NBA Draft Prospects: Top 5 Point Guards
The NBA season never rests. And for us hoops junkies, that is a great, great thing.
While the shine is still bright on the Larry O'Brien Trophy -- and while we continue to revel in the greatness that was the Golden State Warriors' 2016-17 season -- we have already moved into the first phase of the offseason: The NBA Draft.
We here at numberFire want to give you a primer on the players most likely to make a name for themselves in the professional ranks, so we'll be breaking down the top of a loaded 2017 NBA Draft in three installments -- point guards, wings, and big men.
First up are the points. This group is top-heavy with talent, and we expect all five of our prospects to be among the first ten picks, with Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball likely going one-two. These five players have the ability to not only be NBA starters, but to become All-Stars, or, in the case of Fultz and Ball, superstars.
Without further ado, let's break down the game of out top five NBA point guard prospects.