In the hours immediately following the draft, many of the late first-round selections for big city teams were among the top rising searches on YouTube as fans sought out highlight reels and interview clips:
- Norris Cole - The Cleveland State guard was the top rising search on YouTube last evening after he was picked up via a series of swaps from the NBA Championship runners-up, the Miami Heat. You can see highlights from his 41-point game against Youngstown State here.
- Iman Shumpert - This Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket was drafted by the New York Knicks and was our #2 top rising search. Draft preview highlights.
- Jajuan Johnson - The Boston Celtics picked up this Purdue player who was our third top rising search. Draft preview.
- Nikola Mirotic - The newest Chicago Bull comes from Serbia. Rising Star video from Euroleague basketball.
- Marshon Brooks - The Providence guard is headed to New Jersey. You can see his draft workout here.
Other players that were trending searches after the draft ended: Jimmy Butler (Chicago), Jordan Hamilton (Portland), Nikola Vucevic (Philadelphia), and Tristan Thompson (Cleveland), respectively.