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draft pick Line breaks: draft pick

Definition of draft pick in English:


North American
1The right of a sports team to select a player during the annual selection process.
Example sentences
  • NFL teams don't spend high draft picks on special teams players.
  • One of the items the owners gave up in these negotiations was the compensatory draft picks teams currently receive when they lose a free agent.
  • You offer him arbitration at the end of the season and you collect draft picks when another team signs him.
1.1A player selected during the draft.
Example sentences
  • Of the team's 13 draft picks, five were defensive linemen, including four of the first six selections.
  • He was the last of the team's seven draft picks to sign.
  • The team's top two draft picks looked good in minicamp.
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