Baller or Bust: NBA's No. 1 Overall Picks

Ray KongContributor IJune 2, 2009

Baller or Bust: NBA's No. 1 Overall Picks

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    16 Jan 1995: PATRICK EWING OF THE NEW YORK KNICKS HAD A SEASON HIGH POINTS TALLY AGAINST THE NEW JERSEY NETS AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK.

No. 5: Joe Smith

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    9 Nov 1997:  Forward Joe Smith of the Golden State Warriors (right) in action against forward Robert Horry of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California.  The Lakers defeated the Warriors 132-97. Mandatory Cre

No. 4: Pervis Ellison

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    1 Dec 1995:  Center Pervis Ellison of the Boston Celtics stands on the court during a game against the New Jersey Nets at the Fleet Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  The Nets won the game 131-123. Mandatory Credit: Allsport  /Allsport

No. 3: Greg Oden

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    OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18:  Greg Oden #52 of the Portland Trail Blazers looks on in the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors during an NBA game on November 18, 2008 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowled

No. 2: Kwame Brown

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    WASHINGTON - JANUARY 4:  Kwame Brown #5 of the Washington Wizards shoots a free throw against the Memphis Grizzlies during the game at MCI Center on January 4, 2004 in Washington D.C.  The Grizzlies won 103-101.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges

No. 1: Michael Olowokandi

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    22 Mar 2001:  A close up of Michael Olowokandi #34 of the Los Angeles Clippers as he looks on from the bench during the game against the Detroit Pistons at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers defeated the Pistons 101-94.    NOTE TO