Indiana’s Kel’el Ware receives NBA draft green room invite

  • 06/19/2024 6:00 pm in

Former Indiana big man Kel’el Ware received an invite to the green room to attend the NBA draft, according to Jonathan Givony of

The 7-foot Ware, a projected first-round pick in next week’s draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, is one of 23 players who have received green room invites.

Here is the full list of green room invites, per Givony:

Zaccharie Risacher
Alex Sarr
Donovan Clingan
Reed Sheppard
Matas Buzelis
Stephon Castle
Dalton Knecht
Tidjane Salaun
Ron Holland
Cody Williams
Devin Carter
Ja’Kobe Walter
Rob Dillingham
Nikola Topic
Jared McCain
Johnny Furphy
Kyshawn George
Kyle Filipowski
Isaiah Collier
Yves Missi
Tristan Da Silva
Kel’el Ware
DaRon Holmes
Zach Edey (declined)

If Ware is selected in the first round, it’ll be the second consecutive year Indiana has had a player taken in the first 30 picks of the NBA draft.

Last June, Jalen Hood-Schifino was the No. 17 pick by the Los Angeles Lakers.

Indiana hasn’t had an NBA draft lottery pick since Romeo Langford (No. 14) in 2019 to Boston.

The NBA draft will take place over two nights this year for the first time. The first round will take place Wednesday, June 26 and the second round will be Thursday, June 27.

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