ESPN and the National Basketball Association are "zeroing in" on an agreement that would allow insider Adrian Wojnarowski and other reporters to tweet out team's picks before they are announced on the draft broadcast on Thursday night, the New York Post reports.
Zion Williamson might not be the only Duke star that the New Orleans Pelicans land in this year's draft. Beyond having the #1 overall pick, Zion Williamson, they also recently nabbed the rights to the #4 overall pick via the Anthony Davis trade.
Had Miami not made this deal, it would have only had one selection in the 2019 draft. Meanwhile, the odds of OVER 2.5 worldwide players being selected among the top 30 sits at -155.More news: Former Egyptian President Morsi Buried Day After Dying in Court
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The draft tips off at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
Barrett could be the first piece of a major offseason for the Knicks as the team tries to lure major free agent in an attempt to finally end its long suffering rebuild.
However, the Knicks faithful are expected to be better behaved this time around, with -190 odds against them booing when the club makes their first pick of the night on Thursday.