Overview of the 2021 NBA Draft

Published: Jul. 29, 2021 at 8:10 PM EDT
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DETROIT, Mich. (WILX) - The Pistons, as expected, selected Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham as the first pick of the 2021 NBA Draft. They’ve been at the center of the rumor mill since the team won the draft lottery. Thursday, it was only a matter of making it official for Cunningham, but a few questions still remained in the draft after the number on

Franz Wagner was selected in the first round, with the No. 8 overall pick. The University of Michigan player with the potential to be a highly effective two-way forward will join his older brother, Moritz Wagner, on the Orlando Magic.

In the second round the Pistons drafted Wolverine Isaiah Livers at number 42. Ten spots later they also selected the college basketball player of the year Iowa center Luka Garza.

Michigan State’s Aaron Henry went undrafted, and agreed to a two-way contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, per Adrian Wonjnarowski.

WILX will update this story as the NBA draft continues.

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