I had planned to do a piece outlining the most likely outcomes of the Sixers draft…but then this weekend happened. In case you live under a rock or Al Gore revoked your internet privileges, the Philadelphia 76ers made a big move to secure the first overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. I’ll have draft profiles and scouting reports for all of the Sixers selections in the coming weeks.
Let’s all celebrate the big news by listening to the greatest song ever recorded while you read through my predicted selections that will more than likely be incorrect! CLAP YOUR HANDS!
First things first, take a look at this Bleacher Report article about the Rights to Ricky Sanchez Lottery Party on Tuesday night. Notice anyone in particular wearing neon shirts with a goat on it? That’s right. The sons have gone global.
Second, there will be plenty of draft coverage to come over the next month. In the coming weeks, our coverage will include:
- Top 50 Prospect Rankings
- Full First-Round Mock Draft
- Sixers Draft/Trade Alternatives
- Holden’s Mock Draft/Hot Takes/Heat Check Extravaganza
It will be a busy but fun month for us here, so stay tuned for all of your draft needs.
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Top 15 Prospects
1 – Markelle Fultz (PG – 6’4” 195 lbs, Washington – FR) — previous rank: 1
2 – Lonzo Ball (PG – 6’6” 190 lbs, UCLA – FR) — previous rank: 2
As we get ready for one of the biggest nights in Sixers history, here’s a complete look at our odds for Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery.
Follow Matt and Holden on Twitter for live coverage of the Rights to Ricky Sanchez Lottery Party at xFinity Live! and tune into ESPN at 8 PM.
And as always, Trust the Process.
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With the NCAA tournament concluded, the NBA playoffs in full-swing, and plenty of players having already declared, it’s time to get serious about the draft. I’ll be expanding my big board from 10 to 15 and hopefully even more as the draft approaches.
I’m a public relations manager by trade. It’s my job to ensure that the organization I work for is appropriately represented in the industries we operate in, and elsewhere. And so, from a public relations perspective, I can say without a doubt in my mind that the Philadelphia 76ers front office is a dumpster fire right now. Continue reading
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1 – Markelle Fultz (PG – 6’4” 195 lbs, Washington – FR)
(previous rank: 1)
2 – Lonzo Ball (PG – 6’6” 190 lbs, UCLA – FR)
(previous rank: 2)