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Here are the top 10 players selected in the 2022 NBA Draft and the 10 number one picks in the last decade:1 - paolo banchero (Power forward, Duke)


Here are the top 10 players selected in the 2022 Draft and the 10 number one picks in the last decade:

1 – paolo banchero (Power forward, Duke) – Orlando Magic

Age: 19 years

Height and weight: 2.08m – 113kg

Statistics last season: 17.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists

two – Chet Holmgren (Center, Gonzaga) – Oklahoma City Thunder

Age: 19 years

Height and weight: 2.13m – 89kg

Statistics last season: 14.1 points, 9.9 rebounds and 3.7 blocks

3 – Jabari Smith (Power forward, Auburn University) – Houston Rockets

Age: 19 years

Height and weight: 2.11m – 99.8kg

Statistics last season: 16.9 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2 assists

4 – Keegan Murray (Power forward, Iowa) – Sacramento Kings

Age: 21 years

Height and weight: 2.03m – 102kg

Statistics last season: 23.5 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks

5 – Jaden Ivey (Base, Purdue) – Detroit Pistons

Age: 20 years

Height and weight: 1.93m – 88kg

Statistics last season: 17.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists

6 – Benedict Mathurin (guard, Arizona) – Indiana Pacers

7 – Shaedon Sharpe (guard, Kentucky) – Portland Trail Blazers

8 – Dyson Daniels (forward, Ignite – G League) – New Orleans Pelicans

9 – jeremy sochan (forward, Baylor) – San Antonio Spurs

10 – Johnny Davis (guard, Wisconsin) – Washington Wizards

Ten last players chosen as number one in the Draft:

2022 – Paolo Banchero (Orlando Magic)

2021 – Cade Cunningham (Detroit Pistons)

2020 – Anthony Edwards (Minnesota Timberwolves)

2019 – Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans)

2018 – DeAndre Ayton (Phoenix Suns)

2017 – Markelle Fultz (Philadelphia 76ers)

2016 – Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers)

2015 – Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves)

2014 – Andrew Wiggins (Cleveland Cavaliers)

2013 – Anthony Bennett (Cleveland Cavaliers)