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The biggest recent bust

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  1. mikhail1973

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    Who is the biggest bust in recent memory? • Kahn Games - FOX Sports Blogs

     
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    I watched Kwame Brown last night attempting to fill in for Bynum. Not good.

    Part of it is that mentally Darko and Kwame don't seem to have it together. Both are flops.
     
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    Yeah, my vote is for Dorko.
     
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    Can we include NFL wide receivers?
     
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    How about NFL President/GM's that like picking wide receivers that are busts?:football:
     
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    Got one in mind???? :pound:
     
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    Jeremy Bonderman..........:stirthepot:
     
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    You were joking, right? Bonderman has had a winning record the last 3 seasons and has helped turned the Tigers into a contender once again.
     
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    We didn't finish strong last season cause Bonderman continued to lose his games after the all star break. He generally is weak the 2nd half of the season when crunch time comes. If he'd have had a winning record the second half of the season, we would have been in the playoffs.
     
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    he should have been selfish and shut himself down with the injury he had.... was on pace for a great season till then.
     
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    Disappointing finish perhaps. Definitely not a bust.
     
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    Whats the criteria?

    Top 10 - Rodney White. Out of the league for good apparently.

    Darko is only 22 years old still so its a bit early to write him off. He is an early candidate though for recent top 3 pick busts.

    Kwame Brown and Joe Smith were both top #1 picks. Definte busts for that.

    Andrew Bogut is bust like for a top 3.
     
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    I have to say that Meija just didn't get a chance. I had both Samb and Meija penciled in to many potential rotations.


     
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    Carefull. Anyone can sign him now. Don't want that kind of talent falling into the wrong hands.
     
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    8Since 1960, there have been only '7' real draft busts on the number 1 pick: NBA Draft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    1965- Fred Hetzel, Davidson(SF Warriors)
    2, Bill Bradley
    4, Rick Barry
    6, Jerry Sloan
    7, Billy Cunningham
    10, Gail Goodrich
    DETROIT, 3 - Bill BUNTIN ???

    1967- Jimmie Walker, Providence(Detroit)
    2, Earl Monroe
    7, Walt Frazier

    1972- Larue Martin, Loyola(Portland)
    2, McAdoo
    12, Dr. J
    74, James Silas
    DETROIT, 17 Chris Ford..9, Bob Nash

    1977- Kent Benson, Indiana(Milwaukee)
    2, Otis Birdsong
    3, Marques Johnson(who they got anyway)
    5, Walter Davis
    7, Bernard King
    8, Jack Sikma
    DETROIT- 36, Ben Poquette

    1989- Pervis Ellison, Louisville(Sacremento)
    3, Sean Punk Elliot
    4, Glen Rice
    14, Tim Hardaway
    17, Shawn Kemp
    36, Cliff Robinson

    2001- Kwame Brown, HS brat, Washington
    3, Paul Gasol
    5, Jason Richardson
    10, Joe Johnson
    13, Richard Jefferson
    28, Tony Parker
    31, Gilbert Arenas
    DETROIT- Rodney White (25-Gerald Wallace)

    1998- Mike Olawakandi, Pacific(LAC)
    4, Antwon Jamison
    5, Vince Carter
    9, Dirk Nowitzki
    10, Paul Pierce

    DETROIT- 11,Bonzi Wells 40, Korleone Young
     
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    What about Sam Bowie (over Michael Jordan)?
     
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    You guys have me crying from laughing too hard. Fantastic stuff.
     
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    That 1998 draft where we just missed out on Nowitzki and Pierce was about as bad as missing out on Anthony, Bosh, Wade or Heinrich in 2003. Can you imagine if Pierce had been the starting SF the last 9 years , with Tay coming off the bench and everything else was constant??? we'd be going for number # six in a row now...
     

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