D.R.A.F.T. Initiative: Ranking the drafts

Over the past 20 years, not all NBA drafts have been created equal

Updated: June 22, 2009, 4:59 PM ET
By Eric Neel |

Don't be fooled by the somewhat nerdy attention we here at Insider devote to the NBA draft: It is not an exact science. It's an annual exercise in supposition, conjecture and hope, a high-stakes top-10 (okay, top-60) list arrived at by way of equal measures wisdom and whim.

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Eric Neel is a senior writer for and ESPN The Magazine.