The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) announced today that three former Florida high school student-athletes were selected in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft on June 21.
“We are so proud to see three of our former FHSAA student-athletes selected in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft,” said FHSAA Executive Director George Tomyn. “The state of Florida has always had fantastic basketball talent and we are excited for these former FHSAA student-athletes as they embark on their professional basketball careers in the NBA.”
The following former FHSAA student-athletes were selected in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft:
|Name||Draft Pick||Team||High School||Hometown|
|Kevin Knox||9||New York Knicks||Tampa Catholic||Tampa|
|Grayson Allen||21||Utah Jazz||Providence School||Jacksonville|
|Anfernee Simons||24||Portland Trailblazers||Edgewater/IMG Academy||Altamonte Springs|
About the FHSAA:
The Florida High School Athletic Association supervises and regulates interscholastic athletic programs for high school students at member public, private and charter schools. The organization also recognizes and honors academic achievement among student-athletes at almost 800 middle, junior and senior high schools statewide. Headquartered in Gainesville, it is the official governing body for interscholastic athletics in Florida. For more information visit www.fhsaa.org and follow the FHSAA on social media: @fhsaa (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram).