CHICAGO (CBS) — Former DePaul Blue Demons basketball star Paul Reed called it a dream come true to get drafted by the NBA.
Reed went No. 54 in the second round to the Philadelphia 76ers.READ MORE: Chicago Culture Celebrates The City While Giving Back To Youth For Black History Month
He watched the draft with family and friends and Florida.
Reed, the first DePaul player drafted by the NBA since 2007, said before the draft that hearing his name called would mean all the hard work was worth it.READ MORE: Mother And 10-Year-Old Daughter Dead, 4 Family Members Hospitalized After House Fire In Auburn Gresham
For their first-round pick, the Bulls chose Patrick Williams of Florida State. They had the No. 4 pick.
The Bulls also had a second-round pick at No. 44, for which they selected Marko Simonovic, a Serbian player whom NBA.com reported Bulls Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Artūras Karnišovas said would still be playing overseas for at least one more season.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Warm But Wet Sunday Morning Ahead Of Cold Front
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