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Victor Wembanyama is projected to be the first overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft. The San Antonio Spurs owned the first overall pick in 1997, and made a franchise altering selection with Tim Duncan. However, not every first overall pick has experienced such lofty success. Here is a look at the previous 12 first overall picks, and how each has performed on the market throughout their respective careers.
There has been an influx of young talent across the league this season - below is a look at some of the most notable rookie position players on the market throughout the first half of the season.
Mojo Share Prices
Mojo is the sports stock market that allows users to invest in athletes across the NFL, NBA, NCAAF, NCAAB, and MLB.
- Each athlete is assigned a share price: a combination of earned value (stats a player has already accumulated) + future value (projection of future stats).
- Expectations for an athlete’s future value constantly changes based on factors like performance, news, and market sentiment.
- Mojo Value is an objective statistical formula that assigns guaranteed dollar values to key stats. Each league’s statistical formula can be found here.