Incredibly exciting moments in the 2021 NBA Draft… Adam Silver Choose to be late Terence Clark Represent the league in honorary picks.
19-year-old Clark-University of Kentucky star-was killed in a tragic car accident Come back in april …Just a few months before he became a new star in the association.
Clark’s name is still called on Thursday night… Silver pays his respects before being selected with the 15th overall pick.
“His extraordinary talent, commitment and dedication to the game deserve recognition on this stage,” Silver said.
Terence’s family attended the Barclays Center for this honor… His mother, brothers and sisters accepted the NBA-themed draft cap and took to the stage.
Silver continued… “For the three of you, and everyone who knows and admires Terrence, please know that he will always be a member of the NBA family.”
Clark’s mother was emotional as she stepped onto the stage… When the whole room stood up to applaud and chanted Terrence’s name, she hugged Silver.
Clark-expected to be a first-round draft pick-is loved by the basketball world… and has a bright future on and off the court.