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Video: 2018 Trail Blazers Draft Pick Anfernee Simons on Outside the Lines

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The 19-year-old explains his unusual route to the NBA.

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Anfernee Simons became the 24th pick of the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday night, courtesy of the Portland Trail Blazers. Before his selection, Simons appeared on long-running ESPN interview show Outside the Lines. He explained his non-standard path to the NBA, playing with IMG Academy instead of heading to the NCAA.

Here’s the video of the interview.