Nick Smith Jr. confirms pre-draft visit with the Thunder
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.
Arkansas guard Nick Smith Jr. confirmed he met with the Thunder in a pre-draft visit, per BSO’s Daniel Bell.
The 19-year-old averaged 12.5 points on 37.6% shooting, 1.7 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 17 games during his lone college season. He also shot 33.8% from 3 on 4.2 attempts
Smith Jr. will likely be available to select at No. 12 if the Thunder chooses to do so.
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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