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NBA DRAFT BY YEAR - TOP 3 PICKS

YEARPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGETEAM
20181Deandre AytonArizonaPhoenix Suns
2Marvin Bagley IIIDukeSacramento Kings
3Luka DoncicSloveniaAtlanta Hawks
20171Markelle FultzWashingtonPhiladelphia 76ers
2Lonzo BallUCLALos Angeles Lakers
3Jayson TatumDukeBoston Celtics
20161Ben SimmonsLouisiana StatePhiladelphia 76ers
2Brandon IngramDukeLos Angeles Lakers
3Jaylen BrownCaliforniaBoston Celtics
20151Karl-Anthony TownsKentuckyMinnesota Timberwolves
2D'Angelo RussellOhio StateLos Angeles Lakers
3Jahlil OkaforDukePhiladelphia 76ers
20141Andrew WigginsKansasCleveland Cavaliers
2Jabari ParkerDukeMilwaukee Bucks
3Joel EmbiidKansasPhiladelphia 76ers
20131Anthony BennettNevada-Las VegasCleveland Cavaliers
2Victor OladipoIndianaOrlando Magic
3Otto Porter Jr.GeorgetownWashington Wizards
20121Anthony DavisKentuckyNew Orleans Hornets
2Michael Kidd-GilchristKentuckyCharlotte Bobcats
3Bradley BealFloridaWashington Wizards
20111Kyrie IrvingDukeCleveland Cavaliers
2Derrick WilliamsArizonaMinnesota Timberwolves
3Enes KanterTurkeyUtah Jazz
20101John WallKentuckyWashington Wizards
2Evan TurnerOhio StatePhiladelphia 76ers
3Derrick FavorsGeorgia TechNew Jersey Nets

First NBA draft picks between 2000 and 2009

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YEARPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGETEAM
20091Blake GriffinOklahomaLos Angeles Clippers
2Hasheem ThabeetConnecticutMemphis Grizzlies
3James HardenArizona StateOklahoma City Thunder
20081Derrick RoseMemphisChicago Bulls
2Michael BeasleyKansas StateMiami Heat
3O.J. MayoUSCMinnesota Timberwolves
20071Greg OdenOhio StatePortland Trail Blazers
2Kevin DurantTexasSeattle SuperSonics
3Al HorfordFloridaAtlanta Hawks
20061Andrea BargnaniItalyToronto Raptors
2LaMarcus AldridgeTexasChicago Bulls
3Adam MorrisonGonzagaCharlotte Bobcats
20051Andrew BogutUtahMilwaukee Bucks
2Marvin WilliamsNorth CarolinaAtlanta Hawks
3Deron WilliamsIllinoisUtah Jazz
20041Dwight HowardAtlanta Christian AcademyOrlando Magic
2Emeka OkaforConnecticutCharlotte Bobcats
3Ben GordonConnecticutChicago Bulls
20031LeBron JamesSt. Vincent-St. Mary's HS (OH)Cleveland Cavaliers
2Darko MilicicSerbiaDetroit Pistons
3Carmelo AnthonySyracuseDenver Nuggets
20021Yao MingChinaHouston Rockets
2Jay WilliamsDukeChicago Bulls
3Mike DunleavyDukeGolden State Warriors
20011Kwame BrownGlynn Academy (GA)Washington Wizards
2Tyson ChandlerDominguez HS (CA)Los Angeles Clippers
3Pau GasolSpainAtlanta Hawks
20001Kenyon MartinCincinnatiNew Jersey Nets
2Stromile SwiftLouisiana StateVancouver Grizzlies
3Darius MilesEast St. Louis HS (IL)Los Angeles Clippers

First NBA draft picks between 1990 and 1999

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YEARPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGETEAM
19991Elton BrandDukeChicago Bulls
2Steve FrancisMarylandVancouver Grizzlies
3Baron DavisUCLACharlotte Hornets
19981Michael OlowokandiPacificLos Angeles Clippers
2Mike BibbyArizonaVancouver Grizzlies
3Raef LaFrentzKansasDenver Nuggets
19971Tim DuncanWake ForestSan Antonio Spurs
2Keith Van HornUtahPhiladelphia 76ers
3Chauncey BillupsColoradoBoston Celtics
19961Allen IversonGeorgetownPhiladelphia 76ers
2Marcus CambyMassachusettsToronto Raptors
3Shareef Abdur-RahimCaliforniaVancouver Grizzlies
19951Joe SmithMarylandGolden State Warriors
2Antonio McDyessAlabamaLos Angeles Clippers
3Jerry StackhouseNorth CarolinaPhiladelphia 76ers
19941Glenn RobinsonPurdueMilwaukee Bucks
2Jason KiddCaliforniaDallas Mavericks
3Grant HillDukeDetroit Pistons
19931Chris WebberMichiganOrlando Magic
2Shawn BradleyBrigham YoungPhiladelphia 76ers
3Anfernee HardawayMemphisGolden State Warriors
19921Shaquille O'NealLouisiana StateOrlando Magic
2Alonzo MourningGeorgetownCharlotte Hornets
3Christian LaettnerDukeMinnesota Timberwolves
19911Larry JohnsonNevada-Las VegasCharlotte Hornets
2Kenny AndersonGeorgia TechNew Jersey Nets
3Billy OwensSyracuseSacramento Kings
19901Derrick ColemanSyracuseNew Jersey Nets
2Gary PaytonOregon StateSeattle SuperSonics
3Chris JacksonLouisiana StateDenver Nuggets

First NBA draft picks between 1980 and 1989

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YEARPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGETEAM
19891Pervis EllisonLouisvilleSacramento Kings
2Danny FerryDukeLos Angeles Clippers
3Sean ElliottArizonaSan Antonio Spurs
19881Danny ManningKansasLos Angeles Clippers
2Rik SmitsMaristIndiana Pacers
3Charles SmithPittsburghPhiladelphia 76ers
19871David RobinsonNavySan Antonio Spurs
2Armen GilliamNevada-Las VegasPhoenix Suns
3Dennis HopsonOhio StateNew Jersey Nets
19861Brad DaughertyNorth CarolinaCleveland Cavaliers
2Len BiasMarylandBoston Celtics
3Chris WashburnNorth Carolina StateGolden State Warriors
19851Patrick EwingGeorgetownNew York Knicks
2Wayman TisdaleOklahomaIndiana Pacers
3Benoit BenjaminCreightonLos Angeles Clippers
19841Hakeem OlajuwonHoustonHouston Rockets
2Sam BowieKentuckyPortland Trail Blazers
3Michael JordanNorth CarolinaChicago Bulls
19831Ralph SampsonVirginiaHouston Rockets
2Steve StipanovichMissouriIndiana Pacers
3Rodney McCrayLouisvilleHouston Rockets
19821James WorthyNorth CarolinaLos Angeles Lakers
2Terry CummingsDePaulSan Diego Clippers
3Dominique WilkinsGeorgiaUtah Jazz
19811Mark AguirreDePaulDallas Mavericks
2Isiah ThomasIndianaDetroit Pistons
3Buck WilliamsMarylandNew Jersey Nets
19801Joe Barry CarrollPurdueGolden State Warriors
2Darrell GriffithLouisvilleUtah Jazz
3Kevin McHaleMinnesotaBoston Celtics

First NBA draft picks between 1970 and 1979

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YEARPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGETEAM
19791Earvin JohnsonMichigan StateLos Angeles Lakers
2David GreenwoodUCLAChicago Bulls
3Bill CartwrightSan FranciscoNew York Knicks
19781Mychal ThompsonMinnesotaPortland Trail Blazers
2Phil FordNorth CarolinaKansas City Kings
3Rick RobeyKentuckyIndiana Pacers
19771Kent BensonIndianaMilwaukee Bucks
2Otis BirdsongHoustonKansas City Kings
3Marques JohnsonUCLAMilwaukee Bucks
19761John LucasMarylandHouston Rockets
2Scott MayIndianaChicago Bulls
3Richard WashingtonUCLAKansas City Kings
19751David ThompsonNorth Carolina StateAtlanta Hawks
2David MeyersUCLALos Angeles Lakers
3Marvin WebsterMorgan StateAtlanta Hawks
19741Bill WaltonUCLAPortland Trail Blazers
2Marvin BarnesProvidencePhiladelphia 76ers
3Tom BurlesonNorth Carolina StateSeattle SuperSonics
19731Doug CollinsIllinois StatePhiladelphia 76ers
2Jim BrewerMinnesotaCleveland Cavaliers
3Ernie DiGregorioProvidenceBuffalo Braves
19721LaRue MartinLoyola (IL)Portland Trail Blazers
2Bob McAdooNorth CarolinaBuffalo Braves
3Dwight DavisHoustonCleveland Cavaliers
19711Austin CarrNotre DameCleveland Cavaliers
2Sidney WicksUCLAPortland Trail Blazers
3Elmore SmithKentucky StateBuffalo Braves
19701Bob LanierSt. BonaventureDetroit Pistons
2Rudy TomjanovichMichiganSan Diego Rockets
3Pete MaravichLouisiana StateAtlanta Hawks

First NBA draft picks between 1960 and 1969

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YEARPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGETEAM
19691Lew AlcindorUCLAMilwaukee Bucks
2Neal WalkFloridaPhoenix Suns
3Lucius AllenUCLASeattle SuperSonics
19681Elvin HayesHoustonSan Diego Rockets
2Wes UnseldLouisvilleBaltimore Bullets
3Bob KauffmanGuilfordSeattle SuperSonics
19671Jimmy WalkerProvidenceDetroit Pistons
2Earl MonroeWinston-Salem StateBaltimore Bullets
3Clem HaskinsWestern KentuckyChicago Bulls
19661Cazzie RussellMichiganNew York Knicks
2Dave BingSyracuseDetroit Pistons
3Clyde LeeVanderbiltSan Francisco Warriors
19651Fred HetzelDavidsonSan Francisco Warriors
2Bill BradleyPrincetonNew York Knicks
3Bill BuntinMichiganDetroit Pistons
19641Jim BarnesTexas-El PasoNew York Knicks
2Joe CaldwellArizona StateDetroit Pistons
3Gary BraddsOhio StateBaltimore Bullets
19631Art HeymanDukeNew York Knicks
2Rod ThornWest VirginiaBaltimore Bullets
3Nate ThurmondBowling Green StateSan Francisco Warriors
19621Bill McGillUtahChicago Zephyrs
2Paul HogueCincinnatiNew York Knicks
3Zelmo BeatyPrairie View A&MSt. Louis Hawks
19611Walt BellamyIndianaChicago Packers
2Tom StithSt. BonaventureNew York Knicks
3Larry SiegfriedOhio StateCincinnati Royals
19601Oscar RobertsonCincinnatiCincinnati Royals
2Jerry WestWest VirginiaMinneapolis Lakers
3Darrall ImhoffCaliforniaNew York Knicks

First NBA draft picks between 1950 and 1959

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YEARPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGETEAM
19591Bob BoozerKansas StateCincinnati Royals
2Bailey HowellMississippi StateDetroit Pistons
3Wilt ChamberlainKansasPhiladelphia Warriors
19581Elgin BaylorSeattleMinneapolis Lakers
2Archie DeesIndianaCincinnati Royals
3Mike FarmerSan FranciscoNew York Knicks
19571Rod HundleyWest VirginiaCincinnati Royals
2Charles TyraLouisvilleDetroit Pistons
3Jim KrebsSouthern MethodistMinneapolis Lakers
19561Sihugo GreenDuquesneRochester Royals
2Bill RussellSan FranciscoSt. Louis Hawks
3Jim PaxsonDaytonMinneapolis Lakers
19551Dick RickettsDuquesneSt. Louis Hawks
2Maurice StokesSt. Francis (PA)Rochester Royals
3Tom GolaLa SallePhiladelphia Warriors
19541Frank SelvyFurmanBaltimore Bullets
2Bob PettitLouisiana StateMilwaukee Hawks
3Gene ShueMarylandPhiladelphia Warriors
19531Ernie BeckPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia Warriors
2Ray FelixLong IslandBaltimore Bullets
3Bob HoubregsWashingtonMilwaukee Hawks
19521Mark WorkmanWest VirginiaMilwaukee Hawks
2Jim BaechtoldEastern KentuckyBaltimore Bullets
3Dick GroatDukeFort Wayne Pistons
19511Gene MelchiorreBradleyBaltimore Bullets
2Mel HutchinsBrigham YoungTri-Cities Blackhawks
3Marcus FreibergerOklahomaIndianapolis Olympians
19501Charlie ShareBowling Green StateBoston Celtics
2Don RehfeldtWisconsinBaltimore Bullets
3Paul ArizinVillanovaPhiladelphia Warriors

First NBA draft picks between 1940 and 1949