2021 2nd Round

2021 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

1-2TeamPlayer Updated 7/3/20Comp
31CavsWendell Moore
SF – Duke – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: 6-10 1/2 – So – A standout defender with NBA level athleticism and length. Has a lot of untapped upside.
Moe Harkless
32HornetsDavid JohnsonSG – Louisville – HT: 6-5 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – So
33WizardsLanders 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 
34SunsAzuolas 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.
35KnicksMatthew 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
36GrizzliesJosh PrimoSG – Alabama (Canada) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 185 – WING: 6-9 – Fr – Lanky and athletic, Primo is a big get for Alabama and could be a one and done.
37ThunderJames BouknightSG – UConn – HT: 6-4 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – So
38BullsKeyontae 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
39HawksFilip PetrusevC – Gonzaga (Serbia) – HT: 6-11 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Jr – Petrusev is a perimeter oriented big man who can light it up from outside. One of the best shooting big men in his class. Fits the mold of a modern stretch-4 Channing Frye, Frank Kaminsky
40PelicansD.J. JefferiesSF – Memphis – HT: 6-7 – WT: 190 – WING: 6-9 – So – A bouncy wing with length. Raw but with an NBA frame and intriguing upside.Luol Deng
41T-WolvesTre 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
42MagicDerrick 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. Can space the floor and hit the 3.D.J. Wilson
43PistonsFranz WagnerSF – Michigan – 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 
44RaptorsKai SottoC – G League (Philippines) – HT: 7-1 – WT: NA – 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
45KingsJuhann BegarinSG – France – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – NA – Wing – NA – Int02 – NA
46HeatMakur MakerPF – Howard (Australia) – Ht – 7-0 – Wt – 230 – Wing – Fr – Makur is a point-center with outstanding open court agility and advanced ball skills. He’s got quick twitch athleticism and lives above the rim.
47MavsJoel 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.
48PacersConner 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
49CelticsIsaiah Mike PF – SMU – HT: 6-8 – WT: 215 – WING: NA- Sr – A versatile defender, solid athlete and good catch and shoot player (which will be his make or break skill if he wants to stick in the NBA)
50SpursJaemyn 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
51WarriorsMarcus 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.
52RocketsChris DuarteSG – Oregon – HT: 6-6 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Sr – A 3pt marksman with an NBA level jumper.
53NetsRomeo 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.
54BlazersTimmy AllenSG – Utah – HT: 6-6 – WT: 204 – WING: NA – Jr – Allen had a nice sophomore season, putting himself on the NBA radar. 
55JazzKhalifa 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
56NuggetsCharles 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
57ClippersMarjon 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.
5876ersIsaiah 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
59LakersLuka 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
60BucksOchai 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
1-2on 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
62Kofi 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.
63Aaron 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
64Corey 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.
65A.J. Lawson SG – 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.
66Isaac LikekeleSG – Ok. State – HT: 6-4 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Jr – A big, strong guard with a defensive mindset.
67Ariel Hukporti C – Germany – HT: 6-11 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Int.02 – A developmental big with tools to work with. 
68Karim Mane SG – Montreal, Canada – HT: 6-5 – WT: 192 – WING: 7-0 – A combo guard who’s a plus athlete with an attacking style of play. Bouncy with great length. Plays above the rim. Daequan Cook
69Quentin 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
70Boogie Ellis PG – 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
71Remy 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.
72Paul Scruggs SG – Xavier – HT: 6-4 – WT: 196 – WING: NA – Sr – NA
73Neemias Queta C – 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
74Nahziah 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.
75Derek 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.
76Kyree 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.
77Biram Faye PF – Senegal – HT: 6-9 – WT: 225 – WING: 7-2 – Int. – NA
78 Ikey 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
79Both 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
80Kellan Grady SG – 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.
81Ron Harper Jr.SG – Rutgers – HT: 6-6 – WT: 245 – WING: NA – Jr – NA
82James Akinjo PG – Arizona – HT: 6-0 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Jr – Has transferred to Arizona from Georgetown.
83Emmitt 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.
   

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