Update (9:00 pm): Portland selected UT’s Greg Brown with the 43rd pick in the second round, acquired from New Orleans for a future second round pick.
I don’t know about you, but the NBA Draft is comfort food for me. So I’m going old-school and running tonight’s open thread. Let’s hang out for what may be a really exciting, or dreadfully boring, NBA Draft. At least from a Blazers perspective.
Television: ESPN [First Round Will Also Air Live on ABC]
Start Time: 5:00 pm PDT [Live coverage starts at 4:30 pm]
Here is the draft order as of Thursday morning (via the NBA’s site). Transactions involving the Blazers are italicized. There have been a few trades today that are not yet reflected here.
1. Detroit - Cade Cunningham
2. Houston - Jalen Green
3. Cleveland - Evan Mobley
4. Toronto - Scottie Barnes
5. Orlando - Jalen Suggs
6. Oklahoma City - Josh Giddey
7. Golden State (from Minnesota) - Jonathan Kuminga
8. Orlando (from Chicago) - Franz Wagner
9. Sacramento - Davion Mitchell
10. New Orleans - Ziaire Williams
11. Charlotte - James Bouknight
12. San Antonio - Joshua Primo
13. Indiana - Chris Duarte
14. Golden State - Moses Moody
15. Washington - Corey Kispert
16. Oklahoma City (from Boston) - Alperen Şengün
17. Memphis - Trey Murphy III
18. Oklahoma City (from MIA via LAC, PHI, and PHX) - Tre Mann
19. New York - Kai Jones
20. Atlanta - Jalen Johnson
21. New York (from Dallas) - Keon Johnson
22. Los Angeles Lakers - Isaiah Jackson
23. Houston (from Portland) - Usman Garuba
24. Houston (from Milwaukee) - Josh Christopher
25. LA Clippers - Quentin Grimes
26. Denver - Nah’Shon Hyland
27. Brooklyn - Cameron Thomas
28. Philadelphia - Jaden Springer
29. Phoenix - Day’Ron Sharpe
30. Utah - Santi Aldama
Hang out and chat about tonight’s events, and debate your rooting interests.
- Don’t be a doofus.
- The definition of “doofus” is 100% within my discretion.