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Draft Analysis: Wizards pick Johnny Davis at #10, Yannick Nzosa at #54

The NBA draft came to a close yesterday, with surprise picks like Paolo Banchero going #1 overall to the Orlando Magic and Keegan Murray being selected at #4 instead of Purdue’s Jaden Ivey. The Washington Wizards had two picks in the draft, at #10 and #54. There was talk that Washington would be involving its pick in trade negotiations, but they ended up selecting at #10, picking up Johnny Davis, a 6’5” combo guard out of Wisconsin.
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Wizards select Yannick Nzosa in second round

The Wizards concluded their 2022 draft with the selection of Yannick Nzosa with the 54th overall pick. A 6-foot-10 international center from DR Congo, he’s played the last two seasons in Spain with Unicaja. In 29 games for Unicaja in the 2021-22 season, he played 11.1 minutes per game...
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NBA Draft 2022: Wizards draft Yannick Nzosa at No. 54 overall

The Washington Wizards drafted Yannick Nzosa with the No. 54 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday evening. Nzosa plays for Unicaja Malaga in Spain and is a native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the NBA’s draft profile, he did not play organized basketball until...
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Wizards select Yannick Nzosa with 54th overall pick

Wizards select Yannick Nzosa in second round originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. The Wizards concluded their 2022 draft with the selection of Yannick Nzosa with the 54th overall pick. A 6-foot-10 international center from DR Congo, he’s played the last two seasons in Spain with Unicaja. In 29...
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Yannick Nzosa Draft Scouting Report: Pro Comparison, Updated Wizards Roster

One of the more intriguing NBA draft prospects is off the board after the Washington Wizards selected Yannick Nzosa, a Congolese center who plays for Unicaja of the Liga ACB in Spain, with the No. 54 overall pick. Bleacher Report Draft Expert Jonathan Wasserman's Scouting Report. Player: Yannick Nzosa. Position:...
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Wizards' Yannick Nzosa: Drafted No. 54 by Washington

Nzosa was selected by the Wizards with the 54th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. A center from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nzosa is a raw, defensive-minded big man. His strengths include quickness and defensive presence on the interior, but he represents a significant developmental project.
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Raptors Draft: Yannick Nzosa has potential in the second round

Thanks to the genius of Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri, fans have become accustomed to the team hitting on late-round draft prospects and finding value without the help of the lottery gods. Ujiri has the ability to pluck quality NBA players out of thin air. Only Scottie Barnes was taken in the top ten of the entire Raptors roster.
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AJ Griffin, Yannick Nzosa enter 2022 NBA Draft

Duke forward AJ Griffin officially announced on Sunday that he’ll be entering the 2022 NBA Draft (Twitter link). Based on the wording of the announcement from the school, it sounds as if Griffin will forgo his remaining college eligibility and go pro. Griffin’s decision comes as no surprise, as...
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