From Markelle Fultz at #1 all the way down to Luke Kennard or Frank Ntilikina, the 2017 NBA Draft is loaded with elite guards at the top, and has depth at the position as well behind the cream of the crop. Eight of the fourteen 2017 lottery picks could very well be point guards or shooting guards, which would be the most guard-heavy draft since 2009.
Measurements and athletic testing results for the 2017 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament were conducted by BAM, the NBA's longtime partner. This marks the first official numbers we are getting for some of these seniors, while for others, it's another opportunity to analyze their physical development over time and see how they stack up athletically.
Julian Applebome analyzes the significant improvement Luke Kennard has shown in many different areas between his freshman and sophomore season, with a special focus on how his game might translate to the NBA level.