NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The Pelicans made a pair of selections in the second round of Thursday night’s NBA draft.
With pick No. 41, New Orleans selected EJ Liddell, power forward, Ohio State.
Liddell was a third-team All-America last season, and two-time All-Big 10. He averaged 19.4 points, 8 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks.
With pick No. 52, New Orleans selected Karlo Matkovic, a 6-10 Croatian, who turned 21 in March.