Lakers land Michigan's Wagner with 1st-round pick

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- University of Michigan men's basketball forward Moritz Wagner was selected Thursday Night (June 21) by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 25th overall pick at the 2018 NBA Draft held at the Barclays Center.

Wagner's selection makes him the ninth Wolverine to be drafted under University of Michigan David and Meredith Kaplan men's basketball head coach John Beilein and the 59th overall in program history. Wagner becomes U-M's seventh first-round selection since 2013 under Beilein and ninth overall.

Overall, Wagner joins Darius Morris (2011, 41st by the Los Angeles Lakers), Trey Burke (2013, ninth by the Minnesota Timberwolves), Tim Hardaway Jr. (2013, 24th by the New York Knicks), Nik Stauskas (2014, eighth by the Sacramento Kings), Mitch McGary (2014, 21st by the Oklahoma City Thunder), Glenn Robinson III (2014, 40th by the Minnesota Timberwolves), Caris LeVert (2016, 20th by the Indiana Pacers) and D.J. Wilson (2017, 17th by the Milwaukee Bucks) as Wolverines drafted under Beilein.

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