2019 NBA Draft Profile: Darius Garland
The last time a freshman point guard who appeared in fewer than a dozen college games went in the lottery was 2011, when Cleveland chose Kyrie Irving at No. 1.
New Orleans Pelicans: Revisiting the 2008 NBA Draft
The New Orleans Pelicans (then Hornets) entered the 2008 NBA Draft in unfamiliar territory. They’ve picked outside the lottery before, but this time around they were towards the end of the first round due to the most successful season in franchise history.