2019 NBA Draft: Magic select Chuma Okeke with the 16th pick

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2019 NBA Draft: Magic select Chuma Okeke with the 16th pick
2019 NBA Draft: Magic select Chuma Okeke with the 16th pick

The Orlando Magic selected Chuma Okeke with the 16th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, which was held Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Okeke was a star power forward for the Auburn Tigers, who made the Final Four for the first time in school history this past season. He averaged 12.0 points and 6.8 rebounds while shooting just under 39% from three-point distance. Okeke suffered a season-ending ACL injury to his left knee in Auburn's Sweet Sixteen victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels. The Magic were picking outside of the lottery for the first time since they selected Andrew Nicholson with the 19th overall pick in the '12 draft. The organization drafted Victor Oladipo

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