1. 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 ...

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  2. 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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  3. 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...

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  4. 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 5 months ago 14,063 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 ...

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  6. 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 5 months ago 29,082 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 9,028 reads 0 comments

  8. 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...

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  9. 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 5 months ago 26,591 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 4,547 reads 0 comments

  11. 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...

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  12. 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 5 months ago 64,436 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 12,578 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 5,591 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 70,569 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 62,244 reads 0 comments

  17. 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...

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  18. 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 5 months ago 25,560 reads 0 comments

  19. Danny Ainge Says Celtics' No. 1 Pick Hasn't Been Narrowed Down to 1 or 2 Players

    With the Boston Celtics winning the 2017 NBA draft lottery, general manager Danny Ainge can begin to narrow the team's focus for the first overall pick...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 11,006 reads 0 comments

  20. Projecting Where Markelle Fultz Will Be Selected After 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

    The Boston Celtics secured the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft during Tuesday night's lottery, which means they've earned the right to select Washington Huskies combo-guard Markelle Fultz when June 22 rolls around...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 16,427 reads 0 comments

  21. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions After Lottery Results

    The Boston Celtics are on the clock after winning the 2017 NBA draft lottery. The lottery results don't radically alter the outlook for the first round of the draft, but different teams have different needs...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 156,522 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Draft Order 2017: Post-Lottery Selection List and Mock Draft Projections

    Some count their lucky stars, but the Boston Celtics are counting their lucky pingpong balls after Tuesday's draft lottery. Boston landed the No. 1 pick, while the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers round out the top three...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 3,176 reads 0 comments

  23. Projecting Where Lonzo Ball Will Be Selected After 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

    Lonzo Ball has long been considered a top-five NBA draft lock, and plenty of teams drafting in that range could use his services following Tuesday night's lottery. The drawing, which propelled the Boston Celtics into the No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 25,263 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Lottery Results 2017: Full Selection Order, Analysis and More

    The Boston Celtics will be on the clock at No. 1 overall when the 2017 NBA draft begins on June 22. The Celtics secured the top pick in next month's draft after winning ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 300,153 reads 0 comments

  25. Sixers Fans Get Engaged at Draft Party After Winning Contest for Free $7500 Ring

    "TTP" now stands for "Trust the Proposal." Prior to Tuesday night’s NBA draft lottery, the Rights To Ricky Sanchez podcast and jeweler LL Pavorsky teamed up on a contest ...

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