Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs

Washington's Markelle Fultz, wearing basketball-themed shoes, poses for photos on the red carpet before the start of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

To say Markelle Fultz had a bounce to his step isn't such an understatement.

Fultz, who was selected No. 1 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in Thursday night's NBA draft, wore shoes made of - what else? - basketballs to Barclays Center for the festivities.

The former Washington star had promised to make a shoe statement. He did manage to create a buzz.

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