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Chicago Bulls Select Michigan State's Denzel Valentine At No. 14 Overall

Denzel Valentine is staying in the Midwest. 

The former Michigan State star has been taken by the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft. 

The Spartans' All-American was taken No. 14 overall. 

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Valentine is the first Michigan State player off the board this evening. Former MSU big man Deyonta Davis is expected to go somewhere in the first round, too. 

The NBA Draft is currently airing on ESPN.