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On This Date: June 26

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

The Chicago Bulls selected Derrick Rose with the first overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft.

Thursday, June 26, 2003

The Cleveland Cavaliers selected LeBron James with the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft.

Wednesday, June 26, 2002

The Houston Rockets selected Yao Ming with the first overall pick in the 2002 NBA draft.

Wednesday, June 26, 1996

The Philadelphia 76ers selected Allen Iverson with the first overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft.

Wednesday, June 26, 1991

The Charlotte Hornets selected Larry Johnson with the first overall pick in the 1991 NBA draft.

Tuesday, June 26, 1984

3-time NBA All-Star Deron Williams was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Friday, June 26, 1936

10-time NBA All-Star Hal Greer was born in Huntington, West Virginia.