There wasn t any suspense in selecting james. With the first pick in the 2003 nba draft the cleveland cavaliers select lebron james.
1 overall pick that james played with was joe smith who arrived in cleveland as a cavaliers teammate of lebron s via trade from the chicago bulls in 2008.
Lebron james first draft pick. He also drafted thompson portland s damian lillard oklahoma city s russell westbrook san antonio s lamarcus aldridge minnesota s. The cavs have had their. Kevin durant believes he was lebron james first pick in all star draft from nba twitter and media reports january 25 2018 7 06 pm thursday s inaugural nba all star draft was not televised but.
After previously joking he wasn t sure if he liked anthony davis enough to take him with the no. James selected davis with his first pick in the second round. Lebron james went with his teammate as the top pick after all.
He is the second high school draftee to be a first overall pick the first being kwame brown in 2001 and was followed by dwight howard in 2004. Lebron james was one of the most anticipated first overall draft picks in the history of the sport. The inevitable was made official last night when the cavaliers selected lebron james with the first pick in the 2003 nba draft.
1 selection in the nba all star.