2022 2nd Round

2022 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

1-2Player Updated 11/13/20Comp.
31Adam MillerPG – Illinois – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – Fr – A big, talented lead guard who can really get into the paint and make plays off the dribble.Deron Williams
32Mady 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
33D.J. StewardPG – Duke – Ht – 6-3 – Wt – 165 – Wing – NA – Fr – A rangy combo guard with blazing speed. Gets to the cup easily and can finish in traffic. Excels in an up tempo game.Terry Rozier, Jeff McInnis
34Cam ThomasSG – LSU – Ht – 6-3 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – Fr – A lights out scorer who can get hot from outside and also excels at getting his shot in the mid range. A constant threat on the offensive end.Lou Williams
35D.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
36Casey MorsellPG – Virginia – 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.Chauncey Billups
37Kai JonesPF – Texas (Bahamas) – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 205 – Wing – NA – So – Kai has made major strides over the past year, developing his game and his body to the point of being a possible first round prospect. 1on1 Interview
38Khristian LanderPG – Indiana – 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
39Bryce ThompsonSG – Kansas – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – Fr – A walking bucket. Thompson scores from 3 levels and makes the game look easy.
40Trayce 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
41Sharife CooperPG – Auburn – Ht – 6-0 – Wt – 165 – Wing – NA – Fr – A crafty ball-handler and passer but undersized for the pro game.bigger Tyler Ulis
42Yannick 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
43Nimari BurnettSG – Texas Tech – Ht – 6-3 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – Fr – Burnett is coming on strong and could be making a move up this list. A natural scorer, Burnett is starting to round out his game and can impact both ends of the floor.Monta Ellis, C.J. McCollum
44Matthew 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
45Keion 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
46Walker KesslerC – UNC – Ht – 6-11 – Wt – 220 – Wing – NA – Fr – Kessler is coming on strong and moving up the rankings. He’s got great size and a very smooth game for a big.Justin Patton
47D.J. CartonPG – Marquette – Ht – 6-1 – Wt – 180 – Wing – Na – So – A sturdy lead guard who plays an aggressive game and doesn’t shy away from contact. Gets above the rim well. 1on1 InterviewFrank Jackson
48Jacob 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.
49Trevor KeelsSG – Fairfax, VA – HT: 6-5 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – HSsr – A talented 2 guard with a thick frame and a nice shooting stroke.
50 Bennedict Mathurin SG – Arizona (Canada) – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – Fr – A big time athlete and shot maker with NBA size.
51Johnny JuzangSF – UCLA – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 200 – Wing – NA – So – 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. 1on1 InterviewDillon Brooks
52Abramo CankaSF – Italy – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 200 – Wing – 6-8+ – Int.02 – A raw, high upside player who shows great flashes of talent.
53Micah PeavySG – Texas Tech – HT: 6-7 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Fr – An all-around talent who is a gamer and a winner.
54Toumani CamaraSF – Georgia (Belgium) – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 220 – Wing – NA – So – Has the physical tools and a chance to develop into a good NBA player. poor man’s P.J. Washington
55Andre JacksonSF – 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
56Keon EdwardsSF – Phoenix, AZ – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 180 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A big wing who can really score the rock. Has a nice outside shot with a high, smooth release.
57J.T. ThorSF – Auburn – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 195 – Wing – NA – Fr – Thor is a high level athlete with a great frame and intriguing upside.Aminu+
58Justin 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
59Cam’Ron FletcherSF – Kentucky – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 195 – Wing – NA – Fr – A big time athlete who can really play above the rim. Has an NBA body. Articlebetter Ben McLemore
60C.J. WalkerSF – U. Central Florida – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – So – Walker is making moves up the rankings. A bouncy athlete with an advanced skill set, who has plenty of upside to grow into. 1on1 Interview
1-2Franck KepnangC – Oregon (Cameroon) – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 230 – Wing – 7-2 1/2 – HSsr – 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.Andew Bynum
62Dominick HarrisSG – Gonzaga – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 170 – Wing – NA – Fr – A lightening quick bucket-getter who puts a lot of pressure on the defense.
63Omar PaynePF – Florida – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 220 – Wing – NA – So – NA
64Day-Ron SharpePF – UNC – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 246 – Wing – NA – Fr – An old school banger who gives great effort. Could be a 3 or 4 year player for the Tar Heels.
65Efton ReidPF – Richmond, VA – Ht – 6-10 1/2 – Wt – 232 – Wing – 7-1 – HSsr – Has an NBA frame and a developing game with plenty of upside. Tony Battie
66Mac McClungPG – Texas Tech – Ht – 6-2 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – Jr – McClung brings his high-flying act to Texas Tech.Dee Brown
67Julian 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
68Josiah 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
69Bryan 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
70Marko PecarskiSF – Serbia – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 220 – Wing – NA – Int – NA
71Jabri Abdur-RahimSF – Virginia – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 185 – Wing – NA – Fr – A big guard/wing who can really shoot the rock.
72Lok WurSF – Oregon – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 185 – Wing – NA – So – Wur is a long-striding open court athlete with tantalizing upside but a long way to go with his skills. His arrow is pointing up.Luol Deng, Josh Smith
73Cole SwiderSF – Villanova – 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.
74R.J. Davis  PG – UNC – Ht – 6-0 – Wt – 165 – Wing – NA – Fr – A lightening quick ball handler who puts a ton of pressure on the defense.
75Lefteris Mantzoukas PF – Greece – Ht – 6-9 1/2 – Wt – NA – Wing – NA – Int.03 – NAMatt Bonnar
76Andrew 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
77Anton 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. tougher Trey Lyles
78De’Vion HarmonPG – Oklahoma – Ht – 6-1 – Wt – 195 – Wing – NA – So – A steady point, Harmon might take a few years to get to the League but he’s got a shot. Aaron Holiday
79Francis OkoroC – Oregon – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 235 – Wing – NA – Jr – A force inside, Okoro is an aggressive rebounder and post defender. Has all the tools.
80Jason PrestonPG – Ohio – HT: 6-4 – WT: 187 – WING: NA – So. – A true PG with great vision and pace. Has NBA size.
81Rocket WattsSG – Michigan State – Ht – 6-2 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – So – A scoring guard with a compact frame. Quick and aggressive with the ball and can hit the outside shot.
82Chol MarialC – Maryland (South Sudan) – Ht – 7-2 – Wt – 220 – Wing – 7-9 – So – A great athlete for a 7-2 player, with wingspan for days, Marial is a project with very intriguing upside.
83Shareef 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
84Alex Antetok-ounmpoSF – Milwauke, WI – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 214 – Wing – 7-2 Fr – 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
85David McCormackC – 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. taller Robert Trayler
86Oumar BalloC – Gonzaga – 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
87Balsa KoprivicaC – Florida State – Ht – 7-1 – Wt – 230 – Wing – 7-3 – So – A powerful force on the low block who is raw but has intriguing size/potential. It’ll be interesting to see how he develops.
88 Harlond Beverly SG – Miami – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 170 – Wing – NA – So – A bucket-getter who can penetrate the lane and stroke it from 3pt land. Ed Gray
   

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