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Mock Draft 1.0: Debut for loaded 2017 class

Chad Ford debuts his NBA mock draft for 2017, with top prospects heading to the Celtics, Sixers and Lakers. Check out where the next generation of stars is likely to land.

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NBA draft 2017: Complete coverage

From prospect projections to the lottery and draft night, ESPN.com has complete coverage of the 2017 NBA draft.

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Jamal Crawford's long and winding road

The NBA's only three-time Sixth Man of the Year didn't last this long -- through 16 seasons and 17 different head coaches -- by avoiding mistakes, but by learning from them.

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Jabari Parker comfortable speaking out (1:52)
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Gordon Hayward: 'I'm definitely rooting for Team Liquid'

Gordon Hayward isn't just a small forward for the Utah Jazz -- he's also a League of Legends fan. Here's his podcast interview, plus ESPN's breakdown of Riot's controversial comments.

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Boeheim on Carmelo: 'He's unlikely to win an NBA title' (0:53)
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John Wall answered critics, saying if he produces, "I'm going to be fine with making money." es.pn/2bo5tOd

Tell 'em how you really feel, John Wall

John Wall wants his critics to know that he's only worried about things under his control, and not the contracts of teammate Bradley Beal and James Harden.

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After sporting a tall rust-tinged mohawk last season, Celtics guard Marcus Smart unveiled a bold new summer hairdo.

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After Phil Jackson admitted passing on the chance to acquire Jae Crowder as his biggest regret in New York, Crowder used the location on his latest Instagram post to poke fun at the Knicks.

Thomas is against describing athletes as ‘beasts’

Isiah Thomas explains how describing athletes as “beasts” and “animals” is dehumanizing and used to be a fireable offense, but is now considered a compliment.

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