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The 2017 NBA draft was held on June 22, 2017, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. National Basketball Association (NBA) teams took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players and other eligible players, including international players.

2017 NBA draft
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General information
Date(s)June 22, 2017
LocationBarclays Center, Brooklyn, New York[1]
Network(s)ESPN, The Vertical
60 total selections in 2 rounds
First selectionMarkelle Fultz, Philadelphia 76ers
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The draft lottery took place during the playoffs on May 16, 2017. The 53–29 Boston Celtics, who were also the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference and reached the Eastern Conference Finals at the time of the NBA draft lottery, won the #1 pick with pick swapping rights thanks to a previous trade with the Brooklyn Nets, who had the worst record the previous season. The Los Angeles Lakers, who had risked losing their 2017 first round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, moved up two spots to get the No. 2 pick, while Philadelphia moved up to receive the No. 3 pick due to the Sacramento Kings moving up in the draft, which activated pick swapping rights the 76ers had from an earlier trade. On June 19, four days before the NBA draft began, the Celtics and 76ers traded their top first round picks to each other, meaning the holders of the top four picks of this year's draft would be exactly the same as the previous year's draft.[2]

The draft class is the youngest draft class ever, with the most freshmen and fewest seniors selected in the first round; the top seven picks in the draft were all college freshmen. It was the third time, and the second in a row, that three players were selected from Serbian team KK Mega Basket in the same draft (Vlatko Čančar, Ognjen Jaramaz, Alpha Kaba), with it previously occurring during the 2014 and 2016 NBA draft. The draft also received a lot of media coverage from ESPN pertaining to eventual No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball and his outspoken father, LaVar Ball, much to the chagrin of many sports fans and even some ESPN employees. This was one of the rare occasions where a player drafted from their year did not win rookie of the year; the award went to 2016 first overall pick Ben Simmons, the first player to win the award in a year they weren't drafted since Blake Griffin.[3][4]


Draft selectionsEdit

PG Point guard SG Shooting guard SF Small forward PF Power forward C Center
Markelle Fultz was selected first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers via the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets.
Lonzo Ball was selected second by the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jayson Tatum was selected third by the Boston Celtics via the Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings.
Josh Jackson was selected fourth by the Phoenix Suns.
De'Aaron Fox was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings via the Philadelphia 76ers.
Jonathan Isaac was taken sixth overall by the Orlando Magic.
Frank Ntilikina was taken eighth by the New York Knicks.
Donovan Mitchell was taken thirteenth by the Denver Nuggets (traded to Utah Jazz).
# Denotes player who never appeared in an NBA regular season or playoff game
Rnd. Pick Player Pos. Nationality[n 1] Team School / club team
1 1 Markelle Fultz PG/SG   United States Philadelphia 76ers (from Brooklyn via Boston)[A][B] Washington (Fr.)
1 2 Lonzo Ball PG   United States Los Angeles Lakers UCLA (Fr.)
1 3 Jayson Tatum SF   United States Boston Celtics (from Sacramento via Philadelphia)[C][B] Duke (Fr.)
1 4 Josh Jackson SF   United States Phoenix Suns Kansas (Fr.)
1 5 De'Aaron Fox PG   United States Sacramento Kings (from Philadelphia)[C] Kentucky (Fr.)
1 6 Jonathan Isaac SF/PF   United States Orlando Magic Florida State (Fr.)
1 7 Lauri Markkanen PF   Finland Minnesota Timberwolves (traded to Chicago Bulls)[a] Arizona (Fr.)
1 8 Frank Ntilikina PG   France[n 2] New York Knicks SIG Strasbourg (France)
1 9 Dennis Smith Jr. PG   United States Dallas Mavericks NC State (Fr.)
1 10 Zach Collins C/PF   United States Sacramento Kings (from New Orleans,[D] traded to Portland Trail Blazers[b]) Gonzaga (Fr.)
1 11 Malik Monk SG   United States Charlotte Hornets Kentucky (Fr.)
1 12 Luke Kennard SG   United States Detroit Pistons Duke (So.)
1 13 Donovan Mitchell SG   United States Denver Nuggets (traded to Utah Jazz)[c] Louisville (So.)
1 14 Bam Adebayo PF/C   United States Miami Heat Kentucky (Fr.)
1 15 Justin Jackson SF   United States Portland Trail Blazers (traded to Sacramento Kings)[b] North Carolina (Jr.)
1 16 Justin Patton C   United States Chicago Bulls (traded to Minnesota)[a] Creighton (Fr.)
1 17 D. J. Wilson PF/SF   United States Milwaukee Bucks Michigan (Jr.)
1 18 T. J. Leaf PF   Israel
  United States [n 3]
Indiana Pacers UCLA (Fr.)
1 19 John Collins PF   United States Atlanta Hawks Wake Forest (So.)
1 20 Harry Giles PF/C   United States Portland Trail Blazers (from Memphis via Denver and Cleveland,[E] traded to Sacramento Kings[b]) Duke (Fr.)
1 21 Terrance Ferguson SG   United States Oklahoma City Thunder Adelaide 36ers (Australia)
1 22 Jarrett Allen C   United States Brooklyn Nets (from Washington)[F] Texas (Fr.)
1 23 OG Anunoby SF   United Kingdom[n 4] Toronto Raptors (from L.A. Clippers via Milwaukee)[G] Indiana (So.)
1 24 Tyler Lydon PF   United States Utah Jazz (traded to Denver Nuggets)[c] Syracuse (So.)
1 25 Anžejs Pasečņiks# C   Latvia Orlando Magic (from Toronto,[H] traded to Philadelphia 76ers)[d] Herbalife Gran Canaria (Spain)
1 26 Caleb Swanigan PF   United States Portland Trail Blazers (from Cleveland)[I] Purdue (So.)
1 27 Kyle Kuzma PF   United States Brooklyn Nets (from Boston,[A] traded to Los Angeles Lakers)[e] Utah (Jr.)
1 28 Tony Bradley PF/C   United States Los Angeles Lakers (from Houston,[J] traded to Utah Jazz)[f] North Carolina (Fr.)
1 29 Derrick White PG/SG   United States San Antonio Spurs Colorado (Sr.)
1 30 Josh Hart SG   United States Utah Jazz (from Golden State,[K] traded to Los Angeles Lakers)[f] Villanova (Sr.)
2 31 Frank Jackson PG   United States Charlotte Hornets (from Brooklyn via Atlanta Hawks,[L] traded to New Orleans Pelicans)[g] Duke (Fr.)
2 32 Davon Reed SG   United States Phoenix Suns Miami (Sr.)
2 33 Wes Iwundu SF   United States Orlando Magic (from L.A. Lakers)[M] Kansas State (Sr.)
2 34 Frank Mason III PG   United States Sacramento Kings (from Philadelphia via New Orleans)[D] Kansas (Sr.)
2 35 Ivan Rabb PF   United States Orlando Magic (traded to Memphis Grizzlies)[h] California (So.)
2 36 Jonah Bolden PF   Australia Philadelphia 76ers (from New York via Utah and Toronto)[N][O] Crvena zvezda (Serbia)
2 37 Semi Ojeleye SF/PF   United States[n 5] Boston Celtics (from Minnesota via Phoenix)[P] SMU (Jr.)
2 38 Jordan Bell PF   United States Chicago Bulls (from Sacramento via Cleveland,[Q] traded to Golden State Warriors)[i] Oregon (Jr.)
2 39 Jawun Evans PG   United States Philadelphia 76ers (from Dallas,[R] traded to Los Angeles Clippers)[j] Oklahoma State (So.)
2 40 Dwayne Bacon SG   United States New Orleans Pelicans (traded to Charlotte Hornets)[g] Florida State (So.)
2 41 Tyler Dorsey SG   Greece[n 6] Atlanta Hawks (from Charlotte)[L] Oregon (So.)
2 42 Thomas Bryant PF   United States Utah Jazz (from Detroit,[S] traded to Los Angeles Lakers)[f] Indiana (So.)
2 43 Isaiah Hartenstein PF/C   Germany[n 7] Houston Rockets (from Denver)[T] Žalgiris (Lithuania)
2 44 Damyean Dotson SG   United States New York Knicks (from Chicago)[U] Houston (Sr.)
2 45 Dillon Brooks SF   Canada Houston Rockets (from Portland,[V] traded to Memphis Grizzlies)[k] Oregon (Jr.)
2 46 Sterling Brown SG   United States Philadelphia 76ers (from Miami via Atlanta)[W][X] traded to Milwaukee Bucks)[l] SMU (Sr.)
2 47 Ike Anigbogu C   United States[n 5] Indiana Pacers UCLA (Fr.)
2 48 Sindarius Thornwell SG   United States Milwaukee Bucks (traded to Los Angeles Clippers)[m] South Carolina (Sr.)
2 49 Vlatko Čančar# SF   Slovenia Denver Nuggets (from Memphis via Oklahoma City)[Y] Mega Leks (Serbia)
2 50 Mathias Lessort# PF/C   France[n 8] Philadelphia 76ers (from Atlanta)[X] Nanterre 92 (France)
2 51 Monté Morris PG   United States Denver Nuggets (from Oklahoma City)[Y] Iowa State (Sr.)
2 52 Edmond Sumner PG   United States New Orleans Pelicans (from Washington,[Z] traded to Indiana Pacers)[n] Xavier (Jr.)
2 53 Kadeem Allen SG   United States Boston Celtics (from Cleveland)[AA] Arizona (Sr.)
2 54 Alec Peters SF   United States Phoenix Suns (from Toronto)[AB] Valparaiso (Sr.)
2 55 Nigel Williams-Goss# PG   United States Utah Jazz Gonzaga (Jr.)
2 56 Jabari Bird SG   United States Boston Celtics (from L.A. Clippers)[AC] California (Sr.)
2 57 Sasha Vezenkov# PF   Bulgaria[n 9] Brooklyn Nets (from Boston)[A] FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain)
2 58 Ognjen Jaramaz# PG   Serbia New York Knicks (from Houston)[AD] Mega Leks (Serbia)
2 59 Jaron Blossomgame SF   United States San Antonio Spurs Clemson (Sr.)
2 60 Alpha Kaba# PF/C   France Atlanta Hawks (from Golden State via Philadelphia and Utah)[K][O][X] Mega Leks (Serbia)

Notable undrafted playersEdit

These players were not selected in the 2017 NBA Draft, but have played at least one game in the NBA.

Player Pos. Nationality School/club team
Jamel Artis SG/SF   United States Pittsburgh (Sr.)
Antonio Blakeney PG   United States LSU (So.)
Chris Boucher PF/C   Canada
  Saint Lucia
Oregon (Sr.)
Isaiah Briscoe PG   United States Kentucky (So.)
Deonte Burton SG   United States Iowa State (Sr.)
Troy Caupain PG   United States Cincinnati (Sr.)
Tyler Cavanaugh PF   United States George Washington (Sr.)
Gian Clavell SG   Puerto Rico Colorado State (Sr.)
Antonius Cleveland SG   United States Southeast Missouri State (Sr.)
Charles Cooke SG   United States Dayton (Sr.)
Milton Doyle SG   United States Loyola (Illinois) (Sr.)
P. J. Dozier SG   United States South Carolina (So.)
Billy Garrett Jr. SG   United States DePaul (Sr.)
Dusty Hannahs SG   United States Arkansas (Sr.)
Nigel Hayes F   United States Wisconsin (Sr.)
Isaiah Hicks PF   United States North Carolina (Sr.)
Isaac Humphries C   Australia Kentucky (So.)
Amile Jefferson PF   United States Duke (Sr.)
Luke Kornet PF/C   United States Vanderbilt (Sr.)
Mangok Mathiang PF/C   Australia
  South Sudan
Louisville (Sr.)
Tahjere McCall SG   United States Tennessee State (Sr.)
Erik McCree PF   United States Louisiana Tech (Sr.)
Naz Mitrou-Long PG/SG   Canada
Iowa State (Sr.)
Ben Moore SF   United States SMU (Sr.)
Jaylen Morris SG   United States Molloy College (Sr.)
Johnathan Motley PF   United States Baylor (Jr.)
London Perrantes PG   United States Virginia (Sr.)
Rodney Purvis SG   United States Connecticut (Sr.)
Xavier Rathan-Mayes SG   Canada Florida State (Jr.)
Devin Robinson SF   United States Florida (Jr.)
Kobi Simmons PG   United States Arizona (Fr.)
Derrick Walton PG   United States Michigan (Sr.)
Andrew White SF   United States Syracuse (Sr.)
Matt Williams SG   United States UCF (Sr.)
Jacob Wiley SF   United States Eastern Washington (Sr.)

Eligibility and entrantsEdit

The draft is conducted under the eligibility rules established in the league's 2017 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with its player's union. The CBA that ended the 2011 lockout instituted no immediate changes to the draft, but called for a committee of owners and players to discuss future changes.

  • All drafted players must be at least 19 years old during the calendar year of the draft. In terms of dates, players who are eligible for the 2017 draft, must be born on or before December 31, 1998.
  • Since the 2016 draft, the NCAA Division I council has implemented the following rules for that division that significantly changed the draft landscape for college players:[61]
    • Declaration for the draft no longer results in automatic loss of college eligibility. As long as a player does not sign a contract with a professional team outside the NBA, or sign with an agent, he will retain college eligibility as long as he makes a timely withdrawal from the draft.
    • NCAA players have until 10 days after the end of the NBA Draft Combine to withdraw from the draft. Since the combine is held in mid-May, the current deadline is about five weeks after the previous mid-April deadline.
    • NCAA players may participate in the draft combine, and are also allowed to attend one tryout per year with each NBA team without losing college eligibility.
    • NCAA players may enter and withdraw from the draft up to two times without loss of eligibility. Previously, the NCAA treated a second declaration of draft eligibility as a permanent loss of college eligibility.

The NBA has since expanded the draft combine to include players with remaining college eligibility (who, like players without college eligibility, can only attend by invitation).[62]

Early entrantsEdit

Players who are not automatically eligible had to declare their eligibility for the draft by notifying the NBA offices in writing no later than 60 days before the draft. For the 2017 draft, this date fell on April 23. After that date "early entry" players were able to attend NBA pre-draft camps and individual team workouts to show off their skills and obtain feedback regarding their draft positions. Under the CBA a player may withdraw his name from consideration from the draft at any time before the final declaration date, which is 10 days before the draft. Under current NCAA rules, players have until May 24 (10 days after the draft combine) to withdraw from the draft and retain college eligibility.

A player who has hired an agent forfeits his remaining college eligibility regardless of whether he is drafted.

College underclassmenEdit

At the time, a record-high 185 underclassed draft prospects (i.e., players with remaining college eligibility) had declared themselves for eligibility at the April 24 deadline (138 of them being from college), although college players who had not hired agents or signed professional contracts outside the NBA were able to decide to return to college by May 24, 10 days after the end of the NBA Draft Combine. These players have publicly indicated that they have hired agents, or had planned to do so around the start of the draft; those who hired agents immediately lost their eligibility to return to NCAA basketball in 2017–18.[63] By the end of the May 24 deadline, 73 draft candidates from college decided to return to their respective colleges for at least another year, leaving 64 underclassmen to officially enter the draft this year.[64][65] Additionally, two more players left entry at the end of the international player deadline, meaning both Maverick Rowan from North Carolina State and Darin Johnson from Cal State Northridge would not return for college, but one player managed to enter the college underclassman deadline, thus leaving 63 entries at hand for the NBA Draft.[66]

International playersEdit

International players that had declared this year and did not previously declare in another prior year can also drop out of the draft about 10 days before the draft begins on June 12. Initially, there were 46 players who originally expressed interest entering the 2017 draft. At the end of the international deadline, 36 players wound up declining entry for the draft, leaving only 10 international players staying in the NBA Draft. As a result, 73 total underclassmen entered the 2017 NBA Draft.

Automatically eligible entrantsEdit

Players who do not meet the criteria for "international" players are automatically eligible if they meet any of the following criteria:[67]

  • They have completed four years of their college eligibility.
  • If they graduated from high school in the U.S., but did not enroll in a U.S. college or university, four years have passed since their high school class graduated.
  • They have signed a contract with a professional basketball team outside of the NBA, anywhere in the world, and have played under that contract.

Players who meet the criteria for "international" players are automatically eligible if they meet any of the following criteria:

  • They are least 22 years old during the calendar year of the draft. In terms of dates, players born on or before December 31, 1995 are automatically eligible for the 2017 draft.[68]
  • They have signed a contract with a professional basketball team outside of the NBA within the United States, and have played under that contract.[69]
Other automatically eligible players
Player Team Note Ref.
  Paris Bass Erie BayHawks (D-League) Removed from Detroit in 2016;[70] playing professionally since 2016–17 season
  Jonah Bolden Crvena zvezda (Serbia) Left UCLA in 2016; playing professionally since 2016–17 season [71]
  Terrance Ferguson Adelaide 36ers (Australia) Didn't attend college in 2016, playing professionally since 2016–17 season [72]
  Lee Moore Germani Basket Brescia (Italy) Left UTEP in 2016; playing professionally since 2016–17 season [73]
  Waly Niang Long Island Nets (D-League) International player who played for the Long Island Nets in 2016 [74]


The invitation-only NBA Draft Combine was held in Chicago from May 9 to 14. The on-court element of the combine took place on May 11 and 12. This year's event had Under Armour as its primary sponsor. A total of 67 players were invited for this year's NBA Draft Combine, with 5 more named as alternates in the event some players could not come for whatever reason.[75][76] Ten invited players declined to attend for various reasons, including three players completely on the international scale. Eighteen more players that were guaranteed invitations were also players testing out their draft stocks during the event. Eleven players participating in the event were seniors, the lowest number ever of combine participants who had exhausted their college eligibility. During the event, six different players were deemed injured either before or during this year's Draft Combine. At the end of the May 24 college deadline, eight players who originally declared for the NBA Draft and were invited to the Draft Combine this year, including potential "none-and-done" Kentucky freshman redshirt Hamidou Diallo, ultimately returned to college for at least one more season.

Draft lotteryEdit

The 2017 NBA draft lottery was held on May 16.

Denotes the actual lottery result
Team 2016–17
Lottery probabilities
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th
Boston Celtics1[›] 53–29 250 .250 .215 .178 .357
Phoenix Suns 24–58 199 .199 .188 .171 .319 .123
Los Angeles Lakers 26–56 156 .156 .157 .156 .226 .265 .040
Philadelphia 76ers2[›] 28–54 119 .119 .126 .133 .099 .350 .161 .013
Orlando Magic 29–53 88 .088 .097 .107 .261 .359 .084 .004
Minnesota Timberwolves 31–51 53 .053 .060 .070 .439 .331 .045 .001
New York Knicks 31–51 53 .053 .060 .070 .572 .226 .018 .000
Sacramento Kings2[›] 32–50 28 .028 .033 .039 .725 .168 .008 .000
Dallas Mavericks 33–49 17 .017 .020 .024 .813 .122 .004 .000
New Orleans Pelicans3[›] 34–48 11 .011 .013 .016 .870 .089 .002 .000
Charlotte Hornets 36–46 8 .008 .009 .012 .907 .063 .001 .000
Detroit Pistons 37–45 7 .007 .008 .010 .935 .039 .000
Denver Nuggets 40–42 6 .006 .007 .009 .960 .018
Miami Heat 41–41 5 .005 .006 .007 .982

^ 1: The Boston Celtics exercised the option to swap first-round picks with the 20–62 Brooklyn Nets on April 3, 2017.[A] They traded the pick to the Philadelphia 76ers four days before the draft began.[B]
^ 2: The Philadelphia 76ers exercised the option to swap first-round picks with the Sacramento Kings after the names of the top three teams were revealed.[C] It was then used to swap their own pick with Boston four days before the draft began.[B]
^ 3: The New Orleans Pelicans' first round pick was conveyed to the Sacramento Kings because it fell outside of the top three.[D]

Invited attendeesEdit

The NBA annually invites around 15–20 players to sit in the so-called "green room", a special room set aside at the draft site for the invited players plus their families and agents. When their names are called, the player leaves the room and goes up on stage. Other players who are not invited are allowed to attend the ceremony. They sit in the stands with the fans and walk up on stage when (or if) they are drafted.[77] 10 players were invited to the 2017 NBA draft on June 8, with three more of them being invited two days later.[78] Seven more players would be invited to complete the green room listing on June 14, bringing the total invite list to 20. The following players (listed alphabetically) were confirmed as invites for the event this year.

Trades involving draft picksEdit

Pre-draft tradesEdit

Prior to the day of the draft, the following trades were made and resulted in exchanges of draft picks between the teams.

  1. ^ a b c d July 12, 2013: Brooklyn Nets to Boston Celtics[5]
  2. ^ a b c d June 19, 2017: Boston Celtics to Philadelphia 76ers
    • Philadelphia acquired the #1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft
    • Boston acquired the #3 pick in the 2017 NBA draft and a 2018 Los Angeles Lakers first-round pick (#2-5) or 2019 first-round pick[8]
  3. ^ a b c July 10, 2015: Sacramento Kings to Philadelphia 76ers[9]
  4. ^ a b c February 20, 2017: New Orleans Pelicans to Sacramento Kings[11]
  5. ^ January 22, 2013: Memphis Grizzlies to Cleveland Cavaliers[14]
    • Memphis acquired Jon Leuer
    • Cleveland acquired Marreese Speights, Josh Selby, Wayne Ellington, and Memphis' protected future first-round pick; the pick could not be conveyed until two years after Memphis sent its first-round pick to Minnesota (which happened in 2013) and was protected #1-5 and #15-30 in 2015, then #1-5 in 2017 and 2018
    January 7, 2015: Cleveland Cavaliers to Denver Nuggets[15]
    • Cleveland acquired Timofey Mozgov and the worse of Chicago's and Portland's 2015 second-round picks
    • Denver acquired Oklahoma City's 2015 protected first-round pick and Memphis's first-round pick (protected through 2018)
    February 13, 2017: Denver Nuggets to Portland Trail Blazers[16]
    • Denver acquired Mason Plumlee and a 2018 second-round pick
    • Portland acquired Jusuf Nurkić and Memphis's protected first-round pick (protected #1-5 through 2018)
  6. ^ February 22, 2017: Washington Wizards to Brooklyn Nets[17]
  7. ^ August 26, 2014:Los Angeles Clippers to Milwaukee Bucks[18] June 25, 2015: Milwaukee Bucks to Toronto Raptors[19]
  8. ^ February 14, 2017: Toronto Raptors to Orlando Magic[20][21]
    • Toronto acquired Serge Ibaka
    • Orlando acquired Terrence Ross and worse of Los Angeles Clippers' 2017 first-round pick and Toronto's 2017 first-round pick
  9. ^ February 18, 2016: Cleveland Cavaliers to Portland Trail Blazers[22]
    • Cleveland acquired a future second-round pick (2018)
    • Portland acquired Anderson Varejão and a future first-round pick
    January 6, 2017: Cleveland Cavaliers to Portland Trail Blazers[23]
    • Cleveland reacquired its own 2018 first-round pick
    • Portland acquired a first-round pick
  10. ^ February 23, 2017: Houston Rockets to Los Angeles Lakers[25]
  11. ^ a b July 10, 2013: Golden State Warriors to Utah Jazz (three-team trade with Denver Nuggets)[27]
  12. ^ a b July 11, 2012: Brooklyn Nets to Atlanta Hawks[28] June 20, 2017: Atlanta Hawks to Charlotte Hornets[29]
  13. ^ August 10, 2012: Los Angeles Lakers to Orlando Magic (four-team trade with Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers)[31][32]
  14. ^ July 10, 2013: New York Knicks to Toronto Raptors[35] July 10, 2014: Toronto Raptors to Utah Jazz[36]
    • Toronto acquired Diante Garrett
    • Utah acquired Steve Novak and New York's 2017 second-round pick
  15. ^ a b August 26, 2016: Utah Jazz to Philadelphia 76ers[37]
    • Utah Jazz acquired Kendall Marshall
    • Philadelphia acquired Tibor Pleiß and best and worst of four 2017 second-round picks: Golden State's second round pick and New York's second-round pick
  16. ^ July 27, 2012: Minnesota Timberwolves to Phoenix Suns (three-team trade with New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans))[38]
    • Phoenix acquired the rights to Brad Miller and Jerome Dyson from New Orleans; Wesley Johnson and a protected first-round pick from Minnesota
    • New Orleans acquired Robin Lopez, Hakim Warrick, and cash considerations from Phoenix
    • Minnesota acquired the Los Angeles Lakers' 2014 second-round pick from Phoenix; Brooklyn's 2013 second-round pick and Minnesota's 2016 second-round pick from New Orleans
    January 9, 2015: Phoenix Suns to Boston Celtics[39]
    • Phoenix acquired Brandan Wright
    • Boston acquired a Minnesota first-round pick (protected #1-12 through 2016, converts to Minnesota's 2016 second-round pick and 2017 second-round pick if unconveyed)
  17. ^ June 30, 2011: Sacramento Kings to Cleveland Cavaliers[40]
    • Sacramento acquired JJ Hickson
    • Cleveland acquired Omri Casspi and Sacramento's protected 2012 first-round pick; the pick rolled over through 2017, when it was converted to Sacramento's 2017 second-round pick
    January 6, 2014: Cleveland Cavaliers to Chicago Bulls[41]
    • Cleveland acquired Luol Deng
    • Chicago acquired Andrew Bynum, Sacramento's protected first-round pick, the option to swap 2015 first-round picks, Portland's 2015 second-round pick and Portland's 2016 second-round pick
  18. ^ February 23, 2017: Dallas Mavericks to Philadelphia 76ers[43]
    • Dallas acquired Nerlens Noel
    • Philadelphia acquired Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson, and Dallas's 2017 first-round pick (protected #1-18, converts to Dallas's 2017 second-round pick and Dallas's 2020 second-round pick if not conveyed)
  19. ^ February 19, 2015: Detroit Pistons to Utah Jazz (three-team trade with Oklahoma City Thunder)[45]
    • Detroit acquired Reggie Jackson from Oklahoma City
    • Oklahoma City acquired Enes Kanter and Steve Novak from Utah; D. J. Augustin and Kyle Singler from Detroit, and Detroit's 2019 second-round pick
    • Utah acquired Kendrick Perkins, Grant Jerrett and draft rights to Tibor Pleiß from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City's protected first-round pick (conveyance minimum of two years after first-round pick sent to Philadelphia, which happened in 2016), and Detroit's 2017 second-round pick
  20. ^ July 20, 2015: Denver Nuggets to Houston Rockets[46]
  21. ^ June 22, 2016: Chicago Bulls to New York Knicks[47]
  22. ^ July 10, 2013: Portland Trail Blazers to Houston Rockets[48]
  23. ^ June 28, 2013: Miami Heat to Atlanta Hawks[49]
    • Miami acquired draft rights to James Ennis (#50)
    • Atlanta acquired a 2017 second-round pick
  24. ^ a b c February 23, 2017: Atlanta Hawks to Philadelphia 76ers[50]
    • Atlanta acquired Ersan İlyasova
    • Philadelphia acquired Tiago Splitter, Miami's protected 2017 second-round draft pick, and the right to swap Atlanta's 2017 second-round pick for the worse of the two picks Philadelphia acquired from Utah
  25. ^ a b January 7, 2014: Boston Celtics to Oklahoma City Thunder[53]
    • Boston acquired Jerryd Bayless (from Memphis) and Ryan Gomes (from Oklahoma City)
    • Memphis acquired Courtney Lee (from Boston), a 2016 second-round pick (from Boston), and cash considerations (from Oklahoma City)
    • Oklahoma City acquired Philadelphia's 2014 second-round pick and a 2017 conditional second-round pick, both from Memphis
    August 30, 2016: Oklahoma City Thunder to Denver Nuggets[54]
    • Oklahoma City acquired Joffrey Lauvergne
    • Denver acquired Memphis's 2017 second-round pick and Oklahoma City's 2017 second-round pick
  26. ^ June 21, 2017: Washington Wizards to New Orleans Pelicans[55]
    • Washington acquired Tim Frazier
    • New Orleans acquired the 52nd pick of the draft
  27. ^ September 25, 2014: Cleveland Cavaliers to Boston Celtics[57]
  28. ^ February 22, 2017: Toronto Raptors to Phoenix Suns[58]
    • Toronto acquired P. J. Tucker
    • Phoenix acquired Jared Sullinger, Toronto's 2017 second-round pick, Toronto's 2018 second-round pick, and cash considerations
  29. ^ January 15, 2015: Los Angeles Clippers to Boston Celtics (three-team trade with Phoenix Suns)[59]
  30. ^ February 19, 2015: Houston Rockets to New York Knicks[60]
    • New York acquired Alexey Shved, Houston's 2017 second-round pick, and Houston's 2019 second-round pick
    • Houston acquired Pablo Prigioni

Draft-day tradesEdit

Draft-day trades occurred on June 22, 2017, the day of the draft.

  1. ^ a b June 22, 2017: Minnesota Timberwolves to Chicago Bulls[10]
  2. ^ a b c June 22, 2017: Sacramento Kings to Portland Trail Blazers[12]
    • Portland acquired Sacramento's first round pick (No. 10)
    • Sacramento acquired Portland's first round picks (No. 15 and No. 20)
  3. ^ a b June 22, 2017: Denver Nuggets to Utah Jazz[13]
    • Utah acquired Denver's first round pick (No. 13)
    • Denver acquired Utah's first round pick (No. 24) and Trey Lyles
  4. ^ June 22, 2017: Orlando Magic to Philadelphia 76ers
    • Philadelphia acquired Orlando's first-round pick (No. 25)
    • Orlando acquired a protected first-round selection and a second-round selection in 2020
  5. ^ June 22, 2017: Los Angeles Lakers to Brooklyn Nets[24]
  6. ^ a b c June 22, 2017: Los Angeles Lakers to Utah Jazz[26]
    • Utah acquired Los Angeles' first-round pick (No. 28)
    • Los Angeles Lakers acquired Utah's first-round pick (No. 30) and second-round pick (No. 42)
  7. ^ a b June 22, 2017: Charlotte Hornets to New Orleans Pelicans[30]
    • New Orleans acquired Charlotte's second-round pick (No. 31)
    • Charlotte acquired New Orleans' second-round pick (No. 40) and cash considerations
  8. ^ June 22, 2017: Orlando Magic to Memphis Grizzlies[34]
    • Memphis acquired Orlando's second-round pick (No. 35)
    • Orlando acquired a future second-round selection from Memphis
  9. ^ June 22, 2017: Chicago Bulls to Golden State[42]
    • Golden State acquired Chicago's second-round pick (No. 38)
    • Chicago received cash considerations
  10. ^ June 22, 2017: Philadelphia 76ers to Los Angeles Clippers[44]
    • Clippers acquired Philadelphia' second-round pick (No. 39)
    • Philadelphia received cash considerations
  11. ^ June 22, 2017: Houston Rockets to Memphis Grizzlies[34]
    • Memphis acquired Houston's second-round pick (No. 45)
    • Houston acquired a future second-round selection from Memphis
  12. ^ June 22, 2017: Philadelphia 76ers to Milwaukee Bucks[51]
    • Milwaukee acquired Philadelphia' second-round pick (No. 46)
    • Philadelphia received cash considerations
  13. ^ June 22, 2017: Milwaukee Bucks to Los Angeles Clippers[52]
    • Los Angeles Clippers acquire Milwaukee's second-round pick (No. 48)
    • Milwaukee receives cash considerations
  14. ^ June 22, 2017: New Orleans Pelicans to Indiana Pacers[56]
    • Pacers acquired New Orleans' second-round pick (No. 52)
    • New Orleans received cash considerations


  1. ^ Nationality indicates the player's national team or representative nationality. If a player has not competed at the international level, then the nationality indicates the national team which the player is eligible to represent according to FIBA rules.
  2. ^ Frank Ntilikina was born in Belgium to Rwandan parents, but represents France in international competitions.
  3. ^ T. J. Leaf was born in Israel, but was raised in the United States. He holds dual citizenship with both nations, but has represented Israel during international competitions.
  4. ^ Ogugua Anunoby was born in London, England to Nigerian parents.
  5. ^ a b Both Semi Ojeleye and Ike Anigbogu were born in the United States to Nigerian parents.
  6. ^ Tyler Dorsey was born and raised in the United States, but had acquired Greek dual citizenship due to his mother being Greek; Dorsey also represented Greece due to his citizenship under the name of Tailer Ntorsey.
  7. ^ Isaiah Hartenstein was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon, but holds official German citizenship with his father being a former professional player there.
  8. ^ Mathias Lessort was born in Martinique, a French possession in the Caribbean. It is an overseas department with the same political status as departments within metropolitan France.
  9. ^ Sasha Vezenkov was born in Cyprus and was raised in Greek communities in both Cyprus and Greece, but represents Bulgaria in international competitions.


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