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Utah standout Keith Van Horn was drafted No. 2 overall to the Philadelphia 76ers but was traded on draft night to the New Jersey Nets.
Van Horn hadnt wanted to be a 76er, but ended up playing for them during the 2002-03 season.
New Jersey coach John Calipari envisioned the ex-Ute as a cornerstone of the franchise, according to Utah coach Rick Majerus.
He was named to the all-rookie first team and helped the Nets reach the 2002 NBA Finals.