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Frank Kaminsky goes ninth overall in NBA draft to Charlotte

Frank Kaminsky goes ninth overall in NBA draft to Charlotte

Another draft, another Big Ten power forward for the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets passed on a shooting guard to take Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, graduated from Benet Academy in Lisle, with the ninth pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. The 7-foot-1, 242-pound Kaminsky was The Associated Press Player of the Year this past season, leading the Badgers to a win over Kentucky in the Final Four before falling to Duke in the national championship game. He was the only Division I player to average at least 17 points, eight rebounds, two assists and 1.5 blocks for the season. It marks the third straight year the Hornets have used their first pick on a power forward from the Big Ten. ...

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