Zion Williamson went No. 1, as he should. The Pelicans got the guy who could turn that franchise around (and maybe save the NBA in New Orleans).
However, after that, in a flat 2019 NBA Draft, things got weird. Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura to the Wizards at No. 9 was a surprise, but not as big Cameron Johnson of North Carolina to the Suns at No. 11. And then there was Bol Bol, a fan favorite, falling all the way to the 44th pick (and being traded to Denver).
Dan Feldman of NBC Sports joins me to break down this draft, what it’s like picking in a flat draft like this, why the Cavaliers did well and so much more.
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