PF – Duke – HT: 6-10 – WT: 250 – WING: 6-10 – Fr – Paolo is making a late move up the board and could go no.1 overall to the Magic. He’s a powerhouse of a forward who should contribute right away. 1on1 Interview with Paolo
C – Gonzaga – HT: 7-0 – WT: 195 – WING: 7-6 – Fr – This is a match made in heaven, with OKC’s big guards operating the offense with Chet. He’ll bring the intensity and defensive fire the team has been lacking. Article
PF – Auburn – HT: 6-10 – WT: 220 – WING: 7-0 – Fr – Jabari has been the no.1 prospect on most mocks but could slide a spot or two on draft night. He’s an elite two-way talent who is one of the best shooters to enter the league in years. Article
SG – Purdue – HT: 6-4 – WT: 200 – WING: NA – So – It’s hard to imagine Ivey falling past no.4, even if the fit in Sacramento is questionable. This is the most likely spot for a team to trade up and take the elite athlete and offensive juggernaut that is Jaden Ivey.
PF – Iowa – HT: 6-8 – WT: 215 – WING: NA – So – Murray would be a nice addition on the wing in Detroit (or Sacramento if they trade down to this spot). He promises to bring offensive fire power from day 1 and has the maturity and work ethic to help set the tone for a young team.
SG – Arizona (Canada) – HT: 6-6 – WT: 210 – WING: 6-9– So – Mathurin is one of the more NBA-ready players (with plenty of upside too). The Pacers are set to build a scary backcourt with Mathurin or one of the other young guards next to Haliburton.
SG – Kentucky (Canada) – HT: 6-5 1/4 – WT: 198 – WING: 6-11 1/2 – Fr – Kentucky legend Shaedon Sharpe has the upside of a top 5 pick but is one of the mystery men of the draft. There are a ton of rumors of the Thunder looking to trade up from no.12 for Sharpe and this seems like a likely spot for him to come off the board. Article
PG – G League Ignite (Australia) – HT: 6-7 1/2 – WT: 195 – WING: 6-10 1/2 – Int.03 – Daniels has had a sensational rise over the past 4 months and could land in the top 10. He’s a defensive menace with size, athleticism and an emerging offensive game.
C – Memphis – HT: 6-11 – WT: 250 – WING: 7-5 1/4 – Fr – Duren is a big time talent who has a ton of untapped potential. Centers don’t have as much value these days but it will be hard for teams in the mid lottery to pass on him. The Spurs have a history of building around centers and Duren could be the latest.
SF – New Zealand Breakers (France) – HT: 6-10 – WT: 205 – WING: 7-0 – Int.03 – The Wizards need to swing for upside. Dieng is a boom or bust prospect who looked good in the 2H of the season in the NBL. There are rumors that he’s highly coveted inside the top 10. Article
SG – Wisconsin – HT: 6-5 3/4 – WT: 196 – WING: 6-8 1/2 So – Davis might not be the most exciting upside prospect for the Knicks to select but he’d bring intensity and tenacity to the roster – and still has plenty of room to develop into an All Star.
SF – Duke – HT: 6-6 – WT: 200 – WING: 7-0 – Fr – If A.J. falls this far it’ll be due to a history of injuries that might scare teams away. But he’s a big time talent who can play a role right away in the league. The Cavs would be lucky to get him at no.14.
SG – Santa Clara – HT: 6-5 3/4 – WT: 209 – WING: 7-2 1/4 – Jr. – Williams has been a star in the pre-draft process and could sneak into the back end of the lottery or just after. Would be a nice fit next to Melo in Charlotte.
SG – Ohio State – HT: 6-5 1/2 – WT: 195 – WING: 6-10– Fr – The Hawks could look to add a talented shot-maker next to Trae. Branham is getting lottery buzz and has looked good during the pre-draft process.
SG – G League Ignite – HT: 6-6 1/2 – WT: 197 – WING: 7-03/4– 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. Flying under the radar
SF – Baylor – HT: 6-7 1/2 – WT: 201 – WING: 6-11 – Fr – A versatile player who brings it on both ends of the court. Has elite above-the-rim ability, is a world class defensive player and underrated passer. 1on1 interview