DMV: Jan Vesely Missed 15 Straight Free Throws, Including This Airball

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Jan Vesely was the sixth pick in the draft, you guys. Sixth! [FTW]

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1988 Donruss Jose Mesa is a stone classic. [O's Card O' the Day]

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2 thoughts on “DMV: Jan Vesely Missed 15 Straight Free Throws, Including This Airball”

  1. Notable players drafted AFTER Jan Vesely was selected with the sixth pick… (and for the record, analysts at the time Vesely was chosen were flabbergasted that the Wiz would reach for this player known moslty for a monster dunk in Europe against inferior competition):

    #6 Jan Vesely (WAS) 7’0” Center from Serbian League
    15.5 MPG .520 FG% 0.0 3P% .403 FT% 3.4 RPG 3.6 PPG

    #7 Bismack Biyombo (SAC) – 6’10” Center from Spanish League
    27.3 MPG 7.3 RPG 1.8 BPG 5.0 PPG

    #8 Brandon Knight (DET) 6’4” SG from Kentcuky
    31.9 MPG 3.2 RPG 4.0 ASSISTS 13.1 PPG

    #9 Kemba Walker (CHA) 6’1 PG from Connecticut
    37.6 MPG 5.4 RPG 4.5 APG 1.9 STEALS 23.5 PPG

    #10 Jimmer Fredette
    17 MPG .417 3Point % .859 FT% 7.2 PPG

    #11 Klay Thompson (GS) 6’7 SF/SG from Wash State
    36 MPG .422 FG% .401 3P% .841 FT% 3.7 RPG 1 SPG 16.6 PPG

    #13 Markieff Morris (PHO) 6’10 PF from Kansas
    22.4 MPG .407 FG% .336 3P% .732 FT% 4.8 RPG 8.2 PPG

    #14 Marcus Morris (HOU) 6’9″ PF from Kansas
    17.6 MPG .410 FG% .352 3P% 3.1 RPG 6.8 PPG

    #15 Kawhi Leonard (IND traded to SA) 6’7” SF/SG from SD State
    31.2MPG .494FG% .374 3P% .825 FT% 6.0 RPG 1.6APG 1.7 SPG 11.9 PPG
    2013 PLAYOFF STATS
    36.9MPG .545 FG% .390 3P% 9.0 RPG 1.8 SPG 13.5 PPG

    #16 Nikola Vu?evi? (PHI) 7’0” C from USC
    33.2 MPG .519 FG% .690 FT% 12 RPG 1.0 BPG 13.1 PPG

    #17 Iman Shumpert (NYK) 6’6 SG/SF (7 feet with the Afro) from GT
    26.7 MPG .397 FG% .352 3P% 5.0 RPG 8.3 PPG

    and then we come full circle with the Wizard’s 18th pick in the draft:

    #18 Chris Singleton 6’9 SF from Florida State
    18.4 MPG .379 FG% .324 3P% .652 FT% 3 RPG 4.3 PPG

    Raise your hand if you expect bug things from Otto Porter Jr.!

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