2022 2nd Round

2022 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

The Bucks are forced to forfeit their 2022 2nd round pick due to improper free agent contact (Bogdanovic)

1-2TeamPlayer Updated 11/25/21Comp.
31ThunderBrandon Huntley-HatfieldPF – Tennessee – HT: 6-9 – WT: 224 – WING: NA – Fr – Brandon has reclassified to join the 2021 class and has signed with Tennessee. He’s a possible one and done or a two year player for the Vols.
32Cavs (from Rockets)Mouhamed GueyePF – Washington State (Senegal) – HT: 6-11 – WT: 195 – WING: 7-3 – Fr – A quick, fluid and immensely talented PF with elite upside. Has a smooth release on his shot and is developing into a multi-dimensional scorer.Jonathan Bender
33WizardsMarJon Beauchamp  SG – G League Ignite – HT: 6-6 – WT: 180 – WING: 7-0 – So – MarJon has a sweet and steady jumper and can score the ball from 3 levels. Is off to a good start in the G League.
34MagicJaime Jaquez Jr.SF – UCLA – HT: 6-6 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Jr – A versatile and hard working wing who plays with great energy and can light it up from outside.
35Pelicans (from Cavs)Khalifa DiopC – Gran Canaria (Senegal) – HT: 6-11 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – Int.02 – Has an elite physical profile and a chance to develop into a draft pick. Excels at rebounding, protecting the rim and anchoring the defense. International Elite 15
36T-WolvesJ.D. DavisonPG – Alabama – HT: 6-2 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Fr – An elite leaper and dunker who can overpower defenders with his solid build and elite burst.stronger DSJ
37KingsIverson MolinarPG – Miss. State (Panama) – HT: 6-3 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Jr – An efficient lead guard with a picture perfect jumper.
38Cavs (from Spurs)Julian ChampagnieSF – St. John’s – HT: 6-7 1/2 – WT: 217 – WING: 6-10 – Jr – A high scoring forward with good size on the wing. Julian returns to school
39Kings (from Bulls)Ochai AgbajiSG – Kansas – HT: 6-5 1/2 – WT: 214 – WING: 6-10 – Sr – Ochai is a well built athlete who is dripping with upside and showing flashes of being an NBA level wing.Felipe Lopez
40HornetsWendell MooreSF – Duke – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: 6-10 1/2 – Jr – A standout defender with NBA level athleticism but is really struggling to put it together on the offensive end.almost Moe Harkless

41T-Wolves (from Cavs)Walker KesslerC – Auburn – HT: 7-1 – WT: 245 – WING: NA – So – Kessler is a unique talent with his size, shot blocking, high skill level on the offensive end. He can shoot the ball from deep and seems kind of like a combo forward trapped in a 7-1 frame. Auburn got another star frontcourt player.Justin Patton+
42PelicansIbou Dianko Badji C – Barcelona (Senegal) – HT: 7-1 – WT: 230 – 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. Look for a team to take him as a draft and stash. It might take him a few years to be NBA ready but the upside is worth the risk in the second round. International Elite 15Dikembe
43GrizzliesJabari Walker  SF – Colorado – HT: 6-8 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – So – Son of Samaki, Jabari is a smooth wing with a great looking 3 ball.– 
44Warriors (from Raptors)Johnny JuzangSF – UCLA – HT: 6-7 – WT: 209 – WING: 6-10 1/2 – Jr – A lethal shooter who can light it up from downtown and score in the mid range. Has good size on the wing and an advanced feel for the game. After a stellar March Juzang explored the NBA option but decided to withdraw his name and return to UCLA. 1on1 InterviewJohnny returns to UCLADillon Brooks 
45Magic (from Pacers)Tristan VukcevicC – Serbia – HT: 6-10 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Int03 – Highly skilled and with great length but is not a run/jump athlete. International Elite 15

46KnicksMarcus BagleySF – Arizona State – HT: 6-7 3/4 – WT: 217 – WING: 6-11 – So – Brother of Marvin, Marcus is a supremely athletic forward who is just scratching the surface of his potential. Is returning to college for his sophomore season. ArticleMike Scott
47CelticsTaevion KinseySG – Marshall – HT: 6-5 – WT: 185 – WING: NA – Sr – A scoring machine with a really solid frame who had a huge jr season and has elected to return to Marshall for his sr. year.Hami Diallo
48BlazersMike MilesPG – TCU – HT: 6-1 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – So – A tough, physical lead guard with a quick first step. Plays both ends.
49Pacers (from Heat)Jayson TchicamboudSG – France – HT: 6-5 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.02 – A quick and aggressive guard who loves to get down hill to the rim. International Elite 15
50HawksJermaine SamuelsSF – Villanova – HT: 6-7 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – Sr – A steady Nova veteran with an underrated game. Has developed nice 1 on 1 scoring ability.Jimmy Butler lite
51MavsAllen FlaniganSG – Auburn – Ht: 6-6 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Jr – Has a sturdy frame and nice overall athleticism. Flanigan will be returning to Auburn for his Jr. season.
52T-Wolves (from Nuggets)Jordan HallSF – St. Joe’s – HT: 6-8 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – So – A skilled passer and play-maker with great vision for a 6-8 point-forward.Kyle Anderson
53ClippersJustin MooreSG – Villanova – HT: 6-4 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – Jr – A scoring guard who can get hot in a hurry and takeover parts of a game. Underrated.Cuttino Mobley
54Rockets (from 76ers)Azuolas TubelisPF – Arizona (Lithuania) – HT: 6-9 1/2 – WT: 243 – WING: NA – So – A multi-talented big man who has burly size, great handles and slick passing ability. Is in line for a big second season for Arizona.
55Pelicans (from Jazz)Mark WilliamsC – Duke – HT: 7-0 – WT: 220 – WING: 7-7 – So – A defensive minded center with a great NBA frame, Williams will anchor the Duke front-court for a few years before jumping to the league.Michael Olowokandi
56SunsMakur MakerPF – Australia – HT: 7-0 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – So – Makur is a center with outstanding open court agility and advanced ball skills. He’s got quick twitch athleticism and lives above the rim. Has withdrawn from the 2021 draft.Charlie Villanueva
57WarriorsScottie Pippen Jr.PG – Vanderbilt – HT: 6-1 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Jr – A skilled, low center of gravity lead guard with great BBIQ and a nice scoring touch. Scottie runs it back
58Pistons (from Lakers)Matthew MayerSF – Baylor – HT: 6-9 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Sr – A versatile forward who can stretch the floor and handle the rock. Moves well for a 6-9 guy and is moving up draft boards.
59NetsHunter Dickinson CMichigan – Ht – 7-1 – Wt – 260 – Wing – NA – So – Has obvious physical tools and plays an old-school physical game but is heavy-footed and kind of slow. Could find a role as a big off the bench. Hunter withdraws from 2021 draftsmaller Boban
1-2on the bubbleJosh MinottSF – Memphis – HT: 6-8 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Fr – A long, wiry athlete with a smooth game and big upside.
61Dawson GarciaPF – UNC – HT: 6-11 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – So – A highly skilled big man who can stretch the floor, handle the ball and has some guard skills. Garcia withdraws and chooses UNC
62Fedor ZugicSG – Montenegro – HT: 6-6 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.03 A long, lanky 2 guard who is one of the most intriguing international prospects. International Elite 15
63Kofi CockburnC – Illinois (Jamaica) – HT: 7-0 – WT: 290 – WING: 7-6 – Jr – Kofi is returning to Illinois for his junior season after flirting with the draft and the transfer portal. He’s a throwback, enforcer type of big man who dominates in the paint. Kofi back for jr. seasonKevin Duckworth+
64Trayce Jackson-DavisPF – Indiana – HT: 6-9 – WT: 235 – WING: 7-0 – Jr – A burly PF/C with a ton of game. TJD is highly skilled, has good length and can play the small-ball 5 but will have to shoot it better to make the league.Terrence Jones
65Hyunjung LeeSF – Davidson (South Korea) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – Jr – An elite shooter from 3, from the FT line and an overall efficient offensive talent.Jason Kapono
66Isaiah WongSG – Miami – HT: 6-4 – WT: 185 – WING: NA – Jr – Wong had a nice sophomore season, showing off improved strength and athleticism and playing with a ton of confidence.
67Keyontae JohnsonSF – Florida – HT: 6-5 – WT: 230 – WING: 6-11 – Jr – Keyontae Johnson is recovering from a serious health scare and will be returning to Florida for his junior season. If he’s cleared to play basketball again he’s a first round talent with a bright NBA future.stronger Raja Bell
68Adam FlaglerSG – Baylor – HT: 6-3 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Jr – A lights out shooter with a quick release. Projects as a bench scorer at the next level.Bryn Forbes
69Ron Harper Jr.SG – Rutgers – HT: 6-6 – WT: 245 – WING: NA – Sr – A big-bodied guard with play-making, high BBIQ and a consistent 3pt shot.
70Caleb LovePG – UNC – HT: 6-3 – WT: 180 – WING: 6-9 – So – The second year UNC player is a scoring point guard with nice size, a downhill style and above the rim ability.Monta Ellis
71Jalen WilsonSF – Kansas – HT: 6-8 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – So – Wilson had a strong freshman season, showing off his outside shooting and all around scoring in a solid 6-8 frame.
72Isaiah MobleyPF – USC – HT: 6-9 3/4 – WT: 238 – WING: 7-3 – Jr – 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. Has decided to return to USC for his junior season. Isaiah back at USC for year 3Jared Jeffries
73Micah PeavySF – TCU – HT: 6-7 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – So – An all-around talent who is a gamer and a winner. Peavy is a high level athlete with a great mid range game.
74Abramo CankaSF – Italy – HT: 6-7 – WT: 200 – WING: 6-8+ – Int.02 – A raw, high upside player who shows great flashes of talent.
75Keion Brooks Jr.PF – Kentucky – HT: 6-7 1/2 – WT: 205 – WING: 7-1 – Jr – A versatile combo forward with a rapidly improving game. Can face up and put the ball on the deck and has the size to make plays in the lane.Kenny Thomas
76Jonathan Tchamwa TchatchouaC – Baylor – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 245 – Wing – NA – Jr – A high energy big who has great mobility and strength. A versatile defender, rebounder and glue guy.Darvin Ham 
77Anton WatsonPF – Gonzaga – HT: 6-9 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – Jr – Watson combines natural strength, great size and a high skill level. He’s a power forward with ball skills.almost Trey Lyles
78Max AbmasPG – Oral Roberts – HT: 5-11 3/4- WT: 162 – WING: 6-1 3/4 – Jr – A high scoring guard with a elite shot-making ability. Is undersized, measuring at just 5-11 3/4 with shoes on but very quick with the ball and gets his shot off in a hurry.
79Ariel Hukporti C – Melbourne United (Germany) – HT: 6-11 – WT: 250 – 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.Thomas Bryant lite
80Tyson EtiennePG – Wichita State – HT: 6-2 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Jr  
81David McCormack  C – Kansas – HT: 6-10 – WT: 255 – WING: NA – Sr – McCormack is a load to handle in the paint due to his broad shoulders and great strength. Could be an enforcer at the next level. –
82Terrence Shannon Jr.SF – Texas Tech – HT: 6-6 1/2 – WT: 206 – WING: 6-8 1/4 – Jr – 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.
83Hugo BessonPG – France – HT: 6-3 – WT: 196 – WING: NA – Int01  
84Gabriele ProcidaSG – Italy – HT: 6-7 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int02
85Andrew Nembhard PG – Gonzaga – HT: 6-4 – WT: 192 – WING: 6-6 – Sr – A consummate pg who excels at getting teammates. Has good size for the position, plays both ends of the floor and is a leader and a competitor who makes his teammates better.Greivis Vasquez
86Malcolm CazalonSG – Mega (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.
87Mario NakicSF – Oostende (Serbia) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Int01 – A scoring wing who can fill it up from outside but might struggle to guard at the next level. International Elite 15
88Justin PowellSG – Tennessee – HT: 6-5 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – So – Powell transferred from Auburn to Tennessee. An excellent 3pt shooter.Casey Jacobson
89Yannick KraagSF – Netherlands – HT: 6-8 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Int.02 – A long-striding above the rim wing player who flashes upside. International Elite 15
90Andre JacksonSF – UConn – HT: 6-6 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – So – A world class athlete and sensational dunker who needs to round out the rest of his game but has a lot of upside. Article –
91Yoan MakoundouPF– France – HT: 6-9 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.00
92Guilherme SantosSF– Brazil – HT: 6-6 – WT: NA – WING: 7-0 – Int.02 
93DeVante’ JonesPG – Michigan – HT: 6-1 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Sr  
94Babacar SanePF – Senegal – HT: 6-8 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Int.03 – A super active defender with great mobility and nice frame who is still learning to play the game. 
95Fanbo ZengSF– G League Ignite (China) – HT: 6-9 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Int.03
96Eric Williams Jr.SF – Oregon – HT: 6-6 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Sr
97Matthieu GauzinPG – France – HT: 6-3 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.01 
98Kai SottoC – Adelaide 36ers, NBL (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. See where Kai ranks on the International Elite 15Alexis Ajinca, Rik Smits
99Will RichardsonPG – Oregon – HT: 6-5 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Sr
100Armando BacotC – UNC – HT: 6-10 – WT: 244 – WING: 7-1 – Jr – A bruising center who has excellent length and a developing offensive game. A standout rebounder and interior defender.Antonio Davis lite
101Adam MillerPG – LSU – HT: 6-4 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – So – A big, talented combo guard who can really get into the paint and make plays off the dribble. Has transferred to LSU from Illinois.
102Bryce ThompsonSG – Oklahoma State – HT: 6-5 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – So – The Kansas transfer is a walking bucket who scores from 3 levels and makes the game look easy.
103Kenny BaptisteSF – France – HT: 6-7 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.00
104Darius DaysPF – LSU – HT: 6-6 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – Jr
105Carlos Alocen PG – Real Madrid (Spain) – HT: 6-4 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – A pure pg with great vision and passing instincts. Not a big time athlete but makes up for it with smarts and feel for the game.
106Remy MartinPG – Kansas – 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. Has transferred from Arizona State to Kansas.
107Kevin ObanorPF– Texas Tech – HT: 6-8 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Sr
108Josiah JamesSG – Tennessee – HT: 6-6 – WT: 195 – WING: 6-9 – Jr – A big combo guard with an NBA frame.Mardy Collins
109Matthew Alexander-MoncrieffeSF – Oklahoma St. (Canada) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – So – A big wing with length and an emerging game. Has upside and fits the mold of a versatile modern wing. ArticleWill Barton
110D.J. JefferiesSF – NA – HT: 6-7 – WT: 190 – WING: 6-9 – Jr – A bouncy wing with length. Raw but with an NBA frame and intriguing upside.
111Nate LaszewskiPF – Notre Dame – HT: 6-10 – WT: 227 – WING: NA – Sr
112Oscar TshiebweC – Kentucky (Congo) – HT: 6-9 – WT: 252 – WING: 7-4 1/4 – Jr – Oscar has left the West Virginia program and signed with Kentucky.
113Landers Nolley IISF – Memphis – HT: 6-7 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – Jr – Well built for a wing and a lights out shooter from 3pt land.Wesley Person lite
114Julian StrawtherSF – Gonzaga – HT: 6-7 – WT: 200 – WING: 6-9 – So – Strawther is a supremely talented scorer with a picture perfect jumper and NBA size. A big wing who can get buckets.Xavier Henry
115Moussa CisseC – NA (Guinea) – HT: 6-10 – Wt: 208 – WING: 7-2 1/2 – So – A high level athlete with good size, great coordination and awesome leaping ability. Cisse is a great shot blocker and a game changer on the defensive end.Gorgui Dieng
116Marko PecarskiSF – Serbia – HT: 6-9 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Int – NA
117Michael DevoeSG – Georgia Tech – HT: 6-5 – WT: 193 – WING: NA – Sr – A sweet shooting guard who isn’t the most creative scorer but has an NBA skill with his outside shot.
118Jacob ToppinPF – Kentucky – HT: 6-8 3/4 – WT: 194 – WING: 6-10 3/4 – Jr – Obi’s brother, Jacob transferred to Kentucky and could develop into an NBA player.
119Samuell WilliamsonSF – Louisville – HT: 6-7 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Jr – A world class athlete and great open court player who is really emerging as a prospect.Richard Jefferson lite
120Jeremy RoachPG – Duke – HT: 6-2 – WT: 180 – WING: 6-3 – So – 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 
121N’Faly DanteC Oregon (Mali) – HT: 7-0 – WT: 249 – WING: 7-5 1/2 – Jr – Dante has elite length, great mobility and surprising quickness for his size but is very raw as a prospect. Missed most of 20/21 with a torn ACL.Ekpe Udoh+
122Quincy GuerrierSF – Oregon (Canada) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Jr – Quincy has been a force in the lane and on the boards and has shown some improvement with his outside shot.
123Orlando RobinsonC – Fresno State – HT: 7-0 – WT: 235 – WING: NA – Jr
124Casey MorsellPG – NC State – HT: 6-2 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Jr – A well-built, powerful and talented lead guard. Morsell is an explosive athlete, has a smooth, compact outside shot and plays the game the right way.
125Oumar BalloC – Arizona (Mali) – HT: 6-10 – WT: 260 – WING: 7-6 – So – Ballo is a wrecking ball in the paint. He’s got great length, loves to attack the rim and shows some flashes of face-up ability but is slow by modern NBA standards.Thomas Bryant, Eddy Curry
126Bryce Hamilton  SG – UNLV – HT: 6-4 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Sr – NA
127Lefteris MantzoukasPF – Greece – HT: 6-9 1/2 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.03 – NAMatt Bonnar
128Khristian LanderPG – Indiana – HT: 6-2 – WT: 169 – WING: 6-5 1/2 – So – An athletic floor general who plays with speed and a downhill style. A deadly three point shooter. 1on1 interviewbigger Shabazz Napier
129Bryan AntoineSG – Villanova – HT: 6-5 – WT: 180 – WING: 6-8 – Jr – A long, smooth and talented combo guard who can really get above the rim.Elliot Williams
130Antoine DavisSG – Detroit Mercy – HT: 6-1 – WT: 160 – WING: NA – Sr
131Boogie EllisPG – USC – HT: 6-2 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Jr – Super quick with the ball, a scoring PG who can get into the lane at will. Undersized but plays with big heart.Jordan Farmar
132Emmitt Mathews Jr. SF – West Virginia – HT: 6-7 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Sr – 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.
133Shareef O’Neal PF – LSU – HT: 6-9 – WT: 215 – WING: 7-0 – Jr – An athletic PF who is expanding his game, showing a nice array of perimeter skills. Has transferred from UCLA to LSU.poor man’s Ed O’Bannon
134Mady SissokoC – Michigan State (Mali) – HT: 6-10 – WT: 230 – WING: 7-4 – So – A hard worker on the glass, running the court and setting picks, Sissoko does all the dirty work at a high level and contributes far beyond the box score.Thomas Bryant
135Christian BraunSG – Kansas – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Jr – 
136Cole SwiderSF – Syracuse – HT: 6-9 – WT: 219 – WING: NA – Sr – A silky smooth three point shooter with decent size. Projects as a floor-spacing role player at the next level.
137James AkinjoPG – Baylor – HT: 6-0 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Sr
138Both GachSG – Minnesota (South Sudan) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 183 – WING: NA – Jr A SG with ideal size and a sweet 3pt stroke. Has an improving to-the-basket game.Kareem Rush
139Timmy AllenSG – Texas – HT: 6-6 – WT: 204 – WING: NA – Sr – Allen has transferred to Texas from Utah.
140Garrison BrooksC – Miss. State – HT: 6-10 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – Sr5 – A steady and fundamentally sound big who plays the right way, makes good decisions with the ball and knows his role.
141Toumani Camara  SF – Dayton (Belgium) – HT: 6-8 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Jr – Has the physical tools and a chance to develop into a good NBA player. 

The Bucks are forced to forfeit their 2022 2nd round pick due to improper free agent contact (Bogdanovic)

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