After a long, grueling night at the draft that featured more commercials than the second round deserves, the 76ers got to close things out. They put an end to the evening by selecting Novi Sad, Serbia native Luka Mitrović with the final pick of the 2015 NBA Draft.
Surprise -- he's a "big", standing at 6'8" and traditionally playing at either the small or power forward positions. It was a fitting end to a night that saw the Sixers select what seemed like an endless stream of bigs, and like the other selections outside of Jahlil Okafor, it's hard to say whether he'll ever make his way to the Sixers roster.
Mitrovic last played (and was a team captain!) for Red Star in Serbia, where he's been since the 2012-13 season. While his team had a lot of success this season, winning the Adriatic League and Serbian League championships, as well as the Radivoj Korac Cup, Mitrovic didn't exactly manage eye-popping numbers in Serbia.
In his final season for Red Star, Mitrovic scored 10 points per game on 49.2 percent shooting, alongside 5.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. He's started to add three-point shooting to his game in recent seasons, but it'd be a reach to say he could be a floor spacer down the line.
One awesome thing: this YouTube clip of an English-speaking announcer losing his damn mind over a relatively pedestrian play made by Mitrovic.
All signs seem to indicate this won't be a pick to write home about, and that's the nature of the back half of the second round. For those of you who stayed with us on this second round odyssey, thanks for hanging out. We'll have a ton of analysis and reactions to tonight's festivities when you wake up tomorrow.