Remember: Not Every Top Pick Of The Last 20 Years Has Panned Out — Some Of Them Are This Guy

  • Eric Goldschein

the candy man

The web roundup for Thursday, June 27. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. See anything that should be on SportsGrid? Send it to

1. How the top picks of the last 20 years have panned out.

Some are LeBron. Some are not. [reddit]

2. The Nets want KG and Paul Pierce.

Can they handle the Truth? (And KG.) [Yahoo!]

3. The NFL 100 is pretty flawed.

As Bill Barnwell explains. [Grantland]

4. The Boston bomber gets 30 counts.

Good riddance. [ABC News]

Not sports related, still important.

U.S. employer held captive in China; David Chase’s eulogy for Gandolfini; Will.I.Am suing Pharrell for some dumbass reason; AMA with Weird Al.

And finally, tonight…

Playing in Germany changes your height.