McBride drafted 36th overall by Thunder, traded to Knicks

Was expected to be selected in first round
Published: Jul. 29, 2021 at 11:57 PM EDT
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NEW YORK (WDTV) - Mile “Deuce” McBride was selected 36th overall by the New York Knicks via the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second round of the 2021 NBA Draft Thursday.

McBride declared for the draft after his sophomore season with WVU where he averaged 15.8 points, 4.9 assist, 3.9 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game.

The guard was expected to be taken in the first round but slipped to the early second round.

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