How Different Picks in the Draft Could Have Changed the NBA Completely

July 23rd, 2010 by Brett Napier Leave a reply »
The NBA Draft should be held in Vegas. Franchises gamble on players to change their team for the better. Sometimes, teams strike gold. Other times, teams mess up big time. Expectations are high on these rookies, and sometimes they just fail to deliver. But some selections are more interesting than others. Years after a player is drafted, people ask questions. For example, what if Team A took Player B, instead of Player A? How much better would their franchise be? This article will examine some of the selections over the past few years that could have completely changed the landscape of the NBA should they of happened. **Please note that I am writing this article considering how good the player is now. I realize that in different circumstances, some players may not develop into the players they are today. For example, Durant in Portland would have been a second option to Roy, therefore may not have developed into the All-Star he is today. Once again, I realize this, but nevertheless will write this article ignoring this fact.**Begin Slideshow


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