Chris Duarte invited to the NBA Draft Green Room
The presence of the Dominicans in the draft means high odds that it will be among the main choices on July 29th
Plata Port Chris Duarte He will be present at the Barclays Center on Thursday, July 29, where the franchise NBA They will have the opportunity to choose their stars in the future.
According to a report by Shams Charania, the Dominicans were invited by the National Basketball Association to attend the ‘green roomOn the night of the draw, which means he has a high chance of being selected in the first round of the lottery.
At 24 years old, Duarte is known as a “NBA ready” player and has shown himself with teams such as Golden State Warriors s Los Angeles Lakers.
According to reports, the Dominicans will be present during the draft celebration with those expected to be the first choice, Kid Cunningham, and other great prospects such as Galen Green, Evan Mobley, Galen Suggs, Jonathan Cominga, Scotty Barnes and others.
Usually about 20 players are invited to attend the celebration of the event.
In 2020, due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the NBA Draft is almost held, but while it’s back to normal in this edition, it will have a format a little closer to normal, on Thursday, July 29 at 8 p.m. ET from Brooklyn, New York.
In addition, tickets are on sale to allow the public to enter the stadium during the event, which will be broadcast by ESPN s ABC.
Duarte will join Alhorford From the Boston Celtics and Cities of Karl From the Minnesota Timberwolves, like the Dominican players who are currently in the NBA. Coincidentally, both Duarte and Horford are natives of Puerto Plata, a province in the north of the Dominican Republic.