NBA Draft Wiretap

Dunc'd On: NBA Draft With Mike Schmitz
Video scouting guru Mike Schmitz of DraftExpress and The Vertical with a detailed breakdown of players at the top of the draft.

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Buddy Hield Has Second Workout With Lakers
Buddy Hield said he and Kobe Bryant had a two-hour workout, and that Bryant taught him about footwork, creating space and the importance of opponent scouting.

Jesse Dougherty/Los Angeles Times

Simmons, Ingram, Murray Headline Green Room Invites For Draft
The NBA has issued their Green Room invites for the 2016 NBA Draft.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Ben Simmons, Rich Paul Meet With Reps From 76ers
Ben Simmons, and his agent Rich Paul, met with all of the key representatives from the 76ers for dinner before Game 6 of The Finals.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Bryan Colangelo: 76ers' Preference At No. 1 'Changes Every Day'
With Ben Simmons refusing to conduct a workout for the 76ers, they will continue to consider instead selecting Brandon Ingram.


60 College, 13 International Early Entry Candidates For 2016 NBA Draft
Jamal Murray is one of 60 collegiate early entry candidates for the 2016 NBA Draft.

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Ben Simmons Won't Work Out For 76ers Or Any Other Team
The 76ers also did not work out Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid or Jahlil Okafor.

Keith Pompey/Philadelphia Inquirer

Buddy Hield, Marquese Chriss Work Out For Celtics
Both Buddy Hield and Marquese Chriss are represented by Rob Pelinka.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Zhou Qi Reaches Buyout Agreement To Allow Him To Join NBA In 2017
Zhou Qi is ranked 31st in the 2016 class by Draft Express.

Jonathan Givony/Draft Express

Jamal Murray: I Believe I'm Best Player In 2016 NBA Draft
Jamal Murray is one of the most competitive players in the draft.

Chris Forsberg/ESPN

Brandon Ingram Schedules Monday Workout With 76ers
Brandon Ingram and Ben Simmons are widely considered the probable top-2 picks of the 2016 NBA Draft.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Brandon Ingram Scheduled For Thursday Workout With Lakers
Brandon Ingram will work out for the Lakers on Thursday.

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Ben Simmons Looks Like Top Overall Pick 'In A Landslide'
Ben Simmons went into his freshman season at LSU as the expected first overall pick and had an inconsistent season at LSU.

Trevor Lane/Lakers Nation

Lakers To Work Out Henry Ellenson
Henry Ellenson is a stretch big out of Marquette not expected to go second overall.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Ben Simmons Has No Issue Being Selected By 76ers
Multiple sources say the 76ers are leaning towards selecting Ben Simmons.

Tom Moore/Courier Times

Ben Simmons Hasn't Committed To Workout For 76ers, Lakers
The 76ers are still "very likely" to take Ben Simmons with the first overall pick regardless of whether they get him in for a workout.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Marquese Chriss Moves Up To Celtics At No. 3 In Latest DX Mock
Marquese Chriss spent one season at Washington averaging 20.0 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per 36 minutes with a PER of 20.4.

Jonathan Givony/Draft Express

Brett Brown Appears To Prefer Ben Simmons With Top Pick
Brett Brown was coaching David Simmons when Ben Simmons was born and has maintained a relationship with the family.

Bob Cooney/Philadelphia Inquirer

57 Early Entry College Players Withdraw From 2016 NBA Draft
Kris Jenkins, Caleb Swanigan and Malik Pope are amongst three of 57 players to withdraw from the draft.

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Isaiah Briscoe Returning To Kentucky, Marcus Lee Transferring
Isaiah Briscoe likely would have been a late second rounder or gone undrafted.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

76ers To Expand Workouts For No. 1 Pick Beyond Simmons, Ingram
The 76ers are widely expected to pick between Brandon Ingram and Ben Simmons, but they expect to also work out Jaylen Brown, Kris Dunn and Jamal Murray.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

League Office Reviewing Draft Combine Measurements
Jaylen Brown's standing reach was three inches shorter than it was at the Nike Hoop Summit a year ago.

Jonathan Givony/Draft Express

Scout: Dragan Bender More Advanced At 18 Than Porzingis
Dragan Bender has a recent small sample size with Maccabi , but he's younger than most freshman and has been playing against players more than a decade older than him.

Lars Anderson/Bleacher Report

Jaylen Brown Won't Hire Agent, Will Use NBPA To Advise Him On Rookie Deal
Jaylen Brown is widely expected to be one of the top picks in the 2016 NBA Draft after one season at California.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

76ers Leaning Toward Selecting Ben Simmons First Overall
The 76ers will continue to consider Brandon Ingram but they have confidence in the upside of Ben Simmons.

Kevin Ding/Bleacher Report

NBA May Revisit Lottery Reform Following Free Agency
There was strong support of removing the incentives for having a bad record but the plan didn't receive a super majority.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

76ers Also Were Initially Drawn For Second Overall Pick
The 76ers had the best odds in history to get the top overall pick due to their place with the worst record in the league and also owning a pick swap with the Kings.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

76ers Win Lottery, Lakers Get 2nd Pick, Celtics 3rd
The 76ers, Lakers and Celtics are in the top-3 of the NBA Draft Lottery.

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Celtics To Target Backcourt If Pick Falls Outside Top-2
Jamal Murray would be the logical pick with his shooting and versatility, but sources say they also like Buddy Hield.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Lakers Expected To Trade Pick If It Falls To No. 3
Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram are the presumptive top-2 players in the draft.

Chad Ford/ESPN