In the strangest new season, Celtics rookies Aaron Nesmith and Payton Pritchard are glad to have connections - The Boston Globe With no summer league to help them get acclimated to the NBA, the first-round picks will be thrown into the fire when the season tips off at the end of December. NBA draft 2020 live tracker: Keep up with first-round analysis for each pickAfter the coronavirus pandemic delayed the 2020 NBA draft for five months, the event gets underway Wednesday night. Minnesota holds the No. 1 pick. T-Wolves pick Edwards first in NBA draft, France's Hayes seventh overallThe Minnesota Timberwolves made University of Georgia standout Anthony Edwards the first overall selection in the pandemic-delayed 2020 NBA draft on Wednesday. Anthony Edwards Drafted No. 1 by the Minnesota TimberwolvesJames Wiseman went to the Golden State Warriors at No. 2, and the Charlotte Hornets picked LaMelo Ball at No. 3. Wolves select Edwards with No. 1 pick in delayed NBA draftThe Minnesota Timberwolves selected Georgia freshman guard Anthony Edwards on with the No. 1 pick in the delayed NBA draft NBA draft storylines: Will Minnesota Timberwolves pick LaMelo Ball first overall?Among the notable storylines entering virtual 2020 NBA draft: It's still unclear who the first pick will be. Is there a chance it will be LaMelo Ball? Timberwolves make freshman Anthony Edwards top pick in NBA Draft - The Boston GlobeThe guard from the University of Georgia became the 11th straight one-and-done player to be the No. 1 pick. Timberwolves select Georgia's Edwards first in 'virtual' draftThe Minnesota Timberwolves selected former Georgia guard Anthony Edwards with the first pick in the NBA draft on Wednesday in a move the team hopes will help revive the struggling franchise.