INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Meet Aaron Holiday, the first-round pick of the Indiana Pacers in the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday night.
Here are five things to know about him:
- Holiday led the PAC 12 in scoring during the 2017-18 season. He was the first Bruin to do so since Reggie Miller 32 years prior.
- He received First Team All Pac 12 honors along with All-Defensive Team status for the conference.
- Holiday’s two older brothers, Jrue and Justin, play in the NBA. Jrue plays guard for the New Orleans Pelicans while Justin also plays guard as a member of the Chicago Bulls.
- He measured in at 5-feet-11-3/4 at the combine, the second shortest player in attendance. His wingspan, on the other hand, covers 6 feet 7 inches.
- Holiday left UCLA as the 25th all-time scoring, notching 1,443 points in his career.