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NBA draft winners and losers

NBA draft winners and losers

The 2015 NBA draft has come and gone, the surprises shocking to some because of the unexpected that took place Thursday night. Here is a look at some winners and losers in the draft. WINNERS 1. The Lakers taking Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell with the second overall pick was a surprise to many, especially to their fans who wanted them to select center Jahlil Okafor. But Russell was the right choice for the Lakers for several reasons. The NBA has become a guard-oriented league and the 6-5 Russell has the talents to join the group of guards like Chris Paul, Stephen Curry, James Harden and Russell Westbrook. He has some skills that have been compared to Golden...

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