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NBA Draft Makes Embarrassing Mistake During 21st Overall Pick

NBA Draft

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 20: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver prepares to announce a pick by the Brooklyn Nets during the 2019 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 20, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

The NBA made an embarrassing mistake when it came time to announce the No. 21 overall pick in the draft.

After the Oklahoma City Thunder traded the No. 21 pick to the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA made the biggest blunder of the night.

Memphis selected former Gonzaga star Brandon Clarke with the pick - but the NBA posted the incorrect photo in its graphic when announcing the pick.

Instead, the NBA showed a photo of Charles Bassey of Western Kentucky.

The worst part is, Bassey isn't even in the draft anymore. He removed his name from consideration and decided to take his talents back to the collegiate level.

Check it out.

Bassey is the reigning Conference USA Freshman of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. After putting his name into the NBA draft, he eventually decided a return to the college ranks was in his best interest.

Clarke, meanwhile, was expected to go a bit earlier in the draft. However, he saw himself fall until the No. 21 pick and will join No. 2 pick Ja Morant in Memphis.

It's a solid haul for the Grizzlies who recently traded star point guard Mike Conley.

Stay tuned for the latest from the NBA draft.