NBA Draft keeps getting riskier

Wai Sallas

They say hope springs eternal. For all sports fans, there is no bigger event to help jump start your optimism for the upcoming season and forget about the past than Draft Day. You could get a second round steal like Manu Ginobili or you can watch your dreams get dashed in an instant like first draft pick Greg Oden.

In this instance, we take a deeper look at the lottery. Only restriction is the teams must have drafted them. So no Scottie Pippen for the Bulls (he was drafted by Seattle) or Robert Traylor for Dallas (drafted by Milwaukee). Who cashed in? Who came up empty? We look at the best and worst lottery pick every team in the NBA team has ever made:

 

No doubt in 2017, there will be drafts and busts. So you gotta ask yourself, “do you feel lucky?”

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