If the NBA Was Being Redrafted, Who Would Be Picked First?

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If the NBA Was Being Redrafted, Who Would Be Picked First?
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Imagine that today was the first day of the NBA, and every team would take part in a draft to decide their entire rosters.

The rankings were the smallest market teams to the largest in a set pattern, determined by multiple stats including city sizes, loyalty of fan bases and TV deals.

In the first round, teams will have to decide who their franchise player is, what kind of a team they want to be, who they think will be the easiest to build around, etc. Age and health are significant factors. Imagine that the teams already know exactly what the players are like.

This isn't about gaining fans—forget about their current contracts. It's really just about winning. I am prepared for endless criticisms, so let's begin.

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