Cleveland Cavaliers draft Emoni Bates
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Cavaliers made an impact Thursday night by drafting Emoni Bates with the 49th overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft.
Bates, a 19-year-old forward, played two seasons of college basketball, one with the University of Memphis and one with Eastern Michigan University, prior to being drafted.
The former 5-star high school prospect and 2021′s No. 3 player across the nation averaged 15.6 points per game on 40% shooting and 33% from 3-point range, along with 1.4 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game throughout his career.
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