NBA Draft Commentary That Didn't Come True

Yao Ming Over Jay Williams

Draft class: 2002
Untrue commentary: "Years from now, we will remember 'Yao Ming over Jay Williams' the same way we remember 'Bowie over Jordan.'"-Bill Simmons
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Let's see: Yao was an eight-time NBA All-Star while dealing with consistent injuries, and Jay Williams played one season before suffering a career-ending injury in a motorcycle accident. "Yao Ming over Jay Williams" just doesn't have the same ring to it as "Bowie over Jordan," does it?

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