Basketball talent Franz Wagner was named eighth in the North American Professional League draft. The Orlando Magic decided to select the 19-year-old Berliner, who was pulled along with Detlev Schrempf in 1985 as the first German national in NBA history.
Moretz, Wagner’s older brother, had already played for Orlando last season. “Franzi, I don’t know what to say. This is amazing, you deserve it. You’ve been dreaming about it your whole life.” National player Moritz Wagner, currently at the Olympics in Tokyo, said in a video message, I am speechless, enjoy the moment, I love you.
Franz Wagner said: “I can’t wait to come to Orlando, it’s a great feeling, the dream has come true. The team has ‘a lot of talent’, he just wants to ‘get every day in his rookie year’.” The best. I want to be humble and learn from My teammates.”
Franz Wagner last played in the U.S. college championship for the Michigan Wolverines and decided early on to jump into the NBA. In the draft, NBA teams are allowed to sign young players in a specific order. Schrempf was named eighth 36 years ago, and future star Dirk Nowitzki in 1998 ninth.
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