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Markelle Fultz: NYK also expected to get meeting with Fultz

Markelle Fultz: NYK also expected to get meeting with Fultz

As uninspiring as it is to ascribe our successes of failures in life success or failures to pure luck, it's impossible to ignore the element of randomness as Pelinka, Johnson and Walton attend their first NBA Draft Combine together this week in Chicago.

South Carolina Gamecocks guard Sindarius Thornwell (0) moves the ball against Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. While Fox was considered a sure-fire lottery pick, strong play to end the season saw him shoot up draft boards.

Plenty of names have bounced around when it comes to who the Lakers would take with a top three pick.

NY needs a point guard this summer - whether in the draft or free agency - but their roster is unsettled with Carmelo Anthony on the trading block and Derrick Rose entering free agency. Concerns about Fox are centered around his jump shot as he attempted just 69 threes and shot 24.6 percent from beyond the arc.

67 players are expected to attend and workout for teams. Sometimes teams do not get their first choices of interviews. Among the players is Washington freshman guard Markelle Fultz, who may just conduct interviews and medical tests. They also may not want him even if he's there.




The Magic potentially have four picks in the upcoming NBA Draft and have a lot of homework to do.

Do you think the Lakers should go after Lonzo Ball if they keep their pick?

So the omission of most of the projected lottery picks from the National Basketball Association draft combine might not be as big a deal as people think.

Fultz's fit with Philadelphia might be a bit odd given that the team will have two primary ball-handlers competing for possessions, but Fultz's ability to shoot away from the ball should make that stretch less awkward.

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