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With the third overall pick, the Portland Trail Blazers selected Scoot Henderson from the G League Ignite.
Shortly after his name was called, Henderson joined ESPN on their draft set reacting to his being drafted by Portland.
“They gettin’ a dog,” Henderson told ESPN. “They gettin a dog who is going to come in and be hungry. I’m young but I got a mature mindset, and that’s to work and to come in and make a real impact not just on the basketball side but in the community.
“They’re getting a special player, a special person.”
The 19-year-old Henderson played the last two seasons with the NBA G League’s Ignite.
The San Antonio Spurs selected Victor Wembanyama with the first overall pick.
The Charlotte Hornets selected Alabama’s Brandon Miller with the second overall pick.
“They gettin’ a dog.”
—Scoot Henderson is confident in what he brings to the Trail Blazers 🐶 pic.twitter.com/raanYECsrJ
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 23, 2023