Texas C Jaxson Hayes Selected With #8 Pick Reportedly Traded To Pelicans

2019 NBA Draft

The Atlanta Hawks have selected Texas center Jaxson Hayes with the eighth pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.

That pick is reportedly going to the New Orleans Pelicans as part of a pre-draft deal for the Pelicans #4 pick in the first-round, used to select Virginia's De'Andre Hunter.

The Pelicans also reportedly received the #17 and #35 picks from Atlanta, along with a protected 2020 first-round pick from Cleveland.

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