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Previewing the 2016 NBA Draft

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Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram, & Jamal Murray. Photo credits (USA Today)

The 2015-2016 NBA season is nearing its end as the NBA Finals are about to begin. The one thing everyone looks forward to after the season is the draft. Some teams will pick future stars and some teams will pick busts; in the long run, it all just comes down to one decision. The Philadelphia 76ers are up first and this could be their make or break draft. The clock is ticking!

Pick No. Team Player/Position College/Country
1 Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons, SF LSU
2 LA Lakers Brandon Ingram, SF Duke
3 Boston Celtics Jamal Murray, G Kentucky
4 Phoenix Suns Dragan Bender, F Israel
5 Minnesota Timberwolves Kris Dunn, G Providence
6 New Orleans Pelicans Jaylen Brown, G-F California
7 Denver Nuggets Buddy Hield, G Oklahoma
8 Sacramento Kings Denzel Valentine, G Michigan State
9 Toronto Raptors Henry Ellenson, F Marquette
10 Milwaukee Bucks Demetrius Jackson, G Notre Dame
11 Orlando Magic Marquese Chriss, F Washington
12 Utah Jazz Jakob Poeltl, F-C Utah
13 Phoenix Suns Domantis Sabonis, F Gonzaga
14 Chicago Bulls Deyonta Davis, F-C Michigan State
15 Denver Nuggets Timothe Luwawu, G France
16 Boston Celtics Skal Labissiere, F-C Kentucky
17 Memphis Grizzlies Furkan Korkmaz, G Turkey
18 Detroit Pistons Tyler Ulis Kentucky
19 Denver Nuggets Wade Baldwin IV, G Vanderbilt
20 Indiana Pacers Diamond Stone, C Maryland
21 Atlanta Hawks Deandre’ Bembry, F Saint Joseph’s
22 Charlotte Hornets Brice Johnson, F North Carolina
23 Boston Celtics Ante Zizic, F Croatia
24 Philadelphia 76ers Taurean Prince, F Baylor
25 LA Clippers Malik Beasley, G-F Florida State
26 Philadelphia 76ers Malachi  Richardson, G-F Syracuse
27 Toronto Raptors Thon Maker, F-C Australia
28 Phoenix Suns Cheick Diallo, F-C Kansas
29 San Antonio Spurs Stephen Zimmerman Jr., C UNLV
30 Golden State Warriors Malcolm Brogdon, G-F Virginia

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