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OSU's Marcus Smart & Markel Brown Selected in NBA Draft; Thunder Add Three


Oklahoma State University has two former players headed to the NBA, while the Oklahoma Thunder added three players last night.

Marcus Smart was drafted by the Boston Celtics with the sixth pick in the first round, while the Minnesota Timberwolves picked MarkelBrown with the 44th pick in the second round. Brown was quickly traded to the Brooklyn Nets for cash considerations.

Sports journalist Brent Weber weighs in on these draft picks and the Oklahoma City Thunder's selections.

The Oklahoma City Thunder headed into last night's draft with two first round picks, which they used on 6'10" Michigan power forward Mitch McGary (No.21) and 6'7" Stanford small forward Josh Huestis. The Thunder also traded the Miami Heat cash considerations for their 55th pick in the second round, point guard Semaj Christon.

Brent Weber has worked as a sportscaster, play-by-play voice, artist, writer and producer for more than thirty years. As a former CNN Anchor and Reporter, Brent won a Cable Ace Award for his work as west coast correspondent, numerous AP awards and local Emmy nominations. He is currently an adjunct instructor at the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism.
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