1. LaVar Ball Reportedly Declined $10 Million Lonzo Shoe Deal

    Sports apparel giants Nike, Adidas and Under Armour were reportedly prepared to offer UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball , a top prospect in the 2017 NBA draft, a $10 million shoe contract, but his father, LaVar Ball, wanted a "more lucrative" deal...

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  2. Pistons Reportedly Open to Trading 12th Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

    The Detroit Pistons are reportedly open to trading the No. 12 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft, ESPN's Marc Stein reported Tuesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 9,651 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Mock Draft 2017: 1st-Round Predictions, Breakdown of Top Prospects

    As the NBA draft evaluation process continues, the light shines brighter on prospects' strengths and weaknesses leading up to June 22...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 3 months ago 16,211 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking the Top International Prospects in the 2017 NBA Draft

    Scouting overseas has become a huge part of NBA teams' draft preparation. Many of these prospects have been on scouts' radars since they were 16-year-olds playing in FIBA tournaments or events like the Jordan Brand Classic...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 38,396 reads 0 comments

  5. 2017 NBA Draft: Pros and Cons of LA Lakers Drafting Lonzo Ball with No. 2 Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers cleared their biggest hurdle of the 2017 NBA offseason with some needed lottery luck. They not only retained their top-three protected pick, they managed to move up into the No...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 94,718 reads 0 comments

  6. Bryce Alford Says Lonzo Ball 'Gets a Rep He Doesn't Deserve,' Talks LaVar Ball

    Bryce Alford came to the defense of former UCLA teammate Lonzo Ball as he prepared for the 2017 NBA draft on June 22...

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  7. NBA Draft 2017: Mock Draft and Fringe 1st-Round Prospects to Watch

    Lonzo Ball and the other top prospects in the 2017 NBA draft command where the attention goes and what storylines shape the event itself. It's not often fringe players receive the same attention—but it's a worthwhile endeavor...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 7,590 reads 0 comments

  8. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions and Projections for Top Senior Prospects

    We've grown rather accustomed over the years to seeing young prospects highlight the NBA draft. While kids are no longer joining the association, many of them are still coming in at 19 after than less than a full year of the college experience...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 3 months ago 14,008 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Rumors: Trade Reports and Rumblings from Around the League

    The offseason marks change for just about every team in the league via trade or free-agent acquisitions. It's peak rumor season between the NBA draft lottery and free agency...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 3 months ago 20,855 reads 0 comments

  10. 2017 NBA Draft: 1st-Round Order and Top 2-Way Prospects

    Point guards rightfully hog the attention at the top of the 2017 NBA draft. What the point-heavy class glosses over, though, is the fact so many quality two-way players also ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 2,754 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Latest Projections and Comparisons for Underrated Prospects

    There's good and there's bad with owning a lottery pick in the NBA draft. The good side of the coin is that a team with a lottery pick is in position to add a potential game-changer to its roster...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 3 months ago 6,758 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Draft 2017: Mock Draft Projections for Safest Lottery Prospects

    There are a usually a couple different strategies teams take into the NBA draft. The first, and most obvious, is to draft prospects with high ceilings who could become pro stars...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 3 months ago 11,613 reads 0 comments

  13. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions, Pro Comparisons for Elite Frontcourt Prospects

    Point guards have received much attention in the months leading up to the 2017 NBA draft. It's for a good reason: Three could go first, second and third overall, and five floor generals could land inside the top eight...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 3 months ago 11,668 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Mock Draft 2017: 1st-Round Projections and Prospects Shaking Up Stock Market

    June 22 changes the trajectory of the NBA for a decade or more. It might sound hyperbolic, and maybe hindsight will treat it as such, but it's not often a team qualifying for ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 9,839 reads 0 comments

  15. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Pro Comparisons and Predictions for Elite Guard Prospects

    There are plenty of quality prospects available in this year's NBA draft. Teams looking for help at specific positions—regardless of which they are—should be able to find a player or two who can help fill the right roster holes...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 3 months ago 16,488 reads 0 comments

  16. 2017 NBA Draft: 1st-Round Order and Prospects Who Could Slide on Draft Day

    Every year, one or two NBA prospects have the unfortunate distinction of being draft-day sliders. Whether it's team fit, questions about health or character, or just bad luck, ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 4,518 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Projections for Prospects with Most Star Potential

    The NBA Finals are now set between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, which means every team with a first-round pick is now officially in offseason mode and preparing for the 2017 NBA draft...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 3 months ago 7,052 reads 0 comments

  18. 2017 NBA Draft Spotlight: Meet the Combine Stud Flying Up Lottery Boards

    Jonathan Wasserman is gearing up for the 2017 NBA draft on June 22 and bringing you one of his spotlight players. Check him out above...

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  19. 'The Full 48' Podcast: B/R's Jonathan Wasserman Previews 2017 NBA Draft

    Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman joins B/R's Howard Beck and Jordan Brenner on The Full 48 podcast to preview the 2017 NBA draft ...

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  20. 5 Reasons New York Knicks Should Make Frank Ntilikina Their Top NBA Draft Target

    The New York Knicks own the No. 8 pick in the 2017 NBA draft, which means they won't get to select Markelle Fultz or Lonzo Ball. However, their next-best option, Frank Ntilikina, is likely to still be on the board...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 17,623 reads 0 comments

  21. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions and Prospects Who Can Help Contenders

    The 2017 NBA draft is drawing increasingly closer. For teams that didn't have a legitimate shot at winning a championship this season, the annual selection event will be the highlight of the offseason...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 3 months ago 11,458 reads 0 comments

  22. 2017 NBA Draft: Lonzo Ball or De'Aaron Fox, Who Ya Got?

    Washington's Markelle Fultz remains the favorite to go first in the 2017 NBA draft. The No. 2 overall discussion features Lonzo Ball and De'Aaron Fox , exciting point guards with contrasting styles and strengths...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 188,890 reads 0 comments

  23. Lonzo Ball Reportedly Considering Working out for 76ers Before 2017 NBA Draft

    Lonzo Ball is still hoping to go to the Los Angeles Lakers , but he is reportedly considering a workout with the Philadelphia 76ers , per Chris Haynes of ESPN. The 76ers have the No...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 40,208 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Latest Projections for Polarizing Prospects

    Polarizing prospects aren't an uncommon feature of NBA drafts. Look at a year ago, where guys like Thon Maker and Skal Labissiere led the way in this regard...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 6,462 reads 0 comments

  25. Lonzo Ball Told Celtics He Won't Work out for Them, Says Danny Ainge

    Despite being in the running for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft, guard Lonzo Ball will not work out for the Boston Celtics . According to A...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 92,331 reads 0 comments