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12 SEC players selected in 2020 NBA Draft

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SEC Staff
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Round 1

Pick (Overall) Athlete School NBA Team
No. 1 Anthony Edwards Georgia  Minnesota Timberwolves
No. 5  Isaac Okoro  Auburn Cleveland Cavaliers 
No. 13 Kira Lewis Jr.  Alabama New Orleans Pelicans
No. 14  Aaron Nesmith Vanderbilt Boston Celtics
No. 21  Tyrese Maxey Kentucky Philadelphia 76ers
No. 25  Immanuel Quickley Kentucky Oklahoma City Thunder
Round 2
Pick (Overall) Athlete School NBA Team
No. 38 Saben Lee Vanderbilt Utah Jazz
No. 40 Robert Woodard II Mississippi State Memphis Grizzlies
No. 42 Nick Richards Kentucky New Orleans Pelicans
No. 49 Isaiah Joe Arkansas Philadelphia 76ers
No. 50 Skylar Mays LSU Atlanta Hawks
No. 57 Reggie Perry Mississippi State Los Angeles Clippers

Notes:

  • The SEC ties with the PAC-12 for most first round picks on the night with six total.
  • Anthony Edwards had the highest All-Star percentage according to ESPN Analytics' draft model, at 41%.
  • Tom Crean joins John Calipari as the only college coaches with a top-5 pick in the NBA Draft from 3 different schools in the Common Draft Era.
  • Kentucky has had multiple 1st round picks in every Draft since John Calipari took over (since 2010 Draft).
  • Kira Lewis Jr. is the 3rd Alabama player drafted in the first round since 2000, joining Collin Sexton (8th overall in 2018) & Gerald Wallace (25th overall in 2001)
  • Isaac Okoro is the highest drafted player from Auburn since Chris Morris (4th overall) in 1988

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