1) Draymond Green, No. 35 in 2012
The Golden State forward tops this list after coming off a regular season in which he finished seventh in the league in MVP voting (five of the six players ahead of him were lottery picks). Also the versatile, do-everything Green also was a runner-up in Defensive Player of the Year, placing behind only San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard. Despite his draft status, he was a huge key to Golden State’s 2015 NBA championship and record-setting 73-win campaign of ’15-16.
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