The young talent of Real Madrid Usman Garuba could soon become the next white club player to cross the pond to the NBA. The 19-year-old center, potential Top 15 of the 2021 Draft According to the ESPN ranking, he has decided to join the selection of the greatest talents that the American league performs each year.
According to a report from Draft news expert Jonathan Givony, Garuba has planned several trainings with potential host franchises in mid-June, in a very tight schedule for him since the American League Draft is held just a month later, the July 29.
On June 22, the result of the event lottery will be known, which each year distributes the rights of the great talents of university and world basketball in the NBA.
Garuba enters the Draft as one of the best defensive options for the future for the American competition. Scouts compare him to players like OG Anunoby and PJ Washington, among others.
The Spanish player, born in Madrid to Nigerian parents, has averaged 5.6 points and 5.3 rebounds in the Endesa League and has already collected national and continental awards: this course has won the pI award the best young player in the Euroleague and the ACB.