Last night the NBA geared up for its next season with the NBA Draft which was held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The Philadelphia 76ers had first pick and the Los Angeles Lakers chose next. IT was a great night for these young men and these NBA teams. There was a lot of talent in that room and next year will be a great season to watch.
Check out the Top 10 NBA Draft picks!
The Los Angeles Lakers picked Small Forward Brandon Ingram. He is coming from Duke and his projected salary is $23,823,685* over 4 years.
The Phoenix Suns picked Power Forward Dragan Bender. His Hometown is Capljina, Bosnia, and Herzegovina and his projected salary is $19,302,919* over 4 years.
The Minnesota Timberwolves picked Point Guard Kris Dunn. His Hometown is New London, Connecticut and his projected salary is $17,488,287* over 4 years.
The New Orleans Pelicans picked Shooting Guard Buddy Hield. His Hometown is Freeport, Bahamas and his projected salary is $15,887,648* over 4 years.
The Denver Nuggets picked Point Guard Jamal Murray. His Hometown is Ontario, Canada and his projected salary is $14,510,706* over 4 years.
The Sacramento Kings picked Power Forward Marquese Chriss. His Hometown is Sacramento, California and his projected salary is $13,299,636* over 4 years.
The Milwaukee Bucks picked Power Foward Thon Maker. His Hometown is Sudan and his projected salary is $11,622,123 over 4 years.
*Data provided by Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbelzer/2016/06/24/2016-nba-draft-1st-round-rookie-sala ry-projections/#32f7a4253756
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