2010 Wizards Draft Guide

The Wizards have two first round picks and one second round pick in the upcoming draft.
  • The Wizards first pick in Round 1 will be decided on May 18th at the 2010 Draft Lottery. The Wizards have a 10.3% chance of winning the lottery.
  • The Wizards second pick in Round 1 is the 30th overall pick. The Wizards acquired the pick from the Cavaliers in a three-team trade.
  • The last time Washington had the 30th overall selection in the Draft (1993), the team drafted Gheorghe Muresan. Muresan played four years for the franchise and had his best season in 1995-96 when he won the NBA's Most Improved Player award as he averaged 14.5 points per game, 9.6 rebounds per game and 2.3 blocks per game.
  • The last time the Wizards had two first round picks was in 2002. In that draft, the Wizards selected Jared Jeffries (11th overall) and Juan Dixon (17th overall).
  • The Wizards will either have the 4th (34th overall) or 5th (35th overall) pick in the second round. If the Wizards finish ahead of the Golden State Warriors in the lottery they will pick 35th, if they finish behind the Warriors in the lottery they will pick 34th.
  • Wizards President of Basketball Operations Ernie Grunfeld drafted Michael Redd in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2000 NBA Draft while with Milwaukee. Grunfeld also selected Andray Blatche with the 49th pick in 2005.
  • Wizards Draft History Since 1989

    Year First Round Selection Second Round Selection
    1989 Tom Hammonds (9) Ed Horton, Doug Roth
    1990 Greg Foster, A.J. English
    1991 LaBradford Smith (19)
    1992 Tom Gugliotta (6) Brent Price
    1993 Calbert Cheaney (6) Gheorghe Muresan, Conrad McRae
    1994 Juwan Howard (5) Jim McIlvaine
    1995 Rasheed Wallace (4) Terrence Rencher
    1996 Ronnie Henderson
    1997 God Shammgod, Predrag Drobnjak
    1998 Jahidi White
    1999 Richard Hamilton (7) Calvin Booth
    2000 Mike Smith
    2001 Kwame Brown (1)
    2002 Jared Jeffries (11), Juan Dixon (17) Rod Grizzard, Juan Carlos Navarro
    2003 Jarvis Hayes (10) Steve Blake
    2004 Peter John Ramos
    2005 Andray Blatche
    2006 Oleksiy Pecherov (18) Vladimir Veremeenko
    2007 Nick Young (16) Dominic McGuire
    2008 JaVale McGee (18)  
    * The NBA Draft was reduced to the current two-round format in 1989