Africans In The 2014 NBA Draft

3 years ago by in Editorial Features, Lifestyle, Sports

Well Sort of !! The 2014 NBA draft took place on June 26th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. As expected, the event was very exciting for basketball fans across the world. Canada’s very own Andrew Wiggins, 19, the #1 overall pick,but here are the representatives for Africa

Here are this year’s African draftees:


#3 overall pick  by Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid from Cameroon



#9 overall pick by  Charlotte Hornets Noah Vonleh from USA of Liberian descent



#25 overall pick by Houston Rockets Clint Capela from Switzerland of  Angola/Congo descent



#43 overall pick by Atlanta Hawks Walter Tavares from Cape Verde

#51 overall pick by New York Knicks Thanasis Atentokounmpo from Greece of Nigerian descent

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