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The 1999 NBA Draft was held on June 30, 1999 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.. It was the first draft in which four players from the same college were picked in the first round, with Elton Brand (1st selection), Trajan Langdon (11th), Corey Maggette (13th) and William Avery (14th) being selected out of Duke University. It is widely viewed as one of the best draft classes, with a total of nine future NBA All Stars being chosen.

Names in bold had been selected into All-NBA Team.

Round one

= All-Star
Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
1 Elton Brand (PF) U.S. Flag.png Chicago Bulls Duke-So.
2 Steve Francis (G) U.S. Flag.png Vancouver Grizzlies Maryland-Jr.
3 Baron Davis (PG) U.S. Flag.png Charlotte Hornets UCLA-So.
4 Lamar Odom (F) U.S. Flag.png Los Angeles Clippers Rhode Island-So.
5 Jonathan Bender (F) U.S. Flag.png Toronto Raptors (from Denver, traded to Indiana for Antonio Davis) Picayune HS (Picayune, MS)
6 Wally Szczerbiak (SF) U.S. Flag.png Minnesota Timberwolves (from New Jersey) Miami (OH)-Sr.
7 Richard Hamilton (SG) U.S. Flag.png Washington Wizards UConn-Jr.
8 Andre Miller (PG) U.S. Flag.png Cleveland Cavaliers (from Boston) Utah-Sr.
9 Shawn Marion (F) U.S. Flag.png Phoenix Suns (from Dallas) UNLV-Jr.
10 Jason Terry (G) U.S. Flag.png Golden State Warriors (traded to Atlanta) Arizona-Sr.
11 Trajan Langdon (SG) U.S. Flag.png Cleveland Cavaliers Duke-Sr.
12 Aleksandar Radojević (C) Template:FR-YUG Toronto Raptors Barton County JC (Kansas)-So.
13 Corey Maggette (SG/SF) U.S. Flag.png Seattle SuperSonics Duke-Fr.
14 William Avery (PG) U.S. Flag.png Minnesota Timberwolves Duke-So.
15 Frédéric Weis (C) Template:FRA New York Knicks Limoges (France)
16 Ron Artest (SF) U.S. Flag.png Chicago Bulls (from Phoenix) St. John's-So.
17 Cal Bowdler (PF) U.S. Flag.png Atlanta Hawks (from Sacramento) Old Dominion-Sr.
18 James Posey (SG/SF) U.S. Flag.png Denver Nuggets (from Milwaukee via Phoenix) Xavier-Jr.
19 Quincy Lewis (SF) U.S. Flag.png Utah Jazz (from Philadelphia) Minnesota-Sr.
20 Dion Glover (SG) U.S. Flag.png Atlanta Hawks (from Detroit) Georgia Tech-So.
21 Jeff Foster (PF/C) U.S. Flag.png Atlanta Hawks (traded to Golden State) Southwest Texas State-Sr.
22 Kenny Thomas (PF) U.S. Flag.png Houston Rockets New Mexico-Sr.
23 Devean George (SF) U.S. Flag.png Los Angeles Lakers Augsburg-Sr.
24 Andrei Kirilenko (F) Template:RUS Utah Jazz (from Orlando) CSKA Moscow (Russia)
25 Tim James (SF) U.S. Flag.png Miami Heat Miami (FL)-Sr.
26 Vonteego Cummings (PG) U.S. Flag.png Indiana Pacers Pittsburgh-Sr.
27 Jumaine Jones (SF) U.S. Flag.png Atlanta Hawks (from Portland via Detroit) Georgia-So.
28 Scott Padgett (PF) U.S. Flag.png Utah Jazz Kentucky-Sr.
29 Leon Smith (PF) U.S. Flag.png San Antonio Spurs Martin Luther King HS

Round two

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
30 John Celestand (PG) U.S. Flag.png Los Angeles Lakers (from Vancouver) Villanova
31 Rico Hill (F) U.S. Flag.png Los Angeles Clippers Illinois State
32 Michael Ruffin (PF) U.S. Flag.png Chicago Bulls Tulsa
33 Chris Herren (G) U.S. Flag.png Denver Nuggets Fresno State
34 Evan Eschmeyer (C) U.S. Flag.png New Jersey Nets Northwestern
35 Calvin Booth (C) U.S. Flag.png Washington Wizards Penn State
36 Wang Zhizhi (C) Template:CHN Dallas Mavericks Bayi Rockets (China)
37 Obinna Ekezie (C) Template:NGA Vancouver Grizzlies (from Boston) Maryland
38 Laron Profit (SG/SF) U.S. Flag.png Orlando Magic (from Golden State) Maryland
39 A.J. Bramlett (C) U.S. Flag.png Cleveland Cavaliers Arizona
40 Gordan Giricek (SG) Template:CRO Dallas Mavericks (from Toronto) Cibona Zagreb (Croatia)
41 Francisco Elson (PF) Template:NED Denver Nuggets (from Seattle) California
42 Louis Bullock (G) U.S. Flag.png Minnesota Timberwolves Michigan
43 Lee Nailon (SF) U.S. Flag.png Charlotte Hornets TCU
44 Tyrone Washington (C) U.S. Flag.png Houston Rockets (from Phoenix) Mississippi State
45 Ryan Robertson (G) U.S. Flag.png Sacramento Kings Kansas
46 J.R. Koch (F) U.S. Flag.png New York Knicks Iowa
47 Todd MacCulloch (C) Template:CAN Philadelphia 76ers Washington
48 Galen Young (G) U.S. Flag.png Milwaukee Bucks Charlotte
49 Lari Ketner (C) U.S. Flag.png Chicago Bulls (from Detroit via Atlanta) UMass
50 Venson Hamilton (C) U.S. Flag.png Houston Rockets Nebraska
51 Antwain Smith (F) U.S. Flag.png Vancouver Grizzlies (from L.A. Lakers) St. Paul's (VA)
52 Roberto Bergersen (G) U.S. Flag.png Atlanta Hawks Boise State
53 Rodney Buford (SG) U.S. Flag.png Miami Heat Creighton
54 Melvin Levett (G) U.S. Flag.png Detroit Pistons (from Indiana) Cincinnati
55 Kris Clack (G) U.S. Flag.png Boston Celtics (from Orlando via Denver) Texas
56 Tim Young (C) U.S. Flag.png Golden State Warriors (from Portland) Stanford
57 Manu Ginóbili (SG) Template:ARG San Antonio Spurs Viola Reggio Calabria (Italy)
58 Eddie Lucas (G) U.S. Flag.png Utah Jazz Virginia Tech

Notable undrafted players

All players are Americans unless otherwise indicated. Bell is a U.S. citizen by birth (as are all other natives of the U.S. Virgin Islands), but is classified as an "international" player by the NBA.

Player School/Club Team
Chris Andersen (PF) Blinn College
Raja Bell (SG, Template:VIR) Florida International
Jermaine Jackson (SG) Detroit
Milt Palacio (PG/SG) Colorado State
Eddie Robinson (SG/SF) Central Oklahoma

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