1. NBA Mock Draft 2017: 1st-Round Predictions and Wild-Card Prospects to Watch

    For many teams in the NBA right now, the goal is to contend for the title in five years. That's the stark reality when a team like the Golden State Warriors breeze to a perfect 15-0 record in the playoffs...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 15 days ago 9,008 reads 0 comments

  2. L.A. Lakers Not Entirely Sold on Lonzo Ball, Holding out Hope for Markelle Fultz

    LOS ANGELES — Lonzo Ball was fine. He was humble and respectful in conversation over meals. He shot the ball well on the court. He very well might be the Los Angeles Lakers ’ draft pick in two weeks’ time...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 15 days ago 343,503 reads 0 comments

  3. 2017 NBA Draft Big Board: Pre-Early Entry Withdrawal Deadline Edition

    The NCAA prospect field is set for the 2017 NBA draft. International early entrants have until June 12 to withdraw and declare again in 2018. Teams and players are currently in full workout mode...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 15 days ago 238,918 reads 0 comments

  4. French NBA Draft Prospect Jonathan Jeanne Diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome

    Jonathan Jeanne, who was previously considered a potential first-round selection in the 2017 NBA draft, has been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a serious heart condition that could threaten to halt his career in the Association before it begins...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 15 days ago 30,968 reads 0 comments

  5. Lakers Rumors: Execs Split on Drafting Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox, Josh Jackson

    As the Los Angeles Lakers weigh their options with the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA draft , team executives are reportedly trying to decide among Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox and Josh Jackson...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 16 days ago 85,477 reads 0 comments

  6. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Analyzing Riskiest Prospects and 1st-Round Predictions

    The Golden State Warriors look like they are going to waltz to their second NBA Finals win in three seasons after taking a 3-0 series lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 16 days ago 5,244 reads 0 comments

  7. 2017 NBA Draft: What Every Top Prospect Doesn't Want You to Know About His Game

    Markelle Fultz can score, Lonzo Ball can pass, and Malik Monk can jump. We've been talking about the top NBA draft prospects' strengths all season...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 16 days ago 47,092 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Draft 2017: Full 1st-Round Mock Draft, Most Surprising Potential Picks

    The 2017 NBA draft has certainly set itself up for some major surprises. Lonzo Ball's desire to play for the Los Angeles Lakers and the shouting of his father is simply one angle...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 17 days ago 10,445 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Mock Draft 2017: 1st-Round Predictions and Elite Prospects Breakdown

    If you check out three of the latest NBA draft big boards, you'll notice that four players stand out among the rest of the prospects...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 17 days ago 4,694 reads 0 comments

  10. Luke Walton Tells Jim Rome LaVar Ball to Be Closed Out of Lonzo's Lakers Workout

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton said Tuesday that LaVar Ball will not be allowed to attend Lonzo Ball 's workout with the team Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 17 days ago 160,027 reads 0 comments

  11. Which 2017 NBA Draft Storylines Are All Hype?

    The NBA draft wouldn't be the highly anticipated event it has become without the polarizing storylines that lead up to it. Lonzo Ball has unsurprisingly been in the thick of multiple arguments regarding both his talent and boisterous father...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 17 days ago 57,673 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Draft Rumors: Kings Willing to Trade Up for De'Aaron Fox

    The Sacramento Kings have reportedly zeroed in on Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox as a potential franchise cornerstone and are apparently willing to pay big to select him. ESPN.com's Chad Ford reported Kings management has discussed using their Nos...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 17 days ago 87,322 reads 0 comments

  13. Bryan Colangelo Says 76ers Are Open to Trading No. 3 Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

    The Philadelphia 76ers are keeping their options open with the third overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 17 days ago 108,239 reads 0 comments

  14. Jonathan Wasserman's Top 3 Playmakers 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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  15. Markelle Fultz Reportedly Will Only Work Out for Celtics Before 2017 NBA Draft

    Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday that NBA draft prospect Markelle Fultz will only work out for the Boston Celtics ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 18 days ago 36,708 reads 0 comments

  16. Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball Go 1-2 in Chad Ford's 6th 2017 NBA Mock Draft

    ESPN NBA analyst Chad Ford released his sixth mock for the upcoming 2017 NBA draft Tuesday morning, and Washington point guard Markelle Fultz holds down the top spot as the projected selection of the Boston Celtics...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 49,257 reads 0 comments

  17. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Most Intriguing Prospects

    What makes for an intriguing NBA draft prospect? Sometimes, it's the amount of positive hype a player is receiving before the draft. This year, that's former University of Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox ...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 18 days ago 19,937 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2017: Mock Draft and Teams That Could Make Surprising Selections

    There's a unique drama surrounding the 2017 NBA draft on June 22. It starts at the top with former UCLA star Lonzo Ball—not necessarily him as a player—but his support group, namely his father causing a ruckus on the media waves...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 19 days ago 14,439 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Opening-Round Predictions and Rising Prospects to Watch

    As the Golden State Warriors continue to dominate the Cleveland Cavaliers after another beatdown Sunday night, many NBA fans have given up hope for a competitive series and have focused their attention on the upcoming NBA draft...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 19 days ago 11,793 reads 0 comments

  20. Markelle Fultz Reportedly to Meet With Celtics Monday Ahead of 2017 NBA Draft

    Former Washington Huskies guard Markelle Fultz will meet with the Boston Celtics on Monday in advance of the 2017 NBA draft, according to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 20 days ago 23,401 reads 0 comments

  21. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Jordan Clarkson Trade, Not Being Sold on Lonzo Ball

    There's always something going on in Laker Land. Even with the Cleveland Cavaliers , Golden State Warriors and NBA Finals dominating the hoops news cycle, the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 20 days ago 72,727 reads 0 comments

  22. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Latest Top Prospects' Stock Watch and 1st-Round Predictions

    It's easy to let the NBA draft process slip into the background. After all, the Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors look compelling again, even if Game 1 was a blowout in favor of the latter...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 20 days ago 22,076 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Predictions for Where Coveted 1st-Round Prospects Will Land

    As basketball fans eagerly await Game 2 of the NBA Finals to see whether the Cleveland Cavaliers can come back after getting blown out by the Golden State Warriors 113-91 in Game ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 21 days ago 6,806 reads 0 comments

  24. Jerry Colangelo Says People Around Lonzo Ball Are 'Challenging'

    Philadelphia 76ers special adviser Jerry Colangelo said Friday that evaluating former UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball is "challenging" because of the "people around him," though he didn't mention the star's outspoken father, LaVar Ball, by name...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 21 days ago 84,668 reads 0 comments

  25. High School Players May Soon Return to the NBA Draft, & That's Good for the NCAA

    On Wednesday, Adam Silver showed once again that he is the most sensible commissioner in sports. In an interview on Fox Sports' The Herd , Silver revealed he is rethinking ...

    David Gardner Written by David Gardner about 22 days ago 98,345 reads 0 comments