By Jack Hamrick
The draft went fairly as expected, with the top 5 shaping up to be pretty much what everyone thought. We saw a few early trades, as the Hawks and Mavs swapped Luka Dončić and Trae Young, and the Suns and Sixers traded Mikal Bridges and Zhaire Smith. But who had the best draft class? Read Full Article Here!
By Thomas Jeffrey
It is official. The Phoenix Suns won the NBA Draft Lottery, and will have the first pick of the night on June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. After going an abysmal 21-61, Phoenix has to get this right. The days of Steve Nash are long gone, and the franchise desperately needs to be revamped. The right pick will do just that, and despite the talent in this year’s draft, it is pretty clear who Phoenix needs to take. If Phoenix does indeed make this right pick, they will create a dominant duo reminiscent of Shaq and Kobe.
Deandre Ayton is the player that the Suns need. The center from Arizona is athletic, versatile, and skilled. He is the type of player that can immediately elevate a team’s talent. Just imagine him combined with Phoenix’s young star Devin Booker. Read Full Article Here!