5 worst #1 picks in NBA draft history

SportsBreakPublished: November 17, 2014Updated: December 18, 2014252,104 views
Published: November 17, 2014Updated: December 18, 2014

Any entry draft in a major sport is important to the general managers, coaches, and players that make up a league's respective franchises, especially when a team holds the #1 overall pick. Picking the right player at the number one position can change the legacy of a franchise and cement it as a future dynasty filled with championships. All one needs to do is look at the Miami Heat and Lebron James (originally drafted #1 by Cleveland) or the San Antonio Spurs and Tim Duncan to see the proof in the pudding that #1 picks can change everything. Unfortunately, things don't always work out the way they are supposed to, and some number one picks who were once surefire, can't-miss prospects become undeniable duds, sometimes in no time flat.

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    Nick85 · 33 weeks ago

    For me, the worst draft pick is definitely Greg Oden :( He had lot of potential

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      kurbanana · 32 weeks ago

      I agree with you Nick

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    LesaQ · 32 weeks ago

    Kwame Brown is the worst. Period.

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    Sebastian33 · 31 weeks ago

    I watched Oden in NCAA for Ohio State and thought he will be the real power house in NBA, but he dissapointed all of us. Too bad