Celtics JD Davison, 2022 Draft Pick Selection

Boston Celtics did not have a first-round pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. It was sent to the San Antonio Spurs, along with other assets, in February as part of the Derrick White trade.

At the trade deadline, the Celtics sent Josh Richardson and their 2022 first-round pick to the Spurs in exchange for Derrick White, who proved a valuable contributor during the playoffs. Unfortunately for them, their only pick was late in the second round.  a second-rounder at No. 53 overall.

Celtics 2022 NBA draft order

Round Pick  
2 JD Davison (Alabama)  
High school career

Davison attended Calhoun High School in Letohatchee, Alabama.  As a junior, Davison averaged 30.4 points, 12 rebounds and five assists per game, earning Alabama Mr. Basketball and Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year honors. He led his team to a Class 2A state title, converting a game-winning three-pointer as part of a 34-point, 10-rebound performance in the title game.  As a senior, Davison averaged 32.4 points, 10.9 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game. He was selected as Alabama Mr. Basketball for a second consecutive season. Davison was named to the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic rosters.

2022 NBA Celtics Draft Pick

2022 NBA Celtics draft pick

Davison was a consensus five-star recruit and one of the top point guards in the 2021 class.  On October 3, 2020, he committed to playing college basketball for Alabama over offers from Auburn, LSU, Memphis, Michigan and Kansas.

Davison became the first five-star recruit during the tenure of head coach Nate Oats, drawn to Alabama in part because he wanted to remain close to home.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
JD Davison Letohatchee, AL Calhoun (AL) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oct 3, 2020
PG   Alabama      

Overall recruiting rankings:   Rivals: 13 ,  247Sports: 16,  ESPN: 15

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