Originally Posted by LeGOAT
Yes. He would still go number 1. Kevin Ware injury wasn't nearly as bad as it looked. It was just a basic break. Torn ligaments are much worse. Nerlens Noel was almost drafted number 1 with a torn ACL and he isn't 1/10th the prospect Lebron was.
This. Breaking a bone is not a huge deal and wouldn't affect his performance/athleticism once he recovers from it as long as he didn't damage any ligaments/nerves.