for the Clippers, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle SuperSonics. His best year came with the Clippers in 1993-94 when he appeared in 76 games and averaged 8.9 points on 53.3 percent shooting from the floor. He added 5.5 rebounds, 1.7 blocks and 1.0 assists in 25.4 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 5.9 points on 51.6 percent shooting with 3.5 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 157 games.

H.M. Marlon Maxey

Maxey was originally selected with the first pick of the second round (28th overall) by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He played two years for the Timberwolves and was very productive over limited minutes. His best season came in 1992-93 when he appeared in 43 games and averaged 5.4 points on 55 percent shooting from the floor with 3.8 rebounds in 12.1 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 4.9 points on 54.2 percent shooting with 3.7 rebounds in 98 games.

H.M. Chris Smith

Smith was originally taken with the seventh pick of the second round (34th overall) by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He played three years for Minnesota as an occasional starter. His most productive season came in 1993-94 when he appeared in 80 games and averaged 5.9 points on 43.5 percent shooting from the floor. He added 3.6 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 20.2 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 5.1 points on 43.5 percent shooting with 2.8 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 224 games.

H.M. Lee Mayberry

Mayberry was originally taken with the 23rd overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks. He played seven years for the Bucks and the Vancouver Grizzlies. One of his best seasons came with Milwaukee in 1994-95 when he appeared in 82 games and averaged 5.8 points on 42.2 percent shooting from the floor, including 40.7 from 3-point range. He added  3.4 assists and 1.0 rebounds in 21.3 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 5.1 points on 41.5 percent shooting with 3.6 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 496 games.

H.M. Sasha Danilovic

Danilovic was originally selected with the 16th pick of the second round (43rd overall) by the Golden State Warriors, but was traded before he ever played a game. He played two years for the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks. His most productive season came in 1996-97 when he appeared in 56 games and averaged 12.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting from the floor. He added 2.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.0 steals in 31.9 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 12.8 points on 43.9 percent shooting with 2.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 75 games.

H.M. Harold Miner

Miner was originally taken with the 12th overall pick by the Miami Heat. He played four years for the Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers.His most productive season came in 1993-94 when he appeared in 63 games and averaged 10.5 points on 47.7 percent shooting from the floor. He added 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 21.6 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 9.0 points on 46 percent shooting with 2.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 200 games.

27. Darrick Martin

Martin went undrafted but signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1994. He played 13 years for the Timberwolves, Vancouver Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers, Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks and the Toronto Raptors. His most productive season came with the Clippers in 1996-97 when he appeared in 82 games and averaged 10.9 points on 40.7 percent shooting from the floor. He added 4.1 assists and 1.4 rebounds in 22.2 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 6.9 points on 38.2 percent shooting with 2.9 assists and 1.1 rebounds in 514 games.

26. Brent Price

Price was originally selected with the fifth pick of the second round (32nd overall) by the Washington Bullets. He played nine years for the Bullets, Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies and the Sacramento Kings. His best season came with Washington in 1995-96 when he appeared in 81 games and averaged 10 points on 47.2 percent shooting from the floor, including 46.2 from 3-point line. He added 5.1 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 25.2 minutes

For his career, he averaged 5.9 points on 42.6 percent shooting with 3.0 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 418 games.

25. Adam Keefe

Keefe was originally selected with the 10th overall pick by the Atlanta Hawks. He played for nine years for the Hawks, Utah Jazz and the Golden State Warriors. His best seasons came with the Jazz in 1997-98 when he played 80 games and averaged 7.8 points on 54 percent shooting from the floor. He added 5.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 25.6 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 5.0 points on 50.2 percent shooting with 4.1 rebounds in 617 games.

24. Jon Barry

Barry was originally taken with the 21st overall pick by the Boston Celtics. He played 14 years for the Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings, Detroit Pistons, Denver Nuggets and the Houston Rockets. His best year came with the Pistons in 2001-02 when he appeared in 82 games and averaged 9.0 points on 48.9 percent shooting from the floor, including 46.9 percent from 3-point range. He added 3.3 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 24.2 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 5.7 points on 43.4 percent shooting with 2.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 821 games.

23. Sean Rooks

Rooks was originally taken with the third pick of the second round (30th overall) by the Dallas Mavericks. He played 12 years for the Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets and the Orlando Magic. His best season came in 1992-93 when he appeared in 72 games and averaged 13.5 points on 49.3 percent shooting from the floor. He added 7.4 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.1 blocks in 29 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 6.2 points on 45.9 percent shooting with 3.8 rebounds in 749 games.

22. Hubert Davis

Davis was originally taken with the 20th overall pick by the New York Knicks. He played for 12 years for the Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons and the New Jersey Nets. One of his best seasons came in 1995-96 with New York when he averaged 10.7 points on 48.6 percent shooting from the floor. He added 1.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 24 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 8.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting with 1.7 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 685 games.

21. Tracy Murray

Murray was originally taken with the 18th overall pick by the San Antonio Spurs, but was traded a week after the draft. He played 12 years for the Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors, Washington Bullets/Wizards, Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers. His most productive season came in 1995-96 with the Raptors when he appeared in 82 games and averaged 16.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting from the floor. He added 4.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.1 steals in 30 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 9.0 points on 43 percent shooting with 2.5 rebounds in 659 games.

20. Don MacLean

MacLean was originally selected with the 19th overall pick by the Detroit Pistons, but was traded twice before he played a game. He played nine years for the Washington Bullets, Denver Nuggets, Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets, Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns and the Miami Heat. His best season came in 1993-94 when appeared in 75 games and averaged 18.2 points on 50.2 percent shooting from the floor. He added 6.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists to win the most improved player award.

For his career, he averaged 10.9 points on 45.5 percent shooting with 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 319 games.

19. Matt Geiger

Geiger was originally selected with the 15th pick in the second round (42nd overall) by the Miami Heat. He played 10 years for the Heat, Charlotte Hornets and the Philadelphia 76ers. One of his best seasons came in 1998-99 when he played all 50 games and averaged 13.5 points on 47.9 percent shooting. He added 7.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 30.8 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 9.2 points on 49.9 percent shooting with 5.7 rebounds in 552 games.

18. Popeye Jones

Jones was originally selected with the 14th pick of the second round (41st overall) by the Houston Rockets. He played 11 years for the Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards and the Golden State Warriors. His best season came with the Mavericks in 1995-96 when he appeared in 68 games and averaged 11.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting from the floor. He added 10.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 34.1 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 7.0 points on 44.7 percent shooting with 7.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 535 games.

17. Todd Day

Day was originally taken with the eighth overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks. He played eight years for the Bucks, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns and the Minnesota Timberwolves. His best season came in 1994-95 when he appeared in 82 games and averaged 16 points on 42.4 percent shooting from the floor. He added 3.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.3 steals in 33.1 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 12.3 points on 40.6 percent shooting with 3.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.1 steals in 483 games.

16. Malik Sealy

Sealy was originally selected with the 14th overall pick by the Indiana Pacers. He played eight seasons for the Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons and the Minnesota Timberwolves. One of his most impressive seasons came with the Clippers in 1996-97 when he appeared in 80 games and averaged 13.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.6 steals in 30.7 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 10.1 points on 42.6 percent shooting with 3.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.1 steals in 493 games before he tragically passed away.

15. Oliver Miller

Miller was originally taken with the 22nd overall pick by the Phoenix Suns. He played nine years for the Suns, Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings and the Minnesota Timberwolves. His best year came with the Raptors in 1995-96 when he appeared in 76 games and averaged 12.9 points on 52.6 percent shooting from the floor. He added 7.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.9 blocks and 1.4 steals in 33.1 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 7.4 points on 53.4 percent shooting with 5.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.5 blocks in 493 games.

14. Bryant Stith

Stith was originally selected with the 13th overall pick by the Denver Nuggets. He played 10 years for the Nuggets, Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers. One of his best seasons came in 1995-96 when he appeared in 82 games and averaged 13.6 points on 41.6 percent shooting from the floor. He added 4.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.4 steals in 34.3 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 10.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting with 3.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals in 586 games.

13. Anthony Peeler

Peeler was originally taken with the 15th overall pick by the Los Angeles Lakers. He played 13 years for the Lakers, Vancouver Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings and the Washington Wizards. One of his most productive seasons  came with the Grizzlies in 1996-97 when he appeared in 72 games and averaged 14.5 points on 39.8 percent shooting from the floor, including 37.3 percent from 3-point range. He added 3.6 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 31.8 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 9.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting with 2.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 827 games.

12. Walt Williams

Williams was originally selected with the seventh overall pick by the Sacramento Kings. He played 11 years for the Kings, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks. One of his best seasons came with the Raptors in 1996-97 when he appeared in 73 games and averaged 16.4 points on 42.7 percent shooting from the floor, including 40 percent from 3-point range. He added 5.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.3 steals in 36.3 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 11.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting with 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 708 games.

11. LaPhonso Ellis

Ellis was originally selected with the fifth overall pick by the Denver Nuggets. He played 11 years for the Nuggets, Atlanta Hawks, Minnesota Timberwolves and the Miami Heat. His most productive season came with Denver in 1996-97 when he appeared in 55 games and averaged 21.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting from the floor. He added 7.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 36.4 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 11.9 points on 45.2 percent shooting with 6.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 624 games.

10. Jim Jackson

Jackson was originally taken with the fourth overall pick by the Dallas Mavericks. He played 14 years for the Mavericks, New Jersey Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers. One of his best seasons came in Dallas in 1994-95 when he appeared in 51 games and averaged 25.7 points on 47.2 percent shooting from the floor to finish fifth in the league in scoring. He added 5.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 38.9 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 14.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting with 4.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 885 games.

9. Clarence Weatherspoon

Weatherspoon was originally taken with the ninth overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers. He played 13 years for the 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks and Houston Rockets. One of his best seasons came with Philadelphia in 1993-94 when he appeared in 82 games and averaged 18.4 points on 48.3 percent shooting from the floor. He added 10.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.2 steals in 38.4 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 11.5 points on 47.1 percent shooting with 7.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals in 915 games.

8. Robert Horry

Horry was originally selected with the 11th overall pick by the Houston Rockets. He played 16 years for the Rockets, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs. His best season came with the Rockets in 1995-96 when he appeared in 71 games and averaged 12 points on 41 percent shooting from the floor. He added 5.8 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.5 blocks in 37.1 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 7.0 points on 42.5 percent shooting with 4.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.0 steals in 1,107 games. He won seven championships with the Rockets, Lakers and Spurs.

7. Tom Gugliotta

Gugliotta was originally selected with the sixth overall pick by the Washington Bullets. He played 13 years for the Bullets, Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Boston Celtics and the Atlanta Hawks. His best season came with the Timberwolves in 1996-97 when he made the all-star game after he averaged 20.6 points on 44.2 shooting from the floor. He added 8.7 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks in 38.7 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 13 points on 45.1 percent shooting with 7.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.4 steals in 763 games.

6. Christian Laettner

Laettner was originally selected with the third overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He played 13 years for the Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards and Miami Heat. His best year came with the Hawks in 1996-97 when he made his only all-star game. That year, he averaged 18.1 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 38.3 minutes.

For the career, he averaged 12.8 points on 48 percent shooting with 6.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.1 steals in 868 games.

5. Doug Christie

Christie was originally taken with the 17th overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics. He played 15 years for Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Clippers. He was a lockdown defender who earned all-defense first or second-team four times. One of best statistical seasons came with Toronto in 1997-98 when he appeared in 78 games and averaged 16.5 points on 42.8 percent shooting from the floor. He added 5.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.4 steals in 37.7 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 11.2 points on 42.6 percent shooting with 4.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.9 steals in 827 games.

4. P.J. Brown

Brown was originally taken with the second pick of the second round (29th overall) by the New Jersey Nets. He played 15 years for the Nets, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets, New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans, Chicago Bulls and the Boston Celtics. He earned second-team all-defense three times. One of his best seasons came with New Orleans in 2002-03 when he appeared in 78 games and averaged 10.7 points on 53.1 percent shooting from the floor. He added 9.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.0 blocks in 33.4 minutes.

For his career, he averaged 9.1 points on 46 percent shooting with 7.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 blocks in 1,089 games. He won a championship with the Boston Celtics.

3. Latrell Sprewell

Sprewell was originally selected with the 24th overall pick by the Golden State Warriors. He played 13 years for the Warriors, New York Knicks and the Minnesota Timberwolves. One of his best seasons came with Golden State in 1993-94 when he made his first of four all-star games. That year, he averaged 21 points on 43.3 percent shooting from the floor. He added 4.9 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 2.2 steals in 43.1 minutes to earn all-NBA first-team.

For his career, he averaged 18.3 points on 42.5 percent shooting with 4.1 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.4 steals in 913 games.

2. Alonzo Mourning

Mourning was originally taken with the second overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets. He played 15 years for the Hornets, Miami Heat and the New Jersey Nets. He was named to seven all-star games, won two defensive player of the year awards and was all-NBA first or second-team two times. One of his best seasons came in 1998-99 with the Heat when he appeared in 46 games and averaged 20.1 points on 51.1 percent shooting from the floor. He added 11 rebounds, 3.9 blocks and 1.6 assists 38.1 minutes to earn all-NBA first-team.

For his career, he averaged 17.1 points on 52.7 percent shooting with 8.5 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.1 assists in 838 games. He won a championship with the Heat. He was inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2014.

1. Shaquille O’Neal

O’Neal was originally selected with the first overall pick by the Orlando Magic. He played 19 years for the Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. He made 15 all-star teams, earned all-NBA first-team eight times, won three finals MVP awards and was the league MVP in 1999-2000. That year, he appeared in 79 games and averaged 29.7 points on 57.4 percent shooting from the floor. He added 13.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 3.0 blocks in 40 minutes per game.

For his career, he averaged 23.7 points on 58.2 percent shooting with 10.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.3 blocks in 1,207 games.

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