NBA Draft Wiretap

Robert Williams Returning To Texas A&M For Sophomore Season
Robert Williams averaged 11.8 points and 8.2 rebounds for Texas A&M this season.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

LaVar Ball Not Hurting Lonzo Ball's Draft Stock With NBA Teams
Lonzo Ball is widely expected to be a top-2 pick in the draft and fall no lower than third.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Grayson Allen Doesn't Regret Staying At Duke Despite Drop In Draft Stock
Grayson Allen likely would have been a first round pick in 2016 after averaging 21.6 points with 42 percent shooting on three-pointers.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Nick Richards Headlines 2017 Nike Hoops Summit World Team Roster
DeAndre Ayton, who is the second ranked player in the 2017 incoming freshman class, is not on the team despite playing last year.

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Omer Yurtseven Declares For Draft, Won't Hire Agent
Omer Yurtseven was projected by some NBA draft sites as a first-round pick before the season started.

Joe Giglio/News & Observer

LaVar Ball Put Sons On Worst Youth Teams To Develop Game
LaVar Ball said he figured that if Lonzo Ball could win with marginal players, he could win with good ones.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Markelle Fultz Declares For 2017 NBA Draft
Markelle Fultz is expected to be the first or second selection in the draft.

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Mavs Willing To Take On Salary In Exchange For Draft Picks
With the Mavericks finally taking a longer term view, they are willing to take on contracts before Thursday's deadline if draft compensation is attached.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Teams Can Now Place Protections On Traded Picks
The Celtics can now place pick protection on the draft picks they're owed from the Nets, which is a new rule for the NBA.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

NBA Expects To Revisit Age Limit Talks With Union In Near Future
Adam Silver talked about the possibility of the NBA and NBPA revisiting the current age limit for draft entry despite already completing a new collective bargaining agreement.

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Pacers Shopping 2017 First Round Pick Concerned About Window With Paul George

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BPI: Lakers Have 44.4 Percent Chance Of Landing Top-3 Pick
If the Lakers don't convey their pick to the 76ers this year, they also benefit by converting a first round pick owed to the Magic from the Dwight Howard trade into two second rounders.

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Luka Doncic Receiving Buzz To Go First Overall In 2018
Luka Doncic can play point guard, shooting guard and small forward at 6'8.

Jonathan Givony/The Vertical

Cavs Trading 2017 First Rounder To Get 2018 Returned From Blazers
The Cavaliers will then trade their 2019 first round pick to the Hawks as part of the Kyle Korver deal.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

GMs Calling 2017 NBA Draft 'Strongest In A Decade'
Chad Ford projects 10-15 potential All-Stars in the class, headlined by Markelle Fultz.

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Union Sought 'Zero And Two' Rule For NBA Draft Eligibility
The two sides agreed to revisit the issue at a later date within the timeline of their new collective bargaining agreement.

David Aldridge/NBA.com

Mavs Would Only Trade First Rounder For Top-5 Player In NBA
Mark Cuban referenced the Dallas Cowboys' historical trade of Herschel Walker that setup their success of the 1990s as what it would take to trade the pick.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Jackson, Fultz, Ball, Smith, Giles Comprise Chad Ford's Top 100
Josh Jackson ranks first in Chad Ford's Top 100 for the 2017 NBA Draft ahead of Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball.

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No. 3 Recruit Wendell Carter Commits To Duke
Wendell Carter is a 6-foot-10 power forward from Pace Academy in Georgia.

Jeff Borzello/ESPN

Dunc'd On: Mike Schmitz Of DraftExpress On The Top 2017 Prospects
Master video scout Mike Schmitz of DraftExpress joins to discuss the best 2017 NBA draft prospects and who he will be tracking this season.

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Bill Self: Josh Jackson Has Great IQ Both On, Off Court
Josh Jackson is considered one of the more mature prospects of the 2017 NBA Draft class.

Greg Couch/Bleacher Report

Terrance Ferguson Suspended One Game For Striking Opponent
Terrance Ferguson is playing for the Adelaide 36ers after deciding not to attend Arizona for his freshman season.

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Harry Giles Out Six Weeks With Knee Surgery
Harry Giles is recovering from a torn ACL he suffered during the first game of his high school season a year ago.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Duke To Hold Two Pro Days, Close All Other Practices To NBA Scouts
Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles are anticipated high lottery picks in the 2017 NBA Draft.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

DeAndre Ayton Commits To Arizona
DeAndre Ayton is widely considered the No. 1 prospect of the 2017 class and is expected to be the first overall pick in 2018.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Fultz, Giles, Jackson, Smith, Ntilikina Comprise Top-5 Of ESPN's First 2017 Mock Draft
While Markelle Fultz is currently slotted to go first overall to the 76ers, ESPN has Josh Jackson as the top overall player on their big board.

ESPN's NBA Draft Big Board Top-15 Includes 12 Freshmen
Josh Jackson, Harry Giles and Markelle Fultz headline ESPN's first Big Board for the 2017 NBA Draft class.

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Wolves Offered No. 5, Ricky Rubio To Bulls For Jimmy Butler Before Kris Dunn Slid
The Timberwolves reportedly drafted Kris Dunn at No. 5 to keep him as he wasn't expected to drop to them.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

Bulls, Celtics Discussed No. 3, No. 16, Jae Crowder For Jimmy Butler
The Bulls held serious trade talks involving Jimmy Butler with both the Celtics and Wolves.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

ESPN's Ratings For NBA Draft Lowest Since 2012 While Yahoo Gets 2.8M Viewers
ESPN drew a 2.4 overnight rating for the 2016 NBA Draft after a record-setting 3.1 in each of the past two years.

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