Best draft pick in the history of each NBA organization

Seth Trachtman, Yardbarker | Source, MSN

Slide 1 of 30: <p>Russell was selected second overall by the St. Louis Hawks in 1956 but never set foot on the court for the team. Boston traded Ed Macauley and Cliff Hagan to the Hawks for Russell. He went on to win five MVP Awards and average 15.1 points and 22.5 rebounds in a Hall of Fame career. Russell also won an astounding 11 NBA Championships.</p>

ATLANTA HAWKS: BILL RUSSELL, C

Russell was selected second overall by the St. Louis Hawks in 1956 but never set foot on the court for the team. Boston traded Ed Macauley and Cliff Hagan to the Hawks for Russell. He went on to win five MVP Awards and average 15.1 points and 22.5 rebounds in a Hall of Fame career. Russell also won an astounding 11 NBA championships.

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