During the NBA Draft Thursday, the Portland Trail Blazers selected Gonzaga center Zach Collins and Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan.
The Blazers traded up in the NBA draft to select Gonzaga center Zach Collins.
Adrian Wojnarowski, editor of TheVertical.com, reported that Portland packaged picks 15 and 20 in a trade and received the 10th overall pick from Sacramento.
Portland then selected Collins.
Sacramento is trading the No. 10 pick to Portland for Nos. 15 and 20 in draft, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2017
Portland will select Zach Collins with the No. 10 pick, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2017
The Trail Blazers later confirmed their pick on Twitter.
Collins is 7 feet tall and 230 pounds. He averaged 10 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.77 blocks and 65.2 percent shooting last year at Gonzaga, according to the Trail Blazers
Portland had the 26th pick in Thursday's draft and selected Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan.
"With the 26th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers select Caleb Swanigan..."— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) June 23, 2017
Welcome to Rip City, Caleb!!! pic.twitter.com/RHpkrpPqxk
Swanigan is 6 feet 9 inches tall and 246 pounds. Last year at Purdue he averaged 18.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3 assists.
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