Darko Milicic is no Yao Ming

Updated: July 3, 2003, 12:09 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

Darko Milicic doesn't have the name recognition of LeBron James, the championship credentials of Carmelo Anthony or the enormous following of Yao Ming. He has a difficult-to-pronounce name, speaks less-than-perfect English and remains a relative unknown to almost everyone but NBA insiders.

His pockets, consequently, aren't flush with the cash that comes from lucrative endorsement deals that have lined those of the other three. Despite being projected as the No. 2 pick in Thursday's NBA draft ...

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