Rookie

Which 2017 NBA second-round draft picks will deliver in rookie season?

We all know the story behind Isiah Thomas.  Selected 60th overall in the 2011 draft and shopped around the NBA until he found a home on the Celtics Roster.  Thomas is one of the more recent stories we see of a player outperforming his draft value.  A rookie selected in the second round already is

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Markelle Fultz

The Process Disciples: Processing Markelle Fultz

As we all know by now, the Philadelphia 76ers traded their way up to the number one pick to go get their guy in Markelle Fultz. The talk around town is that Fultz is the one to finally complete “The Process.” Philadelphia, as a whole, was overjoyed at the sight of getting another number one prospect,

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Fisch's Friday Rant

Fisch’s Friday Rant: How to Trade Your Unicorn

After taking one week off, I am back at it again on Fisch’s Friday Rant! The NBA Draft took place, rumors took place, a process was trusted, Jimmy Butler was traded, and the first of three Ball brothers was drafted. Out of all of those topics, the one that was the easiest topic to rant

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2017 NBA Draft

2017 NBA Draft: Full List of Selections & Trades

1. Markelle Fultz – Philadelphia 76ers 2. Lonzo Ball – Los Angeles Lakers 3. Jayson Tatum – Boston Celtics 4. Josh Jackson – Phoenix Suns 5. De’Aaron Fox – Sacramento Kings 6. Jonathan Isaac – Orlando Magic 7. Lauri Markkanen – Chicago Bulls (*by way of Minnesota) * Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves

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Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia 76ers

2017 NBA Draft Roundtable

As we gear up for the 2017 NBA Draft, several of our writers convened for a roundtable discussion about this year’s class, including who will end up having the best career and who is being overlooked. Our participants for this edition are: Justin Cortes (@ralphjc0) Randy King (@randizzleking16) Justin Kirkland (@jkirk41) Kyle Allan (@KAllan441) B.J.

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2017 NBA Draft

2017 NBA Draft: The Final Mock

The day has finally come. The 2017 NBA Draft is here, and it’s time to finally see where all of the NBA prospects end up. Who will begin their journey with teams of the future, and who will start with a team that already has championship aspirations? We boiled down all of our previous mock

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Frank Jackson, Duke Blue Devils

Frank Jackson Scouting Report

Date of Birth: May 4, 1998 Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard College: Duke University Measurements: 6’3, 205 lbs Strengths: Frank Jackson is a flat out athlete. His measurables and his athleticism will allow his game to translate to the next level. He is also built solidly enough to be a shooting guard in the NBA. You have to remember, Jackson

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Jarrett Allen

Jarrett Allen Scouting Report

Date of Birth: April 21, 1998 Position: Center College: Texas Measurements: 6’10, 234 lbs   Strengths: Jarrett Allen is one of the best centers in this draft. Zach Collins should be the first center off the board come draft time, but it is very realistic to think that Allen could be the next one. Texas had another very poor

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Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson Scouting Report

Date of Birth: March 25, 1995 Position: Small Forward College: University of North Carolina Measurements: 6’8, 193 lbs   Strengths: Justin Jackson knows how to shoot the lights out. He’s got great form on the jumper and a quick release. As you can see in the video below, because of his quick release he doesn’t need much room to

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Josh Jackson or Lonzo Ball for the Lakers?

Come draft time for the Lakers, they would be faced with a tough decision. Josh Jackson or Lonzo Ball? The Lakers, holding the #2 pick in the draft are in a good position in this loaded draft class. Assuming Markelle Fultz goes #1, the Lakers have a deep pool of talent available. Some notable players include

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