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No. 1 pick hopes to turn 76ers into winners

24 June 2017

During Thursday night's draft, the No. 1 pick's social media crew forgot to include a couple of minor details in a post to Fultz's Instagram account repping watch brand Tissot. The Timberwolves struggled last season, but have a very promising young core in Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins.

Fultz was all set to become a Celtic but on Monday the pick was officially dealt to Philadelphia.

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With Zach Randolph on the outs due to age (cheers to a fantastic career Z-Bo), the Grizzlies are looking toward the future with one of the best rebounders in the draft class. Rabb's mobility makes him a threat in transition and in the pick and roll, along with a soft shooting touch out to 18 feet.

The Indiana Pacers might still know exactly what they're doing. They sold a touch under 10,000 last season and have accepted more than 1,000 partial plan deposits just this week.

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The deal is highly consequential and leaves Philly with the rights to make the first selection for the second year in a row. Markelle Fultz has been widely considered the best player in the draft and for good reason.

Along with Fultz, the Sixers also drafted four other players in the draft, three of which came in the second round.

Now they are hoping for more with the trio of Fultz, Simmons and entertaining center Joel Embiid.

Ball was projected to be picked by the Lakers' new front office of Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka. After they traded D'Angelo Russell to Brooklyn Nets, this was the obvious choice for the Lakers.

The Celtics used the third pick on Duke's Jayson Tatum.

The Phoenix Suns selected Josh Jackson from Kansas University.

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Tatum, who just completed his freshman year, averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds in 29 games for the Blue Devils. The Source Sports will be tuning to provide full coverage of each pick from each team.

However, the Dallas Mavericks started the freshmen trend over again with the No. 9 pick selecting freshmen Dennis Smith voted the freshmen of the year in the ACC.

National Basketball Association champion Golden State and Cleveland didn't have a pick in the two-round draft, though the Warriors acquired the rights to second-rounder Jordan Bell from Chicago.

The Minnesota Timberwolves made a decision to their draft rights of the 7th pick to the Chicago Bulls. FILE - In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox (0) goes up for a dunk in front of Wichita State guard Landry Shamet (11) during the second half of a second-round game in the men's NCAA college ba. Another sophomore followed Kennard when Donovan Mitchell was selected out of Louisville by Denver at No. 13, but was then dealt to Utah in a trade that sent Trey Lyles to Denver. "If he loves Larry's, Larry's loves him right back!"

The trade created a potential contender in Minnesota and confirmed that the Bulls are in rebuilding mode.

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