The Philadelphia 76ers selected Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.
Ford's Big Board ranking -- No. 1: "He's the most complete player in the draft. There really isn't anything he doesn't do well. He can shoot, handle, pass and defend. He also has great size, length and sneaky athleticism for his position." More (Insider)
Kevin Pelton's stats and scouting ranking -- No. 2: "While his stats-only projection certainly isn't a negative, Fultz rates at the level of a typical No. 2 pick, even when we account for his spot atop Ford's big board." More (Insider)
Scouting report -- positives:
Sees the floor really well
Excels at getting to the basket
Scouting report -- negatives:
Not particularly quick in the half court
Is he truly a one?
Read the full scouting report (Insider)
ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):
Chances he'll be an All-Star: 5.86 percent
Chances he'll be an NBA starter: 24.08 percent
Chances he'll be a role player: 30.8 percent
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