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  Who Was Drafted Before Who? quiz -- free game
Tracy McGrady was drafted 9th overall in the 1997 NBA draft by the Toronto Raptors.
Tony Parker was drafted with the last pick (28th) of the first round in the 2001 NBA draft.
Karl Malone was drafted 13th overall in the 1985 NBA draft.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=137992&origin=   (304 words)

 The Draft Review with Matthew Maurer - NBA Draft History
Should the team draft a prospect with potential or a solid prospect who’s upside may not be as high.
From 1966 through 1984 the NBA held a coin flip between the teams with the worst record in each conference or division (when there was no conference) to determine which team would choose first in the NBA draft.
By draft jargon the definition of a sleeper is a player who has very little hype or isn't well known by the general public.
www.thedraftreview.com   (700 words)

 NFL Draft Blitz
Sure enough, the NHL initiated a draft lottery in 1995, which is weighted based on record but guarantees every team in the league a chance to win the top spot.
When the draft setup leaves every eliminated team in a position where they should generally try to lose as much as possible, something needs to be changed.
The NBA lottery system is closer to what the NFL would be looking for, but because of the large number of teams that finish outside the playoffs in the NFL, it would be difficult to include all 20 non-playoff teams in a draft and still give the worst teams a proportionately fair shot.
www.nfldraftblitz.com /lottotime.htm   (1186 words)

 2005 NBA Draft Central
This year's NBA Draft proved to be an eventful one for the NY Knicks.
This year the Knicks will have three selections in the NBA Draft, two first round picks (8 and 30), and one pick in the second round (54).
Knicks Assistant Coach/Director of Player Personnel, Brendan Suhr, discusses his thoughts on the NBA Draft class of 2005 and how the Knicks are preparing for the June 28 Draft.
www.nba.com /knicks/news/05nbadraft.html   (1150 words)

 Cassell a no-show; Wolves sign Griffin - HoopsVibe
He was selected by the Rockets in the first round (24th pick overall) of the 1993 NBA Draft.
The Philadelphia native was selected by the Nets with the seventh overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft.
His draft rights were traded by New Jersey to Houston for the draft rights to Richard Jefferson, Jason Collins and Brandon Armstrong on June 27, 2001.
www.hoopsvibe.com /nba/nba-news/cassell-a-no-show-wolves-sign-griffin-ar13751.html   (471 words)

 USA Basketball: Bio - Mens - houston
Houston was drafted by the Pistons as the heir apparent to Joe Dumars in the backcourt.
The 1994-95 season marked Houston's arrival as a major NBA scoring threat, yet at the midpoint of the campaign it looked as if Houston's second year in the NBA would be as undistinguished as his first.
At Chicago on February 17 he tied an NBA record with seven three-point baskets in the second half on the way to a 33-point evening and cashed in for a then career-high 36 points against the Denver Nuggets on March 10, thanks to a franchise-record six three-pointers in the fourth period.
www.usabasketball.com /biosmen/allan_houston_bio.html   (1080 words)

 28. Seattle Sonics
Drafting so late in the first round, with the 28th overall pick, and with so few apparent needs, the Sonics will probably go the "best available" player route, and may draft a foreign player as a long-term investment.
A second-round draft pick of the Charlotte Hornets in 1990/91, he spent the 1990/91 season on the bench with the Hornets and the 1991-92 season shuffling between the Continental Basketball Association and two brief stints in the NBA.
Draft rights traded with a 1989 first-round draft choice by the Clippers to the Philadelphia 76ers for the draft rights to Charles Smith on 6/28/88.
www.ibiblio.org /craig/draft/1996_draft/draft/28.html   (2835 words)

 NBA Team History - History of NBA Basketball Teams, NBA History
He was the only NBA player to rank in the top 10 in four categories, finishing second in rebounding, second in blocks, fourth in field goal percentage, and eighth in scoring.
The events of the 1993 NBA Draft seemed to assure the Magic of fielding a solid team for years to come.
The epitome of ¿heart and hustle,î Armstrong was third in the NBA in free throw percentage, tied for third in steals and 16th in assists.
www.hollywoodsportsbook.com /basketball_history/nbahistory_magic.cfm   (5440 words)

 InterBasket - Gheorghe Muresan, Romania -- Washington Bullets
The NBA took interest in him and he was drafted by the Washington Bullets in the 1993 NBA Draft.
He played in the NBA from 1993 to 2000, showing signs of a promising career that was unfortunately derailed by injuries.
He was named the NBA's Most Improved Player for the 1995-96 season after averaging 14.5 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2.26 blocks per game whilst making a career-high 58.4 percent of his field goals.
www.interbasket.net /players/muresan.htm   (418 words)

 NBA Draft Brings a Foreign Legion - washingtonpost.com
I love the NBA draft -- big kids sitting around tables in New York with their parents and accountants waiting for their names to be called, teams hosting draft parties for season ticket holders, the media projecting big things for the big kids and so much hope.
But on this draft night, the themes set by Ernie Grunfeld, the Wizards' president of basketball operations, were global.
His work on the draft and restocking the farm system must have impressed Kasten because there is nothing about this year's team that enhanced Bowden's r?sum?.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/01/AR2006070100728_pf.html   (1017 words)

 Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Huckabee, who had been elected lieutenant governor in a 1993 special election, became governor in 1996 when Governor Jim Guy Tucker, a Democrat, was convicted as part of the Whitewater Scandal.
Sidney Moncrief, retired NBA star who played for the Milwaukee Bucks and who set several college records with the University of Arkansas.
Corliss Williamson, former NBA 6th Man of the Year and member of the 2004 NBA Champion Detroit Pistons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arkansas   (3252 words)

 KingsCourt: Chris Webber Dedication
Webber entered the 1993 NBA Draft after his sophomore season and has remained a focus of attention.
After the dust from that deal had settled, Webber was off the NBA center stage for much of 1994-95 as the Bullets suffered through a poor season.
He ranked sixth in the NBA in rebounding, 14th in shotblocking, 16th in field goal percentage and 21st in scoring.
www.angelfire.com /ga2/kingscourt/cwebber.html   (707 words)

 Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ewing, the NBA's very first selectee of its current lottery draft system, has enjoyed one of the great careers in NBA history.
"Being drafted number one, that's something that no one could ever take away from me. To have David Stern call your name is something that every basketball player strives for," says the 1991-92 NBA Rookie of the Year.
It's almost indescribable; the whole draft experience." "We hope improving the team is the outcome of this draft.
maxpages.com /knicksz/Draft_Day_Memories - !http://www.maxpages.com/knicksz/Draft_Day_Memories   (649 words)

 InsideHoops.com - 1993 NBA Draft
1993 NBA Draft results, listing the number of each 1993 NBA draft pick, the teams, the players selected and what college, high school or country (if outside of the USA) the drafted player came from.
InsideHoops.com is your home for 1993 NBA Draft info and previews and full coverage of the event each year.
PHO Malcolm Mackey, Georgia Tech ROUND 2 / 1993 NBA DRAFT 1.
www.insidehoops.com /nba-draft/1993.shtml   (66 words)

 NBA Draft 1999
In the early 1990s, the expansion Orlando Magic had two top picks —Shaquille O'Neal in 1992, and Chris Webber (whom they immediately traded for fellow draftee Penny Hardaway) in 1993— and were in the NBA Finals by 1995.
There are several options for the Chicago Bulls, who won this year's draft lottery for the top pick just one season after losing the greatest draft pick of all time, Michael Jordan (taken third by the Bulls in 1984) to retirement.
Duke's Corey Maggette is the NBA prospect of the month, and while he is unquestionably a great athlete, that is not certain to translate into a great NBA career.
www.factmonster.com /spot/99nbadraft1.html   (712 words)

 USA Basketball: Bio - Mens - Baker
The Milwaukee Bucks tapped Baker with the eighth overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft and in the process became the highest draft pick ever from a North Atlantic Conference school and only the second Hartford product ever drafted by an NBA club (the first was Mark Mitchell in 1986).
His second campaign was even more impressive: He played in the 1995 NBA All-Star Game, led the league in minutes, ranked 12th in rebounding and placed second on the Bucks in assists.
(23rd in the NBA), his shooting percentage was a career high and an NBA fifth best 54.2 percent and Baker was rewarded with All-NBA Second Team honors as Seattle finished the regular season tied for the league's third best record at 61-21and advanced to the Western Conference semifinals.
www.usabasketball.com /biosmen/vin_baker_bio.html   (902 words)

 1992 NBA Draft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the 2004-05 NBA season, the Miami Heat's roster contained the first three players selected in this draft:
O'Neal and Mourning, the first two players selected, were also teammates on the 2005-06 Miami Heat NBA Championship team.
Furthermore, since the draft, the Heat has had 9 out of the first 12 selected players on their roster at various points over the 14 years: O'Neal (2004–present), Mourning (1995–2003, 2005–present), Laettner (2004–05) Jim Jackson (2001–02), LaPhonso Ellis (2001–03), Walt Williams (1996), Todd Day (1997–98), Clarence Weatherspoon (1998–2000) and Harold Miner (1992–95).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1992_NBA_Draft   (176 words)

 NBA Live Series Center - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Matthew recently took a look back at the 1996 NBA Draft and held it again according to how the class of '96 have fared since then, not bad timing considering one of its number just exploded for 81 points.
Attention NBA Live fans from Australia and New Zealand: the ALO is kicking off their new season and are looking for six GMs to fill some vacancies.
NBA Live, EA Sports and Electronic Arts are registered trademarks of Electronic Arts, Inc. All other mentioned programs and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged.
www.nba-live.com /nlscnews/archive.php?show=month&month=January&year=2006   (1808 words)

 NBA RUMOR MILL - Lottery Dreams. | HOOPSWORLD.com | NBA News and Information | powered by Basketball News Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The 2004 NBA draft lottery is still 80 something days away, and the draft itself is more than 112 days away.
The NBA referees are in the final year of their current labor deal and are seeking improvements to their “poor” working conditions.
NBA officials are among the highest paid full-time officials in sports.
www.hoopsworld.com /article_7506.shtml   (1982 words)

 Atlanta sends Rasheed to Detroit in three-team deal - HoopsVibe
Wallace, however, has led the league in technical fouls, has been suspended and fined on numerous occasions and was in trouble with the law during his stay in Portland.
The 29-year-old Atkins, who is in the midst of his fifth season in the league, averaged 6.2 points and 2.4 assists in 40 games for Detroit this season.
Hunter, who was originally selected out of Jackson State by the Pistons in the first round (10th pick overall) of the 1993 NBA Draft, has also played for the Bucks, Raptors and Lakers.
www.hoopsvibe.com /nba/nba-news/atlanta-sends-rasheed-to-detroit-in-three-team-deal-ar8339.html   (595 words)

 NBA.com: Evolution of the Lottery
Under the system adopted prior to the 1985 NBA Draft, the NBA Lottery determines the order of selection for the non-playoff teams (or the teams holding their picks through trades) for the first round only.
In 1985, the jackpot of the very first NBA draft lottery was 7-0 Georgetown center Patrick Ewing.
The new system increased the chances of the team with the worst record drawing the first pick in the draft from 16.7 percent to 25 percent, while decreasing the chances of the team with the best record among lottery teams from 1.5 percent to 0.5 percent.
www.nba.com /news/lottery02_evolution.html   (1184 words)

 Bryon Russell's Realm
As a senior he led the 49ers in both rebounding and blocked shots and ranked second on the squad in steals.
A standout at Long Beach State, Bryon Russell was a second-round NBA draft pick who hustled his way into a contributing role with the Utah Jazz.
Utah selected Russell with the 45th overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft.
members.tripod.com /bryonrussell/biography.html   (477 words)

 ..: SAN JACINTO COLLEGE CENTRAL - Ravens Basketball :..   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
After two standout seasons at the University of Maryland, Francis was the second overall pick of the Vancouver Grizzlies in the 1999 NBA draft and was traded to the Rockets a short time later.
He was chosen higher in the NBA draft than any other San Jacinto College player ever, going No. 2 overall to the Vancouver (now Memphis) Grizzlies in 1999.
Cassell was the 24th overall player chosen in the 1993 NBA draft by the Rockets, and made a big impression.
www.sjcd.cc.tx.us /central/athletics/men_basketball/achievements.shtml   (803 words)

 NBC 17 - Local News - ACC 50th Anniversary Men's Basketball Team Player Capsules
First-round selection of the Washington Bullets in the 1974 NBA draft, but chose to sign with the Indiana Pacers of the ABA...
Was the 10th overall selection in the first round of the 1981 NBA draft and played nine seasons in the league for the New Jersey Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs and Washington Bullets.
Taken as the No. 3 pick in the 1981 NBA draft, and went on to be named the 1982 NBA Rookie of the Year before an 18-year career.
www.nbc17.com /News/1688784/detail.html   (4030 words)

 Darnell Mee Player File: Sixers
He Appeared in 3 games in the 1993 NBA Playoffs for the Denver Nuggets, totaling 7 points and 3 steals in 30 minutes.
Mee's NBA career began when he was selected by the Golden State Warriors in the second round (34th pick overall) of the 1993 NBA Draft.
His draft rights were traded by the Golden State Warriors to the Denver Nuggets for the draft rights to Josh Grant and a future second round draft choice on 30/6/93.
members.tripod.com /~NBLonfire11/mee.html   (326 words)

 Cassell A No-Show; Wolves Sign Griffin - NBA News Story - WCVB Boston
He was selected by the Rockets in the first round (24th pick overall) of the 1993 NBA Draft.
The Philadelphia native was selected by the Nets with the seventh overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft.
His draft rights were traded by New Jersey to Houston for the draft rights to Richard Jefferson, Jason Collins and Brandon Armstrong on June 27, 2001.
www.thebostonchannel.com /nba/3786393/detail.html   (534 words)

 Webber reenergized in Pistons
Webber, the 1993 NBA Draft top choice and 1994 NBA Rookie of the Year, was bought out of his contract last week by Philadelphia and chose to play in Detroit.
The Pistons, 2004 NBA champions and 2005 runners-up, are 21-15 and second behind Cleveland in the race for the best record in the Eastern Conference.
Webber was the top pick of the 1993 NBA Draft and played at Golden State, Washington and Sacramento, averaging 21.6 points and 10.4 rebounds a game for his career entering this season.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /sports/2007-01/17/content_785306.htm   (436 words)

 InsideHoops.com - NBA Draft History
The NBA Draft is the annual event where NBA teams get to draft new players into the league.
We haven't finished our entire NBA draft history section yet, but the key stuff is done.
From 1947 to 1956 the drafts were "territorial" and different than the rest.
www.insidehoops.com /nba-draft   (67 words)

 THE HISTORY CHANNEL - NBA Hardwood Classics
Bill Walton was the first overall pick in the 1974 NBA Draft by the Portland Trailblazers and went on to play for the San Diego/Los Angeles Clippers and the Boston Celtics.
Walt Frazier was the first-round pick for the New York Knicks in the 1967 NBA Draft and was selected to the NBA All-Rookie Team in 1968.
The seven-time NBA All-Star played 10 seasons with the Knicks and won two NBA championship titles ('70 &'73) before joining the Cleveland Cavaliers (1977-80).
www.historychannel.com /basketball/?page=panelist   (331 words)

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