Denver Nuggets select Zeke Nnaji with the No. 22 pick

by Alex Labidou
Nuggets.com Staff Writer
@LabidouA

The Nuggets have selected Arizona center Zeke Nnaji with the No. 22 pick of the 2020 NBA Draft. The move adds much-needed depth to a Nuggets frontcourt which has three significant free agents heading into the offseason in Jerami Grant, Paul Millsap and Mason Plumlee. 
  
Nnaji, 19, was a solid all-around low post force for the Wildcats during the truncated 2019-20 NCAA season, averaging 16.1 points, 8.8 rebounds while shooting an impressive 58.6 percent from the field. Although Nnaji averaged just 0.9 blocks on the season, his low-post defense garnered plenty of praise, drawing comparisons to former NBA defensive standout P.J. Brown.
 

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