Derrick RoseNBA clubs picked eleven European players in NBA Draft 2008. Nine of them are playing in Europe. The highest pick was Danilo Gallinari selected 6th overall by New York Knicks. Meanwhile Panathinaikos' new signing Nikola Pekovic was drafted 31st overall by Miami Heat but was traded to Minnesota Timberwolves.

As it was predicted before the draft, Chicago Bulls picked Derrick Rose as the 1st overall pick.

Greek rising star Kosta Koufos was 23rd overall pick by Utah Jazz.

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Team
Player

1

Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose, Guard, Memphis

2

Miami Heat Michael Beasley, Forward, Kansas State

3

Minnesota Timberwolves O.J. Mayo, Guard, USC

4

Seattle Supersonics Russell Westbrook, Guard, UCLA

5

Memphis Grizzlies Kevin Love, Forward, UCLA

6

New York Knicks Danilo Gallinari, Forward, Italy

7

Los Angeles Clippers Eric Gordon, Guard, Indiana

8

Milwaukee Bucks Joe Alexander, Forward, West Virginia

9

Charlotte Bobcats D.J. Augustin, Guard, Texas

10

New Jersey Nets Brook Lopez, Center, Stanford

11

Indiana Pacers Jerryd Bayless, Guard, Arizona

12

Sacramento Kings Jason Thompson, Forward, Rider

13

Portland Trail Blazers Brandon Rush, Forward, Kansas

14

Golden State Warriors Anthony Randolph, Forward, LSU

15

Phoenix Suns (from Atlanta) Robin Lopez, Forward, Stanford

16

Philadelphia 76ers Marreese Speights, Forward, Florida

17

Toronto Raptors Roy Hibbert, Center, Georgetown

18

Washington Wizards JaVale McGee, Center, Nevada

19

Cleveland Cavaliers J.J. Hickson, Forward, N.C. State

20

Charlotte Bobcats (from Denver) Alexis Ajinca, Center, France

21

New Jersey Nets (from Dallas) Ryan Anderson, Forward, California

22

Orlando Magic Courtney Lee, Guard, Western Kentucky

23

Utah Jazz Kosta Koufos, Center, Ohio State

24

Seattle SuperSonics (from Phoenix) Serge Ibaka, Forward, Spain

25

Houston Rockets Nicolas Batum, Forward, France (To Portland)

26

San Antonio Spurs George Hill, Guard, IUPUI

27

New Orleans Darrell Arthur, Forward, Kansas (To Memphis via Portland)

28

Memphis Grizzlies (from L.A. Lakers) Donte Greene, Forward, Syracuse (To Houston)

29

Detroit Pistons D.J. White, Forward, Indiana (To Seattle)

30

Boston Celtics J.R. Giddens, Guard, New Mexico

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Team
Player

31

Minnesota Timberwolves (from Miami) Nikola Pekovic, Center, Serbia

32

Seattle Supersonics Walter Sharpe, Forward, Alabama-Birmingham (To Detroit)

33

Portland Trail Blazers (from Memphis) Joey Dorsey, Forward, Memphis (To Houston)

34

Minnesota Timberwolves Mario Chalmers, Guard, Kansas (To Miami)

35

Los Angeles Clippers DeAndre Jordan, Center, Texas A&M

36

Portland Trail Blazers (from New York) Omer Asik, Center, Turkey (To Chicago)

37

Milwaukee Bucks Luc Mbah a Moute, Forward, UCLA

38

Charlotte Bobcats Kyle Weaver, Guard, Washington State

39

Chicago Bulls Sonny Weems, Guard, Arkansas (To Denver)

40

New Jersey Nets Chris Douglas-Roberts, Guard, Memphis

41

Indiana Pacers Nathan Jawai, Forward, Australia

42

Sacramento Kings (from Atlanta) Sean Singletary, Guard, Virginia

43

Sacramento Kings Patrick Ewing Jr., Forward, Georgetown

44

Utah Jazz (from Philadelphia) Ante Tomic, Center, Croatia

45

San Antonio Spurs (from Toronto) Goran Dragic, Guard, Slovenia (To Phoenix)

46

Seattle SuperSonics (from Portland) Trent Plaisted, Forward, BYU (To Detroit)

47

Washington Wizards Bill Walker, Forward, Kansas State (To Boston)

48

Phoenix Suns (from Cleveland) Malik Hairston, Guard, Oregon (To San Antonio)

49

Golden State Warriors Richard Hendrix, Forward, Alabama

50

Seattle SuperSonics (from Denver) DeVon Hardin, Center, California

51

Dallas Mavericks Shan Foster, Guard, Vanderbilt

52

Miami Heat (from Orlando) Darnell Jackson, Forward, Kansas (To Cleveland)

53

Utah Jazz Tadija Dragicevic, Forward, Serbia

54

Houston Rockets Maarty Leunen, Forward, Oregon

55

Portland Trail Blazers (from Phoenix) Mike Taylor, Guard, Idaho Stampede (To L.A. Clippers)

56

Seattle SuperSonics (from New Orleans) Sasha Kaun, Center, Kansas

57

San Antonio Spurs James Gist, Forward, Maryland

58

Los Angeles Lakers Joe Crawford, Guard, Kentucky

59

Detroit Pistons Deron Washington, Forward, Virginia Tech

60

Boston Celtics Semih Erden, Center, Turkey