Busy with my life of slinging brilliant insight and watching as much
Therefore, my phone practically blew up in my pocket, sending shards of iPhone glass into my thigh, when every basketball fan friend I have from Ohio texted me simultaneously as the league revealed that the
Of course, I’m excited. A first pick to be paired (or traded) with our phenom point guard, and the first pick just two years ago,
However, whenever your team has the #1 pick in the draft it comes with a great amount of anxiety. Here’s your team’s one shining moment to change everything, to nab that future hall of famer who will turn your fortunes around in a beautiful, spiraling, rotational 180. Yet the history of the #1 pick is replete with failures, losers, injuries, and devastating decisions. The first team I ever loved in my youth, the
When the Cavs had the first pick in 2003, they drafted a hometown hero, who changed the franchise and who had the potential to overshadow Michael Jordan himself. We all know what happened there.
So much heartbreak comes with the #1 pick, I almost feel a melancholy just possessing it. Here are your hopes and dreams as a sports fan wrapped up in this one electric decision. Like the Knight said to Indy, "Choose wisely."
The consensus #1 pick this year has long been thought to be Kentucky center
(It also doesn’t help that I disapproved of the Cavs 2011 pick at #4,