NBA DRAFT | Previewing the 2018 NBA Draft

06/21/2018 01:35 PM

The 2018 NBA Draft takes place on Thursday night in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Many mock drafts have Arizona center/forward DeAndre Ayton getting picked first overall by the Phoenix Suns.

As always, there are plenty of Kentucky Wildcats hoping to be drafted. This year, those players are Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kevin Knox, Hamidou Diallo, Jarred Vanderbilt and Wenyen Gabriel.

ESPN 680’s Jason Anderson joined Sports Night on Thursday to discuss when he expects to hear the UK players’ names called during the draft:

Meanwhile, there are also a couple Louisville Cardinals hoping to get picked in the draft Thursday night. Anderson believes one of them, forward Ray Spalding, will hear his name called:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

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