Sports Draft Busts

Name the players that came into their leagues with high expectations but failed to reach them.
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Last updated: June 14, 2015
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Drafted No.2 before Chris Bosh, Carmelo, and D-Wade
Darko Milicic
First No.1 pick out of high school to the NBA.
Kwame Brown
Played 3 seasons with the Raiders until being benched and future drug charges.
JaMarcus Russell
College Player of the year at Maryland and was one of the NBA's most traded players.
Joe Smith
No.1 overall pick from the University of the Pacific.
Michael Olowokandi
Played only 3 seasons after being drafted No.5 by the Colts.
Trev Alberts
NFL's No.1 pick in 1999 played just 5 seasons.
Tim Couch
Selected ahead of Michael Jordan, career plagued by injuries.
Sam Bowie
7'3" shot blocker from UConn drafted No.2 overall.
Hasheem Thabeet.
No.1 overall pick from Italy, said to be the next Dirk Nowitzik
Andrea Bargnani
Made his MLB debut at 22, left at 27 after 57 games.
Al Chambers
Drafted by the Pirates before Prince Fielder, Cole Hammels, and Zack Greinke.
Bryan Bullington
Drafted by the Bruins in 2000, played only 8 NHL games in Philadelphia.
Lars Jonsson
NCAA's basketball Co-Player of the Year along with J.J. Redick at Gonzaga.
Adam Morrison
Defensive big man selected No.1 overall out of Ohio State.
Greg Oden
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