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Big basketball fan Kylian Mbappe is pictured at the NBA draft

He never misses: Major basketball fan Kylian Mbappe is pictured at the NBA draft after being filmed on video improving his craft on an arcade-style hoop machine ahead of one of the most important nights in the sports calendar

  • Kylian Mbappe was photographed during the NBA draft in Brooklyn, New York
  • The PSG star is known as a huge basketball fan and reveled in the delights
  • Jabari Smith will probably go first with the Orlando Magic who has the first choice

Kylian Mbappé was photographed during the NBA draft ahead of one of the biggest nights in the sports calendar.

The PSG star, who is known as a huge basketball fan, was photographed at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York after being filmed on video improving his craft on an arcade-style hoop machine.

Mbappé joined the basketball royalty at the Barclays Center and attended the glamorous gala where some of the sport’s most talented young players finally see their dreams come true.

Kylian Mbappé was photographed on the red carpet for the NBA draft in Brooklyn

Kylian Mbappé was photographed on the red carpet for the NBA draft in Brooklyn

Kylian Mbappe and Lebron James met in 2018 for an inspiring video

Kylian Mbappe and Lebron James met in 2018 for an inspiring video

Ahead of the draft, fans on social media got a glimpse of the PSG forward’s ability with his hands.

Mbappe posted footage of himself shooting hoops and captioned the clip “Ready for the NBA draft.”

One of the Frenchman’s teammates, Eric Ebimbe, joked in response that the attacker would be the first choice.

The PSG superstar is known as a huge fan of the sport and has wrestled with basketball royalty on a number of occasions in the past

The PSG superstar is known as a huge fan of the sport and has wrestled with basketball royalty on a number of occasions in the past

Jabari Smith Jr.  expected to go first to Orlando Magic in Thursday night's draft

Jabari Smith Jr. expected to go first to Orlando Magic in Thursday night’s draft

It’s not the first time the young Frenchman has been seen rubbing himself between the big and the good of basketball, with the PSG forward was previously photographed alongside the likes of Lebron James.

Mbappé and James, rumored to be close and track each other’s careers, got together in 2018 while the basketball superstar was on his ‘More Than An Athlete’ world tour.

Meanwhile, the design itself was set to begin at approximately 1 a.m. BST.

Jabari Smith Jr., of Auburn, Alabama, is expected to be the first pick with the Orlando Magic having identified him as their best bet.

Chet Holmgren, a 2-meter run from Gonzaga University, is considered the most likely to finish second with Oklahoma Thunder holding that pick.

Chet Holmgren, a 6-foot high, could rival Jabari Smith for the number one pick position

Chet Holmgren, a 6-foot high, could rival Jabari Smith for the number one pick position

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