Houston Rockets Select Cam Whitmore in 2023 NBA Draft

June 23, 2023

Athlete Studio

In the 2023 NBA Draft the Houston Rockets have selected Cam Whitmore with the 20th overall pick. The 6'7" small forward from Villanova is known for his explosive athleticism and NBA ready skills & body.

Whitmore was a top prospect coming out of high school, with ESPN ranking him as a consensus 5 star recruit. He lived up to the hype in college, playing for Villanova and averaging 12.5 ppg, and 5.3 rpg while being named the Big East Conference Men's Basketball Freshman of the Year.

Cam Whitmore will join a young and talented Rockets team, led by point guard Jalen Green. The Rockets are hoping that Whitmore can provide an immediate impact on both ends of the court, and help lead the team back to the playoffs in the coming years.

With his combination of size, athleticism, and scoring ability, he has all the tools to become a star in the NBA. Rockets fans will be eagerly anticipating his debut. Whitmore's skillset and potential make him a great fit for the team's young core, and he could be a key piece in the Rockets' rebuilding process.

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