2022 NBA Draft Results Takeaways: Magic Tricks Experts by Paulo Panchero’s No. 1 lead, wreaking havoc

There aren’t often many surprises within the NBA draft these days, however Thursday evening began with massive surprises because the Orlando Magic picked Duke ahead Paulo Banchero with the No. 1 total choose. For weeks, the expectation was that they might knock out Jabari Smith of Auburn, and nonetheless is. It is unclear if it was all an elaborate smoke curtain or they only modified their minds on the final minute.

The Magic is claimed to have by no means hosted Banchero for a proper coaching or interview in Orlando, which suggests it is likely to be his final.

Anyway, the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder knocked out massive man Chet Holmgren from Gonzaga as anticipated, whereas the Houston Rockets went with Smith to take out the highest three. It is attainable The Rockets are planning a Panchero, however Smith ought to nonetheless slot in properly as a pointy ahead ahead to pair with Galen Inexperienced.

In fact, no draft may very well be full with out the Sacramento Kings doing one thing exterior the field, and so they took Keegan Murray in fourth regardless of all of the hypothesis that Purdue’s Jaden Ivey was clearly the fourth greatest participant. Perhaps they actually imagine in Murray, or perhaps they have been cautious of taking a guard with their first choose for the third 12 months in a row.

Both method, it labored out for the Detroit Pistons, who have been pleased to take Ivy for fifth. Having secured Cade Cunningham with the primary choose final 12 months, they now have the makings of a conservative, younger, attractive background.

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2022 NBA Draft Order

spherical 1 Choice Spherical 2 Choice
1. Magic

Paulo Banchero
PF | duke

31. Pacers Andrew Nimbard
PG | Gonzaga
2. Thunder

Chet Holmgren
c | Gonzaga

32. Magic Caleb Hostan
SF | Michigan
3. Missiles

Jabbari Smith
PF | Auburn

33. Birds of Prey Christian Koloko
c | Arizona
4. Kings

Keegan Murray
PF | Sure

34. Thunder Jaylene Williams
PF | Arkansas
5. Pistons

Jaden Ivy
SG | Bordeaux

35. Lakers* Max Christie
SG | Michigan Road
6. Pacers

Benedict Mathurin
SG | Arizona

36. Path Blazers Gabriel Procida
SF | Italia
7. Path Blazers

cheddon sharp
SG | Kentucky

37 Kings* Jaden Hardy
SG | G League Ignite
8. Swans

Dyson Daniels
SG | G League Ignite

38 – Tottenham* Kennedy Chandler
PG | Tennessee
9. Tottenham

Jeremy Suchan
PF | Baylor

39. Cavaliers Khalifa Diop
c | Senegal
10. Wizards

Johnny Davis
SF | Wisconsin

40. Bryce McGuins
SF | Nebraska
11. Knicks* Osman Deng
SF | France
41. Swans E.J. Liddell
PF | Ohio Road
12. Thunder Galen Williams
SG | Santa Clara
42. Knicks Trevor Keeles
SG | duke
13. Hornets* Galen Doreen
c | Memphis
43. Clippers Moussa Diabatti
PF | Michigan
14. Cavaliers Ochai Agbaji
SG | kansas
44 – Hawks* Ryan Rollins
SG | Toledo
15. Hornets Mark Williams
c | duke
45. Hornets Josh Minot
PF | Memphis
16. Hawks AJ Griffin
SF | duke
46- pistons * Ismail Kamagat
c | France
17. Missiles Tari Eason
PF | LSU
47 – Grizzlies Vince Williams Jr.
SF | Virginia Commonwealth College
18. Bulls Dalene Terry
SF | Arizona
48. Kendall Brown
SF | Baylor
19. Timberwolves * Jake LaRavia
PF | Wake Forest
49- Cavaliers* Isaiah Mobley
PF | USC
20. Tottenham Regal Branham
SF | Ohio Road
50. Timberwolves Matteo Spagnolo
PG | Italia
21. Nuggets Christian Brown
SG | kansas
51 Warriors* Therese Martin
SG | Okon
22 – Grizzlies* Walker Kessler
c | Auburn
52. Swans Carlo Matkovic
c | Serbia
23. 76ers* David Rudy
SG | Colo. st.
53. Celtics J.D. Davison
PG | Alabama
24. {Dollars} Margon Beauchamp
SF | G League Ignite
54. Wizards Yannick Nzosa
c | Congo
25. Tottenham Blake Wesley
SG | Notre Dame
55. Warriors Man Santos
SF | Brazil
26- Missiles * Wendell Moore Jr.
SF | duke
56. Cavaliers Luke Travers
SF | Australia
27. Warmth Nikola Jovic
SF | Serbia
57. Path Blazers Jabari Walker
SF | Colorado
28. Warriors Patrick Baldwin Jr.
PF | Milwaukee
58. Pacers Hugo Besson
PG | France
29 – Grizzlies * Ty Washington Jr.
PG | Kentucky
30. Nuggets* Peyton Watson
SF | College of California

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