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Magic conjure surprise with Banchero No.1 NBA Draft pick
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New York, June 24, 2022 (AFP) - Paolo Banchero was the surprise top pick at the NBA Draft on Thursday as the Orlando Magic confounded expectations by swooping for the towering teenager from Duke University.
The highly rated 19-year-old power forward -- who stands 6ft 10in (2.08m) and weighs in at 250 pounds (113kg) -- averaged 17.2 points per game in the 2021-2022 season.
Orlando's decision to opt fo ...