NBA Hopefuls Take to Facebook Live During Draft Lottery

The ping-pong balls went in favor of the Philadelphia 76ers at the National Basketball Association’s Draft Lottery Tuesday night, and Facebook Live was the other big winner.

The ping-pong balls went in favor of the Philadelphia 76ers at the National Basketball Association’s Draft Lottery Tuesday night, and Facebook Live was the other big winner.

NBA Draft prospects including Brandon Ingram, Brice Johnson, Denzel Valentine, Buddy Hield, Malik Beasley, Skal Labissiere, Jamal Murray, Thon Maker, Domantas Sabonis, Caris LeVert, Diamond Stone, Henry Ellenson, Marquese Chriss and Kris Dunn took part in a different type of competition, battling each other in classic games such as Jenga, Guess Who and Connect Four, all live-streamed on the social network.

Readers: Did you follow the NBA Draft Lottery on Facebook or at all?

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LIVE with Skal Labissiere, Brandon Ingram, Jamal Murray, and Thon Maker as they play heads up!

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We're LIVE with 2016 #NBADraft prospects Caris LeVert, Diamond Stone and Henry Ellenson.

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