Pelicans Select SG Nickeil Alexander-Walker 17th From VA Tech
The New Orleans Pelicans got the 17th overall pick via their trade with the Atlanta Hawks and they used it to select shooting guard from Virginia Tech Nickeil Alexander-Walker.
Alexander-Walker is the cousin of Los Angeles Clippers guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and averaged 16 points per game, four rebounds, four assists, two steals, and shot 37% from three-point distance last season.
He'll most likely come off the bench for New Orleans this coming season if he's in the rotation, here's a look at his highlights from VA Tech:
In the second round, the Pelicans selected Marcos "Didi" Lozado Silva in the second round. He is a 6'5" shooting guard from Brazil.