NBA Draft 2023 Highlights: Wembanyama No. 1 pick by San Antonio; Brandon Miller goes to Hornets, Scoot picked by Portland

NBA: Catch the highlights, updates and full list of players selected from the 2023 Draft.

Updated : Jun 23, 2023 11:19 IST

Catch the live score and updates from the NBA Draft 2023.
Catch the live score and updates from the NBA Draft 2023. | Photo Credit: AFP

Catch the live score and updates from the NBA Draft 2023. | Photo Credit: AFP

Welcome to Sportstar’s HIGHLIGHTS of the 2023 NBA Draft at the Barclays Centre in New York.

  • June 23, 2023 09:17
    Remaining second round picks

    No 39 - Mouhamed Gueye - Charlotte Hornets

    No 40 - Maxwell Lewis - Denver Nuggets

    No 41 - Amari Bailey - Charlotte Hornets

    No 42 - Tristan Vukcevic - Washington Wizards

    No 43 - Ryan Rupert - Portland Trail Blazers

    No 44 - Sidy Sissoko - San Antonio Spurs

    No 45 - Gregory Jackson II - Memphis Grizzlies

    No 46 - Seth Lundy - Atlanta Hawks

    No 47 - Mojave King - Los Angeles Lakers

    No 48 - Jordan Miller - Los Angeles Clippers

    No 49 - Emoni Bates - Cleveland Cavaliers

    No 50 - Keyontae Johnson - Oklahoma City Thunder

    No 51 - Jalen Wilson - Brooklyn Nets

    No 52 - Toumani Camara - Phoenix Suns

    No 53 - Jaylen Clark - Minnesota Timberwolves

    No 54 - Jalen Slaws - Sacramento Kings

    No 55 - Isaiah Wong - Indiana Pacers

    No 56 - Tarik Biberovic - Memphis Grizzlies -

    No 57 - Trayce Jackson-Davis - Washington Wizards

    No 58 - Chris Livingston - Milwaukee Bucks

  • June 23, 2023 09:16
    No. 38 pick - Jordan Walsh to Sacramento Kings

    A defensive player, Walsh, goes to the Kings.

  • June 23, 2023 09:11
    No. 37 pick - Hunter Tyson to Oklahoma City Thunder

    Tyson, known for his shooting abilities, will be signed by the Thunder.

  • June 23, 2023 09:08
    No. 36 pick - Andre Jackson Jr to Orlando Magic

    UConn player Andre Jackson Jr who impressed in the Draft Combine is picked by Orlando Magic.

  • June 23, 2023 09:06
    No. 35 pick - Julian Phillips to Boston Celtics

    Phillips from the University of Tennessee goes to Milwaukee Bucks via the Celtics.

  • June 23, 2023 09:01
    No. 34 pick - Colby Jones to Charlotte Hornets

    Wing player Colby Jones is picked by the Charlotte Hornets.

  • June 23, 2023 08:58
    No. 33 pick - Leonard Miller to San Antonio Spurs

    The G League Ignite player goes to the San Antonio Spurs.

    The 6’10’’ forward is known for his ability to get to the rim and score.

  • June 23, 2023 08:54
    No. 32 pick - Jalen Pickett to Indiana Pacers

    The guard from Penn State heads to Denver Nuggets via the Pacers.

  • June 23, 2023 08:54
    No. 31 pick - James Nnaji to Detroit Pistons

    Nigeria’s James Nnaji heads to Detroit Pistons.

    The defender will be traded to the Boston Celtics. At 7’5’’, Nnaji is an elite defender prospect. Having played in the EuroBasket, he has experience of intense basketball.

  • June 23, 2023 08:47
    First Round ends

    That’s the first 30 picks of the draft completed, bringing an end to the first round.

  • June 23, 2023 08:45
    No. 30 pick - Kobe Brown to Los Angeles Clippers

    A wing scorer, Brown, from Missouri, will play for the Clippers.

  • June 23, 2023 08:40
    No. 29 pick - Julian Strawther to Denver Nuggets

    The NBA champions make their first pick of the 2023 Draft in Julian Strawther.

    A player capable of making instant impact. He is a shooter and can offer support in the rotation. Given his long wing span, he can be a solid defensive contributor as well.

  • June 23, 2023 08:35
    No. 28 pick - Brice Sensabaugh to Utah Jazz

    An Ohio State athlete, Brice Sensabaugh is picked by the Jazz.

  • June 23, 2023 08:31
    No. 27 pick - Nick Smith Jr to Charlotte Hornets

    Nick Smith Jr from the University of Arkansas heads to the Charlotte Hornets.

  • June 23, 2023 08:27
    No. 26 pick - Ben Sheppard to Indiana Pacers

    The University of Belmont guard goes to the Indiana Pacers.

    Sheppard has been termed as a dangerous shooter. He can shoot off the dribble and from the perimeter.

  • June 23, 2023 08:21
    No. 25 pick - Marcus Sasser to Memphis Grizzlies

    This pick will be given to the Boston Celtics as a part of the Marcus Smart, Kristaps Porzingis three-way trade.

  • June 23, 2023 08:15
    No. 24 pick - Olivier-Maxence Prosper to Sacramento Kings

    The Kings with their first pick of the night. They will send Prosper to Dallas, though.

  • June 23, 2023 08:13

    Sacramento Kings expected to trade Richaun Holmes and No. 24 to Dallas, sources tell ESPN.

  • June 23, 2023 08:10
    No. 23 pick - Kris Murray to Portland Trail Blazers

    The Iowa player heads to the Portland Trail Blazers for the team’s second pick.

    He is the brother of Sacramento Kings forward Keegan Murray. A welcome defensive unit to a frail back court in Portland.

  • June 23, 2023 08:05
    No. 22 pick - Dariq Whithead to Brooklyn Nets

    Another Duke player finds his way into the league. Nets have their second pick sorted.

  • June 23, 2023 07:58
    No. 21 pick - Noah Clowney to Brooklyn Nets

    University of Alabama player Clowney is taken by the Brooklyn Nets.

    The forward is known for his rebounding abilities and his defence in multiple zones.

  • June 23, 2023 07:50
    No. 20 pick - Cam Whitmore to Houston Rockets

    Cam Whitmore’s wait for a pick finally ends as he goes to the Rockets. He was expected to be much higher than this.

    He has been termed as one of the most ready players in the this draft. A great athlete wit explosive movement.

  • June 23, 2023 07:44
    No. 19 pick - Brandom Podziemski to Golden State Warriors

    The guard from Santa Clara to Golden State Warriors.

    Podziemski is a proven scorer. He averages 44% from threes. Exceptional in catch and shoot plays.

  • June 23, 2023 07:37
    No. 18 pick - Jaime Jaquez Jr to Miami Heat

    The 2023 NBA finalists Miami Heat pick UCLA’s Jaime Jacquez Jr.

  • June 23, 2023 07:30
    No. 17 pick - Jalen Hood-Schifino to Los Angeles Lakers

    The Lakers have made their first pick in Schifino.

  • June 23, 2023 07:22
    No. 16 pick - Keyonte George to Utah Jazz

    The Jazz pick the Keyonte George with their second pick of the night.

    He was the Most Valuable Player at the 3x3 FIBA World Cup in 2018.

  • June 23, 2023 07:14
    No. 15 pick - Kobe Bufkin to Atlanta Hawks

    The University of Michigan guard will play for the Hawks.

    An overall player who can score and defend. Can provide some much needed support to Trae Young.

  • June 23, 2023 07:08
    No. 14 pick - Jordan Hawkins to New Orleans Pelicans

    The 2023 National Championship winner at UConn heads to New Orleans Pelicans.

  • June 23, 2023 07:01
    No. 13 pick - Gradey Dick to Toronto Raptors

    Gradey Dick from the University of Kansas goes to the Toronto Raptors.

    The 6’6’’ guard is known for his shooting ability. He averages over 40% from beyond the arc.

  • June 23, 2023 06:54
    No. 12 pick - Dereck Lively II to Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Duke player goes to Oklahoma City Thunder. He is expected to be traded to the Dallas Mavericks.

  • June 23, 2023 06:45
    No. 11 pick - Jett Howard to Orlando Magic

    The University of Michigan player is headed to the Magic, the side’s second pick for the night.

    Jett’s father, Juwan, played in the league for 21 seasons.

  • June 23, 2023 06:39
    No. 10 pick - Cason Wallace to Dallas Mavericks

    The University of Kentucky player goes to Dallas.

    ESPN reports that he will be traded to the Thunder.

  • June 23, 2023 06:37

    The Dallas Mavericks are likely to trade the No. 10 pick to Oklahoma City Thunder.

  • June 23, 2023 06:32
    No. 9 pick - Taylor Hendricks to Utah Jazz

    The Jazz pick Hendricks from University of Central Florida.

    He’s the first first round pick from UCF in the NBA.

  • June 23, 2023 06:24
    No. 8 pick - Jarace Walker to Washington Wizards

    The University of Houston guard is picked by Wizards, but will be traded to the Indiana Pacers.

    He becomes the first top 10 pick from Houston after Hakeem Olajuwan.

  • June 23, 2023 06:23

    Bilal Coulibaly is set to be traded to the Washington Wizards, per ESPN.

    The Wizards are the next in line to make the pick. They’ll be practically picking for the Pacers.

  • June 23, 2023 06:19
    No. 7 pick - Bilal Coulibaly to Indiana Pacers

    The Mets 92 player heads to the Indiana Pacers. A brilliant defensive addition to the Pacers ranks.

    Coulibaly was just 5’11’’ a couple of years back. But a growth spurt has seen him tower up to 6’8’’.

  • June 23, 2023 06:14
    No. 6 pick - Anthony Black to Orlando Magic

    The University of Arkansas forward will join Paulo Banchero at Magic.

  • June 23, 2023 06:09
    No. 5 pick - Ausar Thompson to Detroit Pistons

    The very next pick in the Draft is Ausar Thompson.

    The Thompson twins become the seventh pair of brothers to be drafted in the same year.

  • June 23, 2023 06:05
    Amen says

    I’m just excited to be a Rocket!

    Just being in the NBA, playing with these athletic guys. We’re a young team so we’re going to play hard.

  • June 23, 2023 06:03
    No. 4 pick - Amen Thompson to Houston Rockets

    The first of the Thompson twins has been drafted to the league. He will play for the Houston Rockets.

    An Overtime Elite athlete, Amen is known for his facilitator abilities.

  • June 23, 2023 06:00
    No. 4 pick

    Houston Rockets on the clock to make the next pick.

  • June 23, 2023 05:55
    No. 3 pick - Scoot Henderson to Portland Trail Blazers

    The NBA G League star will team up with Damian Lilliard at Portland.

  • June 23, 2023 05:49
    No. 2 pick - Brandon Miller to Charlotte Hornets

    The Alabama star Brandon Miller is picked second overall by the Charlotte Hornets.

  • June 23, 2023 05:45
    Wembanyama after his No. 1 pick

    Accomplishing something I’ve dreamed of my entire life. I got to cry.

    It’s a tough league. It is tough to win. Many have tried and not made it. I will try and learn.

  • June 23, 2023 05:42
    No. 1 pick - Victor Wembanyama to San Antonio Spurs

    San Antonio Spurs selects Victor Wembanyama with its first pick.

  • June 23, 2023 05:41
    All Set!

    The time for the first pick.

  • June 23, 2023 05:34
    Superstar already

    The likely No. 1 pick Victor Wembanyama already is a favourite among the fans.

  • June 23, 2023 05:23
    The Pelicans lurking

    There have been murmurs that the New Orleans Pelicans are looking to move higher up the order from their current 14th pick. In order to do that, they’re even willing to part with 2019 No. 1 pick Zion Williamson - a player who has struggled with injuries.

    So far, however, there’s been no news of a potential move by the team.

  • June 23, 2023 05:17
    San Antonio Spurs No. 1 picks

    The Spurs will make their third No. 1 pick in their history. The franchise’s first pick came in 1987 when they signed David Robinson. The second of the two picks was in 1997 which landed them Tim Duncan.

    The two stars won a combined total of five NBA titles and were inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame.

  • June 23, 2023 05:09
    Who will Portland Trail Blazers pick?

    Portland has a big call to make. In an off-season when the noise around Damian Lilliard’s time at the franchise has been the loudest, the team needs a solid support cast. If Charlotte Hornets is to go with Scoot Henderson, then Brandon Miller will be the likely choice for Portland.

  • June 23, 2023 04:34
    No 1 picks in the NBA Draft

    Victor Wembanyama has created a buzz rarely seen before in the league. His athletic abilities and unique frame make him a generational talent.

    But before his fate is decided in the NBA, here’s the full list of players who have been the first picks in the past.

    NBA Draft 2023: Full list of No. 1 picks

  • June 23, 2023 04:21
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  • June 23, 2023 04:04
    Los Angeles Lakers move higher up the order

    According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Lakers swapped their 47th pick for Indiana Pacers’ 40th pick.

    The Lakers now have the 17th and 40th picks in the 2023 Draft.

  • June 23, 2023 03:46
    Chris Paul headed to Golden State Warriors

    The big breaking of the day has been Chris Paul’s trade to Golden State Warriors. ESPN and The Athletic report that the Warriors and Washington Wizards are close to reaching a deal where Jordan Poole, Ryan Rollins and two future draft picks will be traded to the Wizards for the veteran point guard.

    NBA Reports: Warriors trade Poole to Wizards for Chris Paul

  • June 23, 2023 03:38
    NBA Draft 2023: 1st Round Order
    • San Antonio Spurs
    • Charlotte Hornets
    • Portland Trail Blazers
    • Houston Rockets
    • Detroit Pistons
    • Orlando Magic
    • Indiana Pacers
    • Washington Wizards
    • Utah Jazz
    • Dallas Mavericks
    • Orlando Magic (via Chicago)
    • Oklahoma City Thunder
    • Toronto Raptors
    • New Orleans Pelicans
    • Atlanta Hawks
    • Utah Jazz (via Minnesota)
    • Los Angeles Lakers
    • Miami Heat
    • Golden State Warriors
    • Houston Rockets (via LA Clippers)
    • Brooklyn Nets (via Phoenix)
    • Brooklyn Nets
    • Portland Trail Blazers (via New York)
    • Sacramento Kings
    • Boston Celtics (via Memphis)
    • Indiana Pacers (via Cleveland)
    • Charlotte Hornets (via Denver)
    • Utah Jazz (via Philadelphia)
    • Denver Nuggets (via Boston)
    • Los Angeles Clippers (via Milwaukee)
  • June 23, 2023 03:32

    What time will the NBA Draft 2023 begin?

    The NBA Draft 2023 will begin at 8:00 PM ET on June 22. In India, the draft will commence at 05:30 AM on June 23.

    Where to watch the NBA Draft 2023?

    The NBA Draft will be telecast live on ESPN and ABC in the United States. In India, the live telecast will be available on Sports18 and Sports18 HD.

    The NBA Draft can also be live streamed on JioCinema.

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