2017 NBA draft

Knicks select Frank Ntilikina with 8th pick in 2017 NBA draft

A tense few days for New York Knicks fans drew to a close in exciting fashion as the team selected Frank Ntilikina with the eighth-overall selection in Thursday night’s 2017 NBA draft. The Knicks’ plan for this year’s draft had been skewed over the last few days with reports...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8:26pm

2017 NBA mock draft: Pantorno version 4.0

Our heads are still spinning after the last week that we've had in the NBA.  The No. 1 pick was dealt, one of the league's young, thought-to-be-untouchable stars can be bought for the right price in New York. Not to mention across town, the Brooklyn Nets' longest-tenured player...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:10pm

2017 NBA mock draft: Pantorno version 3.0

No, it’s not just the ridiculous New York heat that is making you sweat right now. The 2017 NBA draft is just about one week from getting underway at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on June 22 and it feels as though the basketball world is sitting on a ticking time bomb. Something large is...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 12:48pm

2017 NBA mock draft: Pantorno version 2.0

Another week, another mock draft as we are just 15 days away from the big night in Brooklyn. There isn’t a ton of change compared to my first official mock draft released last week, but there are notable differences, especially in the lottery.   1. Boston Celtics- Markelle...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 2:07pm

Markelle Fultz can do it all - profile of Celtics draft target

We’re in the midst of the 2017 NBA Finals, and all you read and hear about is how the Warriors and Cavaliers are going to meet in the league’s championship round from now through eternity. The two teams may very well close out this decade meeting each and every year, but if one team is...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 4:41pm

2017 NBA mock draft: Pantorno version 1.0

1. Boston Celtics- Markelle Fultz, PG, Washington 6’4”, 195 pounds 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.9 assists Despite a crowded backcourt, Boston won’t be able to pass up Fultz if they hold onto the pick. Though the prospect of Paul George or Jimmy Butler might be too much to...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:59pm