Jarace Walker confirms he met with the Thunder in pre-draft visit
The 2023 NBA draft lottery is officially over, as it confirmed the Oklahoma City Thunder will pick No. 12 in the first round of the draft.
It’s also draft combine week, which means all of the top prospects are gathered in Chicago, Ill. This means that most players will likely be asked who they’ve worked out and met with so far.
That was the case with Houston forward Jarace Walker, who confirmed he met with the Thunder already, per Yahoo Sports Krysten Peek.
The 19-year-old averaged 11.2 points on 46.5% shooting, 6.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists while shooting 34.7% from 3 on 2.8 attempts in 36 games in his lone college campaign last season.
Unfortunately for the Thunder, Walker is projected by most to go in the top eight in the draft, so he likely won’t be available for OKC barring a trade-up.
The 2023 NBA draft is scheduled to happen on Thursday, June 22. A full list of prospects who’ve met with the Thunder can be read here.
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