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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma City appears locked in on Devon Hall with the 53rd pick, sources say.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Every draft model will yield at least slightly different results from another, but hard not to notice that the team that -- according to Ben Alamar's poll of executives -- best uses draft analytics (Rockets), took the player (De'Anthony Melton) that was ranked 13th by our model (and best available) with the 46th selection. Per the model, Melton has seventh-best chance to become an all-star caliber player in this class...the six players in front of him all were drafted in the top 10.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma City had engaged in talks with teams in the mid-40s to try to get Kentucky's Hamidou Diallo, per sources. Thunder were big fans of Diallo.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Some people with the Lakers were high on Knicks' second-round pick Mitchell Robinson, sources say. Some wanted to move up to take the center.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Portland Trail Blazers acquiring the rights to Gary Trent Jr. via trade gives them the player I rated the best shooter among likely 2018 draft picks. Trent could eventually play the role Allen Crabbe once filled in Portland.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Brad Stevens on Robert Williams being available at No. 27: "Danny [Ainge] and Mike [Zarren] really started talking about him around 17 or 18, and he's a really talented guy. ... Each pick, we were hoping more and more that he would be available at 27."

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks have selected 7-1 center Mitchell Robinson with the No. 36 pick.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

As Rece Davis just mentioned, our draft model thinks Jevon Carter has an 8% chance to become an all-star caliber player -- very nice value for early in the second round.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

As the Knicks get closer to No. 36, it's worth noting that some people in the organization like Villanova guard Jalen Brunson.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Dzanan Musa has a small $1M buyout in his contract. The intent is that Musa is not a draft and stash and that he will be in a Nets uniform next season. Brooklyn can chip in $700K to reduce the cost.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

My favorite players left as we head to the second round, along with where I ranked them on my subjective board: Elie Okobo (13), Mitchell Robinson (18), De'Anthony Melton (21), Gary Trent Jr. (22), Kenrich Williams (27), Khyri Thomas (29).

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Michael Porter Jr. on NYK fans chanting his name at the draft: "Honestly, I was feeling bad for (him) if it wasn't me, the kid that did get drafted in New York. (Knox) is my guy, and I'm happy for him. When a kid gets drafted, I'm looking at them and I'm feeling joy, too."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Some of Mo Wagner's best games at Michigan came against rival Michigan State. GM Rob Pelinka is a Michigan product and obviously team president Magic Johnson is Michigan State's greatest basketball player. So the two have seen plenty of Wagner, who plays with emotion and energy. With Julius Randle hitting restricted free agency and Brook Lopez approaching free agency, Lakers add a big who can stretch floor for Lonzo Ball on pick and pops, can rebound and will play hard.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Knox: "I think I can pretty much play all around the floor. I can handle the ball, pick- and-roll situations, make plays, make passes. I can stretch the floor, shoot the ball, get rebounds, push it coast to coast. So I think that versatility in the league is something that a lot of teams really need, and I think that's something I can bring to the Knicks right now."