Plenty of people believe that drafting a top-5 draft pick assures teams a championship. That is debatable, especially knowing how those picks have fared in the last 10 years or so.
Although we've seen plenty of good players getting picked in the first five selections on draft nights, players with lower picks have thrived and led their teams to the promised land before the lottery picks.
Redditor "Duradello" did the research and found out that from 2008, only five top-5 picks have won the title. However, all of those players had something in their favor: being teammates with LeBron James.