Published: June 25, 2018

Jackson selected No. 4 in NBA Draft, Bridges picked No. 12

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Michigan State freshman forward Jaren Jackson Jr. was selected with the fourth pick by the Memphis Grizzlies and sophomore guard/forward Miles Bridges was taken with the No. 12 pick by the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn Thursday night.

Jackson’s No. 4 selection marks the seventh time an MSU player has been picked among the top-10 all-time and he is the highest pick since 1979. Bridges was later traded by the Clippers to the Charlotte Hornets for the No. 11 pick.

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