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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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Wade: The problem goes way back (1:33)
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Rondo never feared losing endorsements over speaking out (1:32)
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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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Isiah Thomas: We have to shine the light on the positive (1:19)
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Riley Curry has the best playhouse in the land (0:52)
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Kobe Bryant Day inspires ESPN anchors (0:49)
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When was the day the Lakers fell apart? (2:08)
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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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Usher recalls triumphant Cavaliers win (1:48)
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Brewer proclaims Harden will play better defense next season (1:59)
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Boeheim on Carmelo: 'He's unlikely to win an NBA title' (0:53)
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Ingram wears a suit playing basketball (0:40)
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LeBron's past requires him to support Durant's move (1:02)

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Wade loses cousin to gun violence

Just one day after Dwyane Wade appeared on The Undefeated's town hall meeting to speak out against gun violence in the U.S., his cousin Nykea Aldridge was killed in a shooting in Chicago.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors PG Kyle Lowry receives a proclamation from the city of Philadelphia on behalf of the mayor for his support of youth basketball players.

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⚠ PSA: We're anticipating a sellout on Sunday! With the active renovation of Target Center, please allow extra time to enter/exit the arena⚠

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

It never stops for Olympic gold medalist Kyle Lowry. He's currently hosting a youth basketball camp in his native Philadelphia.

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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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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

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

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

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.