The Minnesota Timberwolves chose Georgia guard Anthony Edwards with the first pick in the NBA Draft last night, which had been delayed multiple times from June because of the coronavirus pandemic. He was the first-ever Georgia Bulldog taken with the top selection in an NBA Draft.
The draft was held virtually for the same reason with NBA commissioner Adam Silver announcing the selections from ESPN’s studios in Connecticut, without any players or fans in attendance. The Golden State Warriors chose Memphis center James Wiseman with the second pick. LaMelo Ball, who skipped college, was taken third by Charlotte.