Exemptions Honorable Mention Top 10 Worst NBA Draft Picks

Jon Koncak and Joe Kleine (the Jo.K.ers)

In a prior post, Jon Koncak and Joe Kleine were identified jointly as the 4th Worst NBA Draft Pick. They earned this distinction for being selected ahead of three Hall of Famers (Chris Mullin, Karl Malone, and Joe Dumars) and four other star players (Detlef Schrempf, Charles Oakley, AC Green, and Terry Porter). Despite this honor, Koncak and Kleine are not on the short list for Top 10 Busts because they were too productive in their careers. Regardless, they provide an interesting side story to the countdown. At the same time, this post also highlights the underwhelming careers of oft-considered busts Keith Lee and Kenny Green.

Side Stories

Winning Isn’t Everything (or is it?)

WHICH IS MORE MEMORABLE – A WIN OR AN EPIC LOSS? Well, whose name do you remember? Synopsis: ¬†This post examines the importance of winning vs. losing in American sports (e.g. Manning vs. Manning, Bumgarner vs. Kershaw). ¬†Generally, winners receive the glory but can there be any glory in losing? After making a 12 on […]