1. NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Every Pick as 2017 Finals Begin

    As the NBA Finals kicks off, front offices around the league are building their draft boards. And there is a ton of uncertainty, starting at the top with the Boston Celtics likely ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 339,023 reads 0 comments

  2. Which NBA Prospects Have Had the Biggest Pre-Draft Rise?

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  3. Knicks Rumors: New York Reportedly Talked Blazers Trade for 2017 NBA Draft Pick

    Reports emerged Thursday that the New York Knicks have spoken with the Portland Trail Blazers in an effort to acquire another first-round pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Sean Deveney of Sporting News reported and ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 117,198 reads 0 comments

  4. Breaking Down Strengths, Weaknesses of Top Shooting Guards in 2017 NBA Draft

    With so much attention being paid to the exciting floor generals in the 2017 NBA draft class, quality shooting guards are flying below the radar...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 32,673 reads 0 comments

  5. John Wall Says De'Aaron Fox Will Be Better Than Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz

    Count John Wall among those who believes De'Aaron Fox will have a better NBA career than Lonzo Ball or Markelle Fultz...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 51,461 reads 0 comments

  6. Top 3 Lights-Out Shooters in 2017 NBA Draft

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  7. Adam Silver Says LaVar Ball Will 'Settle Down' Once Lonzo Is Taken in NBA Draft

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects LaVar Ball to "settle down" after his son, top 2017 draft prospect Lonzo Ball , gets selected...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 14,582 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Draft 2017: Mock Draft Projections for 1st-Round Players Who Will Be Steals

    The nature of the NBA draft can make it hard to quantify a steal. In the top half of the order or so, teams take gambles on younger players boasting plenty of upside and hope for the best...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 9,626 reads 0 comments

  9. 2017 NBA Draft: Jonathan Isaac or Jayson Tatum, Who Ya Got?

    Kansas' Josh Jackson may be the 2017 NBA draft's top forward, but teams selecting in the Nos. 3-8 range — plus anyone looking to trade up —must also debate between Duke's Jayson Tatum and Florida State's Jonathan Isaac as well...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 40,089 reads 0 comments

  10. De'Aaron Fox Reportedly Will Work out for Lakers, 76ers Ahead of 2017 NBA Draft

    Former Kentucky Wildcats point guard De'Aaron Fox will work out for the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers in advance of the 2017 NBA draft, according to the Los Angeles Daily News ' Mark Medina ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 14,377 reads 0 comments

  11. Lakers Rumors: Lonzo Ball Workout Date with LA Reportedly Revealed

    UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball reportedly has a workout and meeting scheduled with the Los Angeles Lakers on June 7, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 16,739 reads 0 comments

  12. Markelle Fultz Spoke with Danny Ainge, Wants to Be Celtics' Top NBA Draft Pick

    Markelle Fultz, the projected No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , has already spoken with Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and left no doubt he wants to be the first player off the board...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 15,969 reads 0 comments

  13. 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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  14. 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 5 months ago 9,652 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 16,259 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 38,947 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 94,887 reads 0 comments

  18. 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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  19. 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 5 months ago 7,646 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 14,042 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 20,909 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 2,757 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 6,790 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 11,675 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 11,690 reads 0 comments