4. Wally Szczerbiak
The son of former ABA player, Walt Szczerbiak, Wally Szczerbiak was sixth overall by the T-Wolves after being named the MAC Player of the Year.  The former University of Miami Redhawk would make First Team All-Rookie honors and in his third year, he would have his best ever campaign in the National Basketball Association.  That year, Szczerbiak would make the All-Star Team.  As a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Szczerbiak would finish in the top ten in Effective Field Goal Percentage three times and in Field Goal Percentage twice.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Shooting Guard, Small Forward
  • Acquired: Drafted in the 1st Round, 6th Overall in the NBA Draft 6/30/99.
  • Departed: Traded to the Boston Celtics with Dwayne Jones, Michael Olowokandi and Minnesota’s 2009 1st Round Pick for Marcus Banks, Mark Blount, Ricky Davis, Justin Reed, Boston’s 2006 2nd Round Pick (which would be Craig Smith) and Boston’s 2008 2nd Round Pick (which would be Nikola Pekovic). 1/26/06.
  • Games Played: 438
  • Per Game Averages: 33.6 MP,
    .533 eFG%
    .855 FT%
    15.5 PTS
    4.4 RB
    2.7 AS
    0.7 STL
    0.3 BLK
  • Advanced Stats: 16.6 PER
    .578 TS%
    11.1 VORP
    41.0 WS
  • Major Accolades and Awards: All-Star (2002)
    First Team All-Rookie (1999-2000)

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