In light of the 2012 NBA draft that took place last night I have decided to list the Top 5 number 1 draft picks since the 1980s. I picked these 5 players based off of stats, championships and other accolades acquired throughout their time in the league. Here goes…


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1. Tim Duncan (F). Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 1997. Career Averages: 21.1 PPG/11.9 RPG/2.7 APG

– 4x NBA champion, 2x NBA MVP, Rookie of the Year (1998)

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2. Shaquille O’Neal (C). Drafted by the Orlando Magic in 1992. Career Averages: 23.4 PPG/13.9 RPG/1.9 APG

-4x NBA champion, 3x NBA finals MVP, 1 NBA MVP, 2x scoring champion, Rookie of the year (1993)

3. David Robinson (C). Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 1987. Career Averages: 24.3 PPG/12.0 RPG/2.0 APG

-2x NBA champion, 1 NBA MVP, Rookie of the year (1990)

4. Hakeem Olajuwon (C). Drafted by the Houston Rockets in 1984. Career Averages: 20.6 PPG/11.9 RPG/1.4 APG

-2x NBA champion, 2x NBA finals MVP, 1 NBA MVP. 

5. Lebron James (F). Drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003. Career Averages: 20.9 PPG/5.5 RPG/5.9 APG

-1 NBA championship, 1 NBA Finals MVP, 3x NBA MVP, Scoring Champion, Rookie of the Year (2004)

— Kwame Morton (@MVPKidKwam)

In light of the 2012 NBA draft that took place last night I have decided to list the Top 5 number 1 draft picks since the 1980s. I picked these 5 players based off of stats, championships and other accolades acquired throughout their time in the league. Here goes…


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1. Tim Duncan (F). Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 1997. Career Averages: 21.1 PPG/11.9 RPG/2.7 APG

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-4x NBA champion, 3x NBA champion, 2x NBA MVP, Rookie of the Year (1998)

 

2. Shaquille O’Neal (C). Drafted by the Orlando Magic in 1992. Career Averages: 23.4 PPG/13.9 RPG/1.9 APG

-4x NBA champion, 3x NBA finals MVP, 1 NBA MVP, 2x scoring champion, Rookie of the year (1993)

 

3. David Robinson (C). Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 1987. Career Averages: 24.3 PPG/12.0 RPG/2.0 APG

-2x NBA champion, 1 NBA MVP, Rookie of the year (1990)

 

4. Hakeem Olajuwon (C). Drafted by the Houston Rockets in 1984. Career Averages: 20.6 PPG/11.9 RPG/1.4 APG

-2x NBA champion, 2x NBA finals MVP, 1 NBA MVP. 

 

5. Lebron James (F). Drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003. Career Averages: 20.9 PPG/5.5 RPG/5.9 APG

-1 NBA championship, 1 NBA Finals MVP, 3x NBA MVP, Scoring Champion, Rookie of the Year (2004)

 

– Kwame Morton (@MVPKidKwam)

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