2017 NBA Draft: Position rankings

2017 NBA Draft: Position rankings
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By Scott Howard-Cooper, NBA.com

Rankings are based on feedback from front offices. Some prospects being considered at more than one position are placed in likely NBA role. Affiliation is team or country last season.

POINT GUARD

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Markelle Fultz Washington 6-4 195
2. Lonzo Ball UCLA 6-6 190
3. De'Aaron Fox Kentucky 6-4 170
4. Frank Ntilikina France 6-5 170
5. Dennis Smith North Carolina State 6-3 195
6. Jawun Evans Oklahoma State 6-1 185
7. Frank Jackson Duke 6-3 200
8. Monte Morris Iowa State 6-3 175
9. Edwin Sumner Xavier 6-5 170
10. Frank Mason Kansas 5-11 185

SHOOTING GUARD

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Malik Monk Kentucky 6-4 185
2. Donovan Mitchell Louisville 6-3 210
3. Luke Kennard Duke 6-5 190
4. Terrance Ferguson Australia 6-7 185
5. Kobi Simmons Arizona 6-4 170
6. Derrick White Colorado 6-5 200
7. P.J. Dozier South Carolina 6-6 200
8. Wesley Iwundu Kansas State 6-7 205
9. Josh Hart Villanova 6-6 205
10. Sindarius Thornwell South Carolina 6-5 215

SMALL FORWARD

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Josh Jackson Kansas 6-8 205
2. Jayson Tatum Duke 6-8 205
3. Justin Jackson North Carolina 6-8 195
4. OG Anonuby Indiana 6-8 235
5. Semi Ojeleye SMU 6-7 235
6. Jaron Blossomgame Clemson 6-7 215
7. Dwayne Bacon Florida State 6-5 205
8. Devin Robinson Florida 6-8 200
9. Dillon Brooks Oregon 6-7 215
10. V.J. Beachem Notre Dame 6-8 200

POWER FORWARD

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Jonathan Isaac Florida State 6-11 205
2. Lauri Markkanen Arizona 7-0 225
3. Zach Collins Gonzaga 7-0 235
4. Harry Giles Duke 6-11 220
5. John Collins Wake Forest 6-10 225
6. T.J. Leaf UCLA 6-10 225
7. Isaiah Hartenstein Lithuania 7-0 240
8. Ivan Rabb California 6-10 215
9. Caleb Swanigan Purdue 6-9 250
10. Jordan Bell Oregon 6-9 230

CENTER

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Jarrett Allen Texas 6-10 235
2. Bam Adebayo Kentucky 6-10 250
3. Justin Patton Creighton 7-0 230
4. Anzejs Pasceniks Spain 7-2 230
5. Ike Anigbogu UCLA 6-10 250
6. Tony Bradley North Carolina 6-10 250
7. Thomas Bryant Indiana 6-10 240
8. Jonathan Motley Baylor 6-9 230
9. Alpha Kaba Serbia 6-10 230
10. Chase Comanche Arizona 6-10 210

 

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