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Auburn, Bama players selected in first round of NBA Draft

The NBA logo at center court is shown during the second half of an NBA first-round playoff...
The NBA logo at center court is shown during the second half of an NBA first-round playoff basketball game between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Updated: Nov. 18, 2020 at 8:40 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Two players - one from Auburn and one from Alabama - were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft Wednesday evening.

Auburn’s Isaac Okoro was selected as the 5th overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Okoro is the first ‘one and done’ player drafted in Auburn history and their highest draft pick since 1988.

Alabama’s Kira Lewis, Jr. was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 13th pick in the draft.

Lewis, Jr. is the third Alabama player since 2001 to be selected in the first round.

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