NBA draft memorable moments

The NBA draft is always full of memorable moments that only Bill Simmons can break down.

Updated: July 20, 2005, 2:00 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

Before you throw yourself into Tuesday night's NBA draft, let's take a quick trip down memory lane. For the past eight years (1997-2004), I have been keeping a running diary of the draft while watching it with my father (except for 2003, when the diary carried on without him). So here's a look back at my favorite 60 moments from that stretch, presented in reverse order from 60th to first:

No. 60 2003: After the Clippers take Chris Kaman at No. 6, we find out that Kaman's dad is named "Leroy," ...

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