PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers selected Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels with the 32nd overall pick of the NBA draft.
McDaniels was the first of five scheduled second-round picks for the Sixers. They also had the Nos. 39, 47, 52 and 54 overall picks.
McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and was the ACC defensive player of the year. The Sixers also selected Kansas center Joel Embiid with the third overall pick in the draft and dealt the rights to No. 10 pick Elfrid Payton of Louisiana-Lafayette to Orlando for the rights of Croatia’s Dario Saric, who the Magic selected at No. 12.