The History of the #3 Pick

NBA Draft: Third-overall Picks (1980-2013)
Year Player Drafted From Drafted By
2013 Otto Porter Georgetown Washington
2012 Bradley Beal Florida Washington
2011 Enes Kanter Kentucky Utah
2010 Derrick Favors Georgia Tech New Jersey
2009 James Harden Arizona State Oklahoma
2008 O.J. Mayo USC Minnesota
2007 Al Horford Florida Atlanta
2006 Adam Morrison Gonzaga Portland
2005 Deron Williams Illinois Jr. Utah
2004 Ben Gordon UConn Jr. Chicago
2003 Carmelo Anthony Syracuse Fr. Denver
2002 Mike Dunleavy Duke Jr. Golden State
2001 Pau Gasol Spain Memphis
2000 Darius Miles HSSr. LA Clippers
1999 Baron Davis UCLA So. NO Hornets
1998 Raef LaFrentz Kansas Denver
1997 Chauncey Billups Colorado Boston
1996 Shareef Abdur-Rahim California Vancouver
1995 Jerry Stackhouse North Carolina Philadelphia
1994 Grant Hill Duke Detroit
1993 Anfernee Hardaway MemphisState Golden State
1992 Christian Laettner Duke Minnesota
1991 Billy Owens Syracuse Sacramento
1990 Chris Jackson Louisiana State Denver
1989 Sean Elliott Arizona San Antonio
1988 Charles Smith Pittsburgh Philadelphia
1987 Dennis Hopson Ohio State New Jersey
1986 Chris Washburn North Carolina State Golden State
1985 Benoit Benjamin Creighton LA Clippers
1984 Michael Jordan North Carolina Chicago
1983 Rodney McCray Louisville Houston
1982 Dominique Wilkins Georgia Utah
1981 Buck Williams Maryland New Jersey
1980 Kevin McHale Minnesota Boston