2022 2nd Round

2022 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

1-2TeamPlayer Updated 5/17/22Comp.
31Pacers (from Rockets)Christian KolokoC – Arizona (Cameroon) – HT: 7-1 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – Jr. – Koloko is having a break out junior season and is looking like a prototypical rim protecting/rim running big.Daniel Gafford
32MagicHarrison Ingram SG – Stanford – HT: 6-8 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – Fr – A big guard who can do it all, score, handle and pass the rock. 1on1 InterviewMorris Peterson
33Raptors (from Pistons)Wendell MooreSF – Duke – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: 6-10 1/2 – Jr – A standout defender with NBA level athleticism who is now putting it together on the offensive end.Ron Harper, John Salmons
34ThunderJake LaRaviaPF – Wake Forest – HT: 6-8 – WT: 235 – WING: NA – Jr – A versatile forward who is young for his class. Put up big numbers this year at Wake.Matt Harpring, Linas Kleiza
35Magic (from Pacers)Dalen TerryPG – Arizona – HT: 6-7 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – So – A jumbo point guard who plays a heady game and impacts both ends. Lacking a 3pt shot.
36BlazersKennedy ChandlerPG – Tennessee – HT: 6-0 – WT: 165 – WING: NA – Fr – A bit undersized but plays bigger than his size and has big time athleticism. A gamer and a winner.Kenny Anderson
37KingsRyan RollinsSG – Toledo – HT: 6-4 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – So – Can get his own shot off the dribble and has a NBA skill set.Miles Simon
38Spurs (from Lakers)Jean Montero PG – Overtime Elite (Dominican Republic) – HT: 6-2 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Int.03 – A slick ball handler, passer and creative finisher with scoring instincts. International Elite 15Dennis Schröder
39Cavs (from Spurs)MarJon Beauchamp SG – G League Ignite – HT: 6-6 – WT: 180 – WING: 7-0 – So – MarJon had a breakout season with the Ignite at times looking like the best prospect on the floor. His outside shooting is his swing skill.Jeremy Lamb
40T-Wolves (from Wizards)Max ChristieSG – Michigan State – HT: 6-5 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Fr – A tall, thin and talented SG with a super smooth game. Needs to get stronger but has loads of natural talent.Rip Hamilton lite

41PelicansDominick Barlow PF – Overtime Elite – HT: 6-9 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – USA – Dom has all the tools to excel at the next level and has shown rapid improvement in his game.
42KnicksPatrick Baldwin Jr. SF – Wis. Milwaukee – HT: 6-10 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Fr – After a tough freshman season Baldwin Jr. is entering the draft and signing with an agent. 1on1 Interview
43ClippersGabriele ProcidaSG – Italy – HT: 6-7 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int02 – A big guard with a great 3pt shot and good athleticism in the open court.
44HawksHugo BessonPG – NZ Breakers (France) – HT: 6-3 – WT: 196 – WING: NA – Int01 – A hard-nosed combo guard who can really score the rock.
45HornetsChristian BraunSG – Kansas – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Jr – Braun is a complete player and a crafty scorer who could find a role at the NBA level.Craig Ehlo

46Pistons(from Nets)Payton Watson  SF – UCLA – HT: 6-8 – WT: 200 – WING: 7-0 – Fr – A long, wiry athlete with a great first step for his size and awesome above the rim ability. Struggled to make an impact in year one at UCLA. longer Derrick Jones Jr.
47Grizzlies (from Cavs)Caleb Houstan  SF – Michigan (Canada) – HT: 6-8 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Fr – Houstan had an up and down year but his potential as an elite 3pt shooter at 6-8 will be very enticing on draft day.Mike Dunleavy lite 
48Kings (from Bulls)Jalen WilliamsSG – Santa Clara – HT: 6-6 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Jr. Williams took a big leap in his junior year and is firmly on the NBA radar.
49T-WolvesZvonimir IvisicC – Croatia- HT: 7-3 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int03 – Exceptionally tall and long with a 3pt shot and decent athleticism.
50Warriors (from Raptors)J.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.  DSJ
51T-Wolves (from Nuggets)Trevor KeelsSG – Duke – HT: 6-5 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Fr – Keels has the tools and talents of a lottery pick but needs to be more consistent. He’s built like Lu Dort but with a much more polished offensive game.Lu Dort
52Pelicans (from Jazz)Alondes WilliamsSG – Wake Forest – HT: 6-5 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – Sr A high level scorer with a NBA-ready game.
53CelticsAndrew 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
54Wizards (from Mavs)Gabe BrownSF – Michigan State – HT: 6-8 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Sr – A wiry 6-8 3&D wing who has as a clearly defined role at the next level.
55WarriorsVince Williams Jr.SF – VCU – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Sr – A standout defender and all around talent with a NBA ready game.
56Cavs (from Heat)Ibou Dianko BadjiC – Barcelona (Senegal) – HT: 7-1 – WT: 230 – WING: 7-8 – Int.01 – Badji is super raw but has elite size and massive upside. Look for a team to take him as a draft and stash. International Elite 15Dikembe lite
57Blazers(from Grizzlies)Trayce Jackson-DavisPF – Indiana – HT: 6-9 – WT: 235 – WING: 7-0 – Jr – TJD is an overpowering force inside, despite not having elite center size. He’s a high energy big who contributes to winning basketball.Terrence Jones
58Pacers (from Suns)Michael FosterPF – G League Ignite – HT: 6-8 1/2 – WT: 229 – WING: 6-11 – USA03 – A big, skilled forward who’s got a thick frame and a lot of strength. Loves to face up and take his man off the bounce.Patrick Patterson
59Forfeited (Heat)David RoddyPF – Colorado State – HT: 6-5 – WT: 252 – WING: NA – Jr – A multi-talented forward with unique size and girth.Grant Williams, Ryan Gomes
60Forfeited (Bucks)Trevion WilliamsC – Purdue – HT: 6-10 – WT: 255 – WING: NA – Sr – A burly PF/C with surprising quickness. A solid glue-guy.
61on the bubbleMichael 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. –
62 Yannick NzosaC – DR Congo – HT: 6-11 – WT: NA – WING: 7-4 – Int.03 – A game-changing defender with elite length/size and mobility. An unreal athlete for his size. Yannick is ranked no.3 on the updated International Elite 15 Clint Capela lite
63 Kofi Cockburn C – Illinois (Jamaica) – HT: 7-0 – WT: 290 – WING: 7-6 – Jr – Kofi is a throwback, enforcer type of big man who dominates in the paint.Kevin Duckworth+ 
64Justin LewisSF – Marquette – HT: 6-7 – WT: 245 – WING: NA – So – A low center of gravity combo-forward with a high skill level.
65Kameron McGustySG – Miami – HT: 6-5 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Sr
66Jamaree BouyeaPG – San Francisco – HT: 6-2 – WT: 185 – WING: NA – Sr – Jamaree is having a monster senior season for the Dons.Reggie Jackson
67Khalifa DiopC – Gran Canaria (Senegal) – HT: 6-11 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – Int.02 – Has an elite physical profile and a quickly improving skill-set. Excels at rebounding, protecting the rim and anchoring the defense. International Elite 15
68Hyunjung 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, Anthony Morrow
69Iverson MolinarPG – Miss. State (Panama) – HT: 6-3 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Jr – An efficient lead guard with a picture perfect jumper.
70Scotty 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 backCam Payne
71Matteo SpagnoloPG – Italy – HT: 6-4 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Int.03
72Ariel 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 
73Tevin BrownSG – Murray State – HT: 6-4 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Jr
74Jordan 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
75Tyson Etienne PG – Wichita State – HT: 6-2 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – Jr
76Julian 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.Francisco Garcia
77Tristan 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
78Dereon SeabronSF – NC State – HT: 6-7 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – So – Seabron is a long, wiry athlete with a nose for the bucket. Needs to add an outside shot.
79Tyler BurtonSF – Richmond – HT: 6-7 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Jr 
80Pete NancePF – Northwestern – HT: 6-10 – WT: 225 – WING: NA – Sr
81Fedor 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 
82Taevion 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
83Leonardo OkekePF – Italy – HT: 6-9 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Int.03 – A very young, talented and intriguing forward prospect who is starting to catch some draft buzz.
84Guilherme SantosSF– Brazil – HT: 6-6 – WT: NA – WING: 7-0 – Int.02 –
85Keon EllisSG – Alabama – HT: 6-6 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Sr Ellis is an efficient scorer who has the size and tools for the NBA game.
86Jermaine 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.
87Keve AlumaPF – Virginia Tech – HT: 6-9 – WT: 235 – WING: NA – Sr
88Drew TimmePF – Gonzaga – HT: 6-10 – WT: 235 – WING: NA – Jr – Timme is an elite scorer at the college level and might be the best player in college ball. He lacks elite athleticism but his skill level could carry him to a successful NBA career.Craig Brackens
89Izaiah BrockingtonSG – Iowa State – HT: 6-5 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Sr –
90Ron 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.
91Johnny 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. 1on1 InterviewDillon Brooks 
92Matthew 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.
93Marcus Bingham Jr. C – Michigan State – HT: 7-0 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – Sr
94Brady ManekPF – North Carolina – HT: 6-9 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – Sr 
95Bryson WilliamsPF – Texas Tech – HT: 6-8 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – Sr 
96Aminu MohammedSF – Georgetown (Nigeria) – HT: 6-4 – WT: 198 – WING: 6-9 1/2 – Fr – A high energy player who puts constant pressure on the opposing team. Very well built with a lot of natural ability.stronger Josh Jackson
97Luke TraversSF – Perth, Australia – HT: 6-7 – WT: 207 – WING: NA – Int.01 
98Jules BernardSG – UCLA – HT: 6-6 – WT: 210 – WING: 6-10 – Sr. –  
99Kai 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
100Isaiah 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.Jared Jeffries
101Carlos 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.
102Adam 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
103Will RichardsonPG – Oregon – HT: 6-5 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Sr
104Darius DaysPF – LSU – HT: 6-6 – WT: 240 – WING: NA – Jr
105Malcolm 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.
106Jayson 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
107Keyontae JohnsonSF – Florida – HT: 6-5 – WT: 230 – WING: 6-11 – Jr – Keyontae Johnson would be a first round pick if healthy but might not get cleared by the NBA.
108DeAndre WilliamsPF– Memphis – HT: 6-8 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Sr
109Kevin McCullar SG – Texas Tech – HT: 6-6 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – Jr 
110James AkinjoPG – Baylor – HT: 6-0 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Sr
111Marcus Sasser SG – Houston – HT: 6-2 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Jr 
112Fanbo ZengSF– G League Ignite (China) – HT: 6-9 – WT: 190 – WING: NA – Int.03
113Bryce Hamilton SG – UNLV – HT: 6-4 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Sr
114Drew PetersonSF – USC – HT: 6-9 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Sr –
115Matthieu GauzinPG – France – HT: 6-3 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.01 –
116Makur MakerPF – Australia – HT: 7-0 – WT: 230 – WING: NA – Int – Tall and mobile but has a long ways to go to be ready.Charlie Villanueva
117Lester QuinonesSG – Memphis – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 245 – Wing – NA – Jr
118Lefteris MantzoukasPF – Greece – HT: 6-9 1/2 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.03 – NA
119Remy 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.
120Brandon SlaterSF– Villanova – HT: 6-7 – WT: 220 – WING: 7-0 – Sr– 
121Mario 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
122David 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. –
123Cole 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.
  
   

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

The Heat are forced to forfeit their 2022 2nd round pick due to improper free agent contact

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