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Michigan State's Cassius Winston picked 53rd overall, lands with Wizards

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Posted at 11:57 PM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 00:00:03-05

(WXYZ) — Cassius Winston is heading to the Washington Wizards, drafted 53rd overall in the 2020 NBA Draft.

The Oklahoma City Thunder selected the former Michigan State guard and will trade him to the Wizards.

Winston, a four-year player at MSU, was the second Spartans player picked in the draft. Xavier Tillman went 35th overall and landed in Memphis with former MSU star Jaren Jackson Jr.

The Detroit native is the Big Ten's all-time assist leader. He won a Michigan high school state title with U-D Jesuit.