Magic se­lect Pasec­niks in first round of NBA Draft, but im­me­di­ately traded to 76ers

The Baltic Times - - MUSEUMS - LETA/TBT Staff

Lat­vian cen­ter Anzejs Pasec­niks was se­lected by the Or­lando Magic in the NBA Draft last week.the Magic se­lected the 7 ft 2 cen­ter with the 25th se­lec­tion, thus be­com­ing the fifth Lat­vian to be se­lected in the NBA Draft. How­ever, Pasec­niks was im­me­di­ately traded to the Philadel­phia 76ers for a 2020 first round pick (from Ok­la­homa City) and a 2020 sec­ond round pick. The 21-year-old Pasec­niks played for Span­ish club Gran Ca­naria Her­bal­ife last sea­son, av­er­ag­ing 8 points and 3.2 re­bounds per game in the Span­ish ACB League.

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