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NBA Draft 2011: The 5 Worst Draft Day Decisions in History
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On any list of the worst draft decisions, you know Sam Bowie will make an appearance.

  Inevitably there is one every year. One team, sometimes more than one, drafts a guy that makes no sense for their team, or trades the guy they drafted for an over the hill starter that the GM tells you is the missing piece. Sometimes they are right, many times they aren't.

  I'm sure you can think of others, but you'll see why the five I chose were the worst. However, I know that someone is going to bring it up so let me tell you why Detroit drafts Darko Milicic instead of Carmello Anthony is not on the list. The Pistons won a championship that year, Carmello has been out of the first round once. That's it in a nutshell. Tayshaun Prince was a key contributor on that team, and Carmello would have been playing in his spot.

  So, here are the five worst draft day decisions in NBA history.

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