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Ranking the last 20 #1 picks

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Very interesting article. Ranks them where they would be picked if they were all coming out of the same class today, with BG #13. 13. Blake Griffin, PF, Oklahoma Drafted No. 1 by the Los Angeles Clippers in 2009 Griffin was a freak athlete with a body builder's physique coming out of college. He played his butt off, threw himself around the floor and just out-toughed other players in the paint. He, too, was a consensus No. 1 pick, but again, the strength of the draft at the top didn't blow anyone away and Griffin was seen more as a future All-Star instead of a future superstar. So far Griffin has lived up to expectations. His highlight reel dunks have made him very popular, but he's been unable to carry a team on his own. Also has a ranking of where they are now based on their career. 1. LeBron James 2. Tim Duncan 3. Dwight Howard 4. Derrick Rose 5. Allen Iverson 6. Chris Webber 7. Yao Ming 8. Blake Griffin 9. Elton Brand 10. Kyrie Irving 11. Glenn Robinson 12. Andrew Bogut 13. Joe Smith 14. Kenyon Martin 15. John Wall 16. Andrea Bargnani 17. Kwame Brown 18. Michael Olowokandi 19. Greg Oden ??? Anthony Davis

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