1st overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, Orlando Magic forward Paolo Banquero earned another 1st overall pick honor.
Banquero was nominated by Tim Pau with the first overall pick in the ‘Jordan Rising Stars’ draft held on the 8th (Korean time).
Rising Stars is an all-star eve event where first- and second-year NBA players participate. This time, three retired All-Star players, Pau Gasol, Deron Williams and Joachim Noah, will lead the team as coaches.
In a draft conducted by these three coaches, Vanquero was selected by Pau Gasol with the first overall pick.
He has successfully settled in the NBA this season, starting 47 games and averaging 33.7 minutes per game, recording 20.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists.
His teammate Franz Wagner was selected for Team Deron with the second pick in the first round. Evan Mobley (Cleveland) of the Cleveland Cavaliers was selected for Team Joachim.
Benedict Maserin (Indiana), Jaden Ivey (Detroit), Scotty Barnes (Toronto), Jose Alvarado (New Orleans), Keegan Murray (Sacramento), Andrew Nembad (Indiana), 슬롯사이트 as well as Banquero for Tim Pau.
Wagner, Jaylen Green, Alfiren Sengoon (above Houston), Trey Murphy III (New Orleans), AJ Griffin (Atlanta), Bones Highland (Denver), and Walker Kessler (Utah) were selected for Team Deron.
Starting with Joachim Mobley, Josh Giddy, Jaylen Williams (Oklahoma City), Jeremy Sochan (San Antonio), Quentin Grims (New York), Jabari Svis Jr. (Houston), and Jaylen Duren (Detroit) were selected.
A total of four teams, including these three teams and the G League All-Stars, will participate in this Rising Stars, which will be held at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on February 17 (local time).
The team that scores the goal first, not the game time, wins. The semi-finals will be played with a target score of 40 points, and the final match between winners will be conducted with a target score of 25 points.