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NBA DRAFT

No. 1 Lottery Picks

June 25, 1997

First seasons for the No. 1 picks in the NBA draft since the lottery began in 1985, with team, player drafted and team record the season before and after he was drafted:

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Season Team (Pick) W-L W-L Dif 1985-86N.Y. (Patrick Ewing) 24-58 23-59 -1 1986-87Cle. (Brad Daugherty) 29-53 31-51 +2 1987-88S.A. (David Robinson) 28-54 56-26 +28 1988-89Clippers (Danny Manning) 17-65 21-61 +4 1989-90Sac. (Pervis Ellison) 27-55 23-59 -4 1990-91N.J. (Derrick Coleman) 17-65 26-56 +9 1991-92Charlotte (Larry Johnson) 26-56 31-51 +5 1992-93Orl. (Shaquille O'Neal) 21-61 41-41 +20 1993-94G.S. (Chris Webber) 34-48 50-32 +16 1994-95Mil. (Glenn Robinson) 20-62 34-48 +14 1995-96Golden State (Joe Smith) 26-56 36-46 +10 1996-97Phila. (Allen Iverson) 18-64 22-60 +4

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Season Player G Pts Reb 1985-86Ewing-x 50 20.0 9.0 1986-87Daugherty-y 80 15.7 8.1 1987-88Robinson-xz 82 24.3 12.0 1988-89Manning 26 16.7 6.6 1989-90Ellison 34 8.0 5.8 1990-91Coleman-x 74 18.4 10.3 1991-92Johnson-x 82 19.2 11.0 1992-93O'Neal-x 81 23.4 13.9 1993-94Webber-wx 76 17.5 9.1 1994-95Robinson 80 21.9 6.4 1995-96Smith 82 15.3 8.7 1996-97Iverson-x 76 23.5 4.1

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w-Drafted by Orlando and traded to Golden State; x-Rookie of the year; y-Pick traded by Philadelphia to Cleveland; z-Did not play until two years later because of military service.

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