On This Date in NBA Draft History: June 24, The Magic Chose Shaquille O’Neal No. 1 Overall


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1992 – The Orlando Magic chose Shaquille O’Neal of LSU with the first overall pick of the 1992 NBA Draft. He went on to be the 1993 Rookie of the Year as well as a 15-time All-Star, four-time champion and three-time Finals MVP. Other All-Stars drafted that year were Tom Gugliotta, Christian Laettner, Alonzo Mourning and Latrell Sprewell.

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