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Wisconsin's outstanding Johnny Davis realized his dream of playing professional basketball in just a few hours after hearing his name in theNBA Draft.
Davis will be selected for the top 10-12 picks on Thursday night. He told FoxNews Digital that he was really looking forward to the event andhe took on all the pre-draft tasks.
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NBA outlook, Jonathan Davis to meet on May 17, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois Pose at the 2022 NBA Draft Combine Circuit. (Brian Sevald / NBAE via Getty Images)
"I'm having a busy day, but I'm enjoying it. I know this is probably the way to go. Only. My life is about to begin. I just travel to places, do this, and do it, "Davis said. "But I'm really looking forward to Thursday, especially with my family and friends. I think it will be a lot of fun and really exciting."
Davis said last season. He averaged 19.7 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 31 games of the Badgers. He was the 2022 Big Ten Player of the Year and was a consensus all-American. A solid season has driven him into draftboards and mock drafts. I hope he will be an integral part of any team.
When a 20-year-old was asked what to miss about Wisconsin, he said he was mostly near his family.
Johnny Davis, Wisconsin, NCAA in the first round Dribble at College March 18, 2022, Basketball Tournament Game with Corgate in Milwaukee. (AP Photo / Morry Gash, File)
"There are a lot of things I miss about Wisconsin. It was just great to be inside me. I live about two hours from campus. I go to school and go home every time I have a break to meet my family. I really miss getting close to my family, "he said. Said. He said.
Davis could be chosen anywhere in Washington Wizards, New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, or before or after number 10.
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Anyway, he told FoxNews Digital that he would bring a winning attitude and mindset to any team, which would take him.
"Many people didn't think Wisconsin was as good as last year. They won as many games as we did. 25 in any situation, in any college season. I think it's really good to win a match. I think it's a winning spirit and a winning culture. "
Anagma Johnny Davis counters Iowa State Cyclone During the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Fiserv Forum on March 20, 2022 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Patrick McDermott / Getty Images)
Davis also teamed up withand Panini Americabefore the draft. He was collecting basketball cards when he was young, so he said it was perfect for him.
"Sure. I collected a few cards when I was young. Whenever I and my team play tournaments in this place called Wisconsin Dells, a small store with cards I had a plaque in my room at Lacrosse. Hopefully I could put one of my rooms there. "
Davis added that anyone who thought it was enough to stand on his wall would collect it.
"Anyone who thought I was good. I think I like Steve Nash, David Robinson, or Pete Maravich. Anyone who thought I was good at the time, Worth standing on the wall. "
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NBA The draft is set for Thursday at 8 pm. Barclays Center ET.
Ryan Gaydos is a sports editor for Fox News and Fox Business. You can send story tips to Ryan.Gaydos@fox.com.