Justin Jackson fields questions about Bulls at National Basketball Association draft combine in Chicago

Beth Cruz
May 18, 2017

Kevin Durant just wanted to get his hands on a basketball while NBA scouts analyzed him before the 2007 NBA Draft. If you have to play to help yourself, come. Thankfully, Sean May was drafted in the lottery not too long ago.

For players that are on the fringes of the first round or the Draft itself, every opportunity on the court is an opportunity to get noticed.

The only question mark is his ability to play alongside Ben Simmons.

"Like I said, I knew I was the most skilled player there", Durant said.

However, one of Fultz's associates thinks the Sixers are a good destination. "My body type is not the one to get yoked up and cut up", he said.

Philly is now projected to have the No. 4 overall pick, and will also get the Lakers' pick if it falls out of the top three.

Though he has two years of eligibility remaining after averaging 20.3 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocks for the Cougars as a sophomore, he took a two-year LDS Church mission to Italy between his freshman and sophomore seasons and is 22 years old.


"For him, going to the combine is important because the general perception is that, because of his height, it'll be hard for him to do the same things he did in college", Lucas recently told the Journal-World when asked about Mason competing at the NBA's pre-draft combine this week in Chicago. Last year, it was reported that during their 15-minute interviews, some National Football League teams were inquiring about prospects' sexuality. He will not speak with the Magic before he leaves Chicago on Thursday. They only participated in interviews with various teams. The NBA Combine continues on Friday. I've got some teammates here as well so I'm here supporting them. I was the No. 2 pick and I couldn't lift 185 pounds.

Sacramento awaits its positioning along with 13 other teams as the NBA Draft Lottery takes place on Tuesday evening in NY. Based on probability, NY is most likely to pick seventh on June 22. "Really there's not a whole lot of difference between what they're going to do going and what Lonzo Ball and Josh Jackson and Jason Tatum are doing, which is just not showing up at all and working out each day".

Of those three, NY appears to be favoring Ntilikina.

Ferrell has one year remaining on his contract, and is generally listed as 6 feet tall.

"If I were to go back and [Duval] were to come there it wouldn't affect me", Jackson said of the point guard who is also considering Arizona, Baylor, Kansas and Seton Hall.

Though skipping medical testing, agility drills and scrimmages is ultimately the player's decision, agents of the top picks see no need to attend, and in giving that advice to their clients, they can control the draft, says ESPN's Fran Franscilla. "Hopefully we can give him some help in the backcourt". "So I'd rather be asleep around my son and my family", said Mason, who's projected to go sometime late in the second round by ESPN's Chad Ford. "You really want the job and you just do your best to get it".

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