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14. VINCE CARTER 5th pick, 1998, Golden State

5th pick, 1998, Golden State Warriors

"Air Canada" has never won an NBA championship. He never really even came close until he was dealt to Orlando. Carter admitted to hot-dogging it in Toronto, and often looked as though he cared more about showcasing his talent than winning games. However, his dunk over Frederic Weis in the Olympics, his high-flying acrobatics during NBA game action, and his 2000 Slam Dunk title made him a playground hero. Young basketballers wanted to be like Vince, and for being as exciting to watch as VC was during his heyday, he deserves a spot on the list. (Credit: AP)

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The 14 best NBA lottery picks

Since 1985, the NBA has used a lottery to hype the league's draft. Starting with seven teams, and since expanding to 14, the lottery has both made and ruined teams. Here are the 14 best NBA lottery selections in draft history.

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