CLEVELAND (WJW/AP)– The NBA Draft is underway from Barclay’s Center in New York.
In the first round, the Cleveland Cavaliers picked Ochai Agbaji, a 6’5″ guard from the Kansas Jayhawks. He was the 14th pick over all.
This year’s draft includes only 58 picks instead of the usual 60. The Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat have forfeited second-round picks for talking to free agents before allowed.
The Orlando Magic tipped things off at 8 p.m. when they made the first pick with Paolo Banchero from Duke.
The Cavs will also have picks 39, 49 and 56.
Banchero, Jabari Smith Jr. and Chet Holmgren had been considered the top three players available, in some order, in the NBA draft.