Report Card for Each NBA Team's Last 5 Drafts

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Report Card for Each NBA Team's Last 5 Drafts
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The NBA draft is just over 24 hours away at this point, and it seems like there is a lot to learn still in these waning hours before the New Orleans Hornets select Anthony Davis.

We can look at mock drafts all we want, but nothing is going to tell us exactly that each player is going to be a good NBA talent, and looking further down each draft list is even more of a crapshoot. Teams can stockpile draft picks, but even that might not be as good an option as just evaluating talent better than other teams.

You can usually tell which teams are good at drafting, as they are the ones who get better and turn into playoff teams, while bad drafters get a good pick, bounce around the middle for a while and drop back to a top pick because their middle picks didn't pan out as well as they would have hoped.

So, in order to really figure out who has been a good drafter and who hasn't, let's take a look at which teams have had the best drafts of the past five years and dish out grades for each team.

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