NBA DRAFT 2022
The National Basketball Association (NBA) draught is an annual event that has been taking place since 1947, where teams from the league can select players who are eligible and want to play for them.
Here’s who came out on top, and who bottomed out, on draft night.
With the No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA draft, the Orlando Magic selected Duke forward Paolo Banchero.
Gonzaga center Chet
went No. 2 to the Oklahoma City Thunder
The Houston Rockets took Smith with the No. 3 overall pick.
The Sacramento Kings drafted Iowa forward
at No. 4
The Detroit Pistons rounded out the top five by selecting Purdue guard Jaden Ivey.
The Rockets traded center
to the Dallas Mavericks for the No. 26 pick and four players on expiring contracts
The Pistons traded forward
to the Portland Trail Blazers for the No. 36 pick, as well as future draft picks.
The Philadelphia 76ers got in on the trade action, sending swingman Danny Green and the No. 23 overall pick to the Memphis Grizzlies for guard
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