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Excel, CAA Lead Way With Four Players Each Selected In First Round Of NBA Draft

Excel Sports Management and CAA tied for the most picks in the first round of Thursday night’s NBA Draft, with each agency representing four players. Excel last year led the way with six first-round picks, while CAA last year also represented four first-rounders. Other agencies with multiple first-rounders included Priority Sports with three players selected. Wasserman, 24/7 Sports Management, Octagon and Tandem Sports & Entertainment each had two players selected. I AM Sports’ Raymond Brothers represented No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz (76ers), while Harrison Gaines repped No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball (Lakers) for LaVar Ball’s Ball Sports Group.

PICK
TEAM PLAYER AGENT(S)
1
76ers Markelle Fultz/G/Washington Raymond Brothers/I AM Sports
2
Lakers Lonzo Ball/G/UCLA Harrison Gaines/Ball Sports Group
3
Celtics Jayson Tatum/F/Duke Jeffrey Wechsler/24/7 Sports Management
& Perry Rogers/PR Partners
4
Suns Josh Jackson/F/Kansas B.J. Armstrong/Wasserman
5
Kings De'Aaron Fox/G/Kentucky Happy Walters/Catalyst Sports
6
Magic Jonathan Isaac/F/Florida State Jeffrey Wechsler/24/7 Sports Management
& Perry Rogers/PR Partners
7
T'Wolves (traded to Bulls) Lauri Markkanen/F/Arizona Michael Lelchitski/SIG Sports
8
Knicks Frank Ntilikina/G/SIG Strasbourg Leon Rose/CAA
9
Mavericks Dennis Smith Jr./G/N.C. State Kim Grillier/PSE Sports
10
Kings (traded to Blazers) Zach Collins/C/Gonzaga Mark Bartelstein/Priority Sports
11
Hornets Malik Monk/G/Kentucky Jeff Schwartz/Excel Sports Management
12
Pistons Luke Kennard/G/Duke Aaron Mintz/CAA
13
Nuggets (traded to Jazz) Donovan Mitchell/G/Louisville Ty Sullivan/CAA
14
Heat Bam Adebayo/C/Kentucky Alex Saratsis/Octagon
15
Blazers (traded to Kings) Justin Jackson/F/North Carolina Jim Tanner/Tandem Sports & Entertainment
16
Bulls (traded to T'Wolves) Justin Patton/C/Creighton Andy Miller/ASM Sports
17
Bucks D.J. Wilson/F/Michigan Darren Matsubara/Wasserman
18
Pacers T.J. Leaf/F/UCLA Sam Goldfeder/Excel Sports Management
19
Hawks John Collins/F/Wake Forest Andrew Morrison/CAA
20
Trail Blazers (traded to Kings) Harry Giles/C/Duke Jeff Schwartz/Excel Sports Management
21
Thunder Terrance Ferguson/F/Adelaide 36ers Rich Paul/Klutch Sports Management
22
Nets Jarrett Allen/C/Texas Jim Tanner/Tandem Sports & Entertainment
23
Raptors OG Anunoby/F/Indiana Chris Emens, Omar Wilkes/Octagon
24
Jazz (traded to Nuggets) Tyler Lydon/F/Syracuse Andy Shiffman/Priority Sports
25
Magic (traded to 76ers) Anzejs Pasecniks/C/Latvia Arturs Kalnitis/Baltic Sports Agency
26
Blazers Caleb Swanigan/F/Purdue Roosevelt Barnes/Independent Sports
& Entertainment
27
Nets (traded to Lakers) Kyle Kuzma/F/Utah Zach Kurtin/Priority Sports
28
Lakers (traded to Jazz) Tony Bradley/F/UNC John Spencer/540 Sports & Entertainment
29
Spurs Derrick White/G/Colorado Michael Lindeman/Excel Sports Management
30
Jazz (traded to Lakers) Josh Hart/G/Villanova Joe Branch/Roc Nation Sports