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NBA Draft 2017 live chat recap

In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, Washington's

In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, Washington's Markelle Fultz brings the ball upcourt against Arizona during an NCAA college basketball game in Seattle. Fultz was selected to the AP All-Pac-12 Conference first team, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Credit: AP / Elaine Thompson

The 2017 NBA draft finally has arrived.

Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and De'Aaron Fox are just a few of the prospects who expect to hear their names called early Thursday night at Barclays Center.

The Philadelphia 76ers own the first overall pick after a trade with the Boston Celtics, who now pick third. The Los Angeles Lakers will select second. Barring any trades, the Knicks will be on the clock with the eighth overall pick, while the Nets will pick 22nd.

Follow along as Newsday's Ari Kramer, Al Iannazzone, Greg Logan and Laura Albanese bring you pick-by-pick news and analysis of the 2017 NBA draft. (Mobile users can click the above link to access the chat).


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