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Making the case for the No. 1 NBA draft pick: Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren and Paolo Banchero

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NEW YORK — The Orlando Magic have the No. 1 pick in the draft for the first time since 2004 when they drafted Dwight Howard. It worked out pretty well for the franchise back then as Howard led them to the NBA Finals.

Prior to that, the franchise had the No. 1 pick in 1992 and 1993 and drafted Shaquille O'Neal and Chris Webber (traded to Golden State for Penny Hardaway), both Hall of Famers.