Former Maryland center Bruno Fernando will almost certainly hear his name called in next Thursday’s 2019 NBA draft. By whom — and exactly when — is still difficult to determine.
It will likely be called by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who announces the first-round picks and shakes their hands on the stage at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
But there still seems to be a chance the 6-foot-10 Angolan could slip into the second round, which means his introduction will come late June 20 and be made by deputy commissioner Mark Tatum.
There appears to be a wide range of opinions on Fernando, who announced in late April that he was putting his name into this year’s draft...