Why Were 12 Players Drafted Before Kobe Bryant? How Did Their Careers Turn Out?

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    There were 12 players drafted before Kobe Bryant. How did that happen? And how did their careers turn out?
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  • Cuhh Plz
    Cuhh Plz 2 giorni fa

    I only know bout shareef cuz he was an absolute nightmare on nba ballers phenom

  • Manny Jhutty
    Manny Jhutty 2 giorni fa

    Philly wouldn't have given Kobe the chance to blossom there.

  • Dyanne Rocco Ilaria
    Dyanne Rocco Ilaria 3 giorni fa

    Again, these vids are kinda dumb bc in 90s, not til 2001 was a HS player drafted #1. before, GMs went on skill and talent rather than potential. KG was first, he was drafted #5 by MINN, but was drafted after Joe Smith, Antonio McDyss, Jerry Stackhouse, and Rasheed Wallace. What did all those player have in common? Went to big universities, faced top level competition, performed. In 96, Kobe was drafted #13 and Jermaine O'Neal was drafted #17. O'Neal was on the bench with Blazers til he was traded to the Pacers. Kobe came off the bench his first year. But who was drafted before Kobe? AI, Camby, Abdur-Rahim, Marbury, Allen, A Walker, Lorenzen Wright, Kerry Kittles. Again, what they all have in common? at universities, faced top level competition, performed.

  • Max Malten
    Max Malten 4 giorni fa

    Marbury had a lot of off-court issues, depression and such things.

  • Nate Cichocki
    Nate Cichocki 5 giorni fa

    Only liking because THAT TRANSITION WAS SO SMOOTH

  • Riley Black
    Riley Black 6 giorni fa +1

    7:26 It worked because Kobe is a fucking lunatic

  • Joy P
    Joy P 6 giorni fa

    Favorite series you do!! 👍🏼

  • Kevin Andrews
    Kevin Andrews 7 giorni fa

    AI deserved the #1 spot regaurdless of how kobes mighty rings turned out AI proved himself in football and basketball in high school and then college; lol Kobe never proved himself in college AI was the most gifted of the 96 draft and possibly any draft.

  • YoBobNJ
    YoBobNJ 7 giorni fa

    But what about Brady huh???

  • Dyanne Rocco Ilaria
    Dyanne Rocco Ilaria 8 giorni fa

    these vids are getting pretty dumb. Ok, the player (Kobe) became an all time great, but when he was drafted, he was an unknown. He wasnt LBJ, he came out 7 years before LBJ. Kobe didnt have all the media coverage and HS games televised.

  • Jacob Robinson
    Jacob Robinson 10 giorni fa

    Do 1 on Dirk

  • Jaxk BoiiZ
    Jaxk BoiiZ 10 giorni fa

    I definitely fast fowarded thru that raid crap

  • allen ignacio
    allen ignacio 10 giorni fa +1

    Kobe was really the catalyst for HS kids have bigtime potential. I'm if it wasn't for him maybe lots of players needs to go to college to make it to pros .. (Rule Was Changed Later on).

  • Kabbage withak
    Kabbage withak 11 giorni fa

    LeBron James 😜

  • Camilo Espinoza
    Camilo Espinoza 12 giorni fa

    SG players seem to be the hard choices, cuzz very few get the Kobe success...

  • Tom Erickson
    Tom Erickson 12 giorni fa

    I remember there was a lot of hype when Kobe was drafted. It turned out to be for real, but he wasn't even a starter on the Lakers his first year yet he was selected for the all star team.

  • im zayron
    im zayron 12 giorni fa +1

    I have vitaly's card

  • Yutube SuspendedMyAccount
    Yutube SuspendedMyAccount 13 giorni fa +1

    Lets not forget , seahawks threw the ball on 1 yard line....

  • Nicholas Ruena
    Nicholas Ruena 13 giorni fa

    Can you make a vid of 59 players drafted before Isaiah Thomas the 60th overall pick . that would be spectacular

  • Mike909ism
    Mike909ism 13 giorni fa +1

    Because they were stupid? Philly had scouts at most of Kobe’s high school games and trust, Kobe dominated and they still drafted Iverson. Not knocking Iverson, he was a bad dude but Kobe simply is a one of a kind talent. Philly cost themselves titles.

  • parmelee23
    parmelee23 14 giorni fa

    Because he was a high school kid and nobody wants to bet their franchise on a teenager

  • Richard Hiller
    Richard Hiller 14 giorni fa

    Iverson's were the best shoe ever!

  • Troy Gardenhire
    Troy Gardenhire 14 giorni fa

    This are terrible games

  • John Snakes
    John Snakes 15 giorni fa

    What do you mean why? This is a dumb title for a video

  • Curtis
    Curtis 15 giorni fa

    Y'all playing Raid or what?

  • Mr duck dogers
    Mr duck dogers 15 giorni fa +2

    Why he dragging Iverson like that

  • Seby Adala
    Seby Adala 16 giorni fa

    u said durant instead of garnett

  • Meek
    Meek 16 giorni fa +4

    For anyone curious about how Lorenzen Wright died, he was killed by his wife(with an accomplice i believe) for his 1 million dollar insurance policy

  • S. Francis Williams
    S. Francis Williams 17 giorni fa +1

    Difficult to think you are the GOAT when you were not even the best player on your own team when Shaq was there. Kobe delusion.

    • m h
      m h 13 giorni fa +1

      Yes! Thank you. Finally someone speaking some truth.

  • David Landis
    David Landis 17 giorni fa

    Good vid. Shameless plug. 👎

  • Scott Sharp
    Scott Sharp 17 giorni fa

    nba is garbanzo beans, super weak sauce, kinda like Metallica, regardless of the previous body of work, ALL the emptiness of the soulless music (sports) ruins any supposed amazing work pre garbanzo beans and ZONE defense....curry sux, seriously sux gaybron is a gay porn star an forces it, forces it, forces it anden gets paid to FORCE IT.!. eat a dick

    MAGACOP 17 giorni fa

    Kobe is NOT better than AI.
    Kobe had Shaq and Robert Horry.

  • Alex Matthews
    Alex Matthews 17 giorni fa +2

    Allen Iverson has always been great, diminishing role getting older whatever he a career 25 plus ppg player has 6ft tall

  • Roderick Harper
    Roderick Harper 18 giorni fa

    Antoine Walker was coming off a national championship. One of the most loaded teams in history. At least one of the best of the 90's

  • Webster Rollack
    Webster Rollack 18 giorni fa

    Memphis is down by 12 they put AI in the game AI makes 8 straight pts and coach pulls him... AI was not washed up they forced him out

  • Duran Jensen
    Duran Jensen 18 giorni fa

    How come Kobe Bryant didn't punch Reggie Miller in the face when he threw him in the stands?!!LOL

  • Task Don
    Task Don 18 giorni fa

    Why stop at Kobe? The next two picks were Peja Stojakovic and Steve Nash. Also, that draft year featured the first player ever to be cut as the first round draft choice: Travis Knight.

  • Lance Derecho
    Lance Derecho 18 giorni fa

    Fuck raid

  • G Lyle
    G Lyle 18 giorni fa

    13:12 riiiight! Yo I swear I adored Kobe and Shaq-but KG and Kobe?🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️that would’ve been the biggest dog matchup in history. But, considering their uniforms in the early 2010’s I’m glad it didn’t happen😂😂😂it sounds like a joke but half the reason I became a lakers fan was their jerseys🤷🏾‍♂️purple and gold were two of my favorite colors

  • Curly Morris
    Curly Morris 19 giorni fa

    I'm stunned that you didn't wrap this up with the fact that Kobe was actually traded by the Hornets after he was drafted.

  • PrisonCipher
    PrisonCipher 19 giorni fa

    Iverson was a thug with great basketball skills....smh dumb fuck.

  • dekarispp
    dekarispp 19 giorni fa +1

    Don’t ever disrespect A.I like that. Dislike.

    • Death Cea
      Death Cea 18 giorni fa

      I was thinking the same thing. He didn't mention he is an HoF and he played over seas. Not to mention he is one of the best at his postilion.

  • Dezz Epson41
    Dezz Epson41 19 giorni fa

    You should make videos on who was drafted after these Stars & what happened.

  • Den Ryan Montoya
    Den Ryan Montoya 19 giorni fa

    What about manu ginobili?

  • db Clyde
    db Clyde 19 giorni fa +2

    Dude ima Philly fan from 8 years old I promise we wld never trade Kobe for Iverson his off the court problems made him relatable and more likeable in Philadelphia we truly love Iverson and Kobe he layed high school in Philly upper Marion and also how wld he have paired up with Vince ,Vince was drafted 98

  • SlamClamBigelow
    SlamClamBigelow 19 giorni fa

    I thought there were 12 players taken before Kobe because the Hornets had the 13th overall pick and not the 1st.

  • Jose Figueroa
    Jose Figueroa 19 giorni fa

    I don't know what's worse getting punch by Kobe Bryant or getting drafted before Kobe Bryant.

  • CJ Payne
    CJ Payne 19 giorni fa

    Yo....just realized Antwan Walker started the Shimmy🔥🔥😦

  • Ancient CS
    Ancient CS 20 giorni fa

    Why was there a long ass game advertisement in this video? And was it really necessary?

  • Dale Depue
    Dale Depue 20 giorni fa +5

    Compare Iverson to Kobe first 5 years...after kobe gets real minutes...after the 2 year bench

  • Lyricist Productions
    Lyricist Productions 21 giorno fa +3

    The shark study worked because players like Stockton, iverson and miller were always moving and were aggressive like sharks

  • April Anne De La Cruz
    April Anne De La Cruz 21 giorno fa

    NBA deprived Kobe in many ways

  • PeeJayTheGreat
    PeeJayTheGreat 21 giorno fa +2

    AI is a former MVP,
    11 time All-Star(MVP twice)
    3x all nba FIRST team
    3x all nba second team
    1x all nba third team
    4x scoring champion
    3x steals leader
    PLEASE tell me how Ray Allen had a more successful individual career then him. #TheAnswer

  • Samuel Magtibay
    Samuel Magtibay 21 giorno fa +2

    paused at 19:32 can definitely see paul pierce is jealous

  • Samuel Magtibay
    Samuel Magtibay 21 giorno fa

    that's funny af, you could end up with kobe bryant, or you could end up with a guy punched by kobe bryant, hahaha

  • PeeJayTheGreat
    PeeJayTheGreat 21 giorno fa +1

    Chill with the A.I. disrespect

  • Tajh Jones
    Tajh Jones 22 giorni fa +9

    You gotta stop those long intros with advertisements bro

  • Tyler Riley
    Tyler Riley 22 giorni fa

    It was because Kobe wanted to play in a big market

  • Michael Hill
    Michael Hill 22 giorni fa +4

    He couldn't get off the bench behind Eddie Jones !

  • Dersio Carter
    Dersio Carter 22 giorni fa +1

    Dom I love your videos bro but correction TMac was drafted first, so they drafted Vince to pair him with TMAC not the other way around

    • Samuel Magtibay
      Samuel Magtibay 21 giorno fa

      tmac and vince scenario was like harden in OKC, you trade him then Boom! just needs more opportunity

  • Hebrew Thought
    Hebrew Thought 22 giorni fa +1

    Shut up dude philly loves AI and AI is a NBA legend

  • Justin Oneal
    Justin Oneal 22 giorni fa +1

    A lot of teams passed on him because it was known he didn't wanna play for just any team and his trade value wasn't that high. Look what Charlotte got.......

  • Dan The Man
    Dan The Man 23 giorni fa +9

    The 1996 draft was wild man, Steve Nash went even later Ben Wallace wasn't even drafted

  • Cad Chamberlain
    Cad Chamberlain 23 giorni fa

    ngl that game looks fire

  • BROB1141
    BROB1141 23 giorni fa

    @ 3 min you can see the top 6 who got drafted before kobe.

  • Julius Ulit
    Julius Ulit 23 giorni fa

    Iverson career late was so strange. Dropped off the cliff literally

  • Tri Tip
    Tri Tip 23 giorni fa

    Jerry West just sees true potential look at him at the GSW's roster right now he is part of the higher office of the warriors now look at where are they now; one of the best teams of this decade

  • Tidwell1988
    Tidwell1988 23 giorni fa +5

    If u watched these players at the time u would see y they went b4 Kobe this just a keep my subscribers video

  • C. Cosman
    C. Cosman 24 giorni fa

    I must say Dom, this Why Were series is one of my favorites so far. Been a longtime fan. Keep it up

  • Judah Mourneth
    Judah Mourneth 24 giorni fa +2

    No Shaq no Phil he’s another ringless player.

    • samuel morrison
      samuel morrison 23 giorni fa +1

      Exactly, imagine AI in LA and Kobe in Philly, the latter would have requested a trade an year later.

  • GuyGamer217
    GuyGamer217 24 giorni fa +11

    Ironic how Iverson and Carmelo’s careers ended up so similar.

  • Ambrocio Cabrera
    Ambrocio Cabrera 24 giorni fa

    Im not hater of any player but if other player make by team star player they could be

  • bee boo
    bee boo 24 giorni fa

    Well maybe those 12 players KNEW how to fight with their "fists", not elbows :)

  • Boy Bit-s Victoria
    Boy Bit-s Victoria 24 giorni fa

    Jeez. Your ads suck

  • A Happy Saints Fan
    A Happy Saints Fan 24 giorni fa +1

    Why is he in a lakers jersey?

  • Trey Nixen
    Trey Nixen 24 giorni fa

    KG and Kobe... omg

  • Ya Boi
    Ya Boi 24 giorni fa

    Seahawks had it at the one and threw the ball

  • LoFi Longshot
    LoFi Longshot 24 giorni fa +9

    that pic of kobe in a celtics jersey is a cursed image and should never be shown. ever.

  • YE13 BEAST
    YE13 BEAST 24 giorni fa +1

    Image Kobe playing in Italy lol

  • Wey Cool
    Wey Cool 24 giorni fa

    Todd Fuller? Wow.. I have never heard of this guy! He was a real "screw up" by the Warriors. LOL I guess the real lesson for the NBA GMs is you have to look beyond the skillsets of an upcoming drafts. A few days of training camp and video tapes do not show much on "work ethics" and "attitudes" (just look at Iverson's attitudes issue). Kobe was young.. but he has immense attitude and "drive" to want to improve on his games. Look at Siakim and Middleton.. two players that are making a huge impact on their current team.. and both were playing G-league prior.

  • Know 1squarter
    Know 1squarter 25 giorni fa +2

    Kobe harder worker than Iverson.
    False..... but then again, we are takin bout practice.

  • Tarrance Austin
    Tarrance Austin 25 giorni fa

    You miss the Hornets

  • Daunovan Ridge
    Daunovan Ridge 25 giorni fa

    Raid kinda look fire

  • kevin Moreland Fit
    kevin Moreland Fit 25 giorni fa +1

    Kobe 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾🙏🏿🙌🏾🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐

  • TNL Spider Gang
    TNL Spider Gang 25 giorni fa

    Iverson top 5 sg
    Camby was that nigga
    Abdur rahim I don’t remember him
    Marbury was the deal
    Allen the best shooter
    Antoine walker fell quick
    Rip l Wright
    I don’t remember kittles
    Samaki walker bust
    Dampier eh
    Todd auto bust fuller
    Who tf the guy before Kobe

  • Chronic Kiriz
    Chronic Kiriz 25 giorni fa

    LeBron James: The 2k Cover Curse.
    Then again Giannis went god mode this season as cover but who knows

  • K M
    K M 25 giorni fa

    Hey Dom, any idea why I didn't get the epic character in Raid? I used your link.

  • Gregorio Dontes
    Gregorio Dontes 25 giorni fa

    Kobe and AI... one of them would have left Philadelphia...

  • BeUnotATVrobot
    BeUnotATVrobot 25 giorni fa

    Because brainwashed TV robots were making the decisions

  • Robert Huston
    Robert Huston 26 giorni fa

    What if. Lot of good players that year. I like reality.

  • Max Meier
    Max Meier 26 giorni fa

    Iverson always gets treated unfairly. It's underappreciated what it takes to take on guys who are in a higher weight and heightclass than you on a daily basis. He was no Muggsy Bogues, but to be as versatile as him and be able to take up some of the best that ever played at 6'0 (probably more like 5'10) deserves a medal.

  • Kenny J. McBride
    Kenny J. McBride 26 giorni fa

    Iverson will likely be a HOF but you sold him out like he did nothing right. 😒

    • Death Cea
      Death Cea 18 giorni fa

      He was enshrined in 2016 into the HoF.

  • Angus Johnson
    Angus Johnson 26 giorni fa

    Dom2k makes the best videos imo, way better than Mike Korzemba(korzemba is basically just clickbait that pads the runtime of his videos), your content is efficient/uses every minute to the best of its ability and doesn't feel like a waste of time to watch

  • Freddy Silva
    Freddy Silva 26 giorni fa +1

    Trending 😎

  • Isaiah Vasquez
    Isaiah Vasquez 26 giorni fa

    Do a livestream where you watch a 12min quarter 2k game against 2 teams and just talk basketball through it all!

  • Alexander Vincent Nabong
    Alexander Vincent Nabong 26 giorni fa +2

    Why were 12 players selected before Karl Malone?

  • timothy cross
    timothy cross 26 giorni fa

    I came back to this video just to see that he is in fact trending as he said on Twitter. Congrats Dom!!

    VOLTEC 26 giorni fa

    I know it's weird, but other than the Celtics, I really do not believe Kobe would've been as great at any other team. I know the man has intense drive, but really if the Bucks, Raptors or Grizzilies picked him up, he would've been stuck in teams with low playoffs contention and in a small market he wouldn't of had as many eyes. Sometimes greatness requires all eyes on you to push you to that level.

  • Bryan Calhoun
    Bryan Calhoun 26 giorni fa +2

    #1) at that time not many scouts knew alot about Kobe
    #2) he was just out of Highschool there wasn't alot of film on him
    #3) he was only 18!
    #4) he's not the only kid in America with talent....
    #5) the N.B.A. ain't about one man.
    #6) no college experience
    #7) gotta show and prove! That's life...

  • Review Nation
    Review Nation 26 giorni fa

    where were 14 players drafted before kawhi