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Few high picks for New England teams

Posted by Fluto Shinzawa, Globe Staff  June 15, 2010 10:14 AM

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When the Bruins make the second overall selection in next Friday's draft, it will be the highest they've selected since tabbing Joe Thornton first overall in 1998.

But high picks are not common for the New England teams. Here are their most recent top-three picks in their respective drafts:

Celtics

Len Bias, No. 2 (1986)

Patriots

Drew Bledsoe, No. 1 (1993)

Red Sox

Mike Garman, No. 3 (1967)

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