(C. Paul/K. Carter/J. Orr) NBA Draft/Free Agency. NBA Draft/NBA Free Agency Lottery Picks Thoughts on Philly Young Core? (Fultz, Simmons, Embiid, Saric) Lakers draft Ball; Lavar Ball guarantees playoffs... thoughts? Lavar Ball? out of the first six picks, forwards were drafted, which one is intriguing? (Tatum-BOS, J. Jackson-PHX, Isaac-ORL) Which late lottery pick will shine right away? (Monk, Smith Jr., Kennard, Adebayo) Trades Jimmy Butler traded to Minnesota for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and Lauri Markennen (7th draft pick) Paul George traded to Oklahoma City Thunder for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis thoughts on the trades? where are these teams placed at in regards to the Western Conference Did Boston dropped the ball on not acquiring one of these players, they possess three draft picks in next years draft. (BKN, LAL, and Own) Chris Paul opt in and agree to a sign and trade with Houston- Pat Beverely, Lou Williams, Sam Dekker, other players(4), protected 1st round pick and cash considerations James Harden and Chris Paul on the same team, thoughts? Biggest loser in this trade? Free Agency Stephen Curry- 4 yr/ 201 mil contract Kevin Durant- two year, 53 mil, player option 2nd year Blake Griffin- 5 yr/173 mil Kyle Lowry- 3 yr/ 100 mil Paul Millsap- 3 yr/ 90 mil Serge Ibaka- 3 yr/ 65 mil J.J. Redick- 1 yr/ 23 mil Jrue Holiday- 5 yr/ 126 mil. Andre Iguolada- 3/yr/ 5 Mil Golden keeps their core intact, but at what cost? over a four year span... 1.2 Billion in Lux Tax. Thoughts? The Western Conference and the other conference... what’s it called? Thoughts on these other contracts? Where will Gordon Hayward end up at? Make sure to stay tuned for Cortez and Kevin Podcast during the week @ballsinourcourt @inthemindofcp @kevinc2415 Balls In Our Court: Inthemindofcp.podomatic.com We are on iTunes, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spreaker, Windows, Google Play and many other sites as well!