The Atlanta Hawks drafted Duke forward Cam Reddish 10th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft, also selecting Texas center Jaxson Hayes (8th overall) and Brazilian guard Marcos Louzada Silva (35th overall).
The 6’8 Reddish averaged 13.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 36 appearances (35 starts) as a freshman for the Blue Devils in 2018-19. The Norristown, Pa. native scored in double figures on 23 occasions, including eight 20-point games, and led Duke with a .772 FT%. He was an honorable mention All-ACC selection, finishing ninth in the conference in steals per game. He earned a bronze medal at the 2017 FIBA U19 Men’s Basketball World Cup as a member of Team USA, averaging 10.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in seven contests.
After being drafted by the Hawks, Terrell Thomas spoke with Cam Reddish on being drafted by the Hawks, playing along side Trae Young, what he hopes to learn from Coach Pierce and more.
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