The Hall of Fame big man was picked by the SuperSonics in the 1987 draft before being traded to the Bulls where he went on to win six championships playing alongside Michael Jordan.
Penny Hardaway | 1993 pick by Warriors
Hardaway was the third overall pick by the Warriors in 1993, but Shaq wanted him on the Magic. The team granted him his wish and the two were nearly unstoppable together.
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Chauncey Billups | 1997 pick by Celtics
Billups spent just one season with the Celtics, who drafted him third overall in 1997. After short stints with the Raptors and Timberwolves, he made his mark with the Pistons. He led Detroit to the 2004 championship, earning Finals MVP.
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Kevin Love | 2008 pick by Grizzlies
Picked by the Grizzlies fifth overall in 2008, Love was traded to the Timberwolves after the draft. He became a superstar in Minnesota, but then joined LeBron James and the Cavaliers where he won a championship in 2016.
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Vince Carter | 1998 pick by Warriors
Arguably the greatest dunker of all time, Carter was the fifth overall pick by the Warriors in the 1998 draft. He was traded to the Raptors on draft day for Antawn Jamison. Carter will be remembered most for his career in Toronto. He's played for five other teams since leaving the Raptors in 2004.
Kobe Bryant | 1996 pick by Hornets
Bryant was the 13th overall pick by the Hornets in 1996. The 17-year-old was traded in a deal between Charlotte and Los Angeles. After a few years, Bryant helped led the Lakers to a three-peat from 2000-02 and won two more titles in 2009-10.
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Dirk Nowitzki | 1998 pick by Bucks
The Mavericks picked Robert Traylor with the sixth overall pick in the 1998 draft, while the Bucks got Nowitzki at No. 9. The two teams traded and the rest is history. Nowitzki is the greatest player in Mavs history. A 13-time All-Star, 2007 league MVP, and 2011 Finals MVP.
Kawhi Leonard | 2011 pick by Pacers
Leonard with the 15th overall pick by the Pacers in the 2011, but traded to the Spurs on draft night. Another smart move by San Antonio. Leonard grew quickly into a superstar, earning the 2014 NBA Finals MVP.