While LeBron James
garnered most of the attention and headlines, Darko Milicic may end up being the greatest player to emerge from the 2003 draft. Without question, Darko is moving into a more comfortable development situation on an excellent Pistons team that will look at him as a role player, rather than the savior that LeBron must be for the Cleveland Cavs. Most likely, NBA fans will be treated to a rivalry between the two great young players to match the legendary one of Larry Bird and Magic Johnson.
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Since the draft lottery was instituted in 1985, three players selected with a top-four pick have won a title with the team that selected them?David Robinson, Tim Duncan and Darko Milicic. So yes, NBA free agency is a bigger deal than the draft. Of the trends outlined above (kudos to the San Antonio Spurs for utter dominance of this thing called basketball), the important thing to take away is ...Knicks Rumors: Carmelo Anthony's Decision a Choice Between Winning and Happiness
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Full Darko Milicic News
Darko Milicic would have certainly gone #1 in the 2003 draft if it were not for LeBron James
. In fact, he was considered the best prospect in the last 10 years aside from James.
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