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Best third-overall picks in NBA Draft history

While landing in one of the draft's top two spots would have been ideal, there will still be great talent to be taken at the third selection spot.

Best third-overall picks in NBA Draft history

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The Sixers possess the third pick in the highly-hyped 2014 NBA Draft. While landing in one of the draft’s top two spots would have been ideal, there will still be great talent to be taken at the third selection spot.

Now, let’s take a look at some of the best third overall NBA draft picks of all time.

And be sure to vote below for who you think is the best:

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Who is the best third-overall pick in the history of the NBA Draft?
Carmelo Anthony
 
  2 (0.1%)
Wilt Chamberlain
 
  811 (42.9%)
Penny Hardaway
 
  5 (0.3%)
Grant Hill
 
  2 (0.1%)
Pau Gasol
 
  7 (0.4%)
Michael Jordan
 
  1019 (53.9%)
Pete Maravich
 
  23 (1.2%)
Kevin McHale
 
  7 (0.4%)
Nate Thurmond
 
  7 (0.4%)
Dominique Wilkins
 
  6 (0.3%)
Total votes = 1889
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