Who makes best draft choices?

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  1. mikhail1973

    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    I've compiled a quick and dirty summary of 1st round draft picks for 2000-2006. I can't find a team that stands out among the rest as picking solid players every opportunity. You be the judge.
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    adpreston1988 First Round Draft Pick

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    You could make a case for the Charlotte Bobcats, although the team is so young they haven't made a huge impact yet. But having Okafor, May, Felton, and Morrison is a good combo.

    Also, you can't forget about the San Antonio Spurs and drafting guys like Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli.
     
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    Slippy All-Star Administrator Forum Donor

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    its good to see hits and misses all over the map. Joe D gets criticised for WHite and Milicic and rightfully so but some teams leverage picks foolishly as well as pick inconsistently. At least JD is shrewd.
     
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    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    What I meant by my posting is: nobody can pick out the best consistently. Every team has its share of hits and misses. If I get a chance I'll try to expand this table to add a few more years.
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    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    Here's another article just confirming the point:

    Sports Central | Sports Articles and Columns | NBA | The Value of the No. 1 Pick

     
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    CloudWalker Bench Warmer

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    I'm kind of wondering who is drafting for the Detroit Shock. Maybe they can help Joe out with Pistons picks.

    3 starters for the Eastern All-star team, 4 if you count Anna DeForge.

    Those folks can spot talent.
     
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    lemonpen First Round Draft Pick

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    A month or so back I heard on a radio show that Billy Laims is a key decision maker in all personell issues. At that time I wondered aloud (in one thread or another) if lacking that power might be why he isn't coaching the Stones.
     
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    lemonpen First Round Draft Pick

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    Mikhail, nice work. Your matrix makes for a really eye opening read.

    Roscoe, this thread might be a great advertising tool on other sites. It provides hard data for one of the most commonly discussed Piston topics.
     
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    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

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    I've been trying to cut down on my manual promotion workload, but as always, feel free to link back to the threads here.

    At the Detroit News, you will unfortunately have to create a TinyURL because they block our address.

    best draft choices - Google Search
     

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