2023 NBA Draft

Best quotes from 2023 NBA Draft night

Check out the top moments, reactions and one-liners from the 2023 NBA Draft.

Victor Wembanyama was selected #1 overall by the San Antonio Spurs.

Victor Wembanyama on what excites him the most for this summer:  

“Breakfast tacos. I heard a lot about breakfast tacos.”

Dereck Lively II on his emotions during Draft night:

“I’m just excited. All the nerves kind of just went out of the way because there’s no way it could go wrong. Either way you’re gonna be a pro basketball player.”

Brandon Miller on being drafted #2 to Charlotte:

“I’ve always dreamed of walking across the stage, shake [Adam Silver’s] hand … it’s just all a dream come true. Just ready to get to Charlotte.”

Gradey Dick on being boys with Drake in Toronto:
“Of course. That’s the goal.”

Amen Thompson on himself and his brother being picked back-to-back:

“I know this means a lot to my family seeing all the hard work pay off, and us to go back-to-back. First twins in the same draft to go top five; it means a lot.”

Keyonte George on Dwyane Wade being a part owner of the Jazz:
“It’s going to be fun to be able to pick his brain, continue to learn each and every day from him so he’s going to really be a mentor.”

Olivier-Maxence Prosper on his NBA Academy experience:
“Going to the NBA Academy in Latin America was one of the best decisions I’ve made for my basketball career … I made brothers there.”

Bilal Coulibaly on the rise of French basketball:
“We coming!”

Cam Whitmore on joining the NBA:
“This is the best day of my life.”