The Orlando Magic have chosen guard Anthony Black within the first spherical (sixth total) of the 2023 NBA Draft.
Black (6’7”, 200, 1/20/04) performed and began in all 36 video games final season as a freshman on the College of Arkansas, averaging 12.8 ppg., 5.1 rpg., 3.9 apg. and a pair of.06 stlpg. in 34.8 minpg. He was named to the 2022-23 All-SEC Second Staff (coaches), in addition to the 2022-23 All-SEC Freshman Staff. Black led the Razorbacks and SEC in minutes performed, whereas setting Arkansas freshman data in video games performed, video games began, minutes performed (1,253), steals (74) and free throw makes an attempt (190). He was the one participant within the SEC to rank within the prime 25 in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and blocked photographs.
Black graduated from Duncanville Excessive Faculty in Duncanville, TX. As a senior (2021-22), he was named a McDonald’s All-American and performed within the Iverson Basic. Black led Duncanville to the 2022 Texas 6A state championship and was named the Texas 6A State Event MVP. He was additionally a highly-regarded recruit as a large receiver, receiving provides from Arkansas, Baylor and Texas amongst others.