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Best and Worst NBA Lottery Picks

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Worst No. 7 Pick: 2001 Nets, Eddie Griffin

The nation's top recruit in 2000, Griffin averaged 17.8 points, 10.7 rebounds and 4.4 blocks as a freshman at Seton Hall. Considered a possible No. 1 pick, he slipped in the draft because of so-called character issues that turned out to be more serious than anyone imagined. Suffering from depression and alcoholism, Griffin never came close to reaching his enormous potential before dying in 2007 when he drove his car into a moving train while drunk.

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