The epidemic affects the NBA draft process, some teams consider video interviews for rookies

The epidemic affects the NBA draft process, some teams consider video interviews for rookies
On March 22, according to US media reports, in the context of the NBA lockout and the NCAA “Crazy March” cancellation, most NBA teams are also full of energy for this summer’s draft in addition to worrying about whether they can finish this season.If these processes are not as expected or even offline antiques, some teams will consider using online video interviews to investigate their favorite players in advance.Edwards is the top pick this year.Image / social media From late March to early April, it was originally a time when everyone focused their attention on the NCAA National Championships. Each NBA team can focus on investigating potential players, and college students who intend to land in the NBA also hope to be on the national stage.Show yourself up.But all plans were disrupted. They had no games to play and they announced in advance to test the NBA draft.In recent days, including prospective champion Edwards, Duke University second-year guard Trey Jones, there have been more than ten college student players announced to participate in this year’s NBA draft.Among them, the University of Georgia drama guard Edwards was ranked at the top of the mock draft by many draft sites. He has announced his candidature and became a top pick; Trey Jones is the brother of the Grizzlies player Tyus Jones.At Duke University and Zion, Barrett was a teammate and this year also tried to be selected in the first round.The 2020 NBA Draft was originally planned to be held at the Barclays Center at the Nets on June 25. According to US media reports, due to the NBA ‘s indefinite shutdown, the draft is likely to be in July or 8 months. Prior to this joint testBoth training and the team’s individual trial training are affected. At present, each team must transfer their pre-draft preparation to online.Since the training venues of each team have been closed, the team has been allocating work content that can be completed online to the staff related to the draft, can watch videos, collect background information, and weekly teleconferences.According to how to check the players, some teams consider the method of video interviews based on the principles of not gathering, training and face-to-face contact.Take the Warriors as an example. As one of the most likely teams to win the top pick this season, their team attaches great importance to this year’s draft. According to the Warriors player personnel director Harris, due to the cancellation of the NCAA National Championships, the trial work is alsoAffected, their current workload is huge, they have to study multiple hours of game video every day, and have narrowed the draft target to 8-10 people. The team hopes to pick a rookie who can become an immediate combat force.Sauna, Ye Wang Xu Bangyin editor Zhang Yunfeng proofread Zhai Yongjun