The Spurs went big in the second round, nabbing the USC center with their final pick.
After picking up guard Lonnie Walker in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft, the Spurs decided to add a potential piece to their frontcourt in the second, selecting Chimezie Metu from USC with the 49th overall pick.
The 6’10” center averaged 15.7 points in his junior year while picking up 7.4 boards per game. You can get a full pre-draft run-down on the Trojan in this Sports Illustrated piece, while further information is available for ESPN Insiders here.
Source: Pounding The Rock