1. Michael Porter Jr. - Denver Nuggets
The first player on the Panini NBA Hoops checklist is Michael Porter Jr., who was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in 2018. He missed most of his rookie season due to injury but is expected to make a big impact in 2019-20.
2. Gary Harris - Denver Nuggets
Gary Harris is a shooting guard for the Nuggets who was drafted in 2014. He has been a key player for the team since he joined the league and is expected to continue that trend this year.
3. Blake Griffin - Detroit Pistons
Blake Griffin was drafted by the LA Clippers in 2009 and played for them until he was traded to Detroit in 2018. He is a five-time all-star and one-time MVP.
4. Andre Drummond - Detroit Pistons
Andre Drummond was also drafted by the LA Clippers in 2012 but was traded to Detroit later that year. He is a six-time all-star and two-time rebounding champion.
5. Luke Kennard - Detroit Pistons
Luke Kennard was drafted by the Pistons in 2017 and is a guard/forward hybrid player. He saw significant playing time as a rookie and is expected to continue that trend this year.
6. Langston Galloway - Detroit Pistons
Langston Galloway signed with Detroit as an unrestricted free agent in 2019. He has been in the league since 2014 and plays both guard positions.
7. Reggie Jackson - Detroit Pistons
Reggie Jackson was drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2011 and played for them until he was traded to Detroit in 2016. He is a four-time all-star.
8. Thon Maker - Detroit Pistons
Thon Maker was drafted by Milwaukee with the 10th overall pick in 2016 and then traded to Detroit in 2019. He is a center/power forward hybrid player.
9. Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors
Stephen Curry was drafted by Golden State with the 7th overall pick in 2009 and has since become one of the best players in the NBA, winning three championships with the team.
10. Klay Thompson - Golden State Warriors
Klay Thompson was drafted by Golden State with the 11th overall pick in 2011 and is Curry's teammate and fellow 3-point specialist. The two have formed one of the deadliest duos in NBA history.
11. Kevin Durant - Brooklyn Nets
Kevin Durant signed with Brooklyn as an unrestricted free agent in 2019 after winning two championships with Golden State. He is a ten-time all-star and one-time MVP.
12. Draymond Green - Golden State Warriors
Draymond Green was drafted by Golden State with the 35th overall pick in 2012 and has since become one of the most versatile players in the NBA. He is a three-time champion and one-time Defensive Player of the Year.
13. Andre Iguodala - Memphis Grizzlies
Andre Iguodala was traded to Memphis in 2019 after winning three championships with Golden State. He is a 15-year veteran and one-time Finals MVP.
14. Andre Iguodala - Memphis Grizzlies
DeMarcus Cousins signed with LA as an unrestricted free agent in 2019. He is a four-time all-star and one-time rebounding champion.
15. Kevon Looney - Golden State Warriors
Kevon Looney was drafted by Golden State with the 30th overall pick in 2015 and has since become a key role player for the team, winning two championships with them.