Biggest NBA Draft Busts


The Top Ten

1 Greg Oden Gregory Wayne Oden Jr. is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Jiangsu Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association.

Led Ohio State to the national championship game, and doesn't do crap in the NBA

#1 Pick (over Kevin Durant, and Al Horford) - mvp000311

2 Hasheem Thabeet

#2 Pick (Currently in D-league) Over Tyreke Evans, Stephen Curry - mvp000311

Taken over Harden and Curry

Hasheem the dream

3 Kwame Brown

Kwame Brown, God bless him, is a scrub

#1 Pick (Over Pau Gasol, Joe Johnson, Zach Randolph, Gerald Wallace) - mvp000311

Kwame Brown is a bona-fide scrub!

4 Michael Olowokandi

#1 Pick (Overt Paul Pierce, Dirk N, Vince Carter) - mvp000311

5 Darko Milicic

Look at all the players after him

#2 Pick (Over Melo, Wade, Bosh) - mvp000311

6 Stromile Swift

#2 Pick (Over Michael Redd, Jamal Crawford) - mvp000311

7 Adam Morrison
8 Anthony Bennett

He had a worse and more disappointing career than anyone on this list. He was out of the league in 4 years

#1 pick (before Oladipo, Nerleans Noel, and Giannia Antenkoumpo)

9 Samaki Walker

#9 Pick (Over Kobe and Nash) - mvp000311

10 Sam Bowie

He was drafted right before Michael Jordan. That pretty much speaks for itself.

Taken over Jordan, Barkley, and Stockton

The Contenders

11 Jay Williams

#2 Pick (over amar'e and caron butler) - mvp000311

12 Dragan Bender

Picked over Buddy Hield, Jamal Murray, Caris LeVert, Pascal Siakam, and the ROTY Malcolm Brogdon. He was projected to be a defensive maestro with high all star potential. Instead, he averaged 5 points per game, and didn’t start a single game in 2018/19. - harrymfuess

13 Andrea Bargnani

Taken over LaMarcus Aldridge, Rajan Rondo, and Kyle Lowry

Andrea who? Exactly

14 Len Bias Leonard Kevin "Len" Bias was a first-team All-American college basketball forward at the University of Maryland.

The epitome of "busts", he simply threw it all away. What an idiot.

No way does he deserve to be on the list. He didn't play in a game and he would've been a great player. - BUETBU91

If you don't want to be on this list, stay off the drugs!

1 turnover per life! - Bradysnothing

15 Jonny Flynn

6th overall pick in the 2009 draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves (in front of Stephen Curry, Jrue Holiday, and Taj Gibson) - andnolan07

16 LaRue Martin
17 John Koncak
18 Eddie Curry
19 Joe Smith

1st Overall pick in 1995 Draft. (Before Antonio McDyess, Jerry Stackhouse, Rasheed Wallace, and Kevin Garnett)

20 Sam Perkins
21 Tyreke Evans
22 Thomas Robinson
23 Ekpe Udoh
24 Markelle Fultz
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