2022 2nd Round

2022 NBA Mock Draft Commentary

1-2Player Updated 2/27/21Comp.
31Justin ChampagniePF – Pittsburgh – HT: 6-6 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – So – An undersized PF who plays bigger than his size and has elite rebounding skills. Very young for his class.
32Bennedict Mathurin SG – Arizona (Canada) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 197 – WING: NA – Fr – A big time athlete and shot maker with NBA size.
33Josh PrimoSG – Alabama (Canada) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 185 – WING: 6-11 – Fr – Lanky and athletic, Primo is one of the youngest players in the NCAA and has a lot of upside.
34Babacar 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.
35Drew TimmePF – Gonzaga – HT: 6-10 – WT: 235 – WING: NA – So – Skilled, talented with the ball and efficient but lacking ideal strength and athleticism.
36Walker 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
37Dalano 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.
38Makur 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
39Dawson Garcia PF – 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.
40Scottie Pippen Jr.PG – Vanderbilt – HT: 6-1 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – So – A skilled, low center of gravity lead guard with great BBIQ.
41Abramo CankaSF – Italy – HT: 6-7 – WT: 200 – WING: 6-8+ – Int.02 – A raw, high upside player who shows great flashes of talent.
42Fedor 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.
43Bryce ThompsonSG – Kansas – HT: 6-5 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Fr – A walking bucket. Thompson scores from 3 levels and makes the game look easy.
44Yannick 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
45Jean 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
46Hunter DickinsonC – Michigan – Ht – 7-1 – Wt – 260 – Wing – NA – Fr – Has obvious physical tools and plays an old-school physical game but is heavy-footed and kind of slow.smaller Boban
47Micah PeavySG – Texas Tech – HT: 6-7 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Fr – An all-around talent who is a gamer and a winner.
48Marcus CarrPG – Minnesota – HT: 6-2 – WT: 195 – WING: NA – Jr – 
49Adam MillerPG – Illinois – 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.
50Keion 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
51Mark 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, at least for a year or two.Michael Olowokandi 
52Moussa CisseC – Memphis (Guinea) – HT: 6-10 – Wt: 208 – WING: 7-2 1/2 – Fr – An elite athlete with ideal size, great coordination and awesome leaping ability. Cisse is a great shot blocker and a real game changer on the defensive end.Gorgui Dieng
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. Underrated.Cuttino Mobley
54David 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. –
55Quincy GuerrierSF – Syracuse (Canada) – HT: 6-7 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – So – Quincy has been a dominant force in the lane and on the boards and has shown some improvement with his outside shot.
56Isaiah 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.
57Jeremy 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 
58Nimari BurnettSG – NA – 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
59Anton 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
60Dominick HarrisSG – Gonzaga – HT: 6-4 – WT: 170 – WING: NA – Fr – A lightening quick bucket-getter who puts a lot of pressure on the defense.
1-2Justin PowellSG – Auburn – 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.
62Julian ChampagnieSF – St. John’s – HT: 6-8 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – So – NA 
63Toumani 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
64Armando 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
65Wendell 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
66Nate LaszewskiPF – Notre Dame – HT: 6-10 – WT: 227 – WING: NA – Jr– 
67Khristian 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
68Jaemyn BrakefieldPF – Duke – 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. Looks good shooting the 3.
69Romeo WeemsSF – DePaul – HT: 6-7 – WT: 210 – WING: NA – So – A big wing with awesome quickness and strength. Has an NBA frame and a developing offensive game.
70D.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
71Matthew 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
72Franck 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.Andew Bynum
73Orlando RobinsonC – Fresno State – HT: 7-0 – WT: 235 – WING: NA – So
74Bryce HamiltonSG – UNLV – HT: 6-4 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – Jr – NA
75D.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.
76Omar PaynePF – Florida – HT: 6-10 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – So – NA
77Will RichardsonPG – Oregon – HT: 6-5 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – Jr
78Andre 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
79Mac McClungPG – Texas Tech – HT: 6-2 – WT: 175 – WING: NA – Jr – McClung brings his high-flying act to Texas Tech.Dee Brown
80Julian 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
81Josiah 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
82Oscar 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.
83Cam’Ron FletcherSF – NA – 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
84Christian BraunSG – Kansas – HT: 6-6 – WT: 205 – WING: NA – So –
85Marko PecarskiSF – Serbia – HT: 6-9 – WT: 220 – WING: NA – Int – NA
86Jacob 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.
87Alex 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
88Oumar BalloC – Gonzaga (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
89Efton 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
90Lefteris MantzoukasPF – Greece – HT: 6-9 1/2 – WT: NA – WING: NA – Int.03 – NAMatt Bonnar
91Johnny 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
92Bryan 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
93Isaac LikekeleSG – Ok. State – HT: 6-4 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – Jr – A big, strong guard with a defensive mindset.
94Boogie EllisPG – Memphis – 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
95Andrew 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
96Balsa 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.
97Both Gach SG – 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
98Cole 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.
99Shareef 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
100Mady 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
101Casey 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.

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

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