In a recent aggregate draft compiled by HoopsHype – which took into account drafts posted by ESPN, NBADraft.net, CBS Sports, Bleacher Report, Yahoo, The Athletic, The Ringer, Yahoo and For The Win – Hyland had to be considered . start of second round, n ° 36 in total. The NBADraft.net draft placed Hyland in 19th place overall for the Knicks.
Hyland, upon selection, would be the first VCU player who was not at least a junior in school to be selected in the draft. The Rams ‘last pick, Larry Sanders in 2010 (No.15 in the Bucks’ overall standings), was a junior. VCU’s previous 18 caps were seniors.
“What helps Bones is his joy for the game. His positive atmosphere on the pitch,” said Rhoades. “I mean, people take that into account. It’s really important. He’s very competitive.
“But, when it comes to basketball, the way he shoots basketball, the NBA started to expand the field and put so many shooters in there and shoot from a distance, which he has. certainly.”
At the combine in a few weeks, Hyland said his goal was to show all he had to give. And the joy that Hyland plays with is something that Walton says will attract people.
“And say, ‘Hey, we need this in our locker room,'” Walton said.
With every working day, Hyland is getting closer to a dream.