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Biggest Draft Busts in NBA History

ESPT. NBA DRAFT HISTORY Steals, busts and surprises from the history of the nba draft BIGGEST STEALS TONY PARKER 28th 2001 th SAN ANTONIO SPURS OVERALL SAN ANTONIO SP AS PICKED BEHIND: SPYRS RODNEY WHITE DESAGANA DIOP STEVEN HUNTER NATE ARCHIBALD 2ND ROUND 1970 19th CINCINNATI ROYALS OVERALL ROYALS PICKED BEHIND: JIMMY COLLINS Kungs 10 JIM ARD GEORGE E. JOHNSON GEORGE GERVIN 3RD ROUND SAN ANTONIO 1974 40 th SAN ANTONIO SPURS SPRS OVERALL PICKED BEHIND: JOHN SHUMATE GLENN MCDONALD JOHN STOCKTON JUTAH 16th 1984 |•AZZ UTAH JAZZ OVERALL PICKED BEHIND: MELVIN TURPIN LANCASTER JAZZ 12 GORDON LEON WOOD MICHAEL JORDAN 1984 3 rd CHICAGO BULLS OVERALL BUIIS PICKED BEHIND: SAM BOWIE HAKEEM OLAJUWON BIGGEST BUSTS 1993 PHILADELPHIA 76ERS And Picked OVERALL ahead of: Shawn Bradley ALLAN HOUSTON SAM CASSELL NICK VAN EXEL Nets 1987 NEW JERSEY NETS Picked OVERALL ahead of: Dennis Hopson SCOTTIE PIPPEN REGGIE MILLER @iPPERS 1998 LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS 1st Picked ahead of: OVERALL Michael Olowokandi VINCE CARTER DIRK NOWITZKI PAUL PIERCE 2001 WIZARDS WASHINGTON WIZARDS Ist Picked ahead of: OVERALL Kwame Brown PAU GASOL TONY PARKER portinnd 1984 PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS Picked ahead of: Ind OVERALL Sam Bowie MICHAEL JORDAN CHARLES BARKLEY JOHN STOCKTON - BIGGEST DEALS - 1998 DALLAS MAVERICKS DALLAS 41 MILWAUKEE BUCKS Dallas sends ROBERT "TRACTOR" TRAYLOR to Milwaukee in exchange for DIRK NOWITZKI at PAT GARRITY. NOWITZKI has since led the Mavs to an NBA title and was named the league's MVP in 2007. TRAYLOR bounced around the NBA and Europe; tragically, he died in 2011 from a heart attack. GARRITY played 10 seasons in the NBA, averaging about 7 points per game. PHOENT 13 1998 SUNS Right after they acquired the rights to DIRK, the Mavs turned around and traded GARRITY, two other players and a future draft pick to the Suns for Canadian point guard STEVE NASH. DALLAS MAVERICKS NASH eventually went back to Phoenix, where he won a pair of MVP awards. PHOENIX SUNS PHOEN IX Guns SUNS 2006 PHOENIX SUNS The Celtics got RAJON RONDO; the Suns got a future draft pick and some cash considerations. RONDO has been vital to keeping the Celtics a title contender, is a three-time NBA CELICS BOSTON CELTICS -Star and was a first-team all-defensive pick two years in a row. BULLS 1987 33 SEATTLE SUPERSONICS CHICAGO BULLS The Sonics got OLDEN POLYNICE, The Bulls? They didn't get much-just SCOTTIE PIPPEN, who provided a bookend to MICHAEL JORDAN and helped the Bulls dominate the NBA for more than a decade. 1996 CHARLOTTE HORNETS LOS ANGELES LAKERS NGELES L.A. sent VLADE DIVAC 8 to Charlotte for a teenage KOBE BRYANT. One need only look at the Lakers' recent history to see BRYANT'S impact on the team: Five championships for the team and an MVP award for Bryant SOURCE: INFO GRAPHIC WORLD DESIGNED BY ....

Biggest Draft Busts in NBA History

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The biggest draft busts in NBA history. Shawn Bradley, Dennis Hopson, Darko Milicic. Can you name a few?




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