Former North Carolina forward John Henson (right) was the third North Carolina player selected in the NBA draft on Thursday night. Henson went at No. 14 to Milwaukee while Tyler Zeller (left) was selected three picks later. PHOTO: Robert Willett
NEWARK, N.J. — If he was still available by pick No. 14 in the NBA draft, John Henson said he knew the Milwaukee Bucks would select him there. Henson was right.
The Bucks took Henson, the former North Carolina forward, with the 14th pick in the draft. Henson became the third Tar Heels player to be selected on Thursday night, behind Harrison Barnes (No. 7 to Golden State) and Kendall Marshall (No. 13 to Phoenix).
Here’s what Henson had to say after being drafted: