Paolo Bancheroa wing of Italian origins, is in the running for one of the first three calls of the NBA draft, which will take place on the Italian night between Thursday 23 and Friday 24 June. Three possible destinations: i Magic, i Thunder o i Rockets. “I cannot give a specific name or indicate a favorite – he replied -, all three would be an excellent solution for me, since each team has great qualities, different from each other. I will be happy and enthusiastic regardless of which franchise will decide to bet on me in the end. ”
“I feel I am the best”
Banchero is ready for a new challenge: “I feel I am the best. There are so many great prospects to be able to select in this Draft, but I feel I can prove my worth at every level: I know I have enormous room for improvement. S.I am excited about what is about to happen: mine has been a long journey to get here, I have worked a lot to deserve all of this. Being here waiting for a call to the Draft is surreal, but at the same time I am aware that we are at the beginning and that only after being chosen in the Draft does the real work begin “. The winger will continue to play with the Italian national team. “Yes, my intention is still to play for the Italian national basketball team. I am enthusiastic about the idea that my NBA career is about to start and I hope that also at an international level, I am happy”Banchero concluded.
Ai Magic the first choice
The Orlando Magic, who will have the number one choice, have not yet resolved their doubts. Candidates for choice are known: Jabari Smith Jr. by Auburn, who trained for Orlando earlier this month, Chet Holmgren di Gonzaga met the Magic for several days last week and Paolo Banchero of Duke who worked with former Magic guard Mike Miller. “It is confirmed that there are many talented players in this Draft, that’s for sure“said President Weltman.