Originally posted on Losers Bracket  |  Last updated 6/27/12

Early today, you may have saw my post on the Bucks picking #12 and the history of that pick (if you didn’t, here it is).  Well, about 2-hours after the article posted (AS I PREDICTED AT THE END OF THE POST), the Bucks sent the #12 pick, Jon Leuer, Jon Brockman, and Shaun Livingston to Houston for Samuel Dalembert and the #14 pick.  I LOVE THE TRADE!  Dalembert will be the starting center for the Bucks and the three guys they sent to Houston were borderline making the roster next season.  Dalembert is a rebounder and a defender; pretty much what Milwaukee was looking at trying to draft.  And dropping 2-spots, not a big deal.  I talked with Bucks director of Scouting Bill McKinney today and here is what he said about dropping spots…Billy McKinney – dont lose too much by dropping to spots

So now, the Bucks pick 14th.  Not going as in-depth as I did last, but here are the past 14th overall picks in the draft…

  • 2011 – PF Marcus Morris to the Houston Rockets – Junior out of Kansas – played in just 17-games as a rookie
  • 2010 – PF Patrick Patterston to the Houston Rockets – Junior out of Kentucky – played over 23-minutes a game this year in Houston
  • 2009 – SF Earl Clark to the Phoenix Suns – Junior out of Louisville – little used bottom of roster guy in Orlando
  • 2008 – F Anthony Randolph to the Golden State Warriors – Freshman out of LSU – solid bench player with T-Wolves, his third team (career 8.5 ppg)
  • 2007 – F Al Thorton to the L.A Clippers – Senior out of Florida State – 2008 All-NBA Rookie 1st team but already out of the league (average 16.8 ppg in 08-09)
  • 2006 – G Ronnie Brewer to the Utah Jazz – Junior out of Arkansas – averaging 9.0 ppg in 6-years in the league
  • 2005 – G Rashad McCants to the Minnesota T-Wolves – Junior out of UNC – averaged 14.9 ppg in 07-08, was out of the league after the 08-09 season
  • 2004 – F Kris Kardashian (Humphries) to the Utah Jazz – Freshman out of Minnesota – Has averaged a double-double each of the last 2-years in New Jersey – Once was Married to Kim Kardashian
  • 2003 – G Luke Ridnour to the Seattle Sonics – Junior out of Oregon – SOLID PG in 9-seasons, 9.9 ppg and 4.9 apg
  • 2002 – G Fred Jones to the Indiana Pacers – Senior out of Oregon – 7-years in the NBA, now in China – 2004 NBA Slam Dunk Champ
  • 2001 – PF Troy Murphy to the Golden State Warriors – Junior out of Notre Dame – still in the league draining 3′s, career 39% from beyond the arc
  • 2000 – PG Mateen Cleaves to the Detroit Pistons – Senior out of Michigan State – should have stayed in college, out of the NBA in 3-years
  • 1999 – PG William Avery to the Minnesota T-Wolves – Sophomore out of Duke – 3 bad seasons and out of the NBA
  • 1998 – SG Michael Dickerson to the Houston Rockets – Senior out of Arizona – 4 seasons and done in the NBA
  • 1997 – PF Maurice Taylor to the L.A Clippers – Junior out of Michigan – 1998 all-rookie 2nd team – played in the NBA til 2007 averaging 11.0 ppg
  • 1996 – SG Peja Stojakovic to the Sacramento Kings – Yugoslavia native – 3-time All-star, all-NBA 2nd team, 2-time 3-point contest champion, career 17.0 ppg and 40% 3-point shooter
  • 1995 – SF Eric Williams to the Boston Celtics – Senior out of Providence – 12-years in the NBA as a solid role player
  • 1994 – C Yinka Dare to the New Jersey Nets – Sophomore out of George Washington – holds the NBA record for playing 58-games in a season without recording an assist
  • 1993 – PF Scott Haskins to the Indiana Pacers – Senior out of Oregon State – 1-season…yup, Blake Griffin played more years in college
  • 1992 – SF Malik Sealy to the Indiana Packers – Senior out of St. John’s – played in the NBA til 2000 when he was killed in a car crash by a drunk driver

OTHER NOTABLES

  • 1989 – PG Tim Hardaway (5-time all-star, 5-time all-NBA team)
  • 1988  – SG Dan Majerle (3-time all-star, 2-time all-defensive team)
  • 1983 – SG Clyde Drexler (10-time all-star, 5-time all NBA)
  • 1980 – SG Wes Matthews Sr. (out of Wisconsin, had to mention)
  • 1974 – F/C Maurice Lucas (All-Star, All-NBA, All-ABA, All-Defensive Team)

Watch, they trade the pick again!!!

Justin Hull is the host of the “Home Stretch” heard 2p-5p on 95.3 FM, WSCO Radio in Green Bay/Appleton Wisconsin.  Follow him on twitter (@jh1570) or facebook.

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