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For each NBA Franchise, can you name the top five career win shares leaders that each franchise passed on in order to draft someone else who had a lower career win share amount?

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* drafted under different team name, ** traded on draft day, **** undrafted player (only one in this quiz) - IF it says TRADE, that means that team drafted the player with the most win shares, and that's who they received in return. The column on the left is who that franchise drafted instead.
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ATL:
1985 - (Jon Koncak, 5th) 
1984 - (Kevin Willis, 11th) 
1956 - (C. Hagan, E. Macauley, TRADE) ** 
2005 - (Marvin Williams, 2nd) 
2001 - (S. Abdur-Rahim, J. Tinsley, TRADE) ** 
BOS:
1996 - (Antoine Walker, 6th) 
1996 - (Antoine Walker, 6th) 
1985 - (Sam Vincent, 20th) 
2001 - (Joe Johnson, 10th) 
2001 - (K. Brown, J. Forte, 11th/21st) 
BRK:
1987 - (Dennis Hopson, 3rd) * 
1996 - (Kerry Kittles, 8th) 
1990 - (Derrick Coleman, 1st) 
1996 - (Kerry Kittles, 8th) 
1987 - (Dennis Hopson, 3rd) * 
CHA:
1996 - (Vlade Divac, TRADE) ** 
1996 - (Vlade Divac, TRADE) ** 
1999 - (Baron Davis, 3rd) 
1991 - (Larry Johnson, 1st) 
2001 - (Kirk Haston, 16th) 
CHI:
1985 - (Keith Lee, 11th) ** 
1987 - (Olden Polynice, 8th) ** 
1987 - (Horace Grant, 10th) 
1976 - (Scott May, 2nd) 
1983 - (Sidney Green, 5th) 
CLE:
1985 - (Charles Oakley, 9th) ** 
1984 - (Tim McCormick, 12th) ** 
1987 - (Kevin Johnson, 7th) 
1996 - (Vitaly Potapenko, 12th) 
1996 - (Vitaly Potapenko, 12th) 
DAL:
1985 - (Detlef Schrempf, 8th) 
1984 - (Sam Perkins, 4th) 
1984 - (Terence Stansbury, 15th) ** 
1984 - (Sam Perkins, 4th) 
1996 - (Samaki Walker, 9th) 
DEN:
1998 - (Raef LaFrentz, 3rd) 
1998 - (Raef LaFrentz, 3rd) 
1998 - (Raef LaFrentz, 3rd) 
2003 - (Carmelo Anthony, 3rd) 
1985 - (Blair Rasmussen, 15th) 
DET:
1976 - (Leon Douglas, 4th) 
1983 - (Antoine Carr, 8th) ** 
1976 - (Leon Douglas, 4th) 
1981 - (Isiah Thomas, 2nd) 
1962 - (Kevin Loughery, 11th) 
GSW:
1985 - (Chris Mullin, 7th) 
1995 - (Joe Smith, 1st) 
1998 - (Vince Carter, 5th) ** 
1996 - (Todd Fuller, 11th) 
1998 - (Vince Carter, 5th) ** 
HOU:
1984 - (Hakeem Olajuwon, 1st) 
1984 - (Hakeem Olajuwon, 1st) 
1984 - (Hakeem Olajuwon, 1st) 
1976 - (John Lucas, 1st) 
1983 - (R. Sampson, R. McCray, 1st/3rd) 
IND:
1985 - (Wayman Tisdale, 2nd) 
1996 - (Erick Dampier, 10th) 
1978 - (Rick Robey, 3rd) 
1983 - (Steve Stipanovich, 2nd) 
1996 - (Erick Dampier, 10th) 
LAC:
1985 - (Benoit Benjamin, 3rd) 
1984 - (Lancaster Gordon, 8th) 
1984 - (Michael Cage, 14th) 
1998 - (Michael Olowokandi, 1st) 
1995 - (Antonio McDyess, 2nd) ** 
LAL:
1962 - (Leroy Ellis, 6th) 
1982 - (James Worthy, 1st) 
1962 - (Leroy Ellis, 6th) 
1977 - (Kenny Carr, 6th) 
1985 - (A.C. Green, 23rd) 
MEM:
1998 - (Mike Bibby, 2nd) * 
1996 - (Shareef Abdur-Rahim, 3rd) * 
1998 - (Mike Bibby, 2nd) * 
1996 - (Shareef Abdur-Rahim, 3rd) * 
1996 - (Shareef Abdur-Rahim, 3rd) * 
MIA:
1999 - (Tim James, 25th) 
1999 - (Rodney Buford, 53rd) 
1989 - (Glen Rice, 4th) 
1992 - (Harold Miner, 12th) 
1989 - (G. Rice, S. Douglas, 4th/28th) 
MIL:
1998 - (Robert Traylor, 6th) ** 
1996 - (Stephon Marbury, 4th) ** 
2005 - (Andrew Bogut, 1st) 
1998 - (Robert Traylor, 6th) ** 
1976 - (Quinn Buckner, 7th) 
MIN:
1996 - (Ray Allen, 5th) ** 
1996 - (Ray Allen, 5th) ** 
1999 - (Wally Szczerbiak, 6th) 
1999 - (Wally Szczerbiak, 6th) 
1999 - (W. Avery, L. Bullock, 14th/42nd) 
NOP:
2006 - (Hilton Armstrong, 12th) 
2006 - (Cedric Simmons, 15th) 
2006 - (Marcus Vinicus, 43rd) 
2006 - (Hilton Armstrong, 12th) 
2006 - (Cedric Simmons, 15th) 
NYK:
1985 - (Patrick Ewing, 1st) 
1978 - (Micheal Ray Richardson, 4th) 
1983 - (Darrell Walker, 12th) * 
1962 - (Paul Hogue, 2nd) 
1962 - (Paul Hogue, 2nd) 
OKC:
1985 - (Xavier McDaniel, 4th) * 
1987 - (Scottie Pippen, 5th) ** 
1987 - (Derrick McKey, 9th) 
1987 - (Scottie Pippen, 5th) ** 
1987 - (Derrick McKey, 9th) 
ORL:
2001 - (Steven Hunter, 15th) 
2001 - (Jeryl Sasser, 22nd) 
1999 - (Laron Profit, 38th) ** 
1996 - (Brian Evans, 27th) **** 
1996 - (Amal McCaskill, 49th) **** 
PHI:
1984 - (Charles Barkley, 5th) 
1984 - (Leon Wood, 10th) 
1998 - (Larry Hughes, 8th) 
1995 - (Jerry Stackhouse, 3rd) 
1996 - (Allen Iverson, 1st) 
PHO:
1985 - (Ed Pinckney, 10th) 
1984 - (Jay Humphries, 13th) 
1987 - (Armen Gilliam, 2nd) 
1987 - (Armen Gilliam, 2nd) 
1987 - (Armen Gilliam, 2nd) 
POR:
1984 - (Sam Bowie, 2nd) 
1984 - (Sam Bowie, 2nd) 
1984 - (Sam Bowie, 2nd) 
1976 - (Wally Walker, 5th) 
1978 - (Mychal Thompson, 1st) 
SAC:
1985 - (Joe Kleine, 6th) 
1984 - (Otis Thorpe, 9th) * 
1998 - (Jason Williams, 7th) 
1987 - (Kenny Smith, 6th) 
1956 - (Si Green, 1st) * 
SAS:
1984 - (Alvin Robertson, 7th) 
1985 - (Alfredrick Hughes, 14th) 
1986 - (Johnny Dawkins, 10th) 
1986 - (Kevin Duckworth, 33rd) 
1984 - (Alvin Robertson, 7th) 
TOR:
1998 - (Antawn Jamison, 4th) ** 
1996 - (Marcus Camby, 2nd) 
1998 - (Antawn Jamison, 4th) ** 
1996 - (Marcus Camby, 2nd) 
1996 - (Marcus Camby, 2nd) 
UTA:
2005 - (Deron Williams, 3rd) 
1983 - (Thurl Bailey, 7th) 
1982 - (J. Drew, F. Williams, TRADE) ** 
1980 - (Darrell Griffith, 2nd) 
1981 - (Danny Schayes, 13th) 
WAS:
1985 - (Kenny Green, 12th) 
1984 - (Melvin Turpin, 6th) ** 
1995 - (Rasheed Wallace, 4th) 
2001 - (Kwame Brown, 1st) 
1983 - (Jeff Malone, 10th) 

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