2021 2nd Round

2021 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

1-2TeamPlayer Updated 11/22/20Comp
31HornetsDaishen NixPG – G League – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – A pass first pg who is one of the best pure passers in his class. The former UCLA commit is G League bound.Kendall Marshall
32KnicksMojave KingSG – Australia (New Zealand) – HT: 6-5 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Int.02 – King is a well built guard who plays with a high motor, good BBIQ and has an all around game.
33WizardsArmando BacotC – UNC – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 244 – Wing – 7-1 – So – A bruising center who has excellent length and a developing offensive game. A standout rebounder and interior defender. Out for a bit with an ankle sprain.Kurt Thomas, Antonio Davis
34CavsKai SottoC – G League Ignite (Philippines) – HT: 7-2 – WT: 232 – WING: NA – Int. – Tall and smooth with an emerging game, Sotto has filled out his frame well over the past few years. He’s looking stronger and quicker and more like an NBA player.rich man’s Alexis Ajinca, Rik Smits
35PistonsOscar TshiebweC – West Virginia (Congo) – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 252 – Wing – 7-4 1/4 – So – A physical specimen with an NBA frame and an emerging game. Has a plus 8 wingspan and can be a force on the defensive end.Emeka Okafor
36GrizzliesIsaiah JacksonPF – Kentucky – Ht – 6-10 1/2 – Wt – 206 – Wing – 7-2 1/2 – Fr – A big time athlete with length and potential. Still learning to put it all together but has a ton of upside. Reminds of Amare or a young JJJ.Amar’e
37ThunderDavid JohnsonSG – Louisville – HT: 6-5 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – So – A big lead guard with a thick frame and lots of strength. Not yet much of a 3pt threat.
38BullsLanders Nolley IISF – Memphis – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 230 – Wing – NA – So – Well built for a wing and a lights out shooter from 3pt land.Wesley Person, Dennis Scott
39HawksJosh PrimoSG – Alabama (Canada) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 185 – WING: 6-11 – Fr – Lanky and athletic, Primo is a big get for Alabama and could be a one and done.
40PelicansMatthew HurtPF – Duke – HT: 6-9 – WT: 215 – WING: 6-9 – So – A solid all around player with an excellent shooting stroke and an efficient offensive game. Born to score the rock but doesn’t project as a good defender at the NBA level.Kyle Wiltjer, TJ Leaf
41T-WolvesJuhann BegarinSG – France – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – NA – Wing – NA – Int02 – A dynamic power guard with plenty of upside but an undeveloped game.poor man’s Lonnie Walker
42MagicAriel Hukporti C – Germany – HT: 6-11 – WT: 220 – WING: 7-1 – Int.02 – A developmental big with great tools to work with and a lot of upside. Moves extremely well for his size.
43SunsKeyontae JohnsonSF – Florida – HT: 6-5 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Jr – A big guard who is a junk yard dawg kind of player. Defends and does the dirty work. Is a low volume/efficient scorer. Needs to improve from the FT line. stronger Raja Bell
44RaptorsJaemyn BrakefieldPF – Duke – HT: 6-8 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – Fr – Versatile combo forward with nice size and athleticism. A high energy player who plays with passion on both ends. Really starting to emerge as a prospect.Travis Outlaw
45KingsChris SmithSF – UCLA – HT: 6-9 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Sr – A plus athlete who has some upside as a defender and transition player.Trevor Ariza
46HeatAzuolas TubelisPF – Arizona (Lithuania) – HT: 6-9 1/2 – WT: 243 – WING: NA – Fr – A multi-talented big man who has burly size, great handles and slick passing ability. Could be a breakout star as a freshman for Arizona.
47MavsRokas JokubaitisPG – Lithuania- Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 194 – Wing – NA – Int.00
48PacersJoel AyayiPG – Gonzaga – HT: 6-5 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Jr – A big lead guard who is trending up. Has solid athleticism, ideal size for position and is a playmaker.
49CelticsAyo DosunmuPG – Illinois – HT: 6-5 – WT: 170 – WING: 6-6 – Jr – A big and talented lead guard with great handles and creative shot-making ability. 1on1 interviewJrue lite
50SpursTrendon WatfordSF LSU – HT: 6-8 – WT: 220 – WING: 7-1 1/2 – So
A skilled and athletic wing who has good size and strength. Can score in the post and is excellent from mid range. Plays an all around game.
Jeff Green
5176ersDawson Garcia  PF – Marquette – HT: 6-11 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – Fr – A highly skilled big man who can stretch the floor, handle the ball and has some guard skills.
52RocketsFranz WagnerSF – Michigan (Germany) – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 205 – Wing – 6-8 – So – The younger brother of Moritz, Franz is a talented forward who is growing into an NBA level prospect.Tyler Honeycutt
53NetsJeremy RoachPG – Duke – Ht – 6-2 – Wt – 180 – Wing – 6-3 – Fr – A true lead guard with great handles who penetrates the lane well. Has good size/strength and a quick first step. Plays both ends.Kyle Lowry
54BlazersMarcus Zegarowski SG – Creighton – HT: 6-2 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Jr – A scoring combo guard who can get buckets whenever he wants but will have to develop his lead guard skills.
55JazzDerrick Alston Jr.SF – Boise State – HT: 6-9 – WT: 188 – WING: NA – Sr – A lanky guard/wing who shows flashes of big time scoring ability.D.J. Wilson
56NuggetsOscar Da SilvaPF – Stanford (Germany) – HT: 6-9 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Sr – A fundamentally sound and versatile prospect who doesn’t need the ball to make a big impact.
57ClippersN’Faly DanteC Oregon (Mali) – HT: 7-0 – WT: 249 – WING: 7-5 1/2 – So – Dante has elite length, great mobility and surprising quickness for his size. He has a chance to be a special defender who also has some upside on the offensive end.Ekpe Udoh+
58WarriorsTre MannPG – Florida – HT: 6-3 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – So – PG with a deadly three point shot. Can shoot it off the dribble and has deep range. 1on1 interviewDevin Harris
59LakersYves PonsPF – Tennessee (France) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Sr – A powerhouse of an athlete who is just starting to put it all together on the court.Jason Maxiell
60BucksMichael DevoeSG – Georgia Tech – HT: 6-5 – WT: 193 – WING: NA – Jr – A sweet shooting guard who isn’t the most creative scorer but has an NBA skill with his outside shot.
61on the bubbleSamuell WilliamsonSF – Louisville – HT: 6-7 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – So – A world class athlete and great open court player who is really emerging as a prospect.Richard Jefferson, Caron Butler
62Javonte Smart PG – LSU – HT: 6-4 – WT: 190 – WING: 6-7 – Jr – Javonte has nice tools to work with but could take a few years to find his way into the league.Reggie Jackson
63Chris DuarteSG – Oregon – HT: 6-6 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Sr – A 3pt marksman with an NBA level jumper.
64Miles McBridePG – West Virginia – HT: 6-2 – WT: 196 – WING: NA – So – NA
65Corey KispertSF – Gonzaga – HT: 6-7 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Sr – Lives behind the 3pt line and has a great shooting stroke but is a bit one dimensional.
66Olivier SarrC – Kentucky – HT: 7-0 – WT: 234 – WING: 7-3 1/2 – Sr – Fundamentally sound and possessing good size, Sarr will get a long look from NBA teams. 
67Khalifa DiopC – Senegal – HT: 6-11 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – Int. – Has an elite physical profile and a chance to develop into a first rounder. Excels at rebounding, protecting the rim and anchoring the defense.rich man’s Jamaal Magloire
68Conner VanoverC – Arkansas – HT: 7-3 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Jr – Vanover is a perimeter oriented big who can really shoot the ball. As he fills out his frame he could move up draft boards. Sitting out a year after transfer from Cal.Luke Kornet
69Will RichardsonPG – Oregon – HT: 6-5 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Jr – NA
70Romeo WeemsSF – DePaul – HT: 6-7 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – So – A big wing with awesome quickness and strength. Has an NBA frame and a developing offensive game. 
71Isaiah MobleyPF – USC – HT: 6-10 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – So – Spaces the floor, knows how to move the ball and can get buckets. Mobley is a scoring talent but lacks bulk and gets moved around too easily.Jared Jeffries
72Ron Harper Jr.SG – Rutgers – HT: 6-6 – WT: 245 – WING: NA – Jr – NA
73Timmy AllenSG – Utah – HT: 6-6 – WT: 204 – WING: NA – Jr – Allen had a nice sophomore season, putting himself on the NBA radar.
74Charles BasseyC – Western Kentucky (Nigeria) – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 239 – Wing – 7-3 1/2 – Jr – Bassey suffered a season-ending left leg injury and has decided to return for his Jr. season.Clint Capela, Bismack Biyombo
75Marjon BeauchampSG – Seattle, WA – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 180 – Wing – NA – Fr – Marjon has a sweet and steady jumper and can score the ball from 3 levels.
76Kofi CockburnC – Illinois (Jamaica) – HT: 7-0 – WT: 302 – WING: 7-6 – So – A brute force with nimble feet, Kofi gives the Illini a new dimension on the interior.Kevin Duckworth
77Aaron WigginsSG – Maryland -HT: 6-6 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Jr – An all around wing talent who can really stroke the ball from deep.Allan Crabbe
78Filip PetrusevC – Serbia – HT: 6-11 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Jr – Petrusev has decided to leave Gonzaga and has signed to play in Europe this coming season.Channing Frye
79Luka GarzaC – Iowa – HT: 6-11 – WT: 260 – WING: NA – Sr – A massive and talented post player who scores in bunches but lacks ideal mobility for the NBA game.Enes lite
80Quentin Grimes SG – Houston – HT: 6-5 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Jr – Grimes is a powerful combo guard who has broad shoulders and plays with a lot of speed and bounce. Has struggled early in his college career but has the tools to work his way into the League.Frank Williams
81Ochai AgbajiSG – Kansas – HT: 6-5 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – Jr – Ochai is a well built athlete who is dripping with upside and showing flashes of being an NBA level wing. Felipe Lopez
82Colbey RossPG – Pepperdine – HT: 6-1 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Sr
83A.J. LawsonSG – South Carolina (Canada) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Jr – A wiry athlete who can play above the rim but needs to get more efficient with his scoring/shooting.
84Remy Martin PG – Arizona State – HT: 6-0 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Sr – A floor general with excellent feel for the game. Plays with big heart but lacks ideal size.
85Isaac LikekeleSG – Ok. State – HT: 6-4 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Jr – A big, strong guard with a defensive mindset.
86Boogie EllisPG – Memphis – HT: 6-2 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – So – Super quick with the ball, a scoring PG who can get into the lane at will. Undersized but plays with big heart.Jordan Farmar
87Nahziah CarterSG – Washington – HT: 6-6 – WT: 2015 – WING: NA – Sr – A big guard with an NBA frame. Still rounding out his game but has a lot of athletic upside.
88Antoine DavisSG – Detroit Mercy – HT: 6-1 – WT: 160 – WING: NA – Jr
89Biram Faye PF – Senegal – HT: 6-9 – WT: 225 – WING: 7-2 – Int.00 – A high level shot blocker who gives great effort on the court. Isn’t the most graceful athlete but makes up for it with hustle.
90Kessler Edwards PF – Senegal – HT: 6-8 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Jr – A versatile combo forward with a nice perimeter game.
91Both Gach SG – Minnesota (South Sudan) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 183 – WING: NA – So A SG with ideal size and a sweet 3pt stroke. Has an improving to-the-basket game.Kareem Rush
92Paul ScruggsSG – Xavier – HT: 6-4 – WT: 196 – WING: NA – Sr – NA
93James Akinjo PG – Arizona – HT: 6-0 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Jr – Has transferred to Arizona from Georgetown.
94Emmitt Mathews Jr. SF – West Virginia – HT: 6-7 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Jr – An under the radar prospect who is starting to emerge as a potential NBA wing. Doesn’t stand out in one area but does everything well.
95John Petty SG – Alabama – HT: 6-5 – WT: 184 – WING: NA – Sr
NA
96Aaron HenrySG – Michigan State – HT: 6-6 – WT: 218 – WING: 6-11 – Jr – An NBA level athlete and stand-out defender who needs to continue to develop his handles and outside shot.
97Darius DaysPF – LSU – HT: 6-6 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – So
NA
98Neemias QuetaC – Utah St. (Portugal) – HT: 7-0 1/4- WT: 226 – WING: 7-4 1/4 – Jr – An intriguing long term prospect who is a high level rebounder and decent shot blocker with a NBA size but lacking agility, lift and quickness.Eric Dampier
99Derek Culver PF – West Virginia – HT: 6-10 – WT: 255 – WING: NA- Jr – A beastly rebounder who is near impossible to move off the block. Give him a few years to develop and look out.
100Malcolm CazalonSG – France – HT: 6-6 – WT: 185 – WING: 6-10 – Int.01 – A lefty slasher who is at his best going to the basket. Has good burst, solid athleticism and has shown steady improvement, with more upside to grow into.
101Kyree Walker  SG – Phoenix, AZ – HT: 6-4 – WT: 210 – WING: 6-6 – NA – A man-child of a shooting guard who can overpower most defenders and is a wrecking ball of an athlete. Highly skilled, with handles, 3-level scoring ability and a lot of bounce. –
102Kellan GradySG – Davidson – HT: 6-5 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Jr – A big point guard/combo guard who plays an efficient game. Shoots the ball well from 3 levels.
103Ikey ObiaguC – Seton Hall (Nigeria) – HT: 7-1 – WT: 240 – WING: 7-5 – Sr – Massive shot blocker who changes the game on the defensive end but is foul prone. Lacks an offensive game.Lucas Nogueira, Fab Melo

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