Can the 2014 NBA draft be better than the 2003 NBA draft?

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As the 2014 NBA draft approaches, teams are lining up to move up in the draft and/or add additional first-round picks, as this year’s crop of players looks to possibly be the strongest ever. This year’s NBA draft has drawn many comparisons to the last NBA “superdraft,” which took place in the summer of 2003.

Even the most casual NBA fan is familiar with the 2003 NBA draft class – LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade were the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th overall picks, and between them they have a combined:

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FSU Cheerleaders, co-eds made pitch to #1 recruit Andrew Wiggins

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Will Andrew Wiggins choose the Florida State Seminoles, Kansas Jayhawks, or North Carolina Tar Heels? Or will he be like EVERY other blue-chip recruit in this class and head to Big Blue Nation? (The Kentucky Wildcats)

The female student body at Florida State did all they could this past college basketball season to sell top recruit Andrew Wiggins on the school during his official visit in December. Well, we don’t know or not whether they did “all they could,” but nothing would surprise me at this point. Given what I’ve learned about the recruiting process in revenue producing college sports.

To quote “Fletch”:

“We’re in a grey area here. How grey? Charcoal.”

But on to more wholesome and above board recruiting activities.

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