Atllanta Hawks

Atlanta Hawks draft Michigan star No. 15 overall in the 2023 NBA Draft

ATLANTA — Kobe Bufkin is the first draft pick in the Quin Snyder era after he was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks with the No. 15 pick in the 2023 NBA Draft.

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Bufkin averaged 14 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists this past season for the Michigan Wolverines, coached by NBA Champion and Fab Five member, Juwan Howard.

During his time with the Wolverines, Bufkin was named a third-team all Big-10 selection and is a former 2021 McDonald’s All-American.

Michigan has seen success with draft picks as of late.


According to ESPN, Michigan has now produced multiple top-15 picks (Jett Howard and Bufkin) in a draft for the 1st time since 1994 (Juwan Howard & Jalen Rose).

The Hawks have another selection in the 2023 NBA Draft, selecting No. 46 overall as well.

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