76ers nab Fultz at No. 1, Ball to Lakers

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(TSX / STATS) -- NEW YORK -- For the last four years, the mantra of the Philadelphia 76ers has been "trust the process."

As the anticipation intensified and commissioner Adam Silver said the 76ers "were on the clock,' fans at Barclays Center began chanting to express their excitement to another young piece being added to the 76ers.

With about 90 seconds left in their allotted five minutes, Markelle Fultz officially became the first overall pick in Thursday's draft.


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