2003 Draft: LeBron, Carmelo, Dwyane ... and Darko

Updated: June 27, 2006, 3:07 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Originally published: June 27, 2005
Updated: June 27, 2006

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Editor's note: We asked ESPN Insider John Hollinger to evaluate every NBA draft pick since 1995 and tell us what the lottery teams during those years should have done, based on what we know now about each player. For more on John's methodology, click here.

The 2003 draft undoubtedly will go down as one of the best ever. Already, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are arguably the two best players in the league, while Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony each seem to have a decade or so of All-Star berths ahead of them.