The Indiana Pacers have selected big man Goga Bitadze with the 18th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.

At the media availability, Pacers’ coach Nate McMillan spoke about Bitadze: “We’re not looking at him as a project…we feel he’s a guy that’s ready to play.”

Last season, the 19-year-old played for Montenegrin club Buducnost and was named a EuroLeague Rising Star and Adriatic League MVP.