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    NBA: Polish basketball players Jeremy Sochan and Aleksander Balcerowski have received a green room invite to attend the NBA Draft!

    The NBA Draft Green Room is a group of prospects (usually 20 players) who are invited to attend the draft on-site. This year, Polish basketball Jeremy Sochan and Aleksander Balcerowski have received a green room invite to attend the NBA Draft on June 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET. The group of Polish NBA basketball players including Marcin Gortat and Maciej Lampe has a huge chance to grow and make history!

     Every year, the NBA invites some of the top prospects and those expected to be picked in the lottery to the NBA Draft green room, that way they can be at the draft with their family and friends when their name is called by commissioner Adam Silver in the first-round. (si.com)

    As of right now, ESPN’s Jonathan Givony has reported 16 different names that have received invites to the green room. The list of invitees includes:

    Jabari Smith Jr. – Auburn

    Chet Holmgren – Gonzaga

    Paolo Banchero – Duke

    Jaden Ivey – Purdue

    Keegan Murray – Iowa

    Shaedon Sharpe – Kentucky

    Dyson Daniels – Australia (G League Ignite)

    Bennedict Mathurin – Arizona

    AJ Griffin – Duke

    Jalen Duren – Memphis

    Johnny Davis – Wisconsin

    Ousmane Dieng – France (New Zealand Breakers)

    Jeremy Sochan – Baylor

    Ochai Agbaji – Kansas

    Mark Williams – Duke

    Malaki Branham – Ohio State     (si.com)

    According to the sport.tvp.pl website, besides Jeremy Sochan, the second of the Polish basketball players was invited automatically – Aleksander Balcerowski. Although he was not invited to the green room, he will take part in the NBA draft event. He is currently training with the Atlanta Hawks team. The Polish representative is also going to play the game between Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Clippers.

     

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