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The Grueling Truth - Where Legends Speak / The Grueling Truth’s 2017 NBA Draft Big Board

The Grueling Truth’s 2017 NBA Draft Big Board

NBA Draft Big Board
Publish Date: 06/21/2017
Fact checked by: Mike Goodpaster

An already-intriguing edition of the NBA Draft is upon us and, while we wouldn’t dream of predicting more wacky trades – that’s Alex Golden’s job – The Grueling Truth can present our 2017 NBA Draft Big Board. Below runs The Grueling Truth’s newest NBA contributor, Mark Wahlen, ranks the top 80 candidates to hear their name called on Thursday. Following this, the candidates are ranked by position. Happy Draft Day!

The 2017 NBA Draft Big Board

1. Markelle Fultz, Point Guard, Washington
2. Josh Jackson, Shooting Guard/Small Forward (Kansas)
3. De’Aaron Fox, PG, Kentucky
4. Lonzo Ball, PG, UCLA
5. Jayson Tatum, SF, Duke
6. Jonathan Isaac, Forward, Florida State
7. Lauri Markkanen, Power Forward, Arizona
8. Dennis Smith Jr. , PG, North Carolina State
9. Frank Ntilikina, PG, SIG Strasbourg (France)
10. Donovan Mitchell, SG, Louisville

11. Malik Monk, SG, Kentucky
12. Justin Jackson, SF, North Carolina
13. Zach Collins, PF/C, Gonzaga
14. John Collins, PF, Wake Forest
15. Harry Giles, PF/C, Duke
16. OG Anunoby, Forward, Indiana
17. Justin Patton, Center, Creighton
18. Ike Anigbogu, Center, UCLA
18. TJ Leaf, PF, UCLA
19. Isaiah Hartenstein, PF/C, Žalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania)
20. Jarrett Allen, Center, Texas

21. Frank Jackson, PG, Duke
22. Semi Ojeleye, PF, Southern Methodist
23. Jordan Bell, PF, Oregon
24. Derrick White, Point/SG, Colorado
25. Jawun Evans, PG, Oklahoma State
26. Caleb Swanigan, PF/C, Purdue
27. Luke Kennard, SG, Duke
28. DJ Wilson, PF, Michigan
29. Jonah Bolden, PF, Radnicki Basket (Serbia)
30. Bam Edebayo, Center, Kentucky

31. Mathias Lessort, PF/C, Nanterre 92 (France)
32. Ansejs Pasecniks, Center, Gran Canaria (Spain)
33. Kyle Kuzma, PF, Utah
34. Tyler Lydon, Forward, Syracuse
35. Ivan Rabb, PF/C, California
36. Terrance Ferguson, SG, Adelaide 36ers (Australia)
37. Josh Hart, SG, Villanova
38. Jonathan Motley, PF/C, Baylor
39. Thomas Bryant, Forward/Center, Indiana

40. Edmond Sumner, PG, Xavier
41. PJ Dozier, Guard, South Carolina
42. Tony Bradley, Center, North Carolina
43. Dillon Brooks, SF, Oregon
44. Jaron Blossomgame, SF, Clemson
45. Wesley Iwundu, SG/SF, Kansas State
46. Frank Mason III, PG, Kansas
47. Cameron Oliver, PF, Nevada
48. Damyean Dotson, SG, Houston
49. Tyler Dorsey, SG, Oregon

50. LJ Peak, SG, Georgetown
51. Jake Wiley, PF, Eastern Washington
52. Alec Peters, PF, Valparaiso
53. Sterling Brown, SG, Southern Methodist University
54. Davon Reed, SG, Miami
55. Vlatko Cancar, SF, Mega Leks/Bemax, Serbia
56. Aleksandar Vezenkov, Forward, FC Barcelona
57. Alpha Kaba, C, Mega Leks/Bemax (Serbia)
58. Chance Comanche, C, Arizona
59. Monte Morris, PG, Iowa State
60. Devin Robinson, PF, Florida

61. Sindarius Thornwell, SG, South Carolina
62. Malcolm Hill, SF, Illinois
63. Kobi Simmons, PG, Arizona
64. Moses Kingsley, Forward, Arkansas
65. VJ Beachem, SF, Notre Dame
66. Deonte Burton, SF, Iowa State
67. Dwayne Bacon, SF, Florida State
68. Nigel Williams-Goss, Guard, Gonzaga
69. Isaiah Briscoe, Guard, Kentucky
70. Derrick Walton Jr., PG, Michigan

71. Michael Young, Forward, Pittsburgh
72. Eric Mika, Center, BYU
73. Luke Kornet, PF/C, Vanderbilt
74. Peter Jok, SG, Iowa
75. Antonio Blakeney, SG, LSU
76. Chris Boucher, PF/C, Oregon
77. Melo Trimble, PG, Maryland
77. Troy Caupain, PG, Cincinnati
78. Nigel Hayes, Forward, Wisconsin
79. Kennedy Meeks, Center, North Carolina
80. Isaac Humphries, PF, Kentucky

2017 NBA Draft position rankings

Guards
1. Markelle Fultz
2. De’Aaron Fox
3. Lonzo Ball
4. Dennis Smith Jr.
5. Frank Ntilikina
6. Donovan Mitchell
7. Malik Monk
8. Frank Jackson
9. Derrick White
10. Jawun Evans
11. Luke Kennard
12. Terrance Ferguson
13. Josh Hart
14. Edmond Sumner
15. PJ Dozier
16. Dillon Brooks
17. Jaron Blossomgame
18. Frank Mason III
19. Damyean Dotson
20. Tyler Dorsey
21. LJ Peak
22. Monte Morris
23. Malcolm Hill
24. Kobi Simmons
25. Dwayne Bacon
26. Nigel Williams-Goss
27. Isaiah Briscoe
28. Derrick Walton
29. Peter Jok
30. Antonio Blakeney
31. Melo Trimble
32. Troy Caupain

Wings/Forwards
1. Josh Jackson
2. Jayson Tatum
3. Jonathan Isaac
4. Justin Jackson
5. OG Anunoby
6. Semi Ojeleye
7. Kyle Kuzma
8. Sterling Brown
9. Davon Reed
10. Aleksandar Vezenkov
11. Devin Robinson
12. Sindarius Thornwell
13. VJ Beachem
14. Deonte Burton
15. Michael Young

Bigs/Centers
1. Lauri Markannen
2. Zach Collins
3. John Collins
4. Harry Giles
5. Justin Patton
6. Ike Anigbogu
7. TJ Leaf
8. Isaiah Hartenstein
9. Jarrett Allen
10. Jordan Bell
11. Caleb Swanigan
12. DJ Wilson
13. Jonah Bolden
14. Bam Edebayo
15. Mathias Lessort
16. Ansejs Pasecniks
17. Tyler Lydon
18. Ivan Rabb
19. Jonathan Motley
20. Thomas Bryant
21. Tony Bradley
22. Cameron Oliver
23. Jake Wiley
24. Alec Peters
25. Vlatko Cancar
26. Alpha Kaba
27. Chance Comanche
28. Moses Kingsley
29. Eric Mika
30. Luke Kornet
31. Chris Boucher
32. Kennedy Meeks
33. Isaac Humphries

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