2021 NBA Mock Draft

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2021 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

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1CavsCade Cunningham PG – Oklahoma State – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 213 – Wing – 6-11 1/2 – Fr – Cade is sticking with his commitment to OK State, despite the post season ban. He does everything on the court, scoring, assisting, defending, and he completely controls the pace of the game. He’s a star.stronger Shaun Livingston, smaller Ben Simmons 
2HornetsJalen Green SG – G League – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 180 – Wing – 6-7 1/2 – Fr – Jalen Green is taking his talents to the G League for one year before jumping to the NBA. He’s a no.1 overall type of talent who will give Cade a run for that top spot. ArticleArticle1Kobe lite 
3WizardsBrandon Boston Jr.SF – Kentucky – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 185 – Wing – 6-10 – Fr – Boston emerged during his HS senior season as one of the top handful of players in this class. He’s got elite handles and shooting ability and a long, wiry frame. His stock is soaring.Jeremy Lamb, Mike Miller, B.I. 
4SunsJonathan KumingaSF – Elizabeth, NJ (Congo) – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 217 – Wing – 6-11 – HSsr – A big, bouncy athlete with elite physical tools and an emerging game. Has a chance to be a special defender at the NBA level and is already a great dunker and transition player.Antawn Jamison, Shawn Marion
5KnicksJalen JohnsonSF – Duke – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 215 – Wing – 6-10 1/2 – Fr – With an NBA ready body and supreme athleticism Johnson is rocketing up our 2021 mock. He’s a prototypical point/wing with great court vision, scoring ability and versatility.Paul Pierce 
6GrizzliesZiaire WilliamsSF – Stanford – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – Fr – An exceptional open court athlete with intriguing upside who is developing his perimeter skills.Paul George-ish
7ThunderEvan Mobley C – USC – Ht – 7-0 – Wt – 195 – Wing – NA – Fr. Evan is a freakishly athletic player for a 7-footer and he makes the game look so easy. He’s got upside on top of his upside but needs to add a lot of lower body strength.LaMarcus, Jonathan Bender 

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8BullsIbou Dianko Badji C – Senegal (Barcelona) – Ht – 7-1 – Wt – NA – Wing – 7-8 – Int.01 – Enormous and freakishly athletic for such a big man, Badji is super raw but has elite size and massive upside. It’ll be fun to watch him develop.Dikembe 
9HawksUsman GarubaPF – Spain – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 230 – Wing – 7-2 – Int.02 – Garuba is a powerful player who already has an NBA frame. Projects as a great rebounder and a multi-dimensional defender with a chance to develop into a solid offensive player as well.Al Horford, Tristan Thompson 
10PelicansGreg BrownPF – Texas – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 190 – Wing – 6-10 – Fr – A super bouncy player with a lightening quick first step and great above the rim ability. Can face up and hit the 3 or take his man off the dribble and explode above the rim. Has star potential. 1on1 Interviewbigger Aaron Gordon 
11T-WolvesTerrence ClarkeSG – Kentucky – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 185 – Wing – 6-10 – Fr – Clarke is an elite shooting guard prospect who can score the ball at will. He’s built in the mold of Tracy McGrady and has a chance to be a truly special player.Tracy McGrady, J.R. Smith
12MagicTerrence Shannon Jr.SF – Texas Tech – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 210 – Wing – 6-7 – So – An elite run/jump athlete who will have to develop his ball-handling and shooting ability to excel at the next level.Kelly Oubre Jr. 
13PistonsScottie BarnesPF – Florida State – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 210 – Wing – 7-2 – Fr – Barnes is a sensational all around talent who’s got great ball skills in a big 6-8 frame. He gets after it on defense, hits the boards hard and can push the ball in transition.Tobias Harris, Al Harrington 
14RaptorsJalen SuggsPG – Gonzaga – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 198 – Wing – 6-5 – Fr – A powerful combo guard who can get to the rack and overpower opponents in the lane. Has lead guard skills and a downhill style.George Hill+
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KingsRoko PrkacinPF – Croatia – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – NA – Wing – NA – Int – Roko is smooth and talented. He’s not an elite run/jump athlete but he’s got really good defensive instincts, is an excellent shot blocker and has advanced offensive skills.taller T.J. Warren

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16Thunder (from Heat)Scottie LewisSG – Florida – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 185 – Wing – 6-10 – So – A breathtaking athlete who can hang in the air and has great body control. Very quick in the open court with great burst and a ton of bounce. Plays both ends.D. Wade lite 
17Knicks (from Mavs)Amar SyllaPF – Senegal – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – NA – Wing – 7-2 – Int01 – Sylla is a super long forward with intriguing long-term upside. He has a chance to be a great defender and shows flashes of open court ball-handling and play-making ability.Pascal Siakam 2.0
18PacersDevin AskewPG – Kentucky – Ht – 6-3 – Wt – 210 – Wing – 6-5 – Fr – Always in control of the game and able to dictate the pace. Has a lot of power for a point guard.Andre Miller+
19CelticsJosh ChristopherSG – Arizona State – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 200 – Wing – 6-7 1/2- Fr – A big guard who can score from three levels and loves to get his own shot. Polished.Buddy Heild, Swaggy P. 
20SpursJaden SpringerSG – Tennessee – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – Fr – Excels at scoring in the lane and from mid range. A bucket-getter who also gives great effort on D.DeShawn Stevenson+ 
21WarriorsJeremiah Robinson-EarlPF – Villanova – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 235 – Wing – NA – So – A talented PF with good ball skills, smooth handles and a soft touch. A bit undersized but multi-talented.Ed O’Bannon, David West 
22RocketsOscar 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
23NetsIsaiah JacksonPF – Kentucky – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 195 – Wing – 7-0 – 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 
24BlazersIsaiah ToddPF – G League – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 200 – Wing – 7-0 – Fr – Todd is a silky smooth PF who plays a finesse game. He can shoot it with range and has a nice high release point. He can take his man off the bounce and use his awesome mobility and coordination to blow by defenders.Chris Bosh, Robert Horry 
25JazzN’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. Made a good decision to return to school for year 2.Ekpe Udoh+
26NuggetsCaleb LovePG – UNC – Ht – 6-3 – Wt – 180 – Wing – 6-9 – Fr – The UNC commit is moving up boards and could be a one and done. A scoring point guard with nice size, a downhill style and above the rim ability.Monta Ellis 
27ClippersJeremy 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 
2876ersMoussa CisseC – Brooklyn, NY (Guinea) – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 208 – Wing – 7-2 1/2 – Fr – An elite athlete with ideal size, great coordination and awesome leaping ability. Cisse is a great shot blocker and a real game changer on the defensive end.Bismack Biyombo 
29Lakers Daishen 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 
30BucksArmando 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
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2021 2nd Round

2021 Traded Picks

  • Thunder get Heat 1st round pick, unprotected, via Suns, Sixers, Clippers
  • Knicks get Mavs pick, unprotected (KP trade)

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