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Marcus Smart to chat with fans live during NBA Draft

by Erik Horne Published: June 24, 2014
Marcus Smart will talk to fans live from the NBA Draft on a Google+ Hangout Thursday. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Former Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart has been selected as one of the athletes to appear on a live Google+ Hangout at the NBA Draft.

Follow his selection, Smart, widely projected to be a top 10 pick in Thursday’s draft, will speak with fans live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Beginning at 6 p.m. on ESPN, top prospects including Smart, Andrew Wiggins (Kansas), Jabari Parker (Duke), Dante Exum (Australia), Aaron Gordon (Arizona) and others will answer fans’ questions online.

Fans hoping to have one of the draft prospects join their Hangout during the NBA Draft are encouraged to share their Hangout link using hashtags #NBADraftCrash or #TEAMNAMEDraftCrash. Hangouts can be created at and

Following the event, fans will be able to view highlights of the NBA Draft Hangouts on, the NBA’s YouTube channel, Twitter, Facebook and the NBA’s Google+ page.

by Erik Horne
Online Sports Editor
Erik Horne joined The Oklahoman as a sports web editor/producer in September 2013, following a five-year stint at The Ardmoreite (Ardmore) – first as a sports writer, then sports editor. At The Ardmoreite, Horne reported on everything from prep...
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