Portland Trail Blazers Select Shaedon Sharpe with 7th Pick of 2022 NBA Draft

Portland Trail Blazers Select Shaedon Sharpe with 7th Pick of 2022 NBA Draft

With the 7th pick of the 2022 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers have selected untried rookie Shaedon Sharpe. Sharpe technically joined the Kentucky Wildcats but never played a game in his college career. He came from Dream City Christian High School in Arizona and played in the Candian EYBL for 12 games. The pick comes after long speculation that the Blazers will not be keeping the rookie, rather trading him for veteran help alongside franchise superstar Damian Lillard. You can find a detailed description of Sharpe from draft expert Steve Dewald here. Dewald described Sharpe’s upside so: Sharpe burst into the spotlight with his multi-faceted offensive game in the 2021 EYBL sessions. On the perimeter, Sharpe has the framework and athleticism of a modern first option. He creates space …
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