Notable former No. 26 NBA draft picks
The Sixers have two first-round picks in 2018: 10 and 26. While the No. 10 selection will yield a lottery player, several No. 26 picks of the past have had lengthy NBA careers. Take a look back at some notable names.
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Drafted by the Lakers in 1989
Divac played 16 seasons for the Lakers, Hornets and Kings. He was named to the 2001 All-Star team and averaged a double-double in three seasons. Divac moved into the front office as general manager of the Kings.
Seasons played: 16
Career stats: 11.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists
Drafted by the Bulls in 2009
Gibson has been to the playoffs in all but one of his NBA seasons. This season, he averaged a career-high 33.2 minutes for the Timberwolves at age 32. He has played in all 82 games three times.
Seasons played: 9 (current)
Career stats: 9.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.2 blocks
Drafted by the Spurs in 2008
Hill played for the Spurs, Pacers, Jazz and Kings before becoming the Cavaliers' current starting point guard. The 20s of the 2008 draft had staying power. Ryan Anderson, Courtney Lee, Kosta Koufos, Serge Ibaka and Nicolas Batum were drafted just ahead of Hill.
Seasons played: 10 (current)
Career stats: 11.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, 3.3 assists
Drafted by the Sixers in 2016
The Sixers had the very same pick two years ago. They selected Furkan Korkmaz, who played another season overseas before joining the Sixers last summer. This season was a mix of development in the G League and recovering from injury for Korkmaz. He appeared in 14 games for the Sixers.
Seasons played: 1 (current)
Career stats: 1.6 points, 0.8 rebounds, 0.3 assists
Drafted by the Kings in 2004
Martin averaged 20-plus points in six of his 12 seasons. He shot 38.4 percent from three over his career, which spanned from the Kings to the Rockets, Thunder, Timberwolves and Spurs.
Seasons played: 12
Career stats: 17.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists
Drafted by the Timberwolves in 2013
Roberson went from G-League frequenter to Thunder starter. He moved into the starting five in his second season and has been there ever since. Defensive Player of the Year finalist Rudy Gobert was selected one pick after Roberson.
Seasons played: 5 (current)
Career stats: 4.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists
Drafted by the Spurs in 2002
The Spurs selected Salmons and traded him on draft night to the Sixers in a deal to acquire Speedy Claxton. Salmons, who attended high school in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, spent his first four seasons in Philadelphia. He went on to play for the Kings, Bulls, Bucks, Raptors and Pelicans.
Seasons played: 13
Career stats: 9.3 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists
Drafted by the Sixers in 2001
Dalembert played his first eight seasons for the Sixers. (He missed the 2002-03 campaign because of injury.) During that time, the center appeared in all 82 regular-season games five times and averaged a double-double in 2008. He went on to play for the Kings, Rockets, Bucks, Mavericks and Knicks.
Seasons played: 13 (not counting missing season because of injury)
Career stats: 7.7 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.7 blocks