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2017 NBA Draft picks: Complete results, full list of players selected

The Philadelphia 76ers selected point guard Markelle Fultz with the top pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, while Lonzo Ball went to the Los Angeles Lakers.

Having previously worked out a trade with the Boston Celtics that moved the 76ers from the number three pick up to number one, it was clear the franchise coveted Fultz’s size and athleticism to run their offense.

Fultz, who spent just one season at Washington, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game.

Ball was taken by the Lakers, while Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), Josh Jackson (Phoenix Suns) and De’Aaron Fox (Sacramento Kings) rounded out the top five.

Meanwhile, a blockbuster trade was also completed as Jimmy Butler joined the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Butler and pick 16 Justin Patton headed to Minnesota, while the Chicago Bulls received number seven pick Lauri Markkanen, Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine.

  1. 76ers: Markelle Fultz (G) – Washington
  2. Lakers: Lonzo Ball (G) – UCLA
  3. Celtics: Jayson Tatum (F) – Duke
  4. Suns: Josh Jackson (F) – Kansas
  5. Kings: DeAaron Fox (G) – Kentucky
  6. Magic: Jonathan Isaac (F) – Florida State
  7. Bulls: Lauri Markkanen (F) – Arizona
  8. Knicks: Frank Ntilikina (G) – France
  9. Mavericks: Dennis Smith Jr. (G) – NC State
  10. Trail Blazers: Zach Collins (F/C) – Gonzaga
  11. Hornets: Malik Monk (G) – Kentucky
  12. Pistons: Luke Kennard (G) – Duke
  13. Jazz: Donovan Mitchell (G) – Louisville
  14. Heat: Bam Adebayo (C) – Kentucky
  15. Kings: Justin Jackson (F) – UNC
  16. Bulls: Justin Patton (C) – Creighton
  17. Bucks: DJ Wilson (F/C) – Michigan
  18. Pacers: TJ Leaf (F/C) – UCLA
  19. Hawks: John Collins (F) – Wake Forest
  20. Kings: Harry Giles (F/C) – Duke
  21. Thunder: Terrance Ferguson (F) – Australia
  22. Nets: Jarrett Allen (C) – Texas
  23. Raptors: OG Anunoby (F) – Indiana
  24. Nuggets: Tyler Lydon (F) – Syracuse
  25. 76ers: Andzejs Pasecniks (C) – Latvia
  26. Trail Blazers: Caleb Swanigan (PF) – Purdue
  27. Lakers: Kyle Kuzma (F) – Utah
  28. Jazz: Tony Bradley (C) – North Carolina
  29. Spurs: Derrick White (G) – Colorado
  30. Lakers: Josh Hart (G) – Villanova
  31. Pelicans: Frank Jackson (PG) – Duke
  32.  Suns: Davon Reed (SG) – Miami
  33. Magic: Wesley Iwundu (SF) – Kansas State
  34. Kings: Frank Mason III (PG) – Kansas
  35. Grizzlies: Ivan Rabb (PF) – California
  36.  76ers: Jonah Bolden (PF) – Australia
  37. Celtics: Semi Ojeleye (SF) – SMU
  38. Warriors: Jordan Bell (C) – Oregon
  39. Clippers: Jawun Evans (PG) – OSU
  40. Hornets: Dwayne Bacon (SF) – FSU
  41. Hawks: Tyler Dorsey (SG) – Oregon
  42. Lakers: Thomas Bryant (C) – Indiana
  43. Rockets: Isaiah Hartenstein (C) – Lithuania
  44. Knicks: Damyean Dotson (SG) – Oregon
  45. Rockets: Dillon Brooks (SF) – Oregon
  46. Bucks: Sterling Brown (SG) – SMU
  47. Pacers: Ike Anigbogu (C) – UCLA
  48. Clippers: Sindarius Thornwell (SG) – South Carolina
  49. Nuggets: Vlatko Cancar (SF) – Slovenia
  50. 76ers: Mathias Lessort (PF) – France
  51. Nuggets: Monte’ Morris (PG) – Iowa State
  52. Pacers: Edmond Sumner (PG) – Xavier
  53. Celtics: Kadeem Allen (SG) – Arizona
  54. Suns:  Alec Peters (PF) – Valparaiso
  55. Jazz: Nigel Williams-Goss (PG) – Gonzaga
  56. Celtics:  Jabari Bird (SG) – California
  57. Nets: Aleksandar Vezenkov (PF) – Spain
  58. Knicks: Ognjen Jaramaz (PG) – Serbia
  59. Spurs: Jaron Blossomgame (SF) – Clemson
  60. Hawks: Alpha Kaba (PF) – France

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Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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