Apenalties a few days after finishing the campaign with the coronation of the Golden State Warriors,The NBA gives way to another of the most important events of the season, the 2002 NBA Draft. On this occasion, the ceremony took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and it was there that the history of several young people who dream of being future NBA stars began to be written.
Orlando Magic was the team that had the opportunity to choose in the first position and his selection caused some surprise because the chosen one was Paolo Banchero, a player who comes from Duke University.
For the fourth time in its history, the Orlando Magic had the opportunity to choose the first selection, he did it in 1992 when he chose Shaquille O’Neal, one a month later select a Chris Webber y lo intercambi a Golden State por Anfernee Hardaway and the third in 2004 when they chose as the first selection to Dwight Howard. The three players left their mark not only in Orlando, but also in the NBA, so that will be the mission of Paola Banchero who will have to show why he was chosen in the first position.