When Tagliabue retired, Goodell was one of the candidates in contention for the posiCollin Gillespie’s interesting basketball path continues. The guard who began his Villanova career as an afterthought but turned out to be a star wasn’t drafted by the NBA Thursday night, or early Friday morning, but he may be happy about that.tion. In the second and third ballots, Goodell and Gregg Levy were the only candidates to receive votes (Goodell 17, Levy 14).
Gillespie will assumably be part of Denver’s summer league team in July along with Christian Braun and Peyton Watson. He will be a good decision maker for the Nuggets, and he will likely spend significant time with the Grand Rapids Gold in the G League.