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Darko Milicic was drinking before practice!

Darko Milicic was a bust. That might be put it kindly. He was not very good. In the 2003 NBA Draft, the Pistons had an opportunity to get Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, or Dwyane Wade, but they chose the then 17-year old Serbian forward. 323 more words

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Darko Milicic Says He Got Drunk Before Practices With The Pistons

By: Will Burchifield
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Darko Milicic arrived in the U.S. as an 18-year-old basketball prodigy from Serbia. It all went downhill from there.

He opened up about his disappointing NBA career in a recent interview with Serbian… 996 more words

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Darko Milicic Once Told the Timberwolves, "I don't want to play in the NBA anymore, I'll ruin your team"

Merely saying the full name, Darko Milicic, feels redundant and pedantic. All you need to say is, “Darko” and you’ll have summoned in the minds of an entire generation of sports fans the very idea of a “bust.” He’s the anti-Lebron. 499 more words

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NBA bust Darko Milicic says he got drunk before practices with the Pistons

Darko Milicic was selected with the No. 2 pick in a 2003 draft that included LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and even Kyle Korver. 344 more words

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Darko Milicic Told The Timberwolves 'Don't Trade For Me' But They Did Anyways

Darko Milicic will forever be known as the biggest bust from the 2003 NBA Draft. The No. 2 overall pick, sandwiched between LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony (with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh coming right after), never panned out despite lasting 10 years in the NBA. 443 more words

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Tayshaun Prince: Pistons Could've Won Four NBA Titles With Melo Instead Of Darko

By: Will Burchfield
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If only, if only.

According to Tayshaun Prince, the Pistons could have won up to four championships if they had drafted Carmelo Anthony over Darko Milicic in the 2003 NBA draft.  433 more words

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How Miami Heat almost picked Chris Bosh instead of Dwyane Wade in 2003

The 2002-03 season was about to mercifully end for the Miami Heat. Miami had one meaningless (or so it appeared) game remaining in Toronto and the team would then turn its attention to the draft. 555 more words

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