Markelle Fultz – 2017 – Philadelphia 76ers
The 76ers traded up to select Fultz first overall in the NBA draft.
The Philadelphia 76ers traded up and got their guy, point guard Markelle Fultz out of Washington, with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. So what should Sixers fans expect out of Fultz?
History tells us the top pick in the NBA draft is anything but a sure thing. All you have to do is look at the top picks of this millennium to see the wide range of possible outcomes. You have all-time greats like LeBron James, Hall of Famers like Yao Ming and complete duds like Anthony Bennett and Greg Oden. Here’s a quick glimpse of every top draft pick since 2000 and how each player fared.