There’s no such thing as a “sure thing” when it comes to drafting untested amateurs to play at the highest level. You never know if a pick is going to pan out until they hit the field.
Luckily, hindsight is 20/20, providing irritable fans with plenty to complain about. Meaning even someone like Sam Bowie who competed in the NBA for over a decade can be considered a huge bust just because he was drafted one spot before Michael Jordan.
History has given us a load of dumb draft picks, but these are the dumbest of the dumb.
Check out the 17 Worst Draft Picks Ever.