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Graphic: How the last 10 NBA championship teams were built

NBA teams are hoping to add important building blocks in the draft, with hopes of putting together a championship roster. The Spurs had 6 draft picks among their top 12 players in minutes played this season en route to winning a title. Only the 2007-08 Celtics had as many among the past 10 league champions.

  • Draft pick
  • Free agency
  • Via trade
Players acquired via draft-night trades are counted as draft picks
2004-05 Spurs

4 draft

8 FA

0 trade

2005-06 Heat

1 draft

6 FA

5 trade

2006-07 Spurs

4 draft

7 FA

1 trade

2007-08 Celtics

6 draft

4 FA

2 trade

2008-09 Lakers

5 draft

3 FA

4 trade

2009-10 Lakers

5 draft

3 FA

4 trade

2010-11 Mavericks

1 draft

4 FA

7 trade

2011-12 Heat

3 draft

9 FA

0 trade

2012-13 Heat

3 draft

9 FA

0 trade

2013-14 Spurs

6 draft

5 FA

1 trade

Luke Knox/Globe Staff

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