NBA Draft Busts

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Hasheem Thabeet, Grizzlies

No. 2 pick, 2009

The NBA is littered with busts at or near the top of the first round. Here is just a sampling of the worst (in reverse chronological order), starting with Thabeet, who has already been passed from Memphis to Houston to Portland to Oklahoma City in only three seasons. The former UConn center was always thought to be a long-term project, and perhaps he'll develop into a solid NBA center. But so far, he's a benchwarmer with career averages of 2.4 points and 3 rebounds in 10.8 minutes.

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