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NBA Draft: All-Time Best Players at All 60 Picks

The top three picks have more than 20 championships between them
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NBA Draft: All-Time Best Players at All 60 Picks

The 2020 NBA Draft is set to take place on Nov. 18, and 60 players will be selected over two rounds. While the NBA differs from the NFL in the fact that much of its greatest talent has been taken with the earliest picks, the past 70 years have shown that Hall of Famers and All-Stars can be found at any point in the draft. With that in mind and in honor of the upcoming draft, here is a rundown of the best players to be taken with each pick, starting with No. 60.

 

10 Most Memorable Masks in Sports History

These masks are forever connected to the athletes who wore them
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10 Most Memorable Masks in Sports History

Masks have become a part of every aspect of our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, including sports. In the past, players outside of football only wore masks if they were injured and needed a little more protection. Today, many players are sporting masks, with some doing it with more style than others. As we accept this new norm, here is a look back at the most memorable masks in sports history.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 14

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 14

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, July 14 is a day in which a Tour de France winner was killed in World War I and Pete Rose showed what he was willing to do to win an exhibition game.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 25

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 25

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 25 is the day in which a great NFL career was cut short by tragedy and the San Antonio Spurs drafted a player who led them to a title two years to the day later.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 17

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 17

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 17 is the day in which the NBA Finals were interrupted for a police chase that shocked the country and one of baseball's all-time greats recorded his 500th homer.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 13

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 13

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 13 is a day in which the Babe said goodbye to Yankee fans and Roger Clemens reached two career milestones in the same game.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 12

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 12

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 12 is the day in which baseball's most renowned institution opened and a double-murder rocked the sports world and the country as a whole.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 10

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 10

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 10 is a day in which Major League Baseball (MLB) fielded its youngest player ever and the Detroit Pistons "Bad Boys" were playing at their peak.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 9

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 9

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 9 is a day in which Secretariat made his most dominant run and Magic Johnson hit his most famous hook shot. 

 

This Day in Sports History: June 6

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 6

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 6 is a day in which the Chicago Bulls held a team to the lowest point total in NBA Finals history and three of today's best pitchers were taken in one MLB draft.

 

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