So Kelly Oubre knows Kevin Durant, a 2016 free-agent target for the Wizards. So what? The confidence oozes from the No. 15 overall pick in the NBA draft.
"Was the Kelly Oubre Jr. pick surprising?" is a question coming up a bunch. The answer is yes, but only with context.
Wizards first round draft pick Kelly Oubre Jr. is motivated to prove himself and is looking forward to being John Wall's teammate.
First round draft pick Kelly Oubre Jr. is ready to hit the court to help the Wizards.
The draft picks the Wizards made on Thursday in Kelly Oubre and Aaron White are about the future, not the 2015-16 season when they hope to at least advance to the Eastern Conference finals.