Why Were 12 Players Drafted Before Kobe Bryant? How Did Their Careers Turn Out?

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There were 12 players drafted before Kobe Bryant. How did that happen? And how did their careers turn out?


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Mar 21, 2019




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KalergiPlanTalmudTGSNT HellstormLightOnConspiracies
You should use your JouTube money on reading classes.
Sean Newberry
Sean Newberry 4 days ago
Loved Ray Allen in a Sonics uniform. Miss the Sonics and hate the Chunder.
TheMeathead62 4 days ago
epic 7 is better than raid in every possible way just so you guys know
Luther Blissett
Luther Blissett 4 days ago
Those stupid commercials are ruining your channel. Unsubscribed
Big Daddy
Big Daddy 6 days ago
Real question why would Charlotte trade him to the Lakers!!!!
Chris Buhl
Chris Buhl 6 days ago
What is the Allen Iverson video you talk about called?
Cuhh Plz
Cuhh Plz 8 days ago
I only know bout shareef cuz he was an absolute nightmare on nba ballers phenom
Manny Jhutty
Manny Jhutty 9 days ago
Philly wouldn't have given Kobe the chance to blossom there.
Dyanne Rocco Ilaria
Again, these vids are kinda dumb bc in 90s, not til 2001 was a HS player drafted #1. before, GMs went on skill and talent rather than potential. KG was first, he was drafted #5 by MINN, but was drafted after Joe Smith, Antonio McDyss, Jerry Stackhouse, and Rasheed Wallace. What did all those player have in common? Went to big universities, faced top level competition, performed. In 96, Kobe was drafted #13 and Jermaine O'Neal was drafted #17. O'Neal was on the bench with Blazers til he was traded to the Pacers. Kobe came off the bench his first year. But who was drafted before Kobe? AI, Camby, Abdur-Rahim, Marbury, Allen, A Walker, Lorenzen Wright, Kerry Kittles. Again, what they all have in common? at universities, faced top level competition, performed.
Max Malten
Max Malten 11 days ago
Marbury had a lot of off-court issues, depression and such things.
Nate Cichocki
Nate Cichocki 12 days ago
Riley Black
Riley Black 13 days ago
7:26 It worked because Kobe is a fucking lunatic
Joy P
Joy P 13 days ago
Favorite series you do!! 👍🏼
Kevin Andrews
Kevin Andrews 14 days ago
AI deserved the #1 spot regaurdless of how kobes mighty rings turned out AI proved himself in football and basketball in high school and then college; lol Kobe never proved himself in college AI was the most gifted of the 96 draft and possibly any draft.
YoBobNJ 14 days ago
But what about Brady huh???
Dyanne Rocco Ilaria
these vids are getting pretty dumb. Ok, the player (Kobe) became an all time great, but when he was drafted, he was an unknown. He wasnt LBJ, he came out 7 years before LBJ. Kobe didnt have all the media coverage and HS games televised.
Jacob Robinson
Jacob Robinson 16 days ago
Do 1 on Dirk
Jaxk BoiiZ
Jaxk BoiiZ 17 days ago
I definitely fast fowarded thru that raid crap
allen ignacio
allen ignacio 17 days ago
Kobe was really the catalyst for HS kids have bigtime potential. I'm if it wasn't for him maybe lots of players needs to go to college to make it to pros .. (Rule Was Changed Later on).
Kabbage withak
Kabbage withak 18 days ago
LeBron James 😜
Camilo Espinoza
Camilo Espinoza 18 days ago
SG players seem to be the hard choices, cuzz very few get the Kobe success...
Tom Erickson
Tom Erickson 19 days ago
I remember there was a lot of hype when Kobe was drafted. It turned out to be for real, but he wasn't even a starter on the Lakers his first year yet he was selected for the all star team.
im zayron
im zayron 19 days ago
I have vitaly's card
Yutube SuspendedMyAccount
Lets not forget , seahawks threw the ball on 1 yard line....
Nicholas Ruena
Nicholas Ruena 20 days ago
Can you make a vid of 59 players drafted before Isaiah Thomas the 60th overall pick . that would be spectacular
Mike909ism 20 days ago
Because they were stupid? Philly had scouts at most of Kobe’s high school games and trust, Kobe dominated and they still drafted Iverson. Not knocking Iverson, he was a bad dude but Kobe simply is a one of a kind talent. Philly cost themselves titles.
parmelee23 21 day ago
Because he was a high school kid and nobody wants to bet their franchise on a teenager
Richard Hiller
Richard Hiller 21 day ago
Iverson's were the best shoe ever!
Troy Gardenhire
Troy Gardenhire 21 day ago
This are terrible games
John Snakes
John Snakes 22 days ago
What do you mean why? This is a dumb title for a video
Curtis 22 days ago
Y'all playing Raid or what?
Mr duck dogers
Mr duck dogers 22 days ago
Why he dragging Iverson like that
Seby Adala
Seby Adala 23 days ago
u said durant instead of garnett
Meek 23 days ago
For anyone curious about how Lorenzen Wright died, he was killed by his wife(with an accomplice i believe) for his 1 million dollar insurance policy
S. Francis Williams
Difficult to think you are the GOAT when you were not even the best player on your own team when Shaq was there. Kobe delusion.
m h
m h 3 days ago
+alp21188 he needed 30 shots to get 30 points. His fg percentage is horrendous, terrible passer, overrated defense. Most of his points came from the free throw line on those bitch ass pump fakes.
alp21188 3 days ago
People who speak the truth about Kobe are called haters so that no one listens to the truth being told
m h
m h 20 days ago
Yes! Thank you. Finally someone speaking some truth.
David Landis
David Landis 24 days ago
Good vid. Shameless plug. 👎
Scott Sharp
Scott Sharp 24 days ago
nba is garbanzo beans, super weak sauce, kinda like Metallica, regardless of the previous body of work, ALL the emptiness of the soulless music (sports) ruins any supposed amazing work pre garbanzo beans and ZONE defense....curry sux, seriously sux gaybron is a gay porn star an forces it, forces it, forces it anden gets paid to FORCE IT.!. eat a dick
MAGACOP 24 days ago
Kobe is NOT better than AI. Kobe had Shaq and Robert Horry.
George Periorellis
George Periorellis 24 days ago
Alex Matthews
Alex Matthews 24 days ago
Allen Iverson has always been great, diminishing role getting older whatever he a career 25 plus ppg player has 6ft tall
Roderick Harper
Roderick Harper 25 days ago
Antoine Walker was coming off a national championship. One of the most loaded teams in history. At least one of the best of the 90's
Webster Rollack
Webster Rollack 25 days ago
Memphis is down by 12 they put AI in the game AI makes 8 straight pts and coach pulls him... AI was not washed up they forced him out
Duran Jensen
Duran Jensen 25 days ago
How come Kobe Bryant didn't punch Reggie Miller in the face when he threw him in the stands?!!LOL
Task Don
Task Don 25 days ago
Why stop at Kobe? The next two picks were Peja Stojakovic and Steve Nash. Also, that draft year featured the first player ever to be cut as the first round draft choice: Travis Knight.
Lance Derecho
Lance Derecho 25 days ago
Fuck raid
G Lyle
G Lyle 25 days ago
13:12 riiiight! Yo I swear I adored Kobe and Shaq-but KG and Kobe?🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️that would’ve been the biggest dog matchup in history. But, considering their uniforms in the early 2010’s I’m glad it didn’t happen😂😂😂it sounds like a joke but half the reason I became a lakers fan was their jerseys🤷🏾‍♂️purple and gold were two of my favorite colors
Curly Morris
Curly Morris 25 days ago
I'm stunned that you didn't wrap this up with the fact that Kobe was actually traded by the Hornets after he was drafted.
PrisonCipher 25 days ago
Iverson was a thug with great basketball skills....smh dumb fuck.
dekarispp 25 days ago
Don’t ever disrespect A.I like that. Dislike.
Death Cea
Death Cea 25 days ago
I was thinking the same thing. He didn't mention he is an HoF and he played over seas. Not to mention he is one of the best at his postilion.
Dezz Epson41
Dezz Epson41 25 days ago
You should make videos on who was drafted after these Stars & what happened.
Den Ryan Montoya
Den Ryan Montoya 26 days ago
What about manu ginobili?
db Clyde
db Clyde 26 days ago
Dude ima Philly fan from 8 years old I promise we wld never trade Kobe for Iverson his off the court problems made him relatable and more likeable in Philadelphia we truly love Iverson and Kobe he layed high school in Philly upper Marion and also how wld he have paired up with Vince ,Vince was drafted 98
SlamClamBigelow 26 days ago
I thought there were 12 players taken before Kobe because the Hornets had the 13th overall pick and not the 1st.
Jose Figueroa
Jose Figueroa 26 days ago
I don't know what's worse getting punch by Kobe Bryant or getting drafted before Kobe Bryant.
CJ Payne
CJ Payne 26 days ago
Yo....just realized Antwan Walker started the Shimmy🔥🔥😦
Ancient CS
Ancient CS 27 days ago
Why was there a long ass game advertisement in this video? And was it really necessary?
Dale Depue
Dale Depue 27 days ago
Compare Iverson to Kobe first 5 years...after kobe gets real minutes...after the 2 year bench
Lyricist Productions
The shark study worked because players like Stockton, iverson and miller were always moving and were aggressive like sharks
April Anne De La Cruz
NBA deprived Kobe in many ways
PeeJayTheGreat 28 days ago
AI is a former MVP, ROTY 11 time All-Star(MVP twice) 3x all nba FIRST team 3x all nba second team 1x all nba third team 4x scoring champion 3x steals leader PLEASE tell me how Ray Allen had a more successful individual career then him. #TheAnswer
PeeJayTheGreat 27 days ago
Sound like a team accolade to me 🤷🏾‍♂️
Jason Jia
Jason Jia 27 days ago
0 rings
Samuel Magtibay
Samuel Magtibay 28 days ago
paused at 19:32 can definitely see paul pierce is jealous
Samuel Magtibay
Samuel Magtibay 28 days ago
that's funny af, you could end up with kobe bryant, or you could end up with a guy punched by kobe bryant, hahaha
PeeJayTheGreat 28 days ago
Chill with the A.I. disrespect
Tajh Jones
Tajh Jones 28 days ago
You gotta stop those long intros with advertisements bro
bigbodyrover 22 days ago
Fast forward this shit ain’t live lol
Gabriel Barr-Redmond
Gotta get his money.
Kodak White
Kodak White 25 days ago
Tajh Jones gtfo if you don’t like it
Tyler Riley
Tyler Riley 28 days ago
It was because Kobe wanted to play in a big market
Michael Hill
Michael Hill 29 days ago
He couldn't get off the bench behind Eddie Jones !
Dersio Carter
Dersio Carter 29 days ago
Dom I love your videos bro but correction TMac was drafted first, so they drafted Vince to pair him with TMAC not the other way around
Samuel Magtibay
Samuel Magtibay 28 days ago
tmac and vince scenario was like harden in OKC, you trade him then Boom! just needs more opportunity
Hebrew Thought
Hebrew Thought 29 days ago
Shut up dude philly loves AI and AI is a NBA legend
Justin Oneal
Justin Oneal 29 days ago
A lot of teams passed on him because it was known he didn't wanna play for just any team and his trade value wasn't that high. Look what Charlotte got.......
Dan The Man
Dan The Man 29 days ago
The 1996 draft was wild man, Steve Nash went even later Ben Wallace wasn't even drafted
Cad Chamberlain
Cad Chamberlain 29 days ago
ngl that game looks fire
BROB1141 29 days ago
@ 3 min you can see the top 6 who got drafted before kobe.
Julius Ulit
Julius Ulit Month ago
Iverson career late was so strange. Dropped off the cliff literally
Tri Tip
Tri Tip Month ago
Jerry West just sees true potential look at him at the GSW's roster right now he is part of the higher office of the warriors now look at where are they now; one of the best teams of this decade
Tidwell1988 Month ago
If u watched these players at the time u would see y they went b4 Kobe this just a keep my subscribers video
C. Cosman
C. Cosman Month ago
I must say Dom, this Why Were series is one of my favorites so far. Been a longtime fan. Keep it up
Judah Mourneth
Judah Mourneth Month ago
No Shaq no Phil he’s another ringless player.
samuel morrison
samuel morrison Month ago
Exactly, imagine AI in LA and Kobe in Philly, the latter would have requested a trade an year later.
GuyGamer217 Month ago
Ironic how Iverson and Carmelo’s careers ended up so similar.
Ambrocio Cabrera
Im not hater of any player but if other player make by team star player they could be
bee boo
bee boo Month ago
Well maybe those 12 players KNEW how to fight with their "fists", not elbows :)
Boy Bit-s Victoria
Jeez. Your ads suck
A Happy Saints Fan
Why is he in a lakers jersey?
Trey Nixen
Trey Nixen Month ago
KG and Kobe... omg
Ya Boi
Ya Boi Month ago
Seahawks had it at the one and threw the ball
LoFi Longshot
LoFi Longshot Month ago
that pic of kobe in a celtics jersey is a cursed image and should never be shown. ever.
YE13 BEAST Month ago
Image Kobe playing in Italy lol
Wey Cool
Wey Cool Month ago
Todd Fuller? Wow.. I have never heard of this guy! He was a real "screw up" by the Warriors. LOL I guess the real lesson for the NBA GMs is you have to look beyond the skillsets of an upcoming drafts. A few days of training camp and video tapes do not show much on "work ethics" and "attitudes" (just look at Iverson's attitudes issue). Kobe was young.. but he has immense attitude and "drive" to want to improve on his games. Look at Siakim and Middleton.. two players that are making a huge impact on their current team.. and both were playing G-league prior.
Know 1squarter
Know 1squarter Month ago
Kobe harder worker than Iverson. False..... but then again, we are takin bout practice.
Tarrance Austin
Tarrance Austin Month ago
You miss the Hornets
Daunovan Ridge
Daunovan Ridge Month ago
Raid kinda look fire
kevin Moreland Fit
Kobe 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾🙏🏿🙌🏾🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐
TNL Spider Gang
TNL Spider Gang Month ago
Iverson top 5 sg Camby was that nigga Abdur rahim I don’t remember him Marbury was the deal Allen the best shooter Antoine walker fell quick Rip l Wright I don’t remember kittles Samaki walker bust Dampier eh Todd auto bust fuller Who tf the guy before Kobe
Chronic Kiriz
Chronic Kiriz Month ago
LeBron James: The 2k Cover Curse. Then again Giannis went god mode this season as cover but who knows
K M Month ago
Hey Dom, any idea why I didn't get the epic character in Raid? I used your link.
Gregorio Dontes
Gregorio Dontes Month ago
Kobe and AI... one of them would have left Philadelphia...
BeUnotATVrobot Month ago
Because brainwashed TV robots were making the decisions
Robert Huston
Robert Huston Month ago
What if. Lot of good players that year. I like reality.
Max Meier
Max Meier Month ago
Iverson always gets treated unfairly. It's underappreciated what it takes to take on guys who are in a higher weight and heightclass than you on a daily basis. He was no Muggsy Bogues, but to be as versatile as him and be able to take up some of the best that ever played at 6'0 (probably more like 5'10) deserves a medal.
Kenny J. McBride
Iverson will likely be a HOF but you sold him out like he did nothing right. 😒
Death Cea
Death Cea 25 days ago
He was enshrined in 2016 into the HoF.
Angus Johnson
Angus Johnson Month ago
Dom2k makes the best videos imo, way better than Mike Korzemba(korzemba is basically just clickbait that pads the runtime of his videos), your content is efficient/uses every minute to the best of its ability and doesn't feel like a waste of time to watch
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Freddy Silva Month ago
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