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Nov. 19, 2020

Tillman, Winston selected in second round of NBA draft

Michigan State men's basketball forward Xavier Tillman Sr. (Grand Rapids, Mich./GR Christian)  was selected by the Sacramento Kings and guard Cassius Winston (Detroit, Mich./University of Detroit Jesuit) was picked by the Oklahoma City in the second round of the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday night.

Tillman was selected by the Kings with the 35th overall pick, while Winston was taken by the Thunder with the 53rd pick overall. 

Tillman's pick was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies, where he will rejoin former MSU teammate Jaren Jackson Jr., the No. 4 pick by the Grizzlies in the 2018 Draft.  Winston's pick was eventually moved to the Washington Wizards.

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