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NBA Draft History: 5 Players Destined to Bust, but Didn't
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Andre Drummond and Perry Jones. Two names that not only seem to be synonymous with the boom or bust phrase but the two players in this year's draft that seem almost destined to be busts. As Lee Corso (yes, I know I have the wrong sport) would say, "not so fast my friend"!

Long before Andre the Giant and PJ III were household names amongst basketball fans, the NBA draft was filled with players who seemed destined to be busts, and well, turned out to be just that. Players such as Chris Washburn in 1986, Shawn Bradley in 1993, Michael Olowokandi in 1998, Kwame Brown in 2001, Darko Milicic in 2003, Adam Morrison in 2006 and well, just about everyone in the 2000 draft!

However, it seems that for every prospect seemingly destined to become a bust and who turned out to be such, there is also a player that was just as destined for failure yet ascended to greatness, or at least, you know, non-bust-ness.

Allow me to introduce you to five such players now.

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