Former Gonzaga basketball superstar Chet Holmgren clearly ain’t stressin’ about next month’s NBA draft … telling TMZ Sports his goal is to find the best “fit” for him, not necessarily to be the top pick.
We got the 7-footer out shopping in L.A. this week … and asked if he was hoping to be taken by the Orlando Magic at No. 1 overall on June 23.
While it’s obvious the guy wouldn’t mind it (who would?!?) — he stressed to us being in the best spot for his growth as a hooper is what’s most important to him … not what slot he’ll be picked in.
“Man,” the 19-year-old said. “I want to land in the best fit for my career, and the best possible situation.”
Of course, many experts believe that very well could be in Orlando — with most mock drafts having him slated to be taken by the Magic just minutes after Adam Silver kicks off the event.
As for if Holmgren thinks it will happen … he wasn’t ready to reveal any inside secrets if he had them — saying, “We’ll see!”