Report: ESPN says Lakers plan to select Brandon Ingram with no. 2 pick

Marshall Plumlee, Brandon Ingram, Grayson Allen, Matt Jones
Duke’s Marshall Plumlee, left, Brandon Ingram (14), Grayson Allen, second from right, and Matt Jones (13) walk off the court following an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Syracuse defeated Duke 64-62. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – According to ESPN, league sources informed them the Los Angeles Lakers plan to select Kinston-native Brandon Ingram with the no. 2 pick in the NBA Draft.

This comes 48 hours after ESPN confirmed a report the Philadelphia 76ers told Ben Simmons, former-LSU standout, that he would be selected as the no. 1 overall pick.

A draft watch party will be held for Ingram Thursday at the Woodmen Community Center at 7 p.m.

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