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 2003 NBA Draft took place on June 26, 2003 in New York City, New York. The #1 pick was LeBron James by the Cleveland Cavaliers out of St. Vincent/St. Marys HS. It is considered the one of the most talent-packed drafts, with draftees such as LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Dwayne Wade. This was the last draft before the Charlotte Bobcats joined the league.

Draft

G Guard PG Point guard SG Shooting guard F Forward SF Small forward PF Power forward C Center
Round Pick Player Pos Nationality Team School/Club Team
1 1 LeBron James* SF U.S. Flag United States Cleveland Cavaliers St. Vincent–St. Mary High School (Akron, OH)
1 2 Darko Miličić F/C Serbia Flag Serbia Detroit Pistons (from Memphis)[5] Hemofarm Vrsac (Serbia and Adriatic League)
1 3 Carmelo Anthony* SF U.S. Flag United States Denver Nuggets Syracuse
1 4 Chris Bosh* F/C U.S. Flag United States Toronto Raptors Georgia Tech
1 5 Dwyane Wade* SG U.S. Flag United States Miami Heat Marquette
1 6 Chris Kaman+ C U.S. Flag United States Los Angeles Clippers Central Michigan
1 7 Kirk Hinrich PG U.S. Flag United States Chicago Bulls Kansas
1 8 T.J. Ford PG United States Milwaukee Bucks (from Atlanta)[6] Texas
1 9 Michael Sweetney PF U.S. Flag United States New York Knicks Georgetown
1 10 Jarvis Hayes F/G United States Washington Wizards Georgia
1 11 Mickaël Piétrus G/F France Golden State Warriors Pau-Orthez (France)
1 12 Nick Collison PF U.S. Flag United States Seattle SuperSonics Kansas
1 13 Marcus Banks PG U.S. Flag United States Memphis Grizzlies (from Houston,[7] traded to Boston)[8] UNLV
1 14 Luke Ridnour PG U.S. Flag United States Seattle SuperSonics (from Milwaukee)[9] Oregon
1 15 Reece Gaines F/G U.S. Flag United States Orlando Magic Louisville
1 16 Troy Bell PG U.S. Flag United States Boston Celtics (traded to Memphis)[8] Boston College
1 17 Žarko Čabarkapa SF Serbia Flag Serbia Phoenix Suns Budućnost Podgorica (Serbia and Montenegro and Adriatic League)
1 18 David West+ PF U.S. Flag United States New Orleans Hornets Xavier
1 19 Sasha Pavlović F/G Serbia and Montenegro Utah Jazz Budućnost Podgorica (Serbia and Montenegro and Adriatic League)
1 20 Dahntay Jones SG U.S. Flag United States Boston Celtics (from Philadelphia,[10] traded to Memphis)[8] Duke
1 21 Boris Diaw SG France Atlanta Hawks (from Indiana)[11] Pau-Orthez (France)
1 22 Zoran Planinić G/F Croatia New Jersey Nets Cibona Zagreb (Croatia and Adriatic League)
1 23 Travis Outlaw SF U.S. Flag United States Portland Trail Blazers Starkville HS (Starkville, MS)
1 24 Brian Cook PF U.S. Flag United States Los Angeles Lakers Illinois
1 25 Carlos Delfino SG Argentina Detroit Pistons Unión de Santa Fe (Argentina)
1 26 Ndudi Ebi SF United Kingdom Nigeria Minnesota Timberwolves Westbury Christian HS (Houston, TX)
1 27 Kendrick Perkins C U.S. Flag United States Memphis Grizzlies (from Sacramento via Orlando,[12] traded to Boston)[8] Ozen HS (Beaumont, TX)
1 28 Leandro Barbosa SG Brazil San Antonio Spurs (traded to Phoenix)[13] Bauru Tilibra (Brazil)
1 29 Josh Howard+ F/G U.S. Flag United States Dallas Mavericks Wake Forest
2 30 Maciej Lampe PF Poland New York Knicks (from Denver)[14] Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)
2 31 Jason Kapono F/G U.S. Flag United States Cleveland Cavaliers UCLA
2 32 Luke Walton SF U.S. Flag United States Los Angeles Lakers (from Toronto)[15] Arizona
2 33 Jerome Beasley PF U.S. Flag United States Miami Heat North Dakota
2 34 Sofoklis Schortsanitis C Greece Los Angeles Clippers Iraklis BC (Greece)
2 35 Szymon Szewczyk PF Poland Milwaukee Bucks (from Memphis)[16] Braunschweig (Germany)
2 36 Mario Austin PF U.S. Flag United States Chicago Bulls Mississippi State
2 37 Travis Hansen SG U.S. Flag United States Atlanta Hawks BYU
2 38 Steve Blake PG U.S. Flag United States Washington Wizards Maryland
2 39 Slavko Vraneš C Serbia and Montenegro New York Knicks Budućnost Podgorica (Serbia and Montenegro and Adriatic League)
2 40 Derrick Zimmerman PG U.S. Flag United States Golden State Warriors Mississippi State
2 41 Willie Green SG U.S. Flag United States Seattle SuperSonics (traded to Philadelphia)[17] Detroit Mercy
2 42 Zaza Pachulia PF Georgia Orlando Magic Ülkerspor (Turkey)
2 43 Keith Bogans SG U.S. Flag United States Milwaukee Bucks (traded to Orlando)[18] Kentucky
2 44 Malick Badiane PF Senegal Houston Rockets Langen (Germany)
2 45 Matt Bonner F U.S. Flag United States Chicago Bulls (from Phoenix,[19] traded to Toronto)[20] Florida
2 46 Sani Bečirović SG Slovenia Denver Nuggets (from Boston)[21] Virtus Bologna (Italy)
2 47 Mo Williams+ PG U.S. Flag United States Utah Jazz Alabama
2 48 James Lang C U.S. Flag United States New Orleans Hornets Central Park Christian HS (Birmingham, AL)
2 49 James Jones SF U.S. Flag United States Indiana Pacers Miami
2 50 Paccelis Morlende PG France Philadelphia 76ers (traded to Seattle)[17] Dijon (France)
2 51 Kyle Korver SF U.S. Flag United States New Jersey Nets (traded to Philadelphia)[22] Creighton
2 52 Remon van de Hare C Netherlands Toronto Raptors (from Los Angeles Lakers)[15] FC Barcelona (Spain)
2 53 Tommy Smith PF U.S. Flag United States Chicago Bulls (from Detroit via Miami)[23] Arizona State
2 54 Nedžad Sinanović C Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag Bosnia and Herzegovina Portland Trail Blazers Brotnjo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
2 55 Rick Rickert PF U.S. Flag United States Minnesota Timberwolves Minnesota
2 56 Brandon Hunter PF U.S. Flag United States Boston Celtics (from Sacramento)[24] Ohio
2 57 Xue Yuyang C PR China Flag China Dallas Mavericks (traded to Denver)[25] Hong Kong Flying Dragons (China)
2 58 Andreas Glyniadakis C Greece Flag Greece Detroit Pistons (from San Antonio)[26] AEK (Greece)

^ a: Chris Kaman was born in the United States, but also has German citizenship through his great-grandparents and competes internationally for Germany.[27]

Notable undrafted players

Player School/Club Team
Matt Carroll (SG) Notre Dame
Marquis Daniels (SG/SF) Auburn
Ronald Dupree (SF) LSU
Keith McLeod (PG) Bowling Green
Quinton Ross (SF) SMU
Marcus Hatten (SG) St. John's
James Singleton (SF/PF) Murray State
Kirk Penney (SG, New Zealand) Wisconsin
Carl English (SG) Canada Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

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