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USC ‘rim protector’ Onyeka Okongwu is ESPN’s first-round pick for Pistons

The NBA draft is scheduled for June 25 and in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, there are a number of uncertainties about whether it will get pushed back.

When the season was suspended last month, the Pistons were 20-46, with 16 games left in the regular season. That put them in the fifth slot ahead of the draft lottery, in prime position to pick up an impact player in the draft.

According to ESPN, that player could be Southern California big man Onyeka Okongwu, who is projected to go to the Pistons with the No.