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Pelicans’ vice president David Griffin holds placard indicating that New Orleans won the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft in  the May 14 Lottery (Nuccio DiNuzzo)
Pelicans’ vice president David Griffin holds placard indicating that New Orleans won the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft in the May 14 Lottery (Nuccio DiNuzzo)|Associated Press
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The Wednesday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits: Ryan Braun, Jim Eisenreich, Bryce Harper . . . and more

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

WEDNESDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Just seven of the 37 overall No. 1 picks in the NBA Draft from 1973 to 2009 played their entire career with the team that drafted them. Who are they?

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WEDNESDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> Ryan Braun now has 25 career home runs against the Phillies in 74 games. That is one more than Jim Eisenreich (24) had for the Phillies in 499 career games.

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>>> In his last 42 games at Citizens Bank Park, Bryce Harper is hitting .165 (23-for-139).

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>>> The Bruins and Hurricanes failed to score in the third period of their Game 3 Tuesday for the first time in their six meetings (regular season and playoffs) this season. They had combined for eight third-period tallies in the first two games of this series.

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>>> Did you know the St. Louis Blues (1968-69-70) and Toronto Maple Leafs (1938-39-40) are the only NHL teams to lose in three consecutive Stanley Cup Finals.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> The seven overall No. 1 picks from 1973-2009 to play their entire NBA career with the team that drafted them:

1973: Doug Collins, Sixers
1979: Magic Johnson, Lakers
1982: James Worthy, Lakers
1986: Brad Daugherty, Cavaliers
1987: David Robinson, Spurs
1997: Tim Duncan, Spurs
2002: Yao Ming, Rockets