Being a top-10 draft pick is one of the most prestigious badges an NBA player can wear, but that blessing can easily become a curse. Even if a player fails due to circumstances beyond their control, they might be branded with the most undesirable four letters in all of sports: B-U-S-T. In this video, The Ringer’s J. Kyle Mann analyzes the past 20 years of NBA drafts to determine whether those who have not excelled immediately in the NBA still have any hope to climb back to glorious heights.
Can a Top-10 NBA Draft Bust Be Salvaged?
In the latest edition of ‘The Leap,’ J. Kyle Mann examines the Orlando Magic youngster’s potential
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