2017 NBA Draft

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  1. Barkley

    Barkley Juniors

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    The draft lottery results are in and Boston and LA are the big winners..........again.

    The Boston/Brooklyn mega trade is the gift that keeps on giving to the Celtics. Number 1 seed in the East and now the number 1 draft pick. Not sure that has happened too often before.


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  2. PeteyFirth

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    I really like Lonzo Ball more as a prospect. His court vision is just on another level. I truly believe he can be a BETTER version of Jason Kidd, whereas, Fultz reminds me of Tyreke Evans. If I'm the Celtics, I strongly consider biting the bullet and going with Ball and hoping his father gets lobotomized.
     
  3. AusKnightRKO

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    The 76ers have moved up to 1 to select Fultz
     
  4. Rod

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    Great trade for the 76ers. Not bad for the Celtics either but I feel like they could have done better.
     
  5. AusKnightRKO

    AusKnightRKO First Grade

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    In the end at 3 they will still get a difference maker, they will get the lakers pick which will still be a lottery pick around the 8-12 for next season, overall they are still in fantastic shape.
     
  6. Rod

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    They only get the Lakers pick in 2018 if it falls between 2-5, otherwise it defers to the 2019 Kings 1st rounder.

    Considering Fultz is in most people's opinion a surefire #1 pick, it's a risk to me, and again, because Fultz is apparently such a surefire #1, I think they could have got more for him.
     
  7. Captain Apollo

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    Yep. Quite a few pundits reckon the Celtics should have kept the pick, drafted Fultz, and then looked to trade Isaiah Thomas sometime down the track instead.
     
  8. nick87

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    If... and it's a gigantic, IF... but IF Embiid can stay healthy, the Sixers could be rolling out something like: Lowry, Fultz, Simmons, Saric, Embiid as their starting 5.

    That's actually pretty f**king good.
     
  9. Rod

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    Could be wrong but I reckon the Fultz acquisition probably takes Lowry off the table. That roster will start getting expensive in a couple of years as it is.
     
  10. AusKnightRKO

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    Lakers Trading DRussand mozgov to nets for Lopez and 27th
     
  11. Barkley

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    Maaaaan... the Zenmaster has seriously lost the plot if he's considering trading away KP.

    I don't care what Boston offers... you don't give up piece like KP.
     
  13. RHYTHM AND STEALTH

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    if it involves 3-4 starters u trade KP
     
  14. RHYTHM AND STEALTH

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    i hope lonzo goes undrafted just cos of his old man
     
  15. natheel

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    Haha I'd laugh if Lakers don't get him
     
  16. RHYTHM AND STEALTH

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  17. natheel

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    So much pressure from Papa Ball
     
  18. shiznit

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    A 21 year old, 7ft 3, Rim protecting big man who can hit from well beyond the 3pt line.

    I don't give a f**k how many starters you get.... you don't give up a f**king unicorn for 3 to 4 horses.
     
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  19. Barkley

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    Agreed....like Shaq said "Trade everyone else and build around KP."
     
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  20. Barkley

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    Pretty happy that Josh Jackson fell to fourth for my Suns. That's a great get, although all of the top 5 picks are solid.
     

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