University of Utah men's basketball forward Kyle Kuzma became the 44th player in school history to be taken in the NBA Draft after the Brooklyn Nets selected him with the 27th overall pick in the first-round Thursday evening at the Barclay Center.
Utah forward Kyle Kuzma hopes to join a long list of former Runnin' Utes who have been selected in the NBA Draft, which is set to take place this Thursday evening in Brooklyn. The 2017 NBA Draft will be televised live on ESPN, with coverage set to begin at 5 p.m. MT.
Pac-12 men’s basketball set a league-record with a national-best 14 former standouts selected in the 2017 NBA Draft, including six in the first round, the No. 1 overall selection and three lottery picks.