Locals Mason, Robinson among those expected to be drafted Thursday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The 2017 NBA Draft will take place Thursday night at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn.

Among the dozens of foreign and domestic players expecting to hear their names called will be Petersburg High School grad Frank Mason III and Manchester High School product Devin Robinson.

Mason played at the University of Kansas, where he starred as a scoring point guard and took home every major college basketball player of the year award. Robinson, who finished his high school career at Christchurch School, played at the University of Florida.

Both players are expected to be second round picks.