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Jun 25, 2014 | The Atlantic

Why Top NBA Draft Picks So Often Disappoint

Managers seem to think that youth, points scored, and Final Four experience predict college players' pro performance.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, O.J. Mayo, US Politics, US News, Entertainment

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Bradenton.com

The curse of the NBA big man always affects drafts

In this file photo taken Sept. 27, 2007, Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden, who underwent surgery on his right knee, walks with crutches with Trail Blazers general managrer Kevin Pritchard before the start of a news conference in Tualatin, Ore.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Greg Oden, NBA Players, Nerlens Noel, Anthony Davis

National Public Radio

The Curse Of The NBA Big Man Always Affects Drafts

The No. 1 pick in the 2007 NBA draft is a poster child for big man bad luck, an epidemic that's been sweeping the league for years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Nerlens Noel, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball

Graham Leader

The curse of the NBA big man always affects drafts

The No. 1 pick in the 2007 NBA draft is a poster child for big man bad luck, an epidemic that's been sweeping the league for years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Greg Oden, Nerlens Noel, Anthony Davis

Sat Jun 21, 2014

BleacherReport

Joel Embiid's Injury Shouldn't Result in Fall out of Top 5 in 2014 NBA Draft

As almost every NBA fan knows by now, the presumptive No. 1 pick suffered a stress fracture in his right foot, per Yahoo! Sports' Adrian of Sports Illustrated noted some of the other big men who have had the same injury, and the list doesn't make for pleasant reading: You will hear this a lot: Yao Ming, Bill Walton and Zydrunas Ilgauskas all had ... (more)

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Related Topix: NBA Players

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