The 15 Worst NBA Draft Busts Since 2000



Drafting in sports can be tricky, but it is an essential part of building a winning team. And in the NBA, where there are only two rounds and 60 players selected each year, it’s especially important for franchises to capitalize on their handful of picks to enhance their roster and subsequently their future success in the league.

Sometimes it’s nearly impossible to predict accurately what the future holds for a particular player, and more often than you may think, lots of guys projected to excel on the next level fail to live up to the hype. This, in sports, is what we call a “bust.” Here we’ve put together a list of the most disappointing NBA picks since 2000.