The 19-year-old revealed that he decided to not even inform Orlando themselves about his decision until about 30 seconds before NBA Commissioner Adam Silver took to the draft stage. Paolo joins an elite class of No. 1 picks for the Magic 🪄 pic.twitter.com/yAUX89RWnD— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 24, 2022 "It all happened pretty fast," Banchero said.
Paolo Banchero was the surprise number one pick by the Orlando Magic at Thursday's NBA Draft, leaving Jabari Smith to go to the Rockets.
New Orlando Magic forward Paolo Banchero has been viewed as a future NBA star since he was in high school, saying pressure is nothing new.