2022 2nd Round

2022 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

1-2Player Updated 6/30/20Comp.
31Bryce ThompsonSG – Kansas – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – Fr – A walking bucket. Thompson scores from 3 levels and makes the game look easy.
32Payton WatsonSF – Long Beach, CA – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 185 – Wing – NA – HSsr – NA
33Casey 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
34Khristian 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
35Marcus BagleySF – Arizona State – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 200 – Wing – NA – Fr – Brother of Marvin, Marcus is a supremely athletic forward who is just scratching the surface of his potential. Can play above the rim and is showing an expanded offensive game.Noah Vonleh
36Trayce 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
37Walker 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
38Mathew 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.Will Barton
39Malaki BranhamSF – Akron, OH – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 180 – Wing – NA – HSsr – NA
40Efton 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 
41Nimari 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
42Trevor KeelsSG – Fairfax, VA – HT: 6-5 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – HSsr
NA
43Keion BrooksPF – Kentucky – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – 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 
44D.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 
45Omar PaynePF – Florida – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 220 – Wing – NA – So – NA 
46Nate BittlePF – Central Point, OR – HT: 6-11 – WT: 200 – WING: 7-5 – HSsr
A big forward with deep range and a nice skill level. Plays a modern game but isn’t a big time athlete.
 longer Ryan Anderson
47Franck KepnangC – Westtown, PA (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
48Micah PeavySG – Texas Tech – HT: 6-7 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Fr
NA
49Trey PattersonSF – Villanova – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 200 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A big wing with nice size for the position and an emerging offensive game.Tim Thomas 
50Toumani CamaraSF – Georgia (Belgium) – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 220 – Wing – NA – So – Has the physical tools and a chance to develop into an NBA player.  
51Keon 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.
52J.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+ 
53Justin 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. Vastly underrated.Cuttino 
54Cam’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.better Ben McLemore
55C.J. WalkerSF – Oregon – 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
56R.J. DavisPG – UNC – Ht – 6-0 – Wt – 165 – Wing – NA – Fr – A lightening quick ball handler who puts a ton of pressure on the defense.
57Johnny 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 
58Dominick HarrisSG – Gonzaga – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 170 – Wing – NA – Fr – A lightening quick bucket getter who puts a lot pressure on the defense. 
59Josiah 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
60Day-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.
1-2Jacob ToppinPF – Kentucky – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 185 – Wing – NA – So – Obi’s brother, Jacob transferred to Kentucky and could develop into an NBA player. 
Mac McClungPG – Texas Tech – Ht – 6-2 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – Jr – McClung brings his high-flying act to Texas Tech.Dee Brown
Julian 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
Lefteris MantzoukasPF – Greece – Ht – 6-9 1/2 – Wt – NA – Wing – NA – Int.03 – NA Matt Bonnar 
Bryan 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. A versatile player who can play on or off the ball. Glides on the court.
Elliot Williams
Marko PecarskiSF – Serbia – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 220 – Wing – NA – Int – NA
Jabri Abdur-RahimSF – Virginia – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – 185 – Wing – NA – Fr – A big guard/wing who can really shoot the rock.
Lok 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
Cole 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. 
Harlond BeverlySG – 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
Andre 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. 
Andrew 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
Anton 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 
De’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 
Francis 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.  
Jason PrestonPG – Ohio – HT: 6-4 – WT: 187 – WING: NA – So. – A true PG with great vision and pace. Has NBA size.
Rocket 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.  
Chol 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.  
Shareef 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
Alex 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
David 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 
Oumar 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
Balsa 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.  
   
    
    
    
    
    

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