NBA Draft: Wizards choose forward Jan Vesely at No. 6

Chris Singleton taken with 18th overall selection

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Apparently, the Wizards agreed.

“They [the Wizards coaches] said they liked my overall game, and they saw what I’m capable of doing,” Singleton said. “I will bring my defense. I am glad I was chosen by the Wizards.

“I can be in Washington by tomorrow.”

With their third pick of the night, the 34th overall, the Wizards drafted Shelvin Mack, a 6-foot-2 guard from Butler. Mack is a combo guard, capable of playing the one or the two, but is a better fit at shooting guard.

Last season Mack averaged 16 points, 3.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game. Mack was Butler’s second leading scorer during a stellar season that saw the team make its second straight NCAA championship appearance. During the tournament, Mack averaged 20.3 points per gme.

Mack was named to the second team All Horizon League last season, and was voted the Most Outstanding Player at the NCAA Southeast Regional tournament.

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