De'Aaron Fox RUMORS & NEWS

De'Aaron Fox

Position Guard
Height 6'3"
Weight 187 lbs
Birthplace Houston, Texas
Current Team Kentucky
  • De’Aaron Fox’s speed raced him up draft boards, made him confident wherever he lands

    Pro Basketball Talk "De’Aaron Fox even talks fast. Speed is what separates the point guard out of Kentucky from a deep crop at the position in this draft. Fox has got impressive playmaking skills, his defense can overwhelm, he has a maturity and confidence about him not seen in most 19-year-olds — there are..." June 22

  • Other NBA draft dads suddenly rising against LaVar Ball

    New York Post "Two days before LaVar Ball’s big night, fathers of NBA draft prospects suddenly are challenging him for the spotlight. Aaron Fox led the charge with a scathing takedown of the basketball dad everyone loves to hate. The father of former Kentucky star De’Aaron Fox, a projected top-5 pick,..." June 21

  • De’Aaron Fox’s father throws shade at LaVar Ball

    Larry Brown Sports "Just a couple of days after Father’s Day, we have ourselves some father-on-father shade at the top of the NBA draft lottery. In an interview with Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report that ran on Tuesday, De’Aaron Fox’s father Aaron took shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball. “My son already ate his a–..." June 20

  • The De'Aaron-Lonzo Rivalry Is Real

    Bleacher Report "The Naked Cowboy strums about Times Square. Elmo and Cookie Monster knockoffs hustle tourists for photos. A camera crew talks among itself to ensure that a topless, painted woman remains outside the frame of the shot. De’Aaron Fox stays somewhat anonymous and completely poised inside this..." June 20

  • De’Aaron Fox worries what ‘crazy’ LaVar Ball is doing to Lonzo

    New York Post "De’Aaron Fox: I’m the stud point guard who won’t get extra hassle because of a publicly obnoxious father. In what reads first like an honest entry in the “What do you think of this character LaVar Ball?” files, but also has a whiff of pre-NBA draft messaging, Fox — the projected lottery pick..." June 16

  • De'Aaron Fox wanted to 'shut LaVar Ball up' when Kentucky played UCLA in Sweet 16

    CBS Sports "One of the most anticipated games of this year's NCAA Tournament was the Sweet 16 matchup between Kentucky and UCLA, as it not only featured two of the most talented teams, but two of the top point guards in the country, in De'Aaron Fox and Lonzo Ball. Though Ball is expected to be the higher..." June 15

  • De’Aaron Fox Works Out For Kings; Suns Next

    Hoops Rumors "Projected high lottery pick De’Aaron Fox worked out for the Kings on Monday and will visit three other teams with a Top 5 pick over the next week, Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com tweets. The University of Kentucky point guard will work out for the Suns, who hold the No. 4 pick, later this week,..." June 06

  • Celtics Not Settled On Fultz Yet, Considering Ball, Fox, Jackson, Tatum

    Real GM Basketball "While Markelle Fultz is not working out for any teams beyond the Boston Celtics, he's not yet a lock to be selected with the first overall pick. Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox, Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum remain in the mix for the Celtics." June 06

  • NBA Draft rumors: Kings willing to trade No. 5, No. 10 picks to move up for De’Aaron Fox

    Sporting News "THE RUMOR: The Kings have two picks inside the top 10 in this month's NBA Draft but are infatuated with Kentucky guard De’Aaron Fox and are willing to trade their No. 5 and No. 10 picks in order to select him. REPORTED BY: ESPN's Chad Ford ($) THE DETAILS: Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball are..." June 06

  • De’Aaron Fox Reportedly Signs with Nike

    SLAM Online "Former Kentucky Wildcat De’Aaron Fox has agreed to sign a multi-year deal with Nike, according to a report from The Vertical. Fox is projected to be a top-five pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. In high school, Fox’s Houston Hoops team was part of Nike’s EYBL circuit and his high school team,..." June 01

  • De'Aaron Fox reportedly set to work out for Lakers, 76ers

    CBS Sports "Many draft experts expect the Lakers to select Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft in June. Yet Los Angeles is doing its due diligence ahead of time by interviewing other prospects -- including Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, who will work out in mid-June, according to Mark Medina of the Los..." May 27

  • Report: 76ers, with No. 3 pick in NBA draft, like PGs De’Aaron Fox and Dennis Smith Jr.

    Pro Basketball Talk "If there’s consensus on the top prospects in the 2017 NBA draft, it’s: 1. Markelle Fultz 2. Lonzo Ball 3. Josh Jackson That squares nicely with the Celtics picking Fultz No. 1 and the Lakers taking Ball No. 2. But what about the 76ers, who pick No. 3? They already have a playmaking..." May 26

2017-2018 NBA Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 76ers* Markelle Fultz Washington
2 Lakers Lonzo Ball UCLA
3 Celtics* Jayson Tatum Duke
4 Suns Josh Jackson Kansas
5 Kings* Dennis Smith Jr. N.C. State
6 Magic De'Aaron Fox Kentucky
7 Timberwolves Marques Bolden Duke
8 Knicks Lauri Markkanen Arizona
9 Mavericks Johnathan Isaac Florida St.
10 Kings* Ivan Rabb California

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