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Projected NBA Draft Picks Visit Memorial

Group photo on the Memorial plaza. (photo by Amy Dreher) Group photo on the Memorial plaza. (photo by Amy Dreher)

On the eve of the NBA Draft, 13 of the highest rated draft prospects visited the 9/11 Memorial. The players interacted with a group from Tuesday’s Children, as well as 9/11 Memorial staff.

The tour was led by 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels and 9/11 Memorial Board Members Lee Ielpi and Anthoula Katsimatides. The future NBA players included: Otto Porter, Alex Len, CJ McCollum, Sergey Karasav, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Steven Adams, Nerlens Noel, Ben McLemore, Anthony Bennett, Victor Oladipo, Trey Burke, Cody Zeller, and Michael Carter-Williams.

The NBA Draft is being held tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

By Anthony Guido, 9/11 Memorial Communications Manager