Who passed on Michael Jordan?

The Trail Blazers bypassed taking Jordan and picked Sam Bowie No. 2 following Houston’s decision to draft Hakeem Olajuwon with the No. 1 overall pick. Chicago took Jordan, and we know the rest of that story.

What teams passed on Michael Jordan?

Some draft misses are better known than others. Some draft misses are better known than others. Michael Jordan, you might have heard a time or two (thousand), was passed over by the Trail Blazers so they could pick big man Sam Bowie with the No. 2 pick.

Where was Michael Jordan drafted?

Who was drafted before Kobe?

Draft selections

Round Pick Player
1 10 Erick Dampier
1 11 Todd Fuller
1 12 Vitaly Potapenko
1 13 Kobe Bryant^

Was Michael Jordan a first round pick?

Akeem Olajuwon was selected 1st overall by the Houston Rockets. Michael Jordan was selected 3rd overall by the Chicago Bulls.

Draft selections.

Round 1
Pick 3
Player Michael Jordan^
Pos. G/F
School/club team North Carolina (Jr.)

Who was in the draft with LeBron James?

Draft selections

Round Pick Player
1 1 LeBron James*~
1 2 Darko Miličić
1 3 Carmelo Anthony*
1 4 Chris Bosh^
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