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Has a team ever traded away a draft pick, for a player, and that pick eventually became the overall 1st pick ?
- M. DiegoLv 71 month ago
Don’t know about the 1st pick, but in 1990 the Colts traded Chris Chandler for the Buccaneers 1st round pick. The Bucs finished with the 2nd worst record so the Colts had the top two picks of the 1992 draft.
- KathyLv 71 month ago
Yes, it has happen.
- PronkLv 72 months ago
1991: Dallas trades up for #1 pick..
Cowboys trade Ron Francis, David Howard, Eugene Lockhart, the 11th pick (Pat Harlow) and a second round pick (Jerome Henderson) to the Patriots for the first overall pick (Russel Maryland)..
- ?Lv 52 months ago
It happened recently in the NBA draft with the pick that eventually became Markelle Fultz.
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- Anonymous2 months ago
Yes. In 1926 the Toledo Blue Boils traded their number one pick for Lance Grimble. The pick turned out to be the number one overall. You may have heard of the player drafted with this pick. Andrew McStockingin?