Owning The Top Pick In The NBA Draft Often Pays Off
Tuesday night, with so many teams vying for the top pick, the Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA Draft Lottery and now own the coveted first overall selection in the 2015 draft. By all accounts, the Wolves will take either Duke center Jahlil Okafor or Kentucky center Karl – Anthony Towns.
Over the years, getting the top pick has been extremely important. Recent history shows that in most cases the number one selection is usually very good. And in some cases, number ones even turn out to be transcendent players.
Below is a list of the best top picks still active in the NBA and the teams that drafted them.