By Michael Donovan
The ping pong balls that determined the order of tomorrow night’s NBA draft gave the Sixers the first overall pick.
And barring a last-minute blockbuster trade offer, the Los Angeles Lakers intend to select Duke freshman Brandon Ingram with the second pick, league sources told ESPN.
The Lakers spent three hours huddled with new head coach Luke Walton last night before signaling to multiple league sources that Ingram would be their choice if the Sixers select Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick.
The 76ers have promised Simmons he will be their pick at No. 1.