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NBA Draft: Is Darko Milicic the Biggest Draft Bust Ever?
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The Detroit Pistons had plenty of talent to choose from the 2003 NBA Draft pool. The Cleveland Cavaliers had taken LeBron James first overall, and the Pistons looked over Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony…and selected Darko Milicic.

The idea of the biggest bust in draft history is a controversial topic. Michael Olowokandi, Kwame Brown, Sam Bowie and Chris Washburn have made very good cases for that label. It’s arguable that Milicic deserves the title as well.

A closer look at the stats and the team’s situation should give a clearer picture as to how the seven-footer from Serbia and Montenegro ranks among the biggest busts in NBA history.

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