Mark Bradley: In an odd NBA draft, Anthony Edwards goes No. 1

ATLANTA — In this strangest of all years, the strangest of all NBA drafts finally arrived. It was held eight months and six days after the last college basketball game of 2020 was played, and that last game — Creighton vs. St. John’s in the Big East quarterfinals — ended at halftime. (St. John’s led 38-35.) This draft was staged in November, as opposed to June, and it came in a week slotted between the Masters and Thanksgiving.Ahead of most NBA drafts, we have a working knowledge of the players apt to go first. (There have been exceptions. The legendary Andrea Bargnani was No. 1 in 2006.) Last…

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