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By The SI Staff
June 22, 2017

The 2017 NBA draft season is off—and the rumor mill is spinning out of control.

The draft began with a bang as the Bulls and Timberwolves agreed to a blockbuster trade, shipping Jimmy Butler to Minnesota for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 pick (Lauri Markkanen). 

Before the draft, there was plenty of action as well. The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets got things started by exchanging D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov for Brook Lopez and the No. 27 pick in the draft. In addition, the Atlanta Hawks shipped Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets after one season in exchange for a combination of picks and salary fillers.

While three big names have already traded teams, there are even bigger stars being discussed on the rumor mill. Paul George, Kristaps Porzingis, Gordon Hayward and LaMarcus Aldridge are among the names floating around in trade talks.

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But this isn't the place for rumors—we're interested in facts. With that said, here's a roundup of every trade from 2017 NBA draft week, along with instant analysis and grades.

Bulls send Jimmy Butler to Wolves

Bulls get: Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 pick (Lauri Markkanen)
Wolves: Jimmy Butler and the No. 16 pick (Justin Patton)

Kings, Blazers swap picks

Kings get: No. 15 (Justin Jackson) and No. 20 picks (Harry Giles)
Blazers get: No. 10 (Zach Collins)

Nuggets ship No. 13 pick to Jazz

Nuggets get: Trey Lyles and No. 24 pick (Tyler Lydon)
Jazz get: No. 13 pick (Donovan Mitchell)

Lakers and Jazz swap picks

Lakers get: No. 30 (Josh Hart) and No. 42 picks
Jazz get: No. 28 (Tony Bradley) pick

Magic and 76ers trade picks

Magic get: 2020 first- and second-round picks
76ers get: No. 25 pick (Anzejs Pasecniks)


Before The Draft

Celtics trade No. 1 pick to 76ers

76ers get: No. 1 pick
Celtics get: No. 3 pick and Lakers' 2018 pick (protected 2-5)

Grades: Sixers best Celtics in win-win trade


Hawks ship Dwight Howard to Hornets

Hawks get: Dwight Howard and the No. 31 pick
Hornets get: Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli and the No. 41 pick​

Grades: Hawks dump Howard in head-scratching move 


Nets nab D'Angelo Russell in Mozgov dump

Nets get: D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov
Lakers get: Brook Lopez and No. 27 pick

Grades: Savvy Nets steal Russell from shifting Lakers


Hornets send Tim Frazier to Wiz 

Hornets get: No. 52 pick
Wizards get: Tim Frazier

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