All-Time Draft Studs & Duds: Part Two

    
June 16th, 2007

Part One of All-Time NBA Draft Studs & Duds contains Atlanta through Miami.

 

Milwaukee Bucks

Stud:

1969-#1- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

 

Dud:

1988-#13- Jeff Grayer

Could have had: Dan Majerle, Rod Strickland, Anthony Mason

 

Minnesota Timberwolves

Stud:

1995-#5- Kevin Garnett

 

Dud:

1999-#6- Wally Szczerbiak

Could have had: Richard Hamilton, Shawn Marion, Ron Artest

 

New Jersey Nets

Stud:

1977-#7- Bernard King

 

Dud:

1987-#3- Dennis Hopson

Could have had: Scottie Pippen, Reggie Miller

 

New Orleans Hornets

Stud:

1996-#13- Kobe Bryant

 

Dud:

1989-#5- J.R. Reid

Could have had: Tim Hardaway, Shawn Kemp

 

New York Knicks

Stud:

1964- 2nd round - #10 overall - Willis Reed

 

Dud:

1962-#2- Duke Hogue

Could have had: Dave deBusschere, Jerry Lucas, John Havlicek

 

Orlando Magic

Stud:

1992-#1- Shaquille O’Neal

 

Dud:

2003-#13- Reece Gaines

Could have had: Josh Howard

 

Philadelphia 76ers

Stud:

1984-#5- Charles Barkley

 

Dud:

1997-#2- Keith Van Horn

Could have had: Tracy McGrady, Chauncey Billups

 

Phoenix Suns  

Stud:

1996-#15- Steve Nash

 

Dud:

1987-#2- Armon Gilliam

Could have had: Scottie Pippen, Reggie Miller

 

Portland Trailblazers

Stud:

1983-#14- Clyde Drexler

 

Dud:

1984-#2- Sam Bowie

Could have had: Michael Jordan, John Stockton, Charles Barkley

 

Sacramento Kings 

Stud:

1970-#19- Tiny Archibald

 

Dud:

1956-#1- Si Green

Could have had: Bill Russell

 

San Antonio 

Stud:

1999- 2nd round - #57 overall – Manu Ginobli

 

Dud:

1984-#7- Alvin Robertson

Could have had: John Stockton

 

Seattle Sonics

Stud:

1987-#5- Scottie Pippen

 

Dud:

2001-#2- Vlad Radmanovic

Could have had: Richard Hamilton, Shawn Marion, Ron Artest

 

Toronto Raptors

Stud:

1997-#9- Tracy McGrady

 

Dud:

1999-#5- Jonathan Bender

Could have had: Richard Hamilton, Shawn Marion, Ron Artest

 

Utah Jazz

Stud:

1985-#13- Karl Malone

 

Dud:

1980-#2- Darrell Griffith

Could have had: Kevin McHale

 

Washington Wizards

Stud:

1968-#2- Wes Unseld

 

Dud:

1984-#6- Melvin Turpin

Could have had: John Stockton

 

Return to Part One of All-Time NBA Draft Studs & Duds