Wolves select Edwards with No. 1 pick in delayed NBA draft, Charlotte picks up Ball at 3
Commissioner Adam Silver announced the pick from ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut
(WDBJ7/Associated Press) - The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Georgia freshman guard Anthony Edwards on with the No. 1 pick in the delayed NBA draft.
Edwards became the 11th straight one-and-done player to be the No. 1 pick, coming in a year where there was no clear obvious choice. He averaged 19.1 points for the Bulldogs, tops among all freshman.
Commissioner Adam Silver announced the pick from ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut. The draft was originally scheduled for June 25 before multiple delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic pushed it back out and out of its usual home at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The Golden State Warriors selected James Wiseman, a center from Memphis, at number two, followed by the Charlotte Hornets choosing LaMelo Ball, a guard who spent the last few years playing in multiple countries overseas, to round out the top three.