The 2020 NBA draft will take place on November 18, according to ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski on his Twitter page.
The NBA planned to hold the draft on October 15, but later it was decided to move the deadline. The first pick will be the Minnesota Timberwolves. Further first-round picks: Golden state Warriors, Charlotte hornets, Chicago bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta hawks, Detroit pistons, new York Knicks, Washington wizards, Phoenix suns, San Antonio spurs, Sacramento kings, new Orleans pelicans, Boston Celtics, “Orlando magic, Portland trail blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Dallas Mavericks, Brooklyn nets, Miami heat, Philadelphia sixers, Denver nuggets, Utah jazz, Milwaukee bucks, Oklahoma city thunder, Boston Celtics, new York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers,” Toronto raptors», “Boston Celtics” (repetition of clubs associated with past exchanges).
NCAA prospects Anthony Edwards and James Wiseman, as well as Australian Illivara hawks point guard Lamelo ball, are considered contenders for the first pick. Under the lottery picks are expected to select European basketball players Israeli Denis avdiya (Maccabi), as well as Frenchmen Killian Hayes (Ulm) and Theo Maledon (ASVEL).
Jokic and Murray speak out about each other after beating the clippers in the NBA playoffs
Denver nuggets leaders Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray spoke out about each other after the team reached the Western conference finals. In the semifinals, Denver defeated the Los Angeles clippers 4-3.
“We are talking not only about this season, but about many years in General. We get better, communicate, fight like a real couple, ” Jokic was quoted as saying by Fadeaway World.
“As the Joker said, we played without pressure. We go out and score goals, we believe in each other. We were helped by a few good shots, they set us up in the right way. But it was a team effort, not just one or two strikes. Our whole team can play well and achieve success, ” added Murray.
Denver will play the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western conference finals.