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2019 NBA Draft: 76ers select Admiral Schofield 42nd overall, trade him to Wizards

Schofield played four seasons for the Tennessee Volunteers and led them to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

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Admiral Schofield is reportedly the Wizards’ first second round pick once he is traded to Washington from the 76ers.
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The Philadelphia 76ers selected guard/forward Admiral Schofield with the 42nd pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. Schofield played four seasons for the Tennessee Volunteers, who advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

Schofield was subsequently traded to the Wizards along with reserve guard/forward Jonathon Simmons for cash considerations.

In the 2018-19 season, Schofield averaged 16.5 points and 6.1 rebounds for the Volunteers. He also made 41.8 percent of his threes while also averaging two made threes a game. This will be an asset for the Wizards who look to add more shooters, like most NBA teams.

The Wizards now have a bumper crop of wings on the roster with Bradley Beal returning and Jabari Parker if the team picks up his $20 million option next season. They also drafted Rui Hachimura in the first round though he is a bit more of a power forward than a wing. It will be interesting to see how the roster sorts itself out in the coming weeks.

So in advance, Welcome to D.C., Admiral!