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First Overall Selections

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First Overall Selections Table
Year Lg Team Player College
2016NBAPhiladelphia 76ersBen SimmonsLouisiana State University
2015NBAMinnesota TimberwolvesKarl-Anthony TownsUniversity of Kentucky
2014NBACleveland CavaliersAndrew WigginsUniversity of Kansas
2013NBACleveland CavaliersAnthony BennettUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
2012NBANew Orleans HornetsAnthony DavisUniversity of Kentucky
2011NBACleveland CavaliersKyrie IrvingDuke University
2010NBAWashington WizardsJohn WallUniversity of Kentucky
2009NBALos Angeles ClippersBlake GriffinUniversity of Oklahoma
2008NBAChicago BullsDerrick RoseUniversity of Memphis
2007NBAPortland Trail BlazersGreg OdenOhio State University
2006NBAToronto RaptorsAndrea Bargnani
2005NBAMilwaukee BucksAndrew BogutUniversity of Utah
2004NBAOrlando MagicDwight Howard
2003NBACleveland CavaliersLeBron James
2002NBAHouston RocketsYao Ming
2001NBAWashington WizardsKwame Brown
2000NBANew Jersey NetsKenyon MartinUniversity of Cincinnati
1999NBAChicago BullsElton BrandDuke University
1998NBALos Angeles ClippersMichael OlowokandiUniversity of the Pacific
1997NBASan Antonio SpursTim DuncanWake Forest University
1996NBAPhiladelphia 76ersAllen IversonGeorgetown University
1995NBAGolden State WarriorsJoe SmithUniversity of Maryland
1994NBAMilwaukee BucksGlenn RobinsonPurdue University
1993NBAOrlando MagicChris WebberUniversity of Michigan
1992NBAOrlando MagicShaquille O'NealLouisiana State University
1991NBACharlotte HornetsLarry JohnsonUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
1990NBANew Jersey NetsDerrick ColemanSyracuse University
1989NBASacramento KingsPervis EllisonUniversity of Louisville
1988NBALos Angeles ClippersDanny ManningUniversity of Kansas
1987NBASan Antonio SpursDavid RobinsonUnited States Naval Academy
1986NBACleveland CavaliersBrad DaughertyUniversity of North Carolina
1985NBANew York KnicksPatrick EwingGeorgetown University
1984NBAHouston RocketsHakeem OlajuwonUniversity of Houston
1983NBAHouston RocketsRalph SampsonUniversity of Virginia
1982NBALos Angeles LakersJames WorthyUniversity of North Carolina
1981NBADallas MavericksMark AguirreDePaul University
1980NBAGolden State WarriorsJoe Barry CarrollPurdue University
1979NBALos Angeles LakersMagic JohnsonMichigan State University
1978NBAPortland Trail BlazersMychal ThompsonUniversity of Minnesota
1977NBAMilwaukee BucksKent BensonIndiana University
1976NBAHouston RocketsJohn LucasUniversity of Maryland
1975NBAAtlanta HawksDavid ThompsonNorth Carolina State University
1974NBAPortland Trail BlazersBill WaltonUniversity of California, Los Angeles
1973NBAPhiladelphia 76ersDoug CollinsIllinois State University
1972NBAPortland Trail BlazersLaRue MartinLoyola University of Chicago
1971NBACleveland CavaliersAustin CarrUniversity of Notre Dame
1970NBADetroit PistonsBob LanierSt. Bonaventure University
1969NBAMilwaukee BucksKareem Abdul-JabbarUniversity of California, Los Angeles
1968NBASan Diego RocketsElvin HayesUniversity of Houston
1967NBADetroit PistonsJimmy WalkerProvidence College
1966NBANew York KnicksCazzie RussellUniversity of Michigan
1965NBASan Francisco WarriorsFred HetzelDavidson College
1964NBANew York KnicksJim BarnesUniversity of Texas at El Paso
1963NBANew York KnicksArt HeymanDuke University
1962NBAChicago ZephyrsBill McGillUniversity of Utah
1961NBAChicago PackersWalt BellamyIndiana University
1960NBACincinnati RoyalsOscar RobertsonUniversity of Cincinnati
1959NBACincinnati RoyalsBob BoozerKansas State University
1958NBAMinneapolis LakersElgin BaylorSeattle University
1957NBACincinnati RoyalsHot Rod HundleyWest Virginia University
1956NBARochester RoyalsSi GreenDuquesne University
1955NBASt. Louis HawksDick RickettsDuquesne University
1954NBABaltimore BulletsFrank SelvyFurman University
1953NBABaltimore BulletsRay FelixLong Island University
1952NBAMilwaukee HawksMark WorkmanWest Virginia University
1951NBABaltimore BulletsGene MelchiorreBradley University
1950NBABoston CelticsChuck ShareBowling Green State University
1949BAAProvidence Steam RollersHowie ShannonKansas State University
1948BAAProvidence Steam RollersAndy TonkovichMarshall University
1947BAAPittsburgh IronmenClifton McNeeleyUniversity of Texas at El Paso

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