2017 NBA Draft Results and Comments

2017 NBA Draft Results and Comments

By Robert Brunswick III
Welcome to the 2017 NBA Draft live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The draft is set to begin at 7 PM ET. Follow us here at VAVEL USA for more live steam updates and commentary....
2017 NBA Draft: Roundtable predictions for the first round

2017 NBA Draft: Roundtable predictions for the first round

By Sully Akbari
Welcome to our 2017 NBA Draft roundtable predictions. This year's NBA Draft showcases many young stars in the making as the talent level in this year's 2017 class is set to open some eyes....
Atlanta Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets for Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli

Atlanta Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets for Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli

By Austin McConnell
The teams will also swap second round picks in the upcoming draft, with the Hornets receiving pick No. 31 and the Hawks moving to No. 41...

2017 NBA Draft: Semi Ojeleye's versatility makes him a sleeper

Semi Ojeleye is a 6-foot-7 junior SF/PF out of SMU who transferred from Duke University after being sparsely used in the 2014-15 season. After sitting out a year, the 22-year-old hit the ground running with his new school and ended up averaging monster numbers on the path to the NCAA Tournament. The forward was not a serious draft prospect before his junior year when he put up 19.0 points and 6.9 boards per game and shot 42.4 percent from deep. Now he is slated to be picked anywhere outside of the lottery, and he could be a tremendous pickup for a contending team looking for energy and skill off the bench. Let’s dive into Ojeleye’s strengths, weaknesses, and potential fits at the next level. Strengths Ojeleye’s number one asset is his physical frame, which makes him a force at both ends of the floor. He possesses incredible strength and toughness when driving to the...
2017 NBA Draft: De'Aaron Fox, the Third Point Guard

2017 NBA Draft: De'Aaron Fox, the Third Point Guard ByYoussef Machkhas

De'Aaron Fox is a very promising point guard with good size and tremendous speed. However, he is being overshadowed by two other point guards in the draft: Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball. Will he be able to prove that he deserves to be in the same conversation as them?...
2017 NBA Draft: Lauri Markkanen seeks to make a name for him and his country

2017 NBA Draft: Lauri Markkanen seeks to make a name for him and his country ByLiam Flaherty

Lauri Markkanen could be the third-ever Finnish NBA player and he is poised to be a great one. This breakout offensive star from the University of Arizona looks to bring his skill to the league....
2017 NBA Draft: What Kyle Kuzma has to offer

2017 NBA Draft: What Kyle Kuzma has to offer

By Austin McConnell
Billed as a late-1st to early-2nd round prospect, Kozma could be one of the biggest steals of the draft thanks to his skill set for his size....
2017 NBA Draft: Malik Monk, a young star in the making

2017 NBA Draft: Malik Monk, a young star in the making

By Robert Brunswick III
Monk is expected to be picked in the lottery and there are plenty of aspects to show for it....
2017 NBA Draft: A look at OG Anunoby

2017 NBA Draft: A look at OG Anunoby

By Austin McConnell
Despite suffering an ACL injury in January, Anunoby presents too much defensive potential to pass up in the first round....
Can Chris Paul make the Houston Rockets Contenders?

Can Chris Paul make the Houston Rockets Contenders? ByYoussef Machkhas

Even with the offense clicking on all cylinders last season, the Houston Rockets could only make it to the second round of the playoffs. The Golden State Warriors are miles ahead of them, so the Rockets have a lot of catching up to do. Is CP3 the answer?...
Chris Paul plans to meet with four Western Conference teams

Chris Paul plans to meet with four Western Conference teams ByChristopher Jeter

The nine-time All-NBA guard aims to sit down with three powerhouses and a young team that almost made the playoffs....
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