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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Donnie Nelson says Dennis Smith Jr. pick eliminates need for Mavs to target PG in free agency.

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

Another great thing about Fox and Giles -- they are two of the best young men in the draft. Super high character and work ethic. Ditto for Buddy Hield. The culture is going to get MUCH better there. They're drafting winners now.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

With the No. 19 overall pick, the Hawks selected John Collins (F, Wake Forest). He joins a team that has made the playoffs each of the past 10 seasons, the 2nd-longest streak in the NBA (Spurs, 20).

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Bucks draft D.J. Wilson No. 17. He was the only player in the Big Ten to average at least 10 points while shooting 50% from the field and 80% on free throws last season.

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

Source: Kings are taking Harry Giles at 20. Love both the Fox and Giles pick for them. Two future defensive anchors.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

League source says the Nets had their eyes on Michigan's D.J. Wilson and wanted to move up into the top 15 but didn't have enough assets to do so. The Milwaukee Bucks selected Wilson at 17.

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

With the 19th pick the Hawks select John Collins

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

The Pacers, who could be in a rebuilding phase if they trade All-Star Paul George, selected forward T.J. Leaf with the No. 18 pick in the draft. Leaf averaged 16.3 points and 8.2 rebounds in his only season at UCLA.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

With the No. 18 overall pick, the Pacers selected T.J. Leaf (F, UCLA). This is the fourth time this decade the Pacers have made a pick among the first 18 in the draft. The other three guys turned out pretty good: Myles Turner, Kawhi Leonard (traded to San Antonio on draft day) and Paul George.

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

Injury fears have really hurt Harry Giles and OG Anunoby. Both are top 10 talents. If and when they get healthy, they're going to make teams seriously regret passing on them.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

D.J. Wilson, the 17th pick by Milwaukee, is a prospect I liked a lot more watching him play than looking at his statistics. We'll see which view was right.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

"I don't think the other guys in this draft really care as much as I do. I don't think they play as hard as I do, period. I think that's what really makes me special. I refuse to fail, period." – New Suns F Josh Jackson on his fellow first-round picks.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

With the No. 17 overall pick, the Bucks selected D.J. Wilson (F, Michigan). The already-long Bucks add another player with significant wingspan. The 6-foot-10 Wilson was measured at a 7-foot-3 wingspan at the combine.

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Justin Patton is the first Creighton freshman to be drafted in any round, the 2nd in the last 4 years to be drafted in the first round (2014 Doug McDermott).

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

"I'm pretty excited to be a Phoenix Sun. I know they're a pretty young team. I think that's really special, though, because coming in I think we can learn a lot together and over the years we can be something really special. And just being able to grow together, I think that'll make our team chemistry a lot better." – Suns first-round pick Josh Jackson during his opening statement in his post-draft press conference in New York.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lakers coach Luke Walton on if drafting Lonzo Ball made D'Angelo Russell, who the Lakers reportedly traded to the Brooklyn Nets two days ago, expendable: "We can't talk about any of the trade. It's not official yet. All I'll say is that we love the way Zo plays the game of basketball."

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

Source: Pacers select TJ leaf at 18

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

Bucks really wanted Bam Adebayo at 17. Had him No. 9 on their board.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

With the No. 16 overall pick, the Bulls selected Justin Patton (C, Creighton), but he's headed to Minnesota as part of the Jimmy Butler trade. Patton is the fourth player ever drafted out of Creighton in the first round.

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

With the 16th pick the Wolves (via Bulls) select Justin Patton

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Bam Adebayo goes to the Magic. This is the third time that Kentucky has had 3 players go in the lottery (2nd in the last 3 years). That's the most times of any school.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dennis Smith Jr. compared himself to "Derrick Rose with a jump shot" during a pre-draft interview with the Mavs.

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

Source: Bucks will select DJ Wilson with pick 17

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Donovan Mitchell goes to the Nuggets, but is reportedly headed to the Jazz in trade.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

With the No. 15 overall pick, the Trail Blazers selected Justin Jackson (F, North Carolina), but this pick is headed to Sacramento as part of the swap for the No. 10 pick, along with the 20th overall pick.