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NBA First Overall Draft Pick List

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DraftSelected byPlayerPositionCollege / High SchoolPPG
2014Cleveland CavaliersAndrew WigginsGuard / ForwardKansas16.9
2013Cleveland CavaliersAnthony BennettForwardUNLV4.2
2012New Orleans HornetsAnthony DavisForward / CenterKentucky14.6
2011Cleveland CavaliersKyrie IrvingGuardDuke18.5
2010Washington WizardsJohn WallGuardKentucky16.4
2009Los Angeles ClippersBlake GriffinForwardOklahoma22.5
2008Chicago BullsDerrick RoseGuardMemphis16.8
2007Portland Trail BlazersGreg OdenCenterOhio State8.9
2006Toronto RaptorsAndrea BargnaniForward/CenterBenetton Treviso (Italy)11.6
2005Milwaukee BucksAndrew BogutCenterUtah9.4
2004Orlando MagicDwight HowardCenterSACA (Atlanta, GA)12.0
2003Cleveland CavaliersLeBron JamesForwardSt. Vincent-St. Mary HS20.9
2002Houston RocketsYao MingCenterShanghai Sharks (China)13.5
2001Washington WizardsKwame BrownCenterGlynn Academy HS4.5
2000New Jersey NetsKenyon MartinForwardCincinnati12.0
1999Chicago BullsElton BrandForwardDuke20.1
1998Los Angeles ClippersMichael OlowokandiCenterPacific8.9
1997San Antonio SpursTim DuncanForward/CenterWake Forest21.1
1996Philadelphia 76ersAllen IversonGuardGeorgetown23.5
1995Golden State WarriorsJoe SmithForwardMaryland15.3
1994Milwaukee BucksGlenn RobinsonForwardPurdue21.9
1993Orlando MagicChris WebberForwardMichigan17.5
1992Orlando MagicShaquille O’NealCenterLSU23.4
1991Charlotte HornetsLarry JohnsonForwardUNLV19.2
1990New Jersey NetsDerrick ColemanForward/CenterSyracuse18.4
1989Sacramento KingsPervis EllisonCenterLouisville8.0
1988Los Angeles ClippersDanny ManningForwardKansas16.7
1987San Antonio SpursDavid RobinsonCenterNavy24.3
1986Cleveland CavaliersBrad DaughertyCenterNorth Carolina15.7
1985New York KnicksPatrick EwingCenterGeorgetown20.0
1984Houston RocketsAkeem OlajuwonCenterHouston20.6
1983Houston RocketsRalph SampsonCenterVirginia21.0
1982Los Angeles LakersJames WorthyForwardNorth Carolina13.4
1981Dallas MavericksMark AguirreForwardDePaul18.7
1980Golden State WarriorsJoe Barry CarrollCenterPurdue18.9
1979Los Angeles LakersEarvin JohnsonGuard/ForwardMichigan State18.0
1978Portland Trail BlazersMychal ThompsonForward/CenterMinnesota14.7
1977Milwaukee BucksKent BensonCenterIndiana7.7
1976Houston RocketsJohn LucasGuardMaryland11.1
1975Atlanta HawksDavid ThompsonForward/GuardNC State26.0
1974Portland Trail BlazersBill WaltonCenterUCLA12.8
1973Philadelphia 76ersDoug CollinsGuard/ForwardIllinois State8.0
1972Portland Trail BlazersLaRue MartinCenterLoyola (Illinois)4.4
1971Cleveland CavaliersAustin CarrGuardNotre Dame21.2
1970Detroit PistonsBob LanierCenterSt. Bonaventure15.6
1969Milwaukee BucksLew AlcindorCenterUCLA28.8
1968San Diego RocketsElvin HayesCenter/ForwardHouston28.4
1967Detroit PistonsJimmy WalkerGuardProvidence8.8
1966New York KnicksCazzie RussellForward/GuardMichigan11.3
1965San Francisco WarriorsFred HetzelForward/CenterDavidson6.8
1964New York KnicksJim BarnesCenter/ForwardTexas Western15.5
1963New York KnicksArt HeymanForward/GuardDuke15.4
1962Chicago ZephyrsBill McGillForward/CenterUtah7.4
1961Chicago PackersWalt BellamyCenterIndiana31.6
1960Cincinnati RoyalsOscar RobertsonGuard/ForwardCincinnati30.5
1959Cincinnati RoyalsBob BoozerForwardKansas State8.4
1958Minneapolis LakersElgin BaylorForwardSeattle24.9
1957Cincinnati RoyalsRod HundleyGuardWest Virginia7.0
1956Rochester RoyalsSihugo GreenGuard/ForwardDuquesne11.5
1955Milwaukee HawksDick RickettsGuard/ForwardDuquesne8.9
1954Baltimore BulletsFrank SelvyForward/CenterFurman19.0
1953Baltimore BulletsRay FelixGuard/ForwardLong Island17.6
1952Milwaukee HawksMark WorkmanCenterWest Virginia5.1
1951Baltimore BulletsGene MelchiorreCenterBradley 
1950Boston CelticsCharlie ShareGuardBowling Green3.9
1949Providence SteamrollersHowie ShannonCenterKansas State13.4
1948Providence SteamrollersAndy TonkovichGuard/ForwardMarshall2.6
1947Pittsburgh IronmenClifton McNeely Texas Wesleyan 
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Sources: National Basketball Association
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: January 4, 2016

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