Warriors select James Wiseman with second overall pick

NBA Draft Warriors Basketball
Posted at 8:33 PM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-18 21:33:57-05

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have selected Memphis center James Wiseman with the second overall pick in the NBA draft.

Wiseman averaged 34.2 points in three games as a freshman for the Tigers before a 12-game suspension by the NCAA because his family received money during the recruitment process.

The 7-foot-1, 240-pound Wiseman decided to turn his attention to the draft while serving the penalty. News that guard Klay Thompson injured his leg earlier in the day during a workout in Southern California put a damper on Golden State’s draft.