Though the 2017 draft class is prominently featured in the discussion for the highest ceilings among players in Year 3, don't forget about the first overall pick of the 2016 NBA draft, Ben Simmons. After missing the entire 2016-17 season because of injury, Simmons debuted with the 2017 draftees and secured Rookie of the Year honors.
Now, Bam Adebayo has entered the discussion as possibly the most talented player from his class. And then there's the plethora of point guards from 2017 that includes Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and De'Aaron Fox.
ESPN insiders Mike Schmitz and Kevin Pelton each rank the top 10 NBA juniors by long-term outlook.