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LaVar Ball makes his first bold prediction for Lonzo's National Basketball Association career

Pammachio Corsino | 25 Giugno, 2017, 14:59

To no one's surprise, the Philadelphia 76ers drafted Markelle Fultz with the first pick of the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night. "I'm not insane. I know it's going to take time to build and we're building, but when we get the right people in here, we're going to win". Wiggins and Bennett did play one year together with the Timberwolves.

Washington's Markelle Fultz, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY.

That is a question we can never answer, only speculate and argue - but isn't that the fun part of sports when no one's nose gets broken? They don't want us to play 1-on-1. I hope that I'm going to grow my game 1-on-1. "The guy who I think will lead us back to where we want to get to". Kevin Durant, the longtime Oklahoma City superstar, was acquired by the already-dominant Warriors last season, and made the difference in this year's finals. Whatever the reason it looks like there's going to be a 76ers-Lakers rivalry now.

Neither side anticipated the deal would become so lopsided in favor of the Celtics but the Nets posted the league's worst record last season, setting in motion the chain of events leading Fultz to become a 76er. When he takes the court for regular season action in late October, he will have gone over a year and a half since playing his last meaningful game, not including Summer League action. He would not play for any other team.


Less than 24 hours after Ball was drafted by his hometown Lakers, the 19-year-old threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium. Some thought it may end when his son got drafted in the 2017 draft, but it all nearly got worse when he guaranteed Lonzo would take the Lakers to the postseason in his first year with the team.

Let's think of the current Celtics roster: We see Isaiah Thomas at the point, Avery Bradley at shooting guard, Al Horford at center, and now Tatum could be set to learn under the forward duo of Jae Crowder and Amir Johnson.

The Los Angeles Lakers on Friday afternoon introduced their second overall pick from the 2017 NBA Draft in former UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball, which elicited much praise and optimism from the organization about what could lie ahead. The Suns picked fourth for the second straight year and selected Josh Jackson from Kansas.

And now, they are just as likely to come play in the US instead of staying with their national or club team.

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