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First Overall Selections

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First Overall Selections Table
Year Lg Team Player College
2019NBANew Orleans PelicansZion WilliamsonDuke
2018NBAPhoenix SunsDeandre AytonArizona
2017NBAPhiladelphia 76ersMarkelle FultzWashington
2016NBAPhiladelphia 76ersBen SimmonsLSU
2015NBAMinnesota TimberwolvesKarl-Anthony TownsKentucky
2014NBACleveland CavaliersAndrew WigginsKansas
2013NBACleveland CavaliersAnthony BennettUNLV
2012NBANew Orleans HornetsAnthony DavisKentucky
2011NBACleveland CavaliersKyrie IrvingDuke
2010NBAWashington WizardsJohn WallKentucky
2009NBALos Angeles ClippersBlake GriffinOklahoma
2008NBAChicago BullsDerrick RoseMemphis
2007NBAPortland Trail BlazersGreg OdenOhio State
2006NBAToronto RaptorsAndrea Bargnani
2005NBAMilwaukee BucksAndrew BogutUtah
2004NBAOrlando MagicDwight Howard
2003NBACleveland CavaliersLeBron James
2002NBAHouston RocketsYao Ming
2001NBAWashington WizardsKwame Brown
2000NBANew Jersey NetsKenyon MartinCincinnati
1999NBAChicago BullsElton BrandDuke
1998NBALos Angeles ClippersMichael OlowokandiUniversity of the Pacific
1997NBASan Antonio SpursTim DuncanWake Forest
1996NBAPhiladelphia 76ersAllen IversonGeorgetown
1995NBAGolden State WarriorsJoe SmithMaryland
1994NBAMilwaukee BucksGlenn RobinsonPurdue
1993NBAOrlando MagicChris WebberMichigan
1992NBAOrlando MagicShaquille O'NealLSU
1991NBACharlotte HornetsLarry JohnsonUNLV
1990NBANew Jersey NetsDerrick ColemanSyracuse
1989NBASacramento KingsPervis EllisonLouisville
1988NBALos Angeles ClippersDanny ManningKansas
1987NBASan Antonio SpursDavid RobinsonUnited States Naval Academy
1986NBACleveland CavaliersBrad DaughertyUNC
1985NBANew York KnicksPatrick EwingGeorgetown
1984NBAHouston RocketsHakeem OlajuwonHouston
1983NBAHouston RocketsRalph SampsonVirginia
1982NBALos Angeles LakersJames WorthyUNC
1981NBADallas MavericksMark AguirreDePaul
1980NBAGolden State WarriorsJoe Barry CarrollPurdue
1979NBALos Angeles LakersMagic JohnsonMichigan State
1978NBAPortland Trail BlazersMychal ThompsonMinnesota
1977NBAMilwaukee BucksKent BensonIndiana
1976NBAHouston RocketsJohn LucasMaryland
1975NBAAtlanta HawksDavid ThompsonNC State
1974NBAPortland Trail BlazersBill WaltonUCLA
1973NBAPhiladelphia 76ersDoug CollinsIllinois State University
1972NBAPortland Trail BlazersLaRue MartinLoyola Chicago
1971NBACleveland CavaliersAustin CarrNotre Dame
1970NBADetroit PistonsBob LanierSt. Bonaventure
1969NBAMilwaukee BucksKareem Abdul-JabbarUCLA
1968NBASan Diego RocketsElvin HayesHouston
1967NBADetroit PistonsJimmy WalkerProvidence
1966NBANew York KnicksCazzie RussellMichigan
1965NBASan Francisco WarriorsFred HetzelDavidson
1964NBANew York KnicksJim BarnesTexas-El Paso
1963NBANew York KnicksArt HeymanDuke
1962NBAChicago ZephyrsBill McGillUtah
1961NBAChicago PackersWalt BellamyIndiana
1960NBACincinnati RoyalsOscar RobertsonCincinnati
1959NBACincinnati RoyalsBob BoozerKansas State
1958NBAMinneapolis LakersElgin BaylorSeattle University
1957NBACincinnati RoyalsHot Rod HundleyWest Virginia
1956NBARochester RoyalsSi GreenDuquesne
1955NBASt. Louis HawksDick RickettsDuquesne
1954NBABaltimore BulletsFrank SelvyFurman University
1953NBABaltimore BulletsRay FelixLong Island University
1952NBAMilwaukee HawksMark WorkmanWest Virginia
1951NBABaltimore BulletsGene MelchiorreBradley
1950NBABoston CelticsChuck ShareBowling Green
1949BAAProvidence SteamrollersHowie ShannonKansas State
1948BAAProvidence SteamrollersAndy TonkovichMarshall
1947BAAPittsburgh IronmenClifton McNeeleyTexas-El Paso

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