The NBA has moved its draft from June to October 15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The NBA will resume the 2019-2020 season on July 31 in Orlando, Florida. The season will end on October 12 at the latest.
The 2020 NBA Draft lottery will be held on August 25.
WHO WILL BE DRAFTED FROM SOCAL?
LaMelo Ball – Chino Hills/Illawarra Hawks
Ball is the projected fourth overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft by The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor. He attended Chino Hills High and was a part of their 35-0 team in 2015-2016.
Onyeka Okongwu – Chino Hills/USC
Okongwu is the projected fifth overall pick by The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor. He attended Chino Hills High and was a part of their 35-0 team in 2015-2016.
Cassius Stanley – Sierra Canyon/Duke
Stanley is a projected second-round pick by MyNBADraft.com. He attended Sierra Canyon where he was a part of the Trailblazers Open Division Southern Section and state title teams in 2018-2019.