PHOENIX, June 22, 2018 -- Four EXOS-supported players were selected in the 2018 NBA draft, including No. 1 pick Deandre Ayton. EXOS has now supported No. 1 picks in the NBA, MLB, and NFL.
The draft kicked off with Ayton being selected by the Phoenix Suns. The former University of Arizona center was named the Pac-12’s Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year and one of three freshman to be part of the All-American First Team.
Pac-12 first team all-conference athlete Aaron Holiday, PG, UCLA, was picked up at No. 23 by the Indiana Pacers; two-time SEC Defensive Player of the Year Robert Williams, F, Texas A&M, was the No. 27 pick by Boston Celtics; and De’Anthony Melton, G, USC, was the the No. 46 selection by the Houston Rockets.
“Our EXOS team considers it an incredible privilege to support these men during this process and we look forward to watching them exceed expectations at the next level,” said Adam Farrand, vice president of pro/elite sports at EXOS.