The first pick in the 1984 NBA Draft was Akeem Olajuwon by the Houston Rockets and the second pick was Sam Bowie by the Portland Trail Blazers.
He was the first overall pick in the 1984 draft
First pick overall in the 1984 Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Hakeem ''The Dream'' Olajuwon
in the 1984 NBA draft in the first round and 3rd pick overall
Michael Jordan entered the NBA in 1984, being the 3rd overall pick in the 1984 draft by the Chicago Bulls.
The Patriots had the overall #1 pick in the 1984 NFL draft and selected wide receiver Irving Fryar out of Nebraska.
Lemieux was drafted 1st overall by the Penguins in the 1984 Entry Draft
Michael Jordan was the 3rd pick of the 1984 NBA draft, selected after Hakeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie. Leon Wood was the 10th overall selection, taken by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Mario Lemieux (C)
He was selected after his junior season in North Carolina at Chapel Hill by the Chicago Bulls in the first round, third overall, in the 1984 NBA draft.
Steve Young was the first overall pick, selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft. The Supplemental Draft was a draft of USFL and CFL players by NFL teams that was designed to keep teams from having bidding wars for the players which would have driven the salaries of all players up.