The 2010 NBA draft took place yesterday night at the Madison Square Garden in New York, and it was broadcasted in the USA by TV sports network ESPN. The selection was a mixture of choices between American college players and international ones.
The Washington Wizards were the big winners of the night as they had the first overall pick which they utilized to choose John Wall, a player that is expected to become the next NBA superstar. He played for the Kentucky Wildcats, the team with the most wins in the history of college football and to whom he led this year’s NCAA college basketball men’s finals.
Evan Turner, a forward /guard who is coming from the Ohio State Buckeyes was chosen as the second overall by the 76ers.
Derrick Favors, a power forward from the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, was chosen as the third overall pick by the New Jersey Nets, whom will be greatly benefited with the services of this young talented player who says to be a big admire of veteran Kevin Garnett and Amare Stoudamire.
Wesley Johnson was the preferred selection by the Timberwolves with their fourth overall pick. He is a a very skilled forward that played college basketball at Syracuse.
DeMarcus Cousins, one of the best at the draft, ended up being chosen as the fifth overall by the Sacramento Kings. He is a player that is also coming from Kentucky.
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Ekpe Udoh, a 23 year old power forward who is coming from the Baylor Bears, was chosen by the Golden State Warriors with their sixth overall pick.
The Pistons chose Greg Monroe with their seventh overall pick. He is a power forward that played college hoops for the Georgetown Hoyas.
Al-Farouq Aminu was taken by the Clippers with their eight overall pick. He is a small forward that played for Wake Forest and who is expected to help this unlucky team in their rebuilding process.
20 year old Gordon Hayward was chosen as the ninth overall by the Utah Jazz. He plays the small forward position and is coming from the Butler Bulldogs.
Paul George, whom is also one of the top players in this draft, was chosen as the tenth overall by the Indiana Pacers. He also plays the small forward position, and is coming from the Fresno State Bulldogs.
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