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NBA Central Scouting – 2017 Draft Prospects

NBA Central Scouting – 2017 Draft Prospects


With today’s Game 3 of the NBA Finals going to the Golden State Warriors, it seems that the 2016-17 season will be coming to an end sooner than later, as the Warriors are now in prime shape to complete the sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend.

However, the league’s wheels continue to spin all year long, be it on or off the court. The 2017 NBA Draft is just two weeks away, with all 32 teams looking to reload on ammunition via this year’s stacked class of incoming rookies.

Have a look below at our brief rundown of the top 10 prospects. Afterwards, go on and place some stakes on the NBA Draft itself with our prop bets found here to keep your basketball-betting action going even after the blockbuster showdown between the Dubs and the Cavs reaches its thrilling conclusion.

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2017 NBA Draft: Scouting the Top 10 Prospects

*view all 2017 NBA Draft props odds here


Markelle Fultz profile1. Markelle Fultz (Washington)

Position: Shooting Guard

Height: 6′ 5″

Weight: 185 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 23.2 PPG, 47.6 FG%, 41.3 3PT%, 5.7 RPG, 5.9 APG




Lonzo Ball profile

2. Lonzo Ball (UCLA)

Position: Point Guard

Height: 6′ 6″

Weight: 190 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 14.6 PPG, 55.1 FG%, 41.2 3PT%, 6.0 RPG, 7.6 APG




Jayson Tatum profile

3. Jayson Tatum (Duke)

Position: Small Forward

Height: 6′ 8″

Weight: 205 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 16.8 PPG, 45.2 FG%, 34.2 3PT%, 84.9 FT%, 7.3 RPG





Josh Jackson Profile

4. Josh Jackson (Kansas)

Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward

Height: 6′ 8″

Weight: 208 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 16.3 PPG, 51.3 FG%, 37.8 3PT%, 7.4 RPG, 1.7 SPG




De'Aaron Fox profile

5. De’Aaron Fox (Kentucky)

Position: Point Guard

Height: 6′ 3″

Weight: 175 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 16.7 PPG, 47.9 FG%, 73.6 FT%, 4.0 RPG, 4.6 APG




Jonathan Isaac profile

6. Jonathan Isaac (Florida State)

Position: Small Forward/Power Forward

Height: 6′ 10″

Weight: 210 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 12.0 PPG, 50.8 FG%, 78.0 FT%, 7.8 RPG, 1.5 BPG




Lauri Karkkanen profile

7. Lauri Markkanen (Arizona)

Position: Power Forward

Height: 7′ 0″

Weight: 230 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 15.6 PPG, 49.2 FG%, 42.3 3PT%, 83.5 FT%, 7.2 RPG




Dennis Smith Jr profile

8. Dennis Smith Jr. (NC State)

Position: Point Guard

Height: 6′ 2″

Weight: 195 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 18.1 PPG, 45.5 FG%, 35.9 3PT%, 71.5 FT%, 6.2 APG




Malik Monk profile

9. Malik Monk (Kentucky)

Position: Point Guard

Height: 6′ 3″

Weight: 195 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 19.8 PPG, 45.0 FG%, 39.7 3PT%, 82.2 FT%, 2.3 APG




Zach Collins profile

10. Zach Collins (Gonzaga)

Position: Center

Height: 7′ 0″

Weight: 230 lbs

Class: Freshman

Key Stats: 10.0 PPG, 65.2 FG%, 47.6 3PT%, 5.9 RPG, 1.8 BPG



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