Toronto Raptors: Why The NBA Draft Is The Best Way For This Franchise To Rebuild

December 24th, 2010 by Patrick Yaghoobians Leave a reply »
Just to get things clear, the NBA Draft or any draft in any league, is whenever young players from either college, Europe, Asia, etc., are picked by teams to join their squad.

Many teams have been able to make wonders using the draft. The best example of this is Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.

In the 1984 NBA Entry Draft, the Bulls picked Jordan with the third pick. Jordan not only gave the city of Chicago something to cheer about, he did amazing things: He was the first player to be named to the All-Star team in his rookie season, has won multiple MVP trophies, six NBA championships and was recently promoted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

He is also considered the best basketball player to ever play the game. Those are just a few of the accomplishments that Jordan has completed.

How this ties into the current NBA is the fact that any team can get someone with such a big skillset to Jordan's. The closest player to come to Jordan is Kobe Bryant (13th Overall, 1996) and although Kobe is an amazing player, he is nowhere near Jordan's potential and legacy.

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