NBA Draft 2019 winners & losers: Pelicans, Grizzlies build bright futures; Suns, Wizards reach

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NBA Draft 2019 winners & losers: Pelicans, Grizzlies build bright futures; Suns, Wizards reach
NBA Draft 2019 winners & losers: Pelicans, Grizzlies build bright futures; Suns, Wizards reach

The 2019 NBA Draft had all the elements of a great TV drama: compelling characters, sudden twists and the feeling that it had dragged on just a little bit too long. Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett landed at the top of the NBA Draft board as expected, but the Hawks jumped up the order to select De'Andre Hunter at No. 4. That first domino kicked off a chain of trades and forced draft watchers to play close attention to which team was actually choosing the next player. Now that we know the final results of the 2019 NBA Draft, it's time to declare a few early winners and losers. (Apologies in advance to all those poor Suns fans out there.) NBA Draft 2019 winners Executive vice president

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