Los Angeles Clippers: 15 best draft picks of all-time

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Benoit Benjamin, Los Angeles Clippers
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Overall, center Benoit Benjamin played for nine NBA teams in his 15-year NBA career. However, he is best known for spending the most time with the team that drafted him No. 3 overall in the 1985 NBA Draft. The Clippers took the big man out of Creighton University and had him as a fixture in the starting lineup for 5.5 NBA seasons.

The seven-footer averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game in 31.3 minutes per contest. In 406 career games with the Clippers organization, Benjamin would start in 315 of them. While he would find stability with the Clippers in the 1980s, Benjamin would begin his career as a journeyman in the middle of the 1990-91 NBA season.

Benjamin would be traded to the Seattle SuperSonics for Olden Polynice. From then on, Benjamin would never spend more than two years in one place. He would go on to play for teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, the New Jersey Nets and the Vancouver Grizzlies before retiring after the 1999-00 NBA season as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

In 15 NBA seasons, Benjamin would average 11.4 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game. His verticality made him a reliable shot blocker early in his career. However, once his blocks per game went down, Benjamin would succumb to a life of a journeyman NBA player. He did carve out a nice, lengthy career through, just with nine organizations over 15 seasons.