The Sixers go with Elfrid Payton, Jr. with No. 10 over Dario Saric and Doug McDermott.
SB Nation "The adage is that teams should always pick the best player available in the NBA Draft. In practice, it doesn't happen. Teams have needs, and it's natural to want to fill them. The draft is a great place to do so. Given that not all positions are created equally in the NBA -- it's better to have an..." June 26
Four players moving up teams' draft boards: Shabazz Napier, Kyle Anderson, Elfrid Payton and Jusuf Nurkic, league sources say.
Philly trading Elfrid Payton in a deal for Dario Saric -- which means Sam Hinkie may have drafted 2 guys who won't play to start season.
|5||Jazz||Dante Exum||Australian Institute of Sport|
|6||Celtics||Marcus Smart||Oklahoma St.|
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