Josh Okogie has officially gone from unknown high school prospect to a first-round selection in the NBA draft.
The Minnesota Timberwolves took the Georgia Tech sophomore guard with the 20th overall pick Thursday.
Okogie shot up draft boards after an impressive workout the NBA combine. He posted the third-highest standing vertical leap (33 inches) and the best max vertical leap (42 inches) and three-quarter sprint (3.04 seconds) amongst all participants. Amongst guards, he also finished fourth in wingspan (7 feet) and fifth in the shuttle run (3.03 seconds).
The Snellville, Ga., native led Georgia Tech in scoring last season with 18.2 points per game. That mark was also fifth-most in the ACC. He also averaged 6.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game. He is one of only six GT players to record 1,000 career points before the end of their sophomore season.
Okogie is the first Georgia Tech player to be drafted was Glen Rice Jr. back in 2013 and is the 46th player in Yellow Jacket history to be selected in the NBA draft.