This slideshow is how the No. 1 picks came out since the year 2000.
It is for people who are interested in the history of the first pick, concluding with a prediction of the player who is likely to be the first pick of the 2011 NBA draft: Kyrie Irving.
It will start from the year of Yao Ming in the 2002 draft and will be based on questions such as:
Where is the player right now (team)?
What are his current stats?
How was his history and reputation as a player so far in his career?
What position is he in now, and how is he doing overall?
Was he a successful first pick in the draft?
What are the awards he won, and did he win rookie of the year ever?
These questions will all be answered, some by opinions and some by facts (awards).
All stats are based on their most important ones and are rounded.
Please read through and enjoy.