One of the main storylines coming of out of the 2020 NBA Draft was the record number of Nigerians drafted. There was a record of 8 Nigerians that got drafted including 6 players drafted as first round picks. Here’s the breakdown of the draft picks:
There were four Nigerian players drafted during the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday including the number overall pick DeAndre Ayton to the Phoenix Suns. As you can see in the photo above, Ayton decided to show his love for his Nigerian roots inside of his suit.
Rd 1, Pick 1
Rd 1, Pick 20
San Antonio Spurs
Rd 2, Pick 49
Rd 2, Pick 60
Check out Josh Okogie’s celebration with his family: