Capital Region Connnection To NBA Draft
The 2020 NBA Draft results are now official after yesterday's first ever virtual event. Two Upstate New York basketball prospects are still trying to FILL IN THE BL
Former Wiliam and Mary standout Nate Knight was not drafted on Wednesday night. The six foot eight Knight is a Syracuse native and attended Nottingham high school before heading to prep school. Nottingham High School's is the alma mater of Goz's dad. Go Bulldogs! During his final season with the Pride, Knight averaged 20.7 points and 10.5 rebounds. Remember to follow @TomGozz on social media to find out where Knight will sign.
Syracuse basketball fans remember the performance of Elijah Hughes. Hughes, the six foot six redshirted junior, averaged nineteen points for the Orange in the final season with the program. Hughes had been projected to land anywhere from the first to second rounds according to this article from syracuse.com
Hughes was drafted thirty nineth overall by the New Orleans Pelicans but was traded to the Utah Jazz later in the night. Hughes is the highest Orange drafted player since 2017.
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