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1971: AUSTIN CARR, shooting guard, Cleveland Cavaliers
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When you earn the nickname "Mr. Cavalier," yeah, you're pretty good. Carr only made one All-Star game during his career, but consistently averaged around 20 points per game during his nine-year tenure in Cleveland. He led the Cavs to the playoffs three straight seasons, in 1976, '77 and '78.
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Hit or miss: NBA No. 1 picks since 1971

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