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Vintage NBA Evaluations Made Accurate

With the 2012 NBA Draft this evening, memories of past stars and busts alike walking across that stage are once again brought to the forefront. We’re all familiar with the infamous #2 pick in the 1984 NBA Draft, where the Portland Trailblazers selected University of Kentucky center Sam Bowie over Michael Jordan because, “Uhhh, he’s really tall.” And there’s a much more recent draft snafu involving those poor Trailblazers again. With the #1 overall pick, they selected another center in Greg “Bones of Glass” Oden in 2007 over Kevin Durant. We all know how their respective careers have gone to this point.

If only NBA general managers were privy to these hilarious pre-draft evaluations made accurate, they could have avoided such disasters.

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Here’s the Kevin Garnett example:

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Dillon Cheverere

Dillon Cheverere (@DCheverere) is the Vice President of Media for Grandex, Inc. He's a native Texan with a full head of hair and knows his way around a nice box of red wine. Dorn graduated (BBA) with a GPA sitting in the meaty part of the bell curve, not lagging behind, but not trying to show off, either. Golf is his game now. He's long off the tee but can't putt for shit. Email: dillon@grandex.co

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