Pistons Draft Sekou Doumbouya in First Round of 2019 NBA Draft

The Detroit Pistons selected forward Sekou Doumbouya of Limoges CSP of the French professional league Pro A with the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday.

Doumbouya, a 6-foot-9 small forward, is the youngest eligible member of the 2019 draft at 18 and is considered one of the top international prospects.

A native of Guinea, Doumbouya led France to a gold medal in the 2016 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and has played professional basketball in France’s Ligue Nationale de Basket since 2016 with Poitiers Basket 86 and Limoges CSP.