The Nuggets selected Mudiay with the seventh overall pick of the NBA Draft last night, and are thrilled he fell to them. The 6'6" point guard brings an advantageous positional size. That has had him compared to some elite players.
Mudiay brought up Magic Johnson, Russell Westbrook, and Derrick Rose as players he has studied and is similar to
Mudiay is an impressive young man that could really help bring a different attitude and identity to the Nuggets both on and off the floor. It's now up to the front office to surround him with other players that will do the same.