Can You Solve The Hardest Problem In NBA History?

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Tal Samman
Tal Samman 21 minute ago
It's on the franchise to grow the pick and make him better by time
Kelvin
Kelvin 5 hours ago
Tis is an american thing, like humans are statistics. Dumb thing
Bwitty
Bwitty 11 hours ago
Me in March of 2021: Lamelo averaging 15 6 and 6, uh i'll take Lamelo
P05TPWN3D
P05TPWN3D Day ago
I pray for Markelle cause they fucked up his shot
HELLO pizza
HELLO pizza Day ago
Sam hankies way of choosing the best player on the board cause u could always trade them
Matheo Lück
Matheo Lück 2 days ago
Wiseman
Rocket881
Rocket881 3 days ago
With Derrick Rose he was the best player in the draft if he never got hurt he would be an all star player almost every year
gerald.sahala 4984
gerald.sahala 4984 3 days ago
I'm from the future pick lamelo ball
chur hi
chur hi 3 days ago
great vid
chur hi
chur hi 3 days ago
lol drose kyrie blake wall were definitely good picks
Nikhil Jeswani
Nikhil Jeswani 3 days ago
Are we gonna act like AI, Patrick Ewing and Kyrie Irving were not great as #1 picks???
Al Maronde
Al Maronde 2 days ago
Well, they weren't the best players from their drafts, Kobe was better than AI, Karl Malone was better than Ewing, and Kawhi Leonard is better than Irving, so yeah, they weren't the best of their drafts
Denyse Cassy
Denyse Cassy 3 days ago
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Colm Price
Colm Price 4 days ago
Chris Paul is better than Dwight Howard and ja is better than zion
Totally Addictive
Totally Addictive 6 days ago
holly shit i should be a nba scout :O picked the right one every time...
DERP ploopcyborg
DERP ploopcyborg 6 days ago
Bruh the chart with the 1st picks in the last forty years and he didn’t circle d rose? I mean, at the rate he was going he would have been the best
Silas Fulton
Silas Fulton 6 days ago
i’m a lamelo fan at heart and chose him out of the 3
lil jersey shawty!
lil jersey shawty! 7 days ago
bol bol the best player in the draft
YQu're being TrQlled
YQu're being TrQlled 8 days ago
Excellent video that I will be sharing with A LOT of Rockets fans saying #FadeforCade. 1) tanking only guarantees reclaiming their top 4 protected pick. 2) there's likely a slim to none chance they get the first pick. 3) the odds of Cade Cunningham being a generational talent that will be capable of leading a full rebuild team to contention are even smaller than the MVP odds. I am a draft class study fanatic. It's a habit I have picked up playing games like Madden and 2k for years. I have studied this supposed "strong draft class" of 2021 and can say, in my opinion, there is no sure fire all star from appearances. By that I mean an immediate impact, take the league by storm prospect. I obviously could be wrong and maybe the 18th or 20th pick ends up being the early favorite but predicting that is near impossible. Cunningham looks to be a solid, day 1 NBA ready starter but I have watched quite a bit of tape on him. Good handle for a 6'8" player, solid passing and jump shot, looks to be a versatile defender, but has relied on bullying smaller opponents at all levels. Has decent athleticism but nothing eye popping AND is fairly slow for someone who is a full time ball handler. This is the best in class. Mobley is a close 2nd but it's hard to judge young bigs this early because he hasn't filled out and we don't know how his game will translate to the jump shot, get buckets gameplay style of the NBA just yet. He for sure does not have an AD or Durant skill set though so it will likely take time. This is why the tanking model is such a huge gamble. You are dooming your franchise to 5+ years of piss poor play and demoralizing your fan base for the chance, a poor one at that, to get that generational talent. Or even more rarely, a transformative talent. People like to point to the 76ers as a success story but leave out the fact that they had more than a few bad picks AND the tank lasted longer than expected because of injuries and the fact that several top draft picks without vets around them are generally not good at first. It remains to be seen whether it will pay off or not but by and large, the tanking model is faulty at best.
anthony Phung
anthony Phung 8 days ago
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Clifford Nguyen
Clifford Nguyen 8 days ago
2021 fam
Hunter Byrd
Hunter Byrd 9 days ago
Coming back after seeing Simmons peaked his rookie year
Omijinn
Omijinn 9 days ago
I think I picked the right player everytime cause they're oversized for their position
Jonah Fossay
Jonah Fossay 10 days ago
I got Markelle, Giannis, and Melo
ToasterAlley
ToasterAlley 11 days ago
who was better then irving?
Lakers4Life
Lakers4Life 9 days ago
Kawhi
StillTryingToFindOutWhoAsked
StillTryingToFindOutWhoAsked 11 days ago
Well we know now who to pick in the 2020 draft, and it sure ain't Wiseman or Edward
Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James
Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James 11 days ago
3:48
Ward Huyskes
Ward Huyskes 11 days ago
1:55 yikes I really don't like that you made this image. How are you going to pick best players? Like in some cases it's obvious but are you really shitting on kyrie like this? Is he really defintely not the best player? even in 2020, I wouldn't definetively overall pick Kawhi or Klay over him. Also, this chart would imply that 1996 was a failure, while AI was and is obviously the best choice there. Kobe wasn't going to be drafted by anyone but LA and honestly, WHO THE FUCK IN THEIR RIGHT MIND WOULD DRAFT AN 18 YO KOBE? And isn't it waaay to soon to call Zion the best of his class? Sure he's great for now but wouldn't you be more interested in his legacy in 10 years?
Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James
Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James 11 days ago
3:48 look at tatums shorts
neo
neo 12 days ago
i pick the third dude
Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James
Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James 11 days ago
3:48 look at tatums shorts lol
neo
neo 12 days ago
OWH I PICKED TATUM OH SHIIIIIIT
Kidz Bop 38 is Straight FIRE!!
Kidz Bop 38 is Straight FIRE!! 15 days ago
3:15 if you're picking by just stats, you've already screwed up. I remember Greg Oden putting up stats even or better than KD, but one look told you KD was better.
Sean Ultot
Sean Ultot 17 days ago
Lameloooooo
Wyatt Welhoelter
Wyatt Welhoelter 19 days ago
Hell of an outro😂
Ryan El Khatib
Ryan El Khatib 20 days ago
I don’t like that Zion is circled because you don’t know if he’s gonna be the best it’s to early and Ja Morant might be better then Zion
Water Cloud Domino
Water Cloud Domino 23 days ago
tyrese haliburton gonna be the best long-term player, even tho he may have been overlooked.
Ben Altemuehle
Ben Altemuehle 23 days ago
00:34, Ok sure keep telling yourself that😂. Cough* Lebron James on the Cavs Cough* Cough*. It nothing like how much of a team sport Football is that's for sure
Noah O'Leary
Noah O'Leary 6 days ago
What about what he said at 0:39, I know he was after going back to Cleveland and not when he was drafted there but still apply as it refers to a great player can sort of carry a team
Keplxr
Keplxr 27 days ago
Lamelo?
Reyes Amanda
Reyes Amanda 27 days ago
me picking tatum and giannis lol
Zhou Ted
Zhou Ted 27 days ago
nba draft feels like stock picking, so much easier to say i knew it than im betting on it
Joe 2kLife
Joe 2kLife Month ago
1:57 i still thing ja was the best in the 2019 draft
Noah O'Leary
Noah O'Leary 6 days ago
No he wasn’t. Zion would have easily been ROTY if he didn’t get injured and Zion is clearly better now. Which one is an all star too
The Number One Bot
The Number One Bot Month ago
who’s here when monk just dropped 36
Shomari Potter
Shomari Potter Month ago
I picked the tallest everytime....no regrets
LOL Relja
LOL Relja Month ago
People who picked lamelo giannis and tatum 👇
moov100
moov100 Month ago
I love your videos but how can you say D Rose wasn't the best player of 2009 draft. It's wrong and it's direspectful!
Zaza Pachulia
Zaza Pachulia 11 days ago
How tf is that even possible.
moov100
moov100 Month ago
Seeing it from now he was not the best pick but he definitely was the best player.
Zubayer Miajee
Zubayer Miajee Month ago
The whole video, I am saying, WHERE IS TYRESE BURTON!!!
David Dela Peña
David Dela Peña Month ago
hey my man d rose? he was the best player in his draft class, he proved it in his mvp season but not right now yeah😭
Noah O'Leary
Noah O'Leary 6 days ago
Yeah Russ is but Rose still would be if it wasn’t for the injury :(
Andy Caceres
Andy Caceres Month ago
If I was a scout I during pre draft the people I would like to draft would have to face my teams best player and even thou they wouldn't beat him you could still tell someone character by how hard they ball
boris
boris Month ago
We allready know ja morant is better than zion
Brecken Hilsinger
Brecken Hilsinger Month ago
I picked Tatum, giannis, and the Georgia kid all right, then I think I would go with Jameis Wiseman, because I am a university of Cincinnati fan and the Memphis Tigers play against us quite a bit. Jameis Wiseman is insane at basketball
Albin Turunen
Albin Turunen Month ago
Ja morant was the best in 2019 draft
Human Lettuce
Human Lettuce Month ago
Yes obviously
Alex
Alex Month ago
For a team like the hornets, lamelo is gonna have SO many more eyes on their team
nizcomix
nizcomix Month ago
i drafted jayson, otto and lamelo
nizcomix
nizcomix Month ago
2:17 is misleading, hella hall of famers on that board regardless of if they were the best
s h
s h Month ago
who watching in 2059
cody humble
cody humble Month ago
I used blocks, rebounds, steals, and age to determine who had the best chance at success -- and I picked well each time. Why did I pick those stats? Because those stats tell you how good he is in comparison to other players. Points and FG% don't tell you that. You can coach and scheme some of that stuff. Plus, with the guy who spent 4 years in college and still only averaged 28ppg, that's not good. There's no way a shooting guard averaging less than 30ppg who's been in college FOUR YEARS is going to magically jump to 40ppg once he gets put in the NBA around All-star talent instead of bum college kids.
Arturas Marma
Arturas Marma Month ago
There is obvious flaw in your presentation no 3pts shooting %....
Dawn Ripper
Dawn Ripper Month ago
College stats are not a good measure of a player's potential to succeed in the NBA and in my opinion, there's two key reasons why. The first reason is that an NBA prospect may do well against people in college, but may be much worse off against opponents in the NBA, which have much more skill. Some people are insanely good at dominating people that are much worse than them, but their performance drops off enormously when they reach the NBA. On the other hand, there are some people that perform really well in college, but perhaps aren't the best at exploiting weaker opponents' weaknesses, so their stats don't drop as much as the previous type of opponent when they play in the NBA. The second reason is team chemistry. Some players end up in a setup that just doesn't work for them or isn't like what they experienced in college. Team chemistry can make huge differences in how well players can play. For example, a college star may have really good, but inflated stats if everyone is just his puppet and play according to him. In the NBA, this strategy won't work and will harm the team, so it won't be adopted. As such, the player won't perform as well as statistics predict. I think there's a long way for maths and computer science to go when it comes to making the best picks, but there's only so much you can do with garbage information like college stats. Algorithms need to look further than just those stats. I'm also editing to say that this isn't to mean that college stats should be overlooked completely or that all stats are bad. Some stats have shown relatively high levels of predictive power while some show none. I'm just saying that there's a lot of things that are required to predict who the best player will be (even things like injury) and college stats are typically not enough to make a conclusive decisions. There are more stats that need to be considered and that are considered. Also as a final edit, I wanted to say that first draft picks aren't at picking the best player in a league as they seem. The reason why they pick the best player so few times is because teams lean towards bigger players like centers and forwards over guards. This is because centers' and forwards' performances are easier to predict and less volatile than guards'. Not to mention that guards also have shorter careers on average and get injured more often (mostly shooting guards), which means there might be less of a long-term plan with their superstar. So even if a team thinks that a guard may be better than a center for their team, they might lean towards the center just because it's a safer pick. It's a risk-reward thing. This was especially true in the past when prediction technology was even worse. However, if a guard is much better than any center that year, only then will they end up being first pick.
Daniel Redskleeve
Daniel Redskleeve Month ago
Pick always the tallest
Eddie
Eddie Month ago
U forgot Patrick Williams smh
Carti ssimo
Carti ssimo Month ago
I would have gone with a 2 year player cause they are more reliable you could risk it all or stay safe
JT Daily
JT Daily Month ago
Turns out lemelo was the best
jusK
jusK Month ago
ja>zion
Derek Burns
Derek Burns Month ago
#1 picks with no experience slide is full of players that went to college. David Robinson played 4 years at Navy. That’s why he’s called The Admiral.
cherR6red
cherR6red Month ago
John wall had college experience????
Mike W
Mike W Month ago
Heh in the 2nd set, I picked the guy who looked like giannis...
Ian Roche
Ian Roche Month ago
Ayeee I picked Tatum 😂
Casey Winkler
Casey Winkler Month ago
I picked tatum because of his height and good stats an giannis off of age in comparison to the others
Matyika G.
Matyika G. Month ago
i picked tatum nice
Horny Step Mom - Videos
Horny Step Mom - Videos Month ago
Who else came here after the draft is over
0ddmood
0ddmood Month ago
free kyrie!
jluc101
jluc101 Month ago
Great f*****g video.
sam carmel
sam carmel Month ago
Towns better than booker?
Do You Mind
Do You Mind Month ago
I don't understand how it's so hard. If I was a gm making a pick. I'd focus more on the players personality than their stats. Sure I'd want them to have decent or good stats but it wouldn't be required. The most important thing to me would be to find a player who has a fire lit in his soul for winning, who works on his game relentlessly/is a student of the game. Someone who coachable and looks to learn more about how basketball is played instead of just using their talents and abilities to dominate. These are the types of players who become superstars. Players like Kobe, MJ, Harden, Wade, Steph, Bird, Hakeem, Lebron, Giannis, Kwahi, Butler, Chris Paul, Tatum. The only time I would take someone who doesn't have the will of fire burning would be for freaks of nature aka shaq or wilt.
RJB
RJB Month ago
that’s was the coldest outdo i’ve seen jimmy do
Martin Jovanovski
Martin Jovanovski 2 months ago
deni avdija man .. he would probably end up as the best in his class also, you wanna base your pick on stats whem you should focus on state of mind.. many players that end up top 3 succumb from the pressure of expectations .. many only want the money that comes from playing im the nba, and when they get their first million they stop carrying aboug basketball .. on those two groups add those players that are easily distracted by non-basketball stuff and you would end up with an easier choice .. or if you still arent sure, pick the best defender (not the best defensive stats, mind). if he is willing to chase around players to lock them up, he would probably be easier to handle in any team
Tom Flintoff
Tom Flintoff 2 months ago
pat Ewing and Hakeem aren't the best in the draft, that shows the elite status of the leaue
Adam
Adam 2 months ago
I picked prospect 1 cus I saw that outline of Giannis
Kaushik Jaisankar
Kaushik Jaisankar 2 months ago
So what i belive the environment after the pick is also important like if giannis was selected by some other we can't be sure he would be the same as now its because he was with the team that he is what he is like if he was gsw who nows he might have been a better shooter worse paint player
Noah Palmer
Noah Palmer 2 months ago
Teh giannis one was unfair as he was never even a chance for 1st pick
Noah Palmer
Noah Palmer 2 months ago
Sad that all time greats like hakeem are not even seen as the best pick that could have been made that year
Jerome Exum
Jerome Exum 2 months ago
The Draft is Based on pre NBA experience so it is a gamble. Also factor the coaches decisions on player's playing time, injuries and if teammates can pass the ball to him.
Jeevithesh Ram
Jeevithesh Ram 2 months ago
1:54 D-Rose was the best pick in the 2008 nba draft. Better than Westbrook talent-wise, and had a better career up until his Injury. Let's not act like Westbrook was a better talent a Chicago made a mistake by not picking Westbrook.
Leck
Leck 2 months ago
1:45 I don’t think it’s just me but your saying Zion is the best player in the draft over Ja?
Mark Watson
Mark Watson 2 months ago
96?
Pedro Augusto Costa
Pedro Augusto Costa 2 months ago
He said that 17 NBA players were draft out of highschool before 2004, and only 5 of the first round picks were draft without college experience, and all in a 6 year spam between 2003-08, Kobe was draft 13 th overall in 96, so he is in the 17 players drafted straight of highschool before 2003, in 96 Iverson was the first round pick, and he played college ball, so what's the problem?
GØE TNZ
GØE TNZ 2 months ago
“Why is everyone doing this: Everyone: Isolate "x" on one side of the algebraic equation by adding the negative number that appears on the same side of the equation as the " x." For example, in the equation "x - 5 = 12" , rewrite the equation as " x = 12 + 5" and solve for "x." The solution is "x = 17 .Everyone: Isolate "x" on one side of the algebraic equation by adding the negative number that appears on the same side of the equation as the " x." For example, in the equation "x - 5 = 12" , rewrite the equation as " x = 12 + 5" and solve for "x." The solution is "x = 17 .Everyone: Isolate "x" on one side of
Pedro Augusto Costa
Pedro Augusto Costa 2 months ago
When someone said isolate "x" out the equation, they are meaning to operate both sides and create a new equation that is simple to understand, but still right, using the se example, x-12=5: x-12=5; let's add 12 to both sides, If I sum both sides by the same amount, the equation would still be right and gives the same result. x-12+12 = 5+12; -12+12=0; 5+12=17 x=17.
SKarY Zyconnn
SKarY Zyconnn 2 months ago
You know Edwards has the same name as the biggest bust ever, right?
Dert nowert
Dert nowert Month ago
I just realised that
SKarY Zyconnn
SKarY Zyconnn 2 months ago
LaMelo gang all day but no disrespect to the wise fans or the Anthony Ben-dwards fans
Carson luttman
Carson luttman 2 months ago
why was i so good at picking the best ones bruh someone hire me
Luke R Daigle
Luke R Daigle 2 months ago
Who is here after the draft
Andrew D
Andrew D 2 months ago
Andrew Bogut was very solid while on the Milwaukee Bucks, but because he was on Milwaukee, nobody watched him, so he isn’t as bad of a 1st pick, but when he was on the warriors, he wasn’t the same player because of his arm injury
Chooy
Chooy 2 months ago
Damn how do I like a video more than once? This is a mastahpeece. 👌
Josh Mishra
Josh Mishra 2 months ago
call me crazy but if i was the twolves gm id go deni with number one, yeah in the future ppl wud say just cuz of luka i took him first but deni realyl does remind me of luka level talent lol
Shamone Music
Shamone Music 2 months ago
They had Giannis listed at 6’9... yeah ok
chen tony
chen tony 2 months ago
Lamelo is simply the best, time will prove
HEROiC FLOWS
HEROiC FLOWS 2 months ago
“Following the success of LeBron James” ummmmm, and TMac, and Kobe, and KG, and Dwight Howard, and Jermaine O’Neal, and Amare Stoudemire, Rasheed Lewis, Deshawn Stevenson, Tyson Chandler, Josh and JR Smith, Andrew Bynum was good back then, Monta Ellis..... oh well
Pedro Augusto Costa
Pedro Augusto Costa 2 months ago
And about all of the players you've mentioned: Dwight, JR, Josh and Bynum were draft after 2003, ao after LeBron set the highschool sensation time in the NBA. Chandler were the higher draft coming at second and he was considering a bust for most of his career until he joined New Orleans, DeShawn Stevenson was picked at 23 and is 7; 2 and 1,5 for.his career, not a player that can change the course of NBA draft history, KG went 5 and he was a 10 ppg as a rookie, Lewis was a second round pick and put 2 ppg as a rookie, Amare was the best rookie with 13 ppg but he was draft only 9 overall, Jermaine, Kobe and TMac were bench players on their rookie seasons, LeBron was the first player draft first overall without college experience that really turned on a superstar early on, the rest of the high schoolers that turned out good we're players not draft number on and that take a while to develop, while LeBron had a monster rookie season, LeBron start the "draft younger players with potential high on the draft so you can't miss the chance of drafting a super star" trend.
Pedro Augusto Costa
Pedro Augusto Costa 2 months ago
The case here was picking a promissor Young talent that shows a lot of potential with a higher first rounder pick, LeBron was the first player to be picked first overall without college experience, and then for the next 6 years, 5 others players would be drafted first overall without college experience just based on their potential, and LeBron was the only that stood out in his rookie season, any other high schooler took a while to develop, LeBron was the first one to be named rookie of the year without played college ball, and I think he still the only one, of course other players were amazing as well, but Jermaine, Kobe, T-Mac, KG and others high schoolers were just rotational players earlier in their careers, LeBron came in crushing the competition (Except for Carmelo who had a good case to ROY as well), so yeah, that was a trading that starts with LBJ
eswain28
eswain28 2 months ago
#1 overall picks have weeks to make a choice so while the last line was catchy it doesn’t make much sense
Radomir
Radomir 2 months ago
I disagree with the years 83 and 84, 08,09 & 07!!! Those were good picks but fate conspired against most of them. For instance nobody would've guessed the injury prone unathletic point guard would be better than the monstrously athletic Blake griffin
tarique cherrington
tarique cherrington 2 months ago
i would pic lamelo because he actually has pro experience and thats that
DeepRun 06
DeepRun 06 2 months ago
I didn’t know Jason tatums picture and still picked him
Matthew Comino
Matthew Comino 2 months ago
I'd pick Hendrixx Cobb
Zero vesta
Zero vesta 3 months ago
I thought the middle one in the last pick was “Tingis Pingis”
zak bak
zak bak 3 months ago
I'm calling it, obi toppins gonna be a massive steal
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