NBA Draft recap: 4 Cats selected Thursday night

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kevin Knox got the Solid Blue party started when New York selected the former Cat with the 9th overall pick Thursday night.

Two picks later, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander heard his name called as Charlotte picked and shipped SGA to the Clippers.

Then the waiting sat in until the second round when Jarred Vanderbilt climbed the draft board to the 41st overall selection by Orlando.  The Magic then traded Vando to Denver to join Jamal Murray.

Hamidou Diallo was plucked off the board a few picks later at No. 45 by Brooklyn before the Nets shipped his rights to Charlotte.

Check out the video to hear from Knox and SGA plus Chauncey Billups and Jay Bilas weigh in on a few of the UK guys’ futures in the NBA as well.

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