Terrence Williams No. 11, Earl Clark No. 14

Terrence Williams to the New Jersey Nets, Earl Clark to the Phoenix Suns. The University of Louisville the only team with two lottery picks in the 2009 NBA draft.

As the 11th pick, Williams will earn $1.7  million his first year, according to Hoops World. He will make $1.8 million his second, $1.9 million his third, and he would be eligible for a 32.7% increase in salary the fourth.

As the 14th pick, Clark will be paid $1.4 million his rookie year, $1.5 the second, $1.69 million his third, and be eligible for a 48.1% increase his fourth season.

Blake Griffin, the No. 1 pick, starts out at $4.1 million.

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Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.