NBA Rooks: Emmanuel Mudiay Training & Getting Ready For the NBA Draft
At 19 years old, Emmanuel Mudiay’s journey has already taken him from the Congo, to Texas and China. The next step in his journey….probably be the Big Apple.
Most mock drafts have Mudiay going to the Knicks with the 4th pick but some believe the Knicks will try to trade the pick or go after a big man like Trill Cauley-Stein. If the Knicks, who were 19th in the league in assists per game, do make the mistake (imagine that) of passing on the point guard who spent the past year playing in China, then it will be interesting to see where he ends up because the Orlando Magic have the next pick. The Magic, who just hired former point guard Scott Skiles as coach, already have a very young and talented point guard in Elfrid Payton and are looking for a big man and improving their defense.
Regardless of how high Mudiay goes in the draft, you can bet he’s going to go far.