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The Best No. 1 Overall NBA Draft Picks of All Time, Ranked

Updated July 19, 2021 104.6k votes 11.3k voters 86.1k views56 items

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Having the number one overall pick in the NBA Draft could set your team up for success for more than a decade. However, not all no. 1 picks are created equal (as this list shows) and teams can regret passing up on superstars such as Michael Jordan or Kevin Durant. We've compiled a list of all the number one overall draft picks in NBA Draft history to see who is voted the best top overall first round pick of all time.