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Lakers gamble on high school prospect in post-lottery mock drafts

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

We're less than six weeks away from the 2018 NBA draft, and following the draft lottery on Tuesday, the order for the draft has officially been set. After five long years, the Lakers finally paid for the 2012 Steve Nash sign-and-trade, conveying the No. 10 overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers. But just because the Lakers don't have their own first or second round picks doesn't mean they won't be making a selection on June 21. The Lakers will have the No. 25 pick, acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers at the trade deadline in February, and the No. 47 pick, acquired from the New York...
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NBA Draft lottery 2018: Full results, pick order for first round

NBA Draft lottery 2018: Full results, pick order for first round

5 days ago   |   By Sporting News

The Suns won the NBA Draft lottery on Tuesday night, capturing the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.
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Suns Notes: Draft, Doncic, Ayton, Jackson

5 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

The Suns will conduct plenty of research on DeAndre Ayton , Luka Doncic and several other prospects before deciding what to do with their No. 1 pick, writes Scott Bordow of The Arizona Republic. When the Phoenix logo was revealed in the final envelope at Tuesday's lottery, it marked the first time the franchise had ever landed the top selection, and GM Ryan McDonough said the team is committed to getting it right.
“I'll let you know June 21,” he responded when asked whom the Suns plan to draft. “I know people jump to conclusions about who it's going to be, but we don't know yet.”
The Suns...
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2018 NBA Mock Draft of the entire first round

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The ping-pong balls have bounced and the basketball gods have shined on the Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, and Atlanta Hawks.
Will the Suns take Deandre Ayton No. 1? Will Luka Doncic slip down the board? Where will Trae Young land?
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Mock draft: Will Suns pick Arizona star at No. 1?

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

DeAndre Ayton is the classic new-age big man and seems like a perfect fit for Phoenix, which won the draft lottery. But Luka Doncic and Marvin Bagley III are tempting, too.
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2018 NBA mock draft: Do the Suns go with DeAndre Ayton or Luka Doncic at No. 1?

6 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Both make sense, as Ayton played college ball nearby and Doncic is very familiar with new Phoenix Coach Igor Kokoskov from their time together with the Slovenian national team.
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