June 29, 2007
Wright: This is a great opportunity
Thursday was a special night for not only Julian Wright, but the Kansas basketball program, and the New Orleans Hornets organization. KU's former star was selected No. 13 overall, sliding only a few spots from original projections. With Wright's dream of playing in the NBA now a reality, the 6-foot-8, 225-pound forward can go back to playing basketball after weeks of promotions and off the court activities.
Those who were selected within the first five slots in the draft likely knew ahead of time, or at least had some idea.
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