The 2017 NBA Draft is almost upon us and it is primed to be a doozy. Rumors have been swirling about potential draft day trades, draft shake ups, and prospects who may find themselves beneficiaries of a draft day rise or victims of a slide down the draft board. It is plausible that all of these rumors are just smoke, however, if any of it turns out to be true then NBA fans will be in for an exciting draft.
Take a sneak peek at the madness that could ensue when the clock strikes 7:00 pm on June 22nd:
Mock Draft Day Trades (denoted with an *)
- The Portland Trail Blazers trade the 20th overall pick, 26th overall pick, Evan Turner, and Maurice Harkless to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for the 27th overall pick.
- The Orlando Magic trade the 33rd overall pick, 35th overall pick, and D.J, Augustin to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Brandon Knight.
- The Phoenix Suns trade the 35th overall pick to the Boston Celtics in exchange for the rights to Abdel Nader.
- The Utah Jazz trade the 42nd overall pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for a future second round pick and cash considerations.
- The Philadelphia 76ers trade the 46th overall pick to the Washington Wizards in exchange for the rights to Aaron White and cash considerations.
- The Denver Nuggets trade the 51st overall pick to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for cash considerations.
- The Boston Celtics trade the 56th overall pick to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for a future second round pick.
- The Phoenix Suns trade the 57th overall pick to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for cash considerations.
1. Boston Celtics via Brooklyn: Markelle Fultz | G | Washington
2. Los Angeles Lakers: Lonzo Ball | PG | UCLA
3. Philadelphia 76ers (via Sacramento): Josh Jackson | G/F | Kansas
4. Phoenix Suns: Jayson Tatum | G/F | Duke
5. Sacramento Kings (via Philadelphia): De’Aaron Fox | PG | Kentucky
6. Orlando Magic: Malik Monk | G | Kentucky
7. Minnesota Timberwolves: Jonathan Isaac | F | Florida State
8. New York Knicks: Frank Ntilikina | G | International
9. Dallas Mavericks: Dennis Smith Jr. | PG | NC State
10. Sacramento Kings (via New Orleans): Justin Jackson | SF | North Carolina
11. Charlotte Hornets: Donovan Mitchell | G | Louisville
12. Detroit Pistons: Luke Kennard | SG | Duke
13. Denver Nuggets: Lauri Markkanen | PF | Arizona
14. Miami Heat: Zach Collins | F/C | Gonzaga
15. Portland Trail Blazers: OG Anunoby | F | Indiana
16. Chicago Bulls: John Collins | F/C | Wake Forest
17. Milwaukee Bucks: Terrance Ferguson | SG | International
18. Indiana Pacers: T.J. Leaf | PF | UCLA
19. Atlanta Hawks: Harry Giles | F/C | Duke
20. *Brooklyn Nets (via Portland from Memphis): Jarrett Allen | C | Texas
21. Oklahoma City Thunder: Jawun Evans | PG | Oklahoma State
22. Brooklyn Nets (via Washington): D.J. Wilson | PF | Michigan
23. Toronto Raptors (via Milwaukee from LA Clippers): Ike Anigbogu | F/C | UCLA
24. Utah Jazz: Justin Patton | C | Creighton
25. Orlando Magic (via Toronto): Jordan Bell | F/C | Oregon
26. *Brooklyn Nets (via Portland from Cleveland): Frank Jackson | G | Duke
27. *Portland Trail Blazers (via Brooklyn from Boston): Derrick White | G | Colorado
28. Los Angeles Lakers (via Houston): Bam Adebayo | C | Kentucky
29. San Antonio Spurs: Anzejs Pasecniks | C | International
30. Utah Jazz (via Golden State): Semi Ojeleye | F | SMU
31. Atlanta Hawks (via Brooklyn): Tyler Lydon | F | Syracuse
32. Phoenix Suns: Isaiah Hartenstein | F/C | International
33. *Phoenix Suns (via Orlando from LA Lakers): Dwayne Bacon | SG | Florida State
34. Sacramento Kings (via New Orleans from Philadelphia): Ivan Rabb | PF | California
35. *Boston Celtics (via Phoenix from Orlando): Mathias Lessort | F/C | International
36. Philadelphia 76ers (via Utah from New York): Kyle Kuzma | PF | Utah
37. Boston Celtics (via Phoenix from Minnesota): Tony Bradley | C | North Carolina
38. Chicago Bulls (via Cleveland from Sacramento): Caleb Swanigan | PF | Vanderbilt
39. Philadelphia 76ers (via Dallas): Edmond Sumner | PG | Xavier
40. New Orleans Pelicans: P.J. Dozier | SG | South Carolina
41. Charlotte Hornets: Dillon Brooks | SF | Oregon
42. *Cleveland Cavaliers (via Utah from Detroit): Johnathan Motley | PF | Baylor
43. Houston Rockets (via Denver): Jonah Bolden | PF | International
44. New York Knicks (via Chicago): Josh Hart | G | Villanova
45. Houston Rockets (via Portland): Thomas Bryant | C | Indiana
46. *Washington Wizards (via Philadelphia from Atlanta through Miami): Frank Mason III | PG | Kansas
47. Indiana Pacers: Sindarius Thornwell | SG | South Carolina
48. Milwaukee Bucks: Cameron Oliver | PF | Nevada
49. Denver Nuggets (via Oklahoma City from Memphis): Devin Robinson | F | Florida
50. Philadelphia 76ers (via Atlanta): Alberto Abalde | SF | International
51. *Memphis Grizzlies (via Denver from Oklahoma City): Wesley Iwundu | G/F | Kansas State
52. Washington Wizards: Alec Peters | PF | Valparaiso
53. Boston Celtics (via Cleveland): Aleksandar Vezenkov | F | International
54. *New Orleans Pelicans (via Phoenix from Toronto): Nigel Williams-Goss | PG | Gonzaga
55. Utah Jazz: George de Paula | PG | International
56. *Los Angeles Clippers (via Boston from LA Clippers): Tyler Dorsey | SG | Oregon
57. Brooklyn Nets (via Boston): Vlatko Cancar | SF | International
58. New York Knicks (via Houston): Alpha Kaba | F/C | International
59. San Antonio Spurs: Monte Morris | PG | Iowa State
60. Atlanta Hawks (via Philadelphia through Utah from Golden State): Kobi Simmons |PG | Arizona