Biggest NBA Draft Busts

The Top Ten
1 Darko Milicic

Look at all the players after him

#2 Pick (Over Melo, Wade, Bosh)

2 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)

3 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)

4 Hasheem Thabeet

Taken over Harden and Curry

Hasheem the dream

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

5 Kwame Brown

Kwame Brown, God bless him, is a scrub

Kwame Brown is a bona-fide scrub!

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

6 Sam Bowie

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

Taken over Jordan, Barkley, and Stockton

7 Michael Olowokandi

#1 Pick (Over Paul Pierce, Dirk N, Vince Carter)

8 Adam Morrison
9 Jay Williams

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

10 Danny Ferry
The Contenders
11 LaRue Martin
12 Dajuan Wagner
13 Stromile Swift

#2 Pick (Over Michael Redd, Jamal Crawford)

14 JJ Redick

top ten bust of all time

15 Jon Koncak
16 Chris Washburn
17 Samaki Walker

#9 Pick (Over Kobe and Nash)

18 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.

19 Danilo Gallinari Danilo Gallinari is an Italian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association.

top ten bust in nba history

20 Andrea Bargnani

Taken over LaMarcus Aldridge, Rajan Rondo, and Kyle Lowry

Andrea who? Exactly

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

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.

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

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

1 turnover per life!

22 Sam Perkins
23 Ekpe Udoh
24 Jonny Flynn

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

25 John Koncak
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