June 23, 2016
The Los Angeles Lakers selected Brandon Ingram with the second overall pick while the Los Angeles Clippers took Brice Johnson with the 25th choice in the NBA draft.
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Just don’t ask him where the Bynum jersey is.
“It is somewhere in my room, under all my clothes,” Zubac said during a teleconference Thursday, chuckling. “Don’t say that!”
Zubac, a 7-foot, 240-pound center chosen No. 32 overall, said Bryant was his favorite player.
He watched Bryant’s final game on television in Croatia. It aired at 4 a.m local time.
“My older friends and guys who I looked up to were all loving Kobe, so I started watching him, and I really loved his killer instinct and his will to win the games,” Zubac said.