NBA 2017 Top Ten Picks: Rwandan-French Frank Ntilikina Picked by Knicks

Rwandan-French Frank Ntilikina Picked by Nicks

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On June 22, 2017, NBA made top picks and trades. The event, held at Barclays Center, brought in top NBA prospects in the United States and around the World. Among them, a Rwandan-French, Frank Ntilikina. He was selected eighth overall by the New York Knicks.

Frank Ntilikina, 18, was born in France to Rwandan refugees.  He is 6’5” Point Guard with Strasbourg International. He is reported to have a 7-foot wingspan, with high-energy.

Other top ten picks and trades are:

1. Sixers picked Markelle Fultz.
Markelle Fultz, 19, is a 6’4” Point Guard from Washington

2. Lonzo Ball was picked by Lakers.
Lonzo Ball, 19, is a 6’6” Point Guard from UCLA

3. Jayson Tatum goes to Celtics.
Jayson Tatum, 19, is a 6’8” Small Forward Wingman from Duke

4. Josh Jackson was picked by Suns
Josh Jackson, 20, is a 6’8” Small Forward from Kansas

5. De’Aaron Fox Goes to Sacramento
De’Aaron Fox, 19, is a 6’4” Point Guard from Kentucky

6. Jonathan Isaac was picked by Magic
Jonathan Isaac, 19, is 6’11” Forward from Florida State

7. Trade: Lauri Markkanen From Timberwolves to Chicago Bulls 
Lauri Markkanen, 20, is 7’ Power Forward

9. Dennis Smith Jr, goes to Mavericks
Dennis Smith Jr., 19, is 6’2” Point Guard from North Carolina State

10. Trade: Zach Collins from Sacramento to Portland 
Zach Collins, 19, is 7’ Power Forward/Center, at Gonzaga