2013 NBA Draft

June 27, 2013 - 7:50pm
The Philadelphia 76ers drafted Michael Carter-Williams Thursday in the first round of the 2013 NBA draft.

Former Orange Michael Carter-Williams was selected in the first round of the 2013 NBA draft Thursday.

The Philadelphia 76ers took Carter-Williams, Syracuse’s starting point guard this past season, with the 11th overall pick. Carter-Williams left school early, breaking out his sophomore year after a frustrating freshman campaign that saw him average just 10.3 minutes per game. This season, he averaged 11.9 points and five rebounds, while also leading the Big East conference in assists (7.3) and steals (2.7).

April 10, 2013 - 3:41pm
Sophomore guard Michael Carter-Williams decided Wednesday to declare for the NBA draft, according to SU head coach Jim Boeheim.

After a fantastic sophomore campaign, Michael Carter-Williams will enter the 2013 NBA draft, according to head coach Jim Boeheim.

“Michael has informed me of his intention to enter the NBA Draft,” Boeheim said. “He’s coming off a tremendous season and we appreciate all he’s done for Syracuse basketball.”