There was a growing optimism in Charlotte, NC – they finally got their birth name back – Charlotte Hornets – and had the #4 overrall pick that essentially placed Nerlens Noel in their lap. That was until the following happened:
Reports had it that this wasn’t an MJ pick – he finally relinquished control of the picks and trusted his top scout Rich Cho with the pick.
Apparently, Rich Cho was watching a little too much Hickory Hoosiers vs Wildcats because Mullens/Zeller is a front line we haven’t seen since that movie.
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