2022 NBA draft: Winners, losers, biggest trades and bold prediction

With the No. 1 decide within the 2022 NBA draft, the Orlando Magic chosen Duke ahead Paolo Banchero.

The transfer got here as one thing of a shock, on condition that Banchero by no means met with the Magic and

the consensus across the league was that Auburn's Jabari Smith Jr. could be headed to Orlando.

the consensus across the league was that Auburn's Jabari Smith Jr. could be headed to Orlando.

As a substitute, it was Banchero who heard his title known as first. Gonzaga heart Chet Holmgren went No.

2 to the Oklahoma City Thunder, while the Houston Rockets took Smith with the No3 general decide.

The Sacramento Kings drafted Iowa ahead Keegan Murray at No.