Jazz get North Carolina center Tony Bradley (via Lakers)

The Utah Jazz will receiveNorth Carolina centerTony Bradley(via Lakers), who was the No. 28 overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.

Ford's Big Board ranking -- No. 21: "One of the best defensive rebounders in the draft. He has great length and size for his position. Has soft hands. Can carve out space in the lane. Scores very well in various analytics models." More (Insider)

Kevin Pelton's stats and scouting ranking -- No. 30: "Bradley projects as the best offensive rebounder in the draft and the best since Kenneth Faried was drafted in 2011." More (Insider)

Scouting report -- positives:


  • Big low-post player

  • Soft hands

  • Can score with his back to the basket



Scouting report -- negatives:



  • Conditioning issues

  • Not particularly elite at any one thing



Read the full scouting report (Insider)

ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):


  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 3.15 percent

  • Chances he'll be an NBA starter: 17.10 percent


  • Chances he'll be a role player: 19.96 percent


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