The NBA journey of Alperen Şengün, the Most Valuable Player of the ING Basketball Super League 2020/2021 season, begins. The national basketball player was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 16th pick in the NBA Draft 2021.
One of the most anticipated nights of the basketball calendar, the NBA Draft took place at the Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets.
On the night, the Houston Rockets chose national basketball player Alperen Şengün from the 16th place.
The Rockets sent the Thunder 2 1st round Drafts from future years to select the 19-year-old star.
Alperen averaged 19.2 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.7 blocks and 1.3 steals in 29 games played in the ING Basketball Super League last season.