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NBA DRAFT

Past No. 1s

June 25, 1997

A look at the top pick in the NBA draft since the current format was adopted in 1966.

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Year Player Team Pos School 1966 Cazzie Russell New York F Michigan 1967 Jimmy Walker Detroit G Providence 1968 Elvin Hayes Houston C Houston 1969 K.Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee C UCLA 1970 Bob Lanier Detroit C St. Bonaventure 1971 Austin Carr Cleveland G Notre Dame 1972 LaRue Martin Portland C Loyola Chicago 1973 Doug Collins Philadelphia G Illinois St. 1974 Bill Walton Portland C UCLA 1975 David Thompson Atlanta G North Carolina St. 1976 John Lucas Houston G Maryland 1977 Kent Benson Milwaukee C Indiana 1978 Mychal Thompson Portland C Minnesota 1979 Magic Johnson Lakers G Michigan St. 1980 Joe Barry Carroll Golden State C Purdue 1981 Mark Aguirre Dallas F DePaul 1982 James Worthy Lakers F North Carolina 1983 Ralph Sampson Houston C Virginia 1984 Akeem Olajuwon Houston C Houston 1985 Patrick Ewing New York C Georgetown 1986 Brad Daugherty Cleveland C North Carolina 1987 David Robinson San Antonio C Navy 1988 Danny Manning Clippers F Kansas 1989 Pervis Ellison Sacramento C Louisville 1990 Derrick Coleman New Jersey F Syracuse 1991 Larry Johnson Charlotte F UNLV 1992 Shaquille O'Neal Orlando C Louisiana State 1993 Chris Webber Orlando F Michigan 1994 Glenn Robinson Milwaukee F Purdue 1995 Joe Smith Golden State C Maryland 1996 Allen Iverson Philadelphia G Georgetown

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