The Houston Rockets officially welcomed two of their 2023 NBA Draft picks to the team during a news conference Monday.
Amen Thompson who was No. 4 overall, and Cam Whitmore, No. 20 overall, were both selected during the first round of the draft.
Amen, along with his twin brother Ausar played for Overtime Elite, an Atlanta-based pro league for 16-20-year-olds. Ausar went to the Detroit Pistons.
As reported by KPRC 2′s Ari Alexander, Whitmore is just 18 years old with a versatile game, and outlets like Bleacher Report, The Athletic, and CBS Sports believe he’s the fit for Houston.
Jersey numbers are here! pic.twitter.com/jMSWuL3NvW— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) June 26, 2023
The Associated Press contributed to this story.