Every NBA Team’s Worst Draft Pick since 2000 – Pt3

Raul Lopez – UTA – No 24, 2001

In 2001, the Utah Jazz wanted a European point guard to be John Stockton’s successor, which is a gigantic pair of shoes to fill. Lopez had a decent career overseas, but over his 3 NBA season he averaged only 6.5PPG and 3.8APG. That draft had another European Point Guard, who could have suited the teams needs much better – a French guy called Tony Parker. Imagine the kind of distributor Parker would be under Stockton’s tutelage…