2022 2nd Round

2022 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

1-2Player Updated 6/21/21Comp.
31Matthew Mayer SF – Baylor – HT: 6-9 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Jr – 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 after a flashy second half of his jr. season.
32Iverson MolinarPG – Miss. State (Panama) – HT: 6-3 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – So – An efficient lead guard with a picture perfect jumper.
33Jabari WalkerSF – Colorado – HT: 6-8 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Fr – Son of Samaki, Jabari is a smooth wing with a great looking 3 ball.
34Joe WieskampSG – Iowa – HT: 6-6 – WT: 212 – WING: NA – Jr – One of the best shooters in college basketball. Has NBA size and fits the role of a 3pt sniper.
35Azuolas 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.
36Allen FlaniganSG – Auburn – Ht: 6-6 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – So – Has a sturdy frame and nice overall athleticism. Flanigan will be returning to Auburn for his Jr. season.
37Drew TimmePF – Gonzaga – HT: 6-10 – WT: 235 – WING: NA – So – Skilled, talented with the ball and efficient but lacking ideal strength and athleticism.Brad Miller
38Jermaine 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
39Jaden Ivey  SG – Purdue – HT: 6-4 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Fr – Ivey is a high level athlete who plays both ends of the floor.Josh Richardson 
40Nolan HickmanPG – Gonzaga – HT: 6-2 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – HSsr – A multi-level scorer who controls the game with the ball in his hands. Has changed his commitment from Kentucky to Gonzaga.Cory Joseph+
41Fedor 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.
42Dalano BantonPG – Nebraska (Canada) – HT: 6-9 – WT: 204 – WING: NA – So – An impressive ball handler and passer for a 6-9 player. Dives the ball well and sees over the defense. Needs to get a 3pt shot.Kyle Anderson
43Jalen WilsonSF – Kansas – HT: 6-8 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Fr – Wilson is off to a great start, showing off his outside shooting and all around scoring in a solid 6-8 frame.
44Babacar 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. –
45Ron Harper Jr.SG – Rutgers – HT: 6-6 – WT: 245 – WING: NA – Jr – A big-bodied guard with play-making, high BBIQ and a consistent 3pt shot.
46Franck KepnangC – Oregon (Cameroon) – HT: 6-10 – WT: 230 – WING: 7-2 1/2 – Fr – A physical specimen who has a chance to develop into a great rim protector and a force on both ends of the floor. Plays with energy.healthy Andew Bynum
47Abramo CankaSF – Italy – HT: 6-7 – WT: 200 – WING: 6-8+ – Int.02 – A raw, high upside player who shows great flashes of talent.
48Caleb LovePG – UNC – HT: 6-3 – WT: 180 – WING: 6-9 – Fr – The UNC frosh is a scoring point guard with nice size, a downhill style and above the rim ability.Monta Ellis
49Mark WilliamsC – Duke – HT: 7-0 – WT: 220 – WING: 7-4 – Fr – 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
50Jean MonteroPG – Dominican Republic – HT: 6-3 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Int.03 – A slick ball handler, passer and creative finisher with pure pg instincts. International Elite 15 Dennis Schröder
51Jaime Jaquez Jr.SF – UCLA – HT: 6-6 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – So – A versatile and hard working wing who plays with great energy and can light it up from outside.
52Trayce Jackson-DavisPF – Indiana – HT: 6-9 – WT: 235 – WING: 7-0 – So – A burly PF/C with a ton of game. TJD is highly skilled, has good length and can play the small-ball 5.Terrence Jones
53Jonathan Tchamwa TchatchouaC – Baylor – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 245 – Wing – NA – So – A high energy big who has great mobility and strength. A versatile defender, rebounder and glue guy.
54Yannick 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
55Makur MakerPF – Howard (Australia) – HT: 7-0 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – 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.Charlie Villanueva
56Dawson GarciaPF – 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.
57Scottie Pippen Jr.PG – Vanderbilt – HT: 6-1 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – So – A skilled, low center of gravity lead guard with great BBIQ and a nice scoring touch.
58Hyunjung LeeSF – Davidson (South Korea) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – So – An elite shooter from 3, from the FT line and an overall efficient offensive talent.Jason Kapono
59Adam FlaglerSG – Baylor – HT: 6-3 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – So – A lights out shooter with a quick release. Projects as a bench scorer at the next level.Bryn Forbes 
60Isaiah WongSG – Miami – HT: 6-4 – WT: 185 – WING: NA – So – Wong is having a nice sophomore season, showing improved strength and athleticism and playing with a ton of confidence.
1-2Micah PeavySG – TCU – HT: 6-7 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Fr – An all-around talent who is a gamer and a winner.
62Josh MinottSF – Memphis – HT: 6-8 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – HSsr – A long, wiry athlete with big upside. 
63Dominick HarrisSG – Gonzaga – HT: 6-4 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Fr – A lightening quick bucket-getter who puts a lot of pressure on the defense.
64David McCormack  C – Kansas – HT: 6-10 – WT: 255 – WING: NA – Jr – 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. –
65Santi AldamaC – Loyola (MD) (Spain) – HT: 6-11 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – So – A dominating force in the Patriot League but could struggle against NBA level size/speed.
66Justin MooreSG – Villanova – HT: 6-4 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – So – A scoring guard who can get hot in a hurry and takeover parts of a game. Underrated.Cuttino Mobley 
67Andrew Nembhard PG – Gonzaga – HT: 6-4 – WT: 192 – WING: 6-6 – Jr – 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
68Jordan HallSF – Texas A&M – HT: 6-8 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – Fr – A skilled passer and play-maker with great vision for a 6-8 point-forward.
69Keion Brooks Jr.PF – Kentucky – HT: 6-7 1/2 – WT: 205 – WING: 7-1 – So – 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
70Justin PowellSG – Tennessee – HT: 6-5 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Fr – Powell is having a big freshman season and making moves up draft boards. An excellent 3pt shooter.Casey Jacobson
71Wendell MooreSF – Duke – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: 6-10 1/2 – So – A standout defender with NBA level athleticism but is really struggling to put it together on the offensive end.almost Moe Harkless
72Anton WatsonPF – Gonzaga – HT: 6-9 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – So – Watson combines natural strength, great size and a high skill level. He’s a power forward with ball skills.almost Trey Lyles
73Andre Jackson SF – UConn – HT: 6-6 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Fr – A world class athlete and sensational dunker who needs to round out the rest of his game but has a lot of upside. Article –
74Yoan MakoundouPF – France – HT: 6-9 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.00
75Oscar TshiebweC – Kentucky (Congo) – HT: 6-9 – WT: 252 – WING: 7-4 1/4 – So – Oscar has left the West Virginia program and his NBA future seems to be in doubt.
76N’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 but is very raw as a prospect. Missed most of 20/21 with a torn ACL.Ekpe Udoh+
77Eric Williams Jr.SF – Oregon – HT: 6-6 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Sr 
78Kai 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.Alexis Ajinca, Rik Smits
79Will RichardsonPG – Oregon – HT: 6-5 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Jr
80Armando 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.Antonio Davis lite
81Adam MillerPG – NA – HT: 6-4 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Fr – A big, talented combo guard who can really get into the paint and make plays off the dribble.
82 Bryce Thompson SG – NA – HT: 6-5 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Fr – A walking bucket. Thompson scores from 3 levels and makes the game look easy. 
83Remy 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.
84Quincy GuerrierSF – Oregon (Canada) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – So – Quincy has been a force in the lane and on the boards and has shown some improvement with his outside shot.
85Josiah JamesSG – Tennessee – HT: 6-6 – WT: 195 – WING: 6-9 – So – A big combo guard with an NBA frame. Off to somewhat of a slow start for the Vols.Mardy Collins
86Matthew Alexander-MoncrieffeSF – Oklahoma St. (Canada) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Fr – A big wing with length and an emerging game. Has upside and fits the mold of a versatile modern wing. ArticleWill Barton
87D.J. JefferiesSF – NA – HT: 6-7 – WT: 190 – WING: 6-9 – So – A bouncy wing with length. Raw but with an NBA frame and intriguing upside.
88Marko PecarskiSF – Serbia – HT: 6-9 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Int – NA
89Jacob ToppinPF – Kentucky – HT: 6-8 3/4 – WT: 194 – WING: 6-10 3/4 – So – Obi’s brother, Jacob transferred to Kentucky and could develop into an NBA player.
90Landers 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 lite
91Julian StrawtherSF – Gonzaga – HT: 6-7 – WT: 200 – WING: 6-9 – Fr – Strawther is a supremely talented scorer with a picture perfect jumper, who already has NBA size and might still be growing. A big wing who can get buckets.Xavier Henry
92Moussa CisseC – NA (Guinea) – HT: 6-10 – Wt: 208 – WING: 7-2 1/2 – Fr – 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
93Marjon 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.
94Nate LaszewskiPF – Notre Dame – HT: 6-10 – WT: 227 – WING: NA – Jr
95Jaemyn BrakefieldPF – Mississippi – 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.
96Samuell 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 lite
97Jeremy 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 
98Christian BraunSG – Kansas – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – So –
99Toumani CamaraSF – Dayton (Belgium) – HT: 6-8 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – So – Has the physical tools and a chance to develop into a good NBA player.
100Orlando RobinsonC – Fresno State – HT: 7-0 – WT: 235 – WING: NA – So
101Alex Antetok-ounmpoSF – Milwaukee, WI (Greece) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 214 – WING: 7-2 Int.01 – Alex has great length, very quick hands on defense and good instincts. His 3pt shot is much improved and his upside/bloodlines are very intriguing. 1on1 InterviewTerrence Williams, Quincey Pondexter
102Oumar BalloC – Arizona (Mali) – HT: 6-10 – WT: 260 – WING: 7-6 – Fr – 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. Thomas Bryant, Eddy Curry
103Bryce Hamilton  SG – UNLV – HT: 6-4 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Jr – NA
104Lefteris MantzoukasPF – Greece – HT: 6-9 1/2 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.03 – NAMatt Bonnar
105Khristian LanderPG – NA – HT: 6-2 – WT: 169 – WING: 6-5 1/2 – Fr – An athletic floor general who plays with speed and a downhill style. A deadly three point shooter. 1on1 interviewbigger Shabazz Napier
106Bryan AntoineSG – Villanova – HT: 6-5 – WT: 180 – WING: 6-8 – So – A long, smooth and talented combo guard who can really get above the rim.Elliot Williams
107Antoine DavisSG – Detroit Mercy – HT: 6-1 – WT: 160 – WING: NA – Jr
108Boogie EllisPG – NA – 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
109Emmitt 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.
110Shareef O’Neal PF – LSU – HT: 6-9 – WT: 215 – WING: 7-0 – So – 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
111Mady SissokoC – Michigan State (Mali) – HT: 6-10 – WT: 230 – WING: 7-4 – Fr – 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
112Michael 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. 
113Cole SwiderSF – Syracuse – HT: 6-9 – WT: 219 – WING: NA – Jr – A silky smooth three point shooter with decent size. Projects as a floor-spacing role player at the next level.
114James AkinjoPG – Arizona – HT: 6-0 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Jr – Has transferred to Arizona from Georgetown.
115Both GachSG – 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
116Timmy AllenSG – Texas – HT: 6-6 – WT: 204 – WING: NA – Jr – Allen has transferred to Texas from Utah.
117Casey MorsellPG – NA – HT: 6-2 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – So – 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.
118Omar PaynePF – Illinois – HT: 6-10 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – So – NA
119Garrison BrooksC – Miss. State – HT: 6-10 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – Sr – A steady and fundamentally sound big who plays the right way, makes good decisions with the ball and knows his role.
 

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