20 Best NBA Draft Picks from Michigan State

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Round 1. Pick 11 (1984). Kevin Willis. 4. player. 125.

A career PER of 15.7 suggests Kevin Willis was just an average NBA player, but what he may have lacked in overall quality he made up for in quantity. Willis ranks first all-time among former Spartans with 1,424 NBA games played.

The longevity of his NBA career bumps him up this list over some other guys who were more productive but over a shorter period. But it’s not like Willis wasn’t a productive NBA player – career averages of 12.1 points and 8.4 rebounds is nothing to sneeze at.

Zach Randolph may pass Willis down the line but for now no one from Michigan State has scored more NBA points or pulled down more NBA rebounds than Kevin Willis.

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