2022 NBA Mock Draft

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1-2Player Updated 7/5/20Comp
1Emoni Bates*SF – Ypsilanti, MI (Michigan State) – Ht – 6-8 1/2 – Wt – 175 – Wing – 6-9 – HSjr – Emoni has committed to Michigan State but could be draft bound if the NBA changes the one and done rule, which is widely expected for 2022 or 2023.KD
2Adrian Griffin Jr.SF – Duke – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 200 – Wing – 7-0 – HSsr – A tough, big wing with a rock solid frame, tons of talent and great basketball bloodlines.Jimmy Butler
3Chet Holmgren C – Minneapolis, MN – Ht – 7-0 – Wt – 183 – Wing – 7-3 1/2 – HSsr – Tall, skinny and talented, Holmgren has an advanced feel for the game and a high skill level. If he can fill out his frame he’ll have a long NBA career.Dirk lite
4Paolo BancheroPF – Seattle, WA – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – 242 – Wing – 6-10 – HSsr -A multi-talented forward who can do a little bit of everything on the court. A natural scorer with play-making instincts and a quick first step. 1on1 Interviewtaller Tobias Harris
5Jaden HardySG – Henderson, NV – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 185 – Wing – 6-10 – HSsr – Hardy is a sensational athlete with elite level quickness and leaping ability, to go along with natural ball skills.O.J. Mayo
6Patrick Baldwin Jr.SF – Sussex, WI – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 200 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A big wing with a smooth shooting stroke and elite size for position. Has a chance to be a big time perimeter scorer at the NBA level. 1on1 InterviewMPJ, Mike Dunleavy Jr.
7Ousmane DiengSF – France – Ht – 6-7 – Wt – NA – Wing – 7-0 – Int.03 – A big point guard/wing scorer with great one on one shot making ability.Paul George 
8Max ChristieSG – Rolling Meadow, IL – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 170 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A tall, thin and talented SG with a super smooth game. Needs to get stronger but has loads of natural talent.Jeremy Lamb
9Yannick NzosaC – DR Congo – Ht – 6-11 – Wt – NA – Wing – NA – Int.03 – A game-changing defender with elite length/size and mobility.more advanced Clint Capela 
10Jalen Duran*C – Montverde, FL – Ht – 6-9 1/2- Wt – 228 – Wing – 7-5 – HSjr – Duran is another player who could go straight to the League. He’s a man among boys at the high school level with an NBA frame.Dwight Howard
11Adem BonaPF – Turkey – Ht – 6-9 – Wt – NA – Wing – NA – Int.03 – A quick, explosive athlete with great open court speed and above the rim ability.
12Kendall BrownSF – Woodbury, MN – HT: 6-6 – WT: 180 – WING: NA – HSsr – A versatile player who brings it on both ends of the court. Has above-the-rim athleticism. 1on1 interview
13Jabari SmithSF – Tyrone, GA – Ht – 6-8 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A long and athletic wing with a high ceiling. Has the talent to move higher on this list, as his game matures.Rashard Lewis
14Moses MoodySG – Arkansas – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 185 – Wing – NA – Fr – One of the best shooters in his class. Moody is absolutely lethal from three point range. 1on1 InterviewAllan Houston
15Jean MonteroPG – Dominican Republic – Ht – 6-3 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – Int.03 – A slick ball handler, passer and creative finisher.taller Dennis Schröder

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16Moussa DiabatePF – IMG (France) – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A tall, skinny and talented forward who shows flashes of big time ability.Jonah Bolden
17Kennedy ChandlerPG – Memphis, TN – Ht – 6-0 – Wt – 160 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A bit undersized but plays big and controls the game from the PG position.Kenny Anderson
18Sadragque Nganga*PF – Phoenix, AZ (Angola) – Ht – 6-10 – Wt – 210 – Wing – NA – HSjr – A unique talent with elite physical tools and upside. Could jump straight to the draft if he stays on his current trajectory.Giannis lite, Michael Beasley
19Sharife 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
20Hunter SallisPG – Omaha, NE – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 165 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A smooth combo guard with a lanky frame and nice scoring ability.
21Keon JohnsonSG – Tennessee – Ht – 6-5 – Wt – 190 – Wing – NA – Fr – A big time athlete who plays with power and plays above the rim. Stock is trending up.smaller Jaylen Brown
22D.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
23Adam 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
24Harrison Ingram SG – Dallas, TX – Ht – 6-6 – Wt – 210 – Wing – NA – HSsr – A big guard who can do it all, score, handle, defend and pass the rock. 1on1 InterviewAaron Harrison
25Aminu MohammedSG – Springfield, MO (Nigeria) – Ht – 6-4 – Wt – 198 – Wing – 6-9 1/2 – HSsr – A high energy player who puts constant pressure on the opposing team. Very well built with a lot of natural ability. Flashes lead guard skills.stronger Josh Jackson
26Mark 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 frontcourt, at least for a year or two.Michael Olowokandi
27Cam 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
28J.D. DavisonPG – Letohatchee, AL – Ht – 6-2 – Wt – 175 – Wing – NA – HSsr – An elite leaper and dunker who is an overpowering force at the high school level.DSJ
29Kai 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 
30Mady 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
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2022 2nd Round

2022 Traded Picks

  • Pelicans get Lakers pick, unprotected (Anthony Davis trade)
  • Thunder get Clippers 1st round pick, unprotected (Paul George trade)

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