• NBA Draft 2017: Complete 1st-Round Mock Draft and Sleepers to Watch

    5 monthes ago - By Bleacher Report

    The 2017 NBA draft received some clarity Tuesday night with the announcement of the lottery results, which rewarded the Boston Celtics with the first overall pick. The Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers also landed coveted top-three selections for the June 22 event.
    Now the focus shifts to how the prized prospects will fall. It's a draft class with a lot of evenly matched talent at the top, led by Washington point guard Markelle Fultz, UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball and Kansas small forward Josh Jackson.
    Let's check out a complete projection for the opening round with just over a month...
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  • 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Where 1st-Round Prospects Will Land

    5 monthes ago - By Bleacher Report

    The NBA draft lottery is over and the order is set, which means it's time for a deep dive into a fresh mock draft. So let's do that first, before we go into detail on how the early picks could play out come June 22.
    Let's be honest-this year's draft starts with the Philadelphia 76ers.
    The Boston Celtics are going to draft Markelle Fultz. He's the best player in this draft and fits alongside Isaiah Thomas. And they really shouldn't trade the pick for an established superstar like Jimmy Butler or Paul George , since there's no guarantee of re-signing those players and it won't make them...
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