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The 1992 NBA draft: Redoing a draft of superstars and solid contributors

Louisiana State University player Shaquille O'Neal, center, Alonzo Mourning, right, of Georgetown, and Jim Jackson of Ohio State pose together as they hold NBA draft hats in Portland, Ore., on June 23, 1992.  The basketball players are first round NBA Dra
Louisiana State University player Shaquille O'Neal, center, Alonzo Mourning, right, of Georgetown, and Jim Jackson of Ohio State pose together as they hold NBA draft hats in Portland, Ore., on June 23, 1992. The basketball players are first round NBA Draft picks: O'Neal first, Orlando; Mourning second, Charlotte; and Jackson fourth, Dallas.
Jack Smith, Associated Press

The 1992 NBA draft was loaded with longtime contributors. In fact, 26 players from that draft played at least eight seasons and 15 players averaged double figures in scoring for their careers. The draft consisted of two rounds with 27 picks per round. Of the 54 players selected, 48 played in the NBA.

The player drafted the latest who played in the NBA was Matt Steigenga. He was taken with the 25th pick of the second round (52nd overall) by the Chicago Bulls and played two games.

Here is a look at how the 1992 draft would have gone if it were done today