Best Big 12 Player Drafted #22: Brian Skinner, Baylor Bears, by the Los Angeles Clippers in 1998.
Let's play "Over Under"
Skinner's NBA career: Over or under 10 years
Skinner's total NBA earning: Over or under $20 million
Skinners points per game: Over or under 5
Drum roll, please.... Answers Over (13 years), Over ($24.8M), Under (4.7, ironically same as his career rebounds per game average)
Other Notable Big 12 Players Drafted 22nd: None.
Best Non-Big 12 Player Drafted 22nd: Jarrett Jack, Georgia tech Yellow Jackets, by the Denver Nuggets in 2005.
Rumor has it that in some countries, dad's tell stories around the camp fire of be drafted 22nd overall. I mean, what a crappy spot. To choose jack, I had to wade through: Casey Jacobsen, , Donnell Harvey and two guys with accent marks in their names that I'd never before seen. Congrats Jack!
In preparation for the 2011 NBA Draft, each day until June 23 we'll count down the best Big 12 player drafted with each pick. This list only takes into account players who played in the Big 12, so it starts with the 1997 draft. In total 70 Big 12 alumni have been selected, filling 43 of the 60 possible slots.