1. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Top Prospects and 1st-Round Predictions Following Lottery

    Small-market teams can't exactly be thrilled after the NBA 's draft lottery. Technically speaking, almost everything near the top of the order played out as expected going into the event...

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  2. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Round 1 Projections, Prospects' Post-Lottery Landing Spots

    With the lottery in the rearview, we now know the complete order for the 2017 NBA draft. The Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers, who pick in the top three, were the big winners on lottery night Tuesday...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 1 month ago 15,196 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Rumblings Following 2017 Draft Lottery

    The 2017 NBA draft order was officially set on Tuesday night as the lottery teams learned of their fate. The Boston Celtics, thanks to a pick acquired from the Brooklyn Nets, earned the No...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 1 month ago 12,238 reads 0 comments

  4. Each NBA Lottery Team's Draft Whiteboard

    With the 2017 NBA lottery complete, teams can officially start building their draft boards and strategies. Preparation for the big night is key...

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  5. The Full 48 Podcast: 76ers Coach Brett Brown Didn't Want Lakers' 2017 Pick

    The Philadelphia 76ers could soon be overflowing with star-level talent after landing yet another top-three pick in Tuesday's 2017 NBA draft lottery, the fourth consecutive year they've done so...

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  6. Paul Pierce Says Celtics Should Trade No. 1 Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

    Less than 24 hours after inadvertently helping the Boston Celtics land the No. 1 overall selection in the 2017 NBA draft, Paul Pierce said he wants his former team to move the pick...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 69,903 reads 0 comments

  7. LaVar Ball Says Shoe Deal Is $3 Billion with Lonzo Possibly Playing for Lakers

    The NBA draft lottery went exactly as LaVar Ball wanted, and he is now expecting even bigger things for his company...

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  8. LaVar Ball Hopes Celtics Don't Draft Lonzo, Says Markelle Fultz Is the Best

    LaVar Ball was magnanimous in his praise of Markelle Fultz, but he may have had an ulterior motive. In an interview Wednesday on FS1's Undisputed , Ball called Fultz "the perfect ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 3,920 reads 0 comments

  9. Chad Ford NBA Mock Draft 2017: Notable Picks from ESPN Guru's 5th Mock

    ESPN NBA analyst Chad Ford released his fifth mock draft for the 2017 NBA draft following the lottery results Tuesday night ...

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  10. NBA Draft Order 2017: Fresh Mock Draft After Lottery Results

    After winning their second-round series against the Washington Wizards with a seventh-game victory Monday night, the Boston Celtics were back in the winner's circle Tuesday when they were awarded the No...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 1 month ago 5,235 reads 0 comments

  11. Celtics Co-Owner Wyc Grousbeck Coy About Lonzo Ball to TMZ After Draft Lottery

    Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck confirmed UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball is one of the players under consideration after the team won the 2017 NBA draft lottery Tuesday night...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 13,995 reads 0 comments

  12. Lonzo and LaVar Ball Celebrate Lakers' Landing No. 2 Pick from Chino Hills Home

    LaVar Ball told us it would happen. The Los Angeles Lakers came out of Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery with the No. 2 overall pick, putting them in position to select former Chino Hills (California) and UCLA star guard Lonzo Ball ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 110,780 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers Rumors: Lonzo Ball 'Heavy Favorite' at No. 2, De'Aaron Fox in the Mix

    UCLA guard Lonzo Ball is reportedly the heavy favorite to go No. 2 overall in the 2017 NBA draft to the Los Angeles Lakers , but another dynamic guard is also in the mix...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 29,034 reads 0 comments

  14. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Updated 1st-Round Predictions After Lottery

    The 2017 NBA draft lottery was held on Tuesday night, locking in the order for the draft that will be held on June 22. The Boston Celtics, who own the Brooklyn Nets' first-round selection, were the big winners after they landed the No...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 1 month ago 8,981 reads 0 comments

  15. With Lakers' Options Open at No. 2, It's Up to Lonzo Ball to Fulfill His Destiny

    LOS ANGELES — There is a mathematical poetry to the No. 2 Lonzo Ball has worn all of his basketball life and the three consecutive No. 2 picks the Lakers have won in the NBA draft lottery...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 80,721 reads 0 comments

  16. Magic Johnson Doesn't Commit to Lakers Drafting Lonzo Ball in TMZ Exclusive

    After watching the Los Angeles Lakers lock up the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson didn't offer any clues as to who the team plans on selecting...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 26,517 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Rumors: Post-2017 Lottery Draft Buzz on Lakers, Celtics and More

    The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers reigned supreme on Tuesday. Just like they always have, at least historically. The NBA 's top two all-time title winners (17 and 16, respectively) were awarded the top two picks of the 2017 NBA draft...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 4,518 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2017: Latest Mock Draft Picks After Official Lottery Results

    On Monday, the Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference Final with a 115-105 victory over the Washington Wizards in Game 7. The good could get better...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 1 month ago 13,905 reads 0 comments

  19. LaVar Ball Says Lakers Make Playoffs Next Year If They Draft Lonzo with 2nd Pick

    LaVar Ball isn't in the business of tempering expectations. Speaking to Lakers Nation's Ryan Ward following the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, the father of heralded prospect ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 64,228 reads 0 comments

  20. Phil Jackson Says Knicks Are Good at What They Do, Confident in No. 8 Draft Pick

    New York Knicks president Phil Jackson didn't seem too concerned his team landed the No. 8 pick in Tuesday's draft lottery. "Our opportunity (at) seven could have been 10, so eight we'll live with," Jackson said, per Ian Begley of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 12,381 reads 0 comments

  21. Celtics' Patience Rewarded by Getting No. 1 Pick in NBA Draft, Says Danny Ainge

    The Boston Celtics are sitting pretty in the present as they prepare for the Eastern Conference Finals and the future after landing the No. 1 pick in Tuesday's draft lottery...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 5,435 reads 0 comments

  22. Boston Celtics Hold All the Cards This Offseason Following NBA Draft Lottery

    NEW YORK — Surely he was joking. But also, perhaps Steve Pagliuca ought to give the idea some actual thought, even if his team is scheduled to host Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night...

    Yaron Weitzman Written by Yaron Weitzman about 1 month ago 70,452 reads 0 comments

  23. Lonzo Ball Will Only Work Out for Lakers Before NBA Draft, Says Father LaVar

    Lonzo Ball may only work out for one team prior to this year's NBA draft . "That's all we working out for is the Lakers," said Lonzo's father, LaVar, per Ryan Ward of Lakers Nation...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 62,063 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Post-Lottery Edition

    The 2017 NBA draft board is officially set following the Boston Celtics' victory at the 2017 lottery Tuesday...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 767,535 reads 0 comments

  25. Joel Embiid Says 76ers Will Win Next Year, Discusses Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson

    Joel Embiid represented the Philadelphia 76ers on the dais Tuesday night at the NBA draft lottery, and the big man exuded optimism after his squad exercised swap rights with the Sacramento Kings to snare the No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 25,369 reads 0 comments