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Jolly St. Perk, fashion faux pas, and more from NBA Draft night

Paolo Banchero (L), Mark Williams (C), and Malachi Branham (R) pose for photos.Image: Getty Images I had the ESPN broadcast of last night’s NBA Draft on while cooking dinner, and even with my hands occupied by a pot of mac and a large spoon instead of my phone and internet, I knew Kendrick Perkins was …

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Orlando Magic make Duke’s Paolo Banchero No. 1 pick in 2022 NBA draft

1:11 AM BST Tim BontempsESPN NEW YORK — After months of speculation, Duke’s Paolo Banchero was a surprise selection by the Orlando Magic with the top overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center. Gonzaga center Chet Holmgren was taken second by the Oklahoma City Thunder, and Auburn forward Jabari …

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NBA draft order ‘increasingly firm’ with Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero at 1-2-3, sources say

As NBA teams finalize their boards ahead of Thursday night’s NBA draft, sources have told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the order of the top three picks is “increasingly firm,” with Auburn’s Jabari Smith Jr. going to the Orlando Magic at No. 1, Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren to the Oklahoma City Thunder at No. 2, and Duke’s …

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Knicks stay put to take sharpshooter

The day has finally arrived. It’s the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Dreams will be realized. Mistakes will be made. There will be unexpected selections, players who fall too far, outrageous outfits and heartfelt moments. After weeks of intrigue, rumors and smokescreens, it’s time to make the picks. Before then, however, The Post’s Zach …

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Predicting both rounds based on rumors and intel

31. Indiana Pacers: Ismael Kamagate (Paris Basketball: Big, International, 6-11) 32. Orlando Magic: Patrick Baldwin (Milwaukee Panthers: Wing, Freshman, 6-9) 33. Toronto Raptors: Peyton Watson (UCLA Bruins: Wing, Freshman, 6-8) 34. Oklahoma City Thunder: Josh Minott (Memphis Tigers: Wing, Freshman, 6-8) 35. Orlando Magic: Caleb Houston (Michigan Wolverines: Wing, Freshman, 6-8) 36. Portland Trail Blazers: …

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