"Was the Kelly Oubre Jr. pick surprising?" is a question coming up a bunch. The answer is yes, but only with context.
Consider this page your NBA Draft companion as you settle in for Thursday night's festivities. Lots of links to mock drafts, articles and player profiles.
Date: Thursday, June 25
The NBA Draft tips off in less than 24 hours from Brooklyn. By this time tomorrow we'll know whether the Minnesota Timberwolves select Karl-Anthony Towns No.
For a moment, put aside the hype or any particular fondness for specific prospects.
The process of evaluating potential draft picks is done after the best group of six prospects, led by R.J. Hunter of Georgia State, stopped through Verizon Center on Tuesday.