Kansas City Rock Chalk NBA Draft Winning

Tonight we celebrate a bittersweet moment for local basketball . . .

Two local legends are graduating to the big league . . . 

This is good news but reminds us that local political leaders lied about the NBA team that was supposed to be up & running in the downtown arena by now. 

Again, we'd rather focus on the nice news for just a sec . . .

"Ochai Agbaji heads to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Christian Braun to the Denver Nuggets"

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

Two basketball stars from Kansas City selected in first round of NBA draft

Two stars from the University of Kansas' national championship team are headed to the NBA.Ochai Agbaji and Christian Braun both went in the first round of the 2022 draft.Agbaji, a former Oak Park High School star, has been proving doubters wrong for a long time.On Thursday, his dream of hearing his name called at the NBA draft came true.

Teammates for life, Kansas' Ochai Agbaji, Christian Braun taken 7 picks apart in Round 1 of 2022 NBA draft

Eight years after the Cleveland Cavaliers made Andrew Wiggins the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Cavs turned to another Jayhawk when they selected Ochai Agbaji with the No. 14 pick in Thursday's draft. Seven picks later, KU teammate and close friend, Christian Braun was drafted No.

JayhawkSlant - Draft Night: Bill Self talks Ochai Agbaji and Christian Braun

On Thursday night, Ochai Agbaji and Christian Braun were both drafted in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft. Agbaji was selected 14th overall by Cleveland and Braun was taken with the 21st overall pick by Denver. Not long after Braun was selected, Kansas head coach Bill Self met with the media and talked about the selections of Agbaji and Braun.