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Magic pick Auburn's Chuma Okeke No. 16 overall in NBA draft

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Chuma Okeke conceded there were times over the past two months when he wondered whether a knee injury suffered during Auburn's surprising run to the Final Four had ruined his chances of being selected in the NBA draft.

An earlier than expected phone call from the Orlando Magic, who took him in the middle of the first round - No. 16 overall, quelled those fears on Thursday night.

"It's a blessing to be selected that early in the round," the 6-foot-8 forward said. "I had a lot of doubts, just because of the injury. I was scared people wouldn't take a chance on me."

Points: Nikola Vucevic20.8
Rebounds: Nikola Vucevic12.0
Assists: D.J. Augustin5.3
FG%: Nikola Vucevic51.8%
Steals: Nikola Vucevic1.01
Blocks: Mohamed Bamba1.36
Defense (Rank)
Points: 106.6 (5)
Rebounds: 44.6 (11)
Assists: 23.1 (2)
FG%: 45.6% (12)
FT%: 77.8% (26)
3P%: 34.7% (11)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 107.3 (24)
Rebounds: 45.4 (14)
Assists: 25.5 (12)
FG%: 45.4% (19)
FT%: 78.2% (12)
3P%: 35.6% (11)
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Orlando 42 40 .512 --
Charlotte 39 43 .476 3.0
Miami 39 43 .476 3.0
Washington 32 50 .390 10.0
Atlanta 29 53 .354 13.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
8/2/2019 Chuma Okeke Waived
8/1/2019 DaQuan Jeffries Signed as Free Agent
8/1/2019 Vic Law Signed as Free Agent
7/23/2019 Josh Magette Signed as Free Agent Two-way contract
7/10/2019 Michael Carter-Williams Re-Signed
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