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Friday Dots: Markelle Fultz will run the show for a talented young Philadelphia team

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He’s the first conference player to be selected #1 overall since 1974

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Basketball Dots

  • Markelle Fultz is the first Husky ever drafted #1 overall in the NBA. Here’s the story from Dawgman. He’s the first #1 from the Pac (8-10-12) since Bill Walton in 1974. (Utah had not upgraded conferences when Andrew Bogut went #1 overall to the Bucks in ‘05).

We know he was only at UW for one (historically terrible) season, but it’ll be hard not to cheer for Fultz. He has a cool, professional demeanor and Philly has a nice young nucleus:

Besides, he threw up the “W” on stage:

This has never happened and may never happen again:

One-time Dawg, now a member of the Utah Jazz:

Football Dots

6’5” lefty QB from Lake Oswego, OR:

Retro Dot

Hard to believe this guy was almost undrafted: