The 2013 NBA Draft has a few notable players with skills that could completely change the NBA. And on this night, like on the 65 drafts before it, each team hopes to select a player that can transform its future. But once in a while that coveted prospect is overhyped, overrated and not ready for the NBA.
Here's a look at those players that were complete busts.
Draft Duds: The Top 15 NBA Draft Busts
The Top 15 NBA Draft Busts
Every year the NBA Draft comes with much anticipation regarding the next "great" players. A select group is always slated to take over the NBA and is held in high regard by draft experts and GMs. But every once in a while, dream players turn into a team's ultimate nightmare.
15: Frederic Weis
1999 Draft: 15th Pick The New York Knicks could not have done a worse job on this one. Passing up on native New Yorker Ron Artest (aka Metta World Peace) and future star Manu Ginobili, Frederic Weis never even played an NBA game.
Perhaps his most memorable basketball moment was getting posterized in the 2000 Olympics by Vince Carter.
14: Jay Williams
2002 Draft: 2nd Pick Most players are considered busts because of their overrated skills. This wasn't the case for Williams, as he had some incredibly bad luck.
While riding a motorcycle without a helmet (which was against team rules), Williams crashed and his career was over after one season. After this unlucky event, the Bulls must regret not picking Amar'e Stoudemire.
13: Robert "Tractor" Traylor
1998 Draft: 6th pick The Mavericks drafted Traylor and then immediately traded him to the Bucks for Dirk Nowitzki. Let's just say that was one uneven trade.
Robert "Tractor" Traylor
Battling weight problems his whole career, Traylor never panned out for the Bucks, only averaging five points and four rebounds per game in his seven year NBA career.
12: Rafael Araujo
2004 Draft: 8th Pick This one was a head-scratcher by the Toronto Raptors, as they passed up on Andre Igoudala for Araujo.
His career only lasted three seasons, and he averaged three points and three rebounds per game.
11: Nikoloz Tskitishvili
2002 Draft: 5th Pick One would think that a 7-footer who was drafted in front of Amar'e Stoudemire and Caron Butler would average more than three points and two rebounds per game.
At least the Nuggets thought that.
10: Jonathan Bender
1999 Draft: 5th Pick Plagued by injuries his whole career, Bender only averaged five points per game. The Raptors did not get much in return when they traded Bender to the Pacers after drafting him, but Toronto is sure glad it traded him away from the get-go.
The Pacers, on the other hand, were fooled as Bender only started 27 games in his seven year career with the team.
9: Shawn Bradley
1993 Draft: 2nd Pick This 7-foot-5 statue of a man was thought to be the next great NBA big man.
Considered one of the softest players in NBA history, the most dunked-on player ever only averaged nine points and six rebounds per game in his 13 year NBA career.
8: Hasheem Thabeet
2009 Draft: 2nd Pick Standing at 7-foot-3, Thabeet was coveted by many NBA teams and was picked before players like James Harden, Steph Curry, Tyreke Evans and Brandon Jennings.
Thabeet has had multiple stints in the D-League and has only averaged two points and three rebounds per game in his disastrous NBA career.
7: Todd Fuller
1996 Draft: 11th Pick Todd Fuller was drafted in front of Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash.
Do we even have to mention that he only played four seasons and averaged four points per game?
6: Adam Morrison
2006 Draft: 3rd Pick Adam Morrison is definitely deserving of that trophy he is holding. After all, he did average five minutes per game with the team. Sarcasm.
Morrison was considered one of the best all-around players coming out of the draft, but that label was quickly dismissed after he only played four years in the NBA.
5: Kwame Brown
2001 Draft: 1st Pick On and off the court, Kwame Brown could never get it right (although he somehow survived 12 years in the NBA).
Brown averaged very pedestrian numbers (seven points and five rebounds per game), which made the Wizards wish they hadn't passed up on Pau Gasol and Tony Parker.
4: Michael Olowokandi
1998 Draft: 1st Pick The "Candy Man" could never stay healthy.
Olowokandi was selected before future Hall of Famers Dirk Nowitzki and Vince Carter, but his numbers (eight points, seven rebounds per game) did not live up to his hype.
3: Greg Oden
2007 Draft: 1st Pick Oden has played a total of 82 games, equivalent to one regular season, in his five year career. Portland definitely felt snubbed that they picked him over current star Kevin Durant.
Injuries plagued Oden's career, and he only averaged nine points and seven rebounds per game.
2: Darko Milicic
2003 Draft: 2nd Pick In what is considered the greatest draft class ever, Darko Milicic was picked by the Pistons before Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh.
The 7-footer only averaged six points and four rebounds, leaving many Pistons fans angry with their front office.
1: Sam Bowie
1984 NBA Draft: 2nd Pick It isn't that Bowie's numbers were so bad (11 points and 7.5 rebounds per game) but that he was picked in front of Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, and John Stockton.
Let me repeat that: Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley and John Stockton. Three Hall of Famers. Because of his unfortunate draft position, Bowie tops this list.
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