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MY MOCK DRAFTS - FUNKYBUNCH's 2019 NBA DRAFT

Last Updated: 06-20-2019

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T68 out of 392 mocks (83% Overall)

Round Totals:

1st Round: 45/150 points
2nd Round: 9/150 points

Total Points:

54 points out of 300 overall

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FUNKYBUNCH's comments: I'd like to thank you if you're actually reading this. Anyways, Zion is the small ball fast version of Shaquille O'Neal in the sense that he's physically gifted enough to bully his opponents on both ends. He is about unstoppable on the offensive end. A Wooden award candidate and underrated defender, he is faster than one would expect and between 260 - 280 lbs with a wingspan of 6'11". As a freshman he's averaging around 22 pts, 9 reb, 2 stl and 2 blks in less than 30 minutes a game. Zion leads the Nation in PER and among tops in other categories. He's the most unique talent on the most talented team in the country. He is the reason why the Duke/UNC game were similar costs that of the Super Bowl... and then of course we all know about the freakish shoe exploding accident. Post accident he came back stronger than ever, putting up 13-13, 29 points, 14 rebs, 5 steals, on his first game back. He was 9-9 in the first half with 9 rebs and 21 points along with the 5 steals. Zion was also the ACC POY and an All America 1st Team as a freshman. He's also the Sporting News Wooden Award winner, the College Basketball POY by the AP, and lead his team to the Elite 8. In this draft, it's safe to say Zion is in a tier of his own as the best prospect. I believe the Pelicans draft Zion simply because he's the best player available and not drafting him can get you fired.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Ja Morant was pretty good last year, but relatively kind of came out of nowhere. Then he averages bunches of points and leads the nation in assists. He's gifted at both ends of the floor and possess a great amount of speed. At times he needs to improve his shooting more, but it has improved a lot from last year. Albeit, he has not played against the toughest competition being in the OVC, Morant is a force and plays bigger and faster than most guards. He's the OVC POY and was a Wooden Award candidate. He tends to force plays at times or even hot dog the ball still and it creates turn overs due to all the plays being called through him, although he is a highlight waiting to happen. Watching him is kind of like holding down the "turbo" button while you're playing a video game fast compared to everyone else. Morant messed around and got a triple double against Markus Howard and Marquette in the first round of the tournament before getting knocked out by Florida State in round 2. He made the All America 1st team. Ja Morant is probably on a tier of his own as the 2nd best prospect in this draft. I believe the Grizzlies will select Morant because he's the second best prospect. RJ would be a better need though. The apparent report however is the Grizzlies intend to pick Morant.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: RJ Barrett was a Wooden Award candidate, but often overshadowed by Zion. He can improve his shooting range a bit, but basically does everything else really well. He scores, rebounds, passes well and plays good defense for a wing. RJ possesses good athletic ability and a respectable 6'10" wingspan. He handles the ball very gracefully and is the leading scorer on the most talented team in the country. He averages about 22/7/4. Barrett was the 4th Duke player in history to mess around and get a triple double, and that was against NC State in the win. While Zion was out, Barrett really showed up every game, even though Duke wasn't the dominant force like they were with Zion in. He was a All America 1st Team as a freshman and helped Duke get to the Elite 8. RJ Barrett is probably on a tier of his own as the 3rd best prospect of this draft. If he shot his jumper with more consistency, he would be up one more tier as a prospect. I believe the Knicks will select the obvious 3rd pick in RJ Barrett. He's the clear 3rd best prospect. There is a strong possibility this pick gets traded. Barrett only did a pre draft work out for the Knicks.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Virginia lost in the first round without DeAndre Hunter last year and this year they are one of the top seeds with him in the lineup again. He's not a stat packer all the time because of Virginia's depth and pace, although his stats have improved from last year. He has excellent shooting range and his 7'2" wingspan helps him be the great defender that he is. Hunter has the ability to do it all, just probably not the star player on the next level. He knows his limits on offense and guards multiple positions. He made the All America 3rd Team. He's the most talented player on the championship team in Virginia where he redeemed himself from the last couple games of the tournament. He could go as high as 4th pick, just because this draft isn't considered very big time outside of the top 3 and Hunter is one of few wing players in this draft with a jumper. Word is the Hawks are going to grab him at the 4th spot.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Darius Garland could have been drafted higher, possibly lottery if not for the injury. He might crack the lottery despite the injury. Garland's an awesome shooter and great at creating shots. He still can make better decisions at times, but he is a freshman. Garland has been rehabbing his injury to concentrate on the draft. Without him, Vanderbilt did nothing in the SEC - literally. Cleveland goes with best G available in Garland.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Coby White is a dynamic diaper dandy on UNC who's been playing well against tough competition. He has a nice handle on the ball. Slightly outplayed Nickeil Alexander-Walker head to head in the home win. At times can get sloppy while playing PG, better as a SG, he shown some weaknesses against Duke and Virginia which are basically NBA defenses. He helped UNC go for a nice tourney run before they were eliminated in the Sweet 16 by Auburn in that game Okeke got injured. Chicago may trade this pick or draft a G here. Minnesota drafts White. Coby White did pre draft work outs for both the T'Wolves and Wizards.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Jarrett Culver is highly improved from last year, but can still improve his range. He's a smart player and plays much bigger than his size suggests. He's the biggest reason for Texas Tech's success. He was a legit Wooden Award candidate. One of his better games against a worthy opponent this season was against Kansas where he put up 26/2/4 in a blow out win. Culver is the Big 12 POY and made All America 2nd Team. Although he lost his shooting touch the last few games, he lead his team to the championship game. There's another strong possibility this pick gets traded. Culver is the type of prospect who might improve his game every year and be a solid player. After the top 3 though, it's a crap shoot. Culver of the bunch however has probably been impressing the most with his workouts. Specifically the Knicks and Lakers had both good raved reviews for Culver. He has also worked out with Chicago, Cleveland, and Phoenix. I believe ultimately Culver is now a Bull.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Bol Bol - He's Tall! Maybe Manute was taller, but Bol Bol is a top 5 prospect if not for or regardless of the injury and is huge! Great size and length with an enormous 7'7" wingspan and 9' 7.5" standing reach. He has good potential upside. Bol blocks shots and has the ability to score from outside or down low while shooting at a high percentage. One of his better games was in a win against Syracuse, before the injury, where he put up 26 pts, 9 reb, an ast, 4 blks, and 3 stls. He's a very high ceiling prospect with some risk factor. I'm willing to bet Bol Bol will have a better career than Manute Bol. Once upon a time before the injury, Bol Bol was getting consideration for number one overall. Oregon made it to the Sweet 16 without Bol. One can only imagine how good they would have been with their top prospect in the lineup. Bol Bol is on a tier of his own as the 4th best prospect in this draft, however the injury scare has made his stock take a hit. In the long run, Bol could be a steal! Bol Bol did hold a private workout in Thousand Oaks, CA for select teams, however. Atlanta takes the risk in Bol Bol.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Jaxson Hayes can run the floor pretty well for a big. 7' 3.5" wingspan and 9' 2.5" standing reach can't hurt his rim protecting skills either. He can improve his shooting range some, but shoots TSP of over 70% from the field and is not an awful FT shooter either. Hayes possesses nice athleticism. He's still got a shot at being a lottery pick despite not getting to display his talent in the NIT due to a bruised bone. He's got the frame and upside to be a modern day big. With the late success of players with similar frames and upside as prospects such as Clint Capela, Willie Caulie-Stein, Myles Turner or Jarrett Allen, Hayes should be drafted higher in this draft that is not supposed to be considered as deep. Atlanta is the lone team Hayes did pre draft work outs for. With Bol off the board here, I have Hayes going to Washington.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Nassir Little's an efficient player, but he can improve his shooting range. He's good at making plays that aren't always in the box scores. Little possesses good upside and a nice 7' 1.25" wingspan and an 8' 8.5" standing reach, along with a 38.5" max vertical. He does a lot of damage in limited minutes and oh yeah - he's a pretty good athlete too. UNC was eliminated by a red hot Auburn team in the Sweet 16, in which Little played 6th man on that team all year and in that game had an illness. He learned a lot from Cameron Johnson and Luke Maye. Atlanta will maybe move this pick again, and try to trade up. Either way, the BPA here makes sense and that might be Little. Little did pre draft workouts for Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Miami, Minnesota and Washington.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Cameron Reddish is the 3rd wheel on the most talented team in the country. He does a lot of the dirty work, and is the good glue guy with upside. Offensively great at times and a bit challenged at times, Reddish hucks too many 3s up and is only average from beyond the arc. Has his ups and downs, he is streaky but worth it. When he's up, he's playing out of his mind. He seems to have a good motor. He helped Duke get to the Elite 8, although it's notable that he did not play in the Sweet 16 and was a game time decision in that Elite 8 loss to Michigan State where Reddish came off the bench. Reddish possesses a 7' .25" wingspan and a 8' 8.9" standing reach. Yes I think he slips a little at least. He's a quality defender and measures well, but has many holes. Still he could be the BPA here. Phoenix drafts Reddish and don't be surprised if this pick is moved again back.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Goga has nice size and touch inside the paint. Goga's solid range and good IQ on the along with good strength help him on the offensive end, but a bit slow footed on defense for small ball but a good anchor nontheless. Goga can really bang inside the paint. He has a 7'2" wingspan. He's good with the pick and roll. I believe the Hornets select Goga Bitadze and this pick maybe the pick the team builds around if Kemba walks. If he doesn't walk, Goga would be a great pick and roll mate. Bitadze might be the BPA for his position and the safest pick at the same time. His lone pre draft work out was with the Hawks.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Nickeil Alexander-Walker started out the season very strong, then hit a wall and got a second wind again just like Virginia Tech's season before it came to an end in the Sweet 16 against Duke in the tourney. He's a good combo guard who has improved all across the board. He can defend, set up an offense, and knock down the big shots efficiently. He has become a lock down defender, perhaps one of the nation's best on the perimeter. Alexander-Walker has been outplayed at times against talented competition. When he's on, he's really on though-like that game against Washington in the beginning of the season where he broke down Thybulle and Nowell in the win. Miami could draft NAW, but they might not. But Miami needs more back court players with Wade probably retiring and Winslow running a lot of the 1. Either way, NAW has some potential and I could see someone wanting a G who can defend and shoot here. He had pre draft workouts for Boston, Charlotte, Detroit and Orlando.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Tyler Herro is a good on and off the ball player who can shoot lights out about anywhere on the floor. He has been one of Kentucky's primary scorers. He has often been their unsung hero (Herro)... and the player the opponents are planning for. Herro helped Kentucky get to the Elite 8 until they met their match. Herro could go in the first round just as easy. Boston could very well take him at the end of the lotto based on there team need. The quality in players aren't that far off here. Herro is just that shooter Boston's looking for and is potentially the best pure shooter in this draft. He had pre draft workouts in Boston, Indiana, Miami, Minnesota, Orlando and San Antonio.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Okpala is a solid wing with good shooting range who can flat out score. He's improved much from last year. He has a good handle for his size. Although he has the potential, his defense could still improve. He possesses a 7'2" wingspan and a 8' 10" standing reach, and has shown flashes on the defensive end. He could be leading his team to higher expectations however, it may not be his fault. I believe Detroit picks Okpala here, as he's maybe the safest 2 way pick that is good enough to fit their need here. Other wings that are ranked higher just don't shoot like Okpala in a game. They need a PG more, however there's not one worthy of the 15th pick unless it's a reach. It's possible this pick gets traded forward or back. Atlanta, Orlando and Utah are where he had his pre draft workouts.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Keldon Johnson is a good efficient player who shoots well and finds his niche on a loaded Kentucky team. He's a streaky player offensively but has very good upside. He's a good athletic defender with 2 way potential. He out dueled Admiral Schofield and then #1 Tennessee in the home win. Johnson at times looked like a Wooden Award candidate early in the season. But that's the thing, like said before, he's streaky and that was early in the season. He did help Kentucky get to the Elite 8, playing well in a loss to a spirited but Okeke-less Auburn squad.He did his pre draft workouts for Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Miami, Minnesota, Orlando, and Washington. Orlando is a good candidate to get this wing.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Doumbouya has great touch around the rim, but can improve his shooting range. He has the potential to defend multiple positions. He's a nice game dunker. One of the youngest player in this draft to probably get drafted, he's extremely raw and a high risk high reward pick. He's strong and very athletic. Pelicans get some more upside and Doumbouya has some serious upside and in this draft it's worth the risk. His lone pre draft workout was with Minnesota.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: PJ Washington is a physical player, good rebounder with a 7' 2.25" wingspan. He hustles and gets all the plays that don't show up in the box scores. Washington has a good shot but need improvement with FTs. He slightly outplayed Grant Williams in the big home win against then #1 Tennessee, although Williams got Washington back in the rematch. Kentucky also made it to the Elite 8 before getting eliminated by a Okeke-less Auburn that was very energized. He made the All America 3rd Team. Boston again, will likely move this pick. Miami and Minnesota are where he did his pre draft workouts. Indiana could go with a rotational big here who can bang and do it all. It's unclear if they will keep both of their twin towers, but either way Washington could contribute soon.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Mfiondu Kabengele is good on the post and he can shoot pretty well too. He was the most productive front court player on a very deep, tough Florida State team that was knocked out of the tournament by Gonzaga. One of his best games notably was against Duke in January where he put up 24 pts, 10 rebs, 3 blks and 2 stls in the loss. Kabengele does most of his damage in limited minutes. Kabengele possesses a 7' 3" wingspan and a 9' 1.5" standing reach. He has done pre draft work outs for Boston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Indiana, Orlando, and Utah. San Antonio is doing a rebuild and a future front court of Kabengele and Poeltl might be a start.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Rui is a good efficient offensive player that can stretch the defense and has a knack for scoring. An obvious Wooden award candidate and All America 1st Team, Rui and his shooting range is among the best in the country although he seldom takes 3s. He's a high IQ player and knows his limits within himself. Possesses a 7'2" wingspan. Hachimura has underrated athletic ability. He's the best player on one of the top teams in the country, helping his team get to the Elite 8. Boston, who may move their picks could also select picks to replace FAs like Marcus Morris. Hachimura would be a good candidate for that.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Brandon Clarke is a solid post player on one of the nation's top teams. He could improve his strength and shooting range but is an awesome defender. Clarke can adjust to pick and rolls on defense very well even on the perimeter. He's among the Nation's tops in PER and shooting percentages. In the tournament against a tough interior Baylor defense, Clarke played out of his mind by putting up 36 pts, 8 rebs, 3 asts, 2 stl and 5 blocks in the contest. Gonzaga did eventually lose to a tough Texas Tech team. While not possessing the long lengthy wingspans some of these other prospects have, Clarke's athletic ability and 40.5" max vertical more than make up for his ability to play well. OKC could sure use a defensive player and enforcer to play along side Westbrook, PG13 and Adams. Atlanta, Boston, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Minnesota, Orlando, and San Antonio Clarke did pre draft workouts for.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Nicolas Claxton is an athletic big that's a wirey defender and shoots a high percentage from the field. He was on a bad team, but Claxton was a real bright asset on both ends of the floor. Claxton's a good leaper, measuring a max vertical at 36' 5". He also proved to be very agile and has the ability to make the quick jumper inside the key. Boston needs some young size. Claxton might not be the best fit, but he's the BPA at that positional need if Baynes doesn't return. He had pre draft workouts with Charlotte, Indiana, San Antonio and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Dylan Windler lead Belmont to a fantastic season. He was often overshadowed by fellow conference player Ja Morant, however Windler can really shoot the ball and is an underrated rebounder. He took on and almost beat a tough Maryland team nearly by himself. Windler put up 35 pts, 11 rebs, 2 asts, and a blocked shot in the effort. He is very deceivingly fast and athletic. Now imagine Memphis drafting Morant's division rival and put him on his side. Windler paired up with Morant, Anderson and JJJ seems like it could work. He had pre draft workouts in Boston, Brooklyn, Golden State, Indiana, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Portland and San Antonio.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Carsen Edwards is a scoring PG that is a master at creating his own shots. He's averaged nearly 24 a game in a tough conference. He played as good as maybe any guard in the country and entered as Wooden Award candidate territory. In a round 2 game against Villanova, Carsen Edwards went off for 42 pts, 6 rebs and 1 ast in the blow out win. Later against Virginia in the Elite 8, he put up 42 points in the losing effort. He made the All America 2nd Team. Edwards can do damage with his combination of speed, strength, agility and shooting range. He has the ability to take the game over in crunch time offensively. Philly needs a scoring G who can flat out shoot. Edwards fits just that. He had pre draft workouts in Boston, Indiana, Philadelphia and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Leading Tennessee to being a top team and getting them to the Sweet 16, Williams has been doing it all against worthy competition. One of his best games was against Vanderbilt on the road in an OT win, where he put up 43 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, and 4 blocks. He hit all 23 FTs in the game and draws fouls as an art. He's the back to back SEC POY and was a Wooden award candidate and made the All America 1st Team. He has an 8' 8.5" standing reach. He's the best pure basketball player at this juncture in the draft and Portland wants to win now.He had workouts in Atlanta, Golden State, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Bruno Fernando has been leading Maryland to a competitive season in a loaded BIG 10. He has worked on his game and really improved since the draft workouts last year. He has good size and length with nearly a 7'4" wingspan and a 9' 2" standing reach, and Fernando can stretch the floor out. Fernando also did well in his sprints at the combine, standing himself out a bit there. He really shoots great anywhere within 2 point range. Fernando has also been a nice part of Jalen Smith's game as a mentor as well. Fernando can really dunk the ball as also with nearly a 34" max vertical. The Cavs draft the polarizing prospect of Bruno Fernando. Triston Thompson is a 2020 FA and Cleveland could use rebounds. They might trade their picks though too. He did pre draft workouts in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Indiana, Minnesota, Orlando, San Antonio and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Romeo Langford needs to improve shooting range a bit, but otherwise scores efficiently and playing well as a freshman on a solid but streaky Indiana team. Langford has shown consistency scoring in double digits every game but 2 and they were in limited minutes. He seemed to have got a second wind late in the season, but it wasn't enough to lead Indiana far. Brooklyn could go in so many directions here with the uncertainty of whom the core will just be yet with the big FAs attracted to Roc Nation right now. Langford I have slipping a little, so Brooklyn perhaps goes with the top prospect at this point.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Daniel Gafford last year carried Arkansas to the tournament, this year the SEC is a little deeper but he's still making his presence. Gafford's an absolute force down low as he shoots a high fg percentage. He needs to work on his FTs. Gafford is an athletic big with post moves. He has very good instincts on defense, good timing and good switching but could get into foul trouble at times. Gafford has outplayed some of the top bigs in the country, the issue is that he's not on a proven team to back it up. Gafford possesses a solid 9' 2" standing reach that allows him to block shots. The Warriors would be a good fit here. They have so many FAs, but a shot blocker has been what they were missing.He had pre draft workouts in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotee, Chicago, Detroit, Indiana, Oklahoma City, and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Louis King is an athletic glue guy who got better and better as the year went on. He's the most talented player (healthy) on a very tough Oregon team which proved to be good enough to get to the Sweet 16. He went toe to toe with DeAndre Hunter in that game often. Oregon made a big run winning the PAC 12 tournament as well and King outplayed the conference's best wings in the process. Between both tournaments, King may have played his way into the lottery. King possesses a long wingspan over 7'0". San Antonio is rebuilding a squad on the fly. Louis King will be the insurance replacement for Rudy Gay. King could be molded into something special in that system. That is, if the Spurs even keep their current picks. Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia and Utah are where King did his pre draft workouts.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Ty Jerome is a crafty floor general of a top team in Virginia. He's very unselfish, plays within the game and doesn't make much mistakes. Jerome has a nice stroke from the outside as well. What Jerome does best in the game though is control the tempo of the game. He really knows how to set the tone. Although DeAndre Hunter is the most talented prospect on Virginia, Ty Jerome is their best player right now. Detroit needs a PG with a shooting stroke. Ty Jerome is just that and can really get his bigs going in the offense. Boston, Charlotte, Indiana, Orlando, and Utah are who he worked out for.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Tacko Fall is massively huge. He is slightly clumsy at times, but ultimately he is an anchor on defense that offenses must plan around. His standing reach is 10' 2.5"! His wingspan is 8' 2.25"! Fall may be at certain times a liability offensively. He played better as the season went on, especially in both of his tournament games. That heart breaking loss to Duke was an amazing game and UCF was a team designed to beat them. Fall's defense and Aubrey Dawkins offense really gave them a punchers chance. The Nets, if they keep this pick, could very well pick the automatic shot alteration in Tacko Fall. He is just a defensive night mere for even the biggest players in the league. Forget a mid range game against Fall, especially if there's other defenders on the team. He had pre draft workouts for Charlotte, Cleveland, Houston, Indiana, Lakers, New York, Orlando and Sacramento.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Samanic has been playing efficiently well in limited minutes overseas and is the new under 18 Euro MVP youngster from darling Barcelona. He has a nice touch around the basket and can stretch the floor as well. He's very fluent for his size, but he can use more strength. He possesses an 8' 11" standing reach. Samanic has been impressing in workouts and may have worked his way into the 1st round. If he doesn't crack the first, however, like I have here, he could very well be the next PF in Phoenix.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Cameron Johnson is a good off the ball player with nice range and a solid defender. He measured well at the combine which helps Johnson be the good defender he is. Chicago could trade this pick or go wing BPA here. Cameron Johnson might be that prospect. His 2 way ability keeps his stock intriguing and all around draft boards. He had pre draft workouts in Boston, Orlando and Philadelphia. I believe Philly picks Cam.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Jalen Lecque is a 5 star G out of HS and the 34th ranked player in his HS class. He's known for his drives and spectacular dunks at this point in his young career and has plenty of upside. Lecque has not faced the competition some of these other prospects have and his decision making can improve overall. Worth risking this late in the draft with his combine leading 43" max vertical, the 76ers draft for upside here. They have either trades to make or draft players. Lecque's stock has gone up a bit.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Talen Horton-Tucker is a strong, athletic wing who can play solid gritty defense. He needs to improve shooting and his all around game on offense. He has plenty upside with a whopping 7' 1.25" wingspan and 8'7" standing reach. Horton-Tucker puts up enormous defensive pressure, helping Iowa State get to the tournament.THT would be a great role player with upside. If THT develops a jump shot, he could be special. He had pre draft workouts in Boston, Detroit, Indiana, Oklahoma City and Orlando. THT should be picked around here. Pelicans take another upside pick in THT.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Kevin Porter's a very athletic player. He needs to work on his FTs and consistency from 3. He's quick footed, good at taking it to the rack and can jump out of the gym with his marvelous dunks. His defense is a work in progress. He can boom with the right coaching/playing. He can also bust just as easily. I believe the Hornets roll the dice on this home town boom/bust prospect. Somebody will want a leaper. Hornets might not be able to pass up upside. They are a little desperate. He has had pre draft workouts in Atlanta, Boston, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Cleveland, Miami, Orlando, San Antonio and Washington.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Chuma Okeke has made strides, progressing all year long. He went from being a quality defender to a 2 way player. In the SEC tournament, it's noteworthy he outplayed Grant Williams (finally) in the big win. He put up 18 pts, 13 rebs, 3 stls, and a block in the contest. Okeke did well in the tournament, however did have to endure an injury scare against UNC that tore his ACL. He would be picked higher if not for the injury. Auburn really went on a run winning the SEC tournament before even getting started with the big dance. That injury was pretty bad, but if Okeke pans out like the direction he was going in, he could be a steal. We just may have to wait another year or 2 to get results of greatness yet. If Dallas takes another risk like they did with Porzingis, the dividends could pay off in a few years.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Not statistically the best player on Syracuse, but can play off the ball, which Tyus Battle can't seem to do. Brissett plays with good strength and has underrated athleticism. He has steadily improved in big moments. Oshae Brissett showed he can compete with some solid talent at this year's combine. Atlanta, Boston, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Detroit, Houston, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Toronto and Utah. Bulls take Brissett, and go with a player that already knows how to play the NBA off the ball role.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Naz Reid has nice size, efficient, shows great range and decent numbers for a freshman in limited minutes. He has been progressing as the season is going on. Good mobility for a big, Reid passes the rock pretty well. He could be more consistent. LSU lost eventually to Michigan State in the Sweet 16 in which Reid helped them get there. He's got a lot of energy for his size and possesses a 9' 1" standing reach, but also has some body fat to get rid of. The Pelicans could very well take the highest ranked prospect here in Naz Reid. With the unibrow leaving eventually and the entire team FAs but basically Holiday, the Pelicans could go in several directions.He had pre draft workouts in Boston, Brooklyn, Cleveland, Detroit, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Antonio and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Luguentz Dort is a solid freshman on an Arizona State that has been on a surge lately. At times the team's design forces him to do too much. He could improve his shooting consistency. He has been making strides as the year has been progressing, and so has Arizona State in the average PAC 12 conference. Dort lead Arizona State to the field of 64 with a win over St. John's, followed by the early exit loss to a more seasoned Buffalo team. I believe the Kings select Luguentz Dort to rotate on the wing because of his 2 way potential. Kings have some wings in FA the next couple years. He did pre draft workouts in Boston, Brooklyn, Detroit, Golden State, Indiana, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Matisse Thybulle is perhaps the best overall defender currently in the nation. He's a great one on one or team defender and has great stamina. He's a better wing defender and has great timing and hands. Offensively he may be a bit challenged on the next level. Golden State could take this hyped up prospect.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Jalen McDaniels is a little frail, yet athletic big with quick movement and decent shooting range. He's scored in double digits in every game this year except one, against BYU where the more seasoned Yoeli Childs got him in foul trouble. He's a bit of a tweener, but sure moves fluently for one. The Hawks, again if they even keep the pick could go McDaniels here. Even if they drafted Okeke, they would be patient for him. Philly goes for maybe the BPA. He had pre draft workouts in Atlanta, Chicago, Oklahoma City, and Sacramento. Tobias Harris hopefully stays, but McDaniels could either fill in some void minutes, get traded or play for the 76ers or something.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Bryce Brown may have played his way into getting drafted with his tournament play. He helped Auburn get to the Final Four and nearly the championship game. That was especially impressive when Okeke went down. He was on a terror even in the SEC tournament, helping Auburn win the SEC title also. Minnesota drafts maybe the best pure player on the board now in Bryce Brown. His upside may not be the highest, but he's solid now and can flat out shoot and score. He's proven to be a good leader this year. He had pre draft workouts with Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Clippers, Lakers, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Sacramento and Washington.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Zach Norvell is a solid scorer and smart player on one of the top teams. He has improved his shooting consistency and strength on defense progressing through the year. Norvell has helped leading one of the nation's top teams with his 2 way ability. He caused havoc for opponents like Terence Mann and Jarrett Culver in the tournament. Miami could select someone like Norvell. He can shoot and play at both ends, which Miami needs. He had pre draft workouts with Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Sacramento and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Aubrey Dawkins has become a new darling of draft boards this year. He's a Michigan transfer to Central Florida and is known for his monster game against a power house Duke team, in which he lead the way with 32 pts, 3 rebs, 4 asts, and 3 stls in the 1 point heartbreaking tournament loss. Detroit, who want to win now take one of the tournament's heroes in Dawkins. All their wings seem to be FAs. He had pre draft workouts with Atlanta, Charlotte, Golden State, Orlando, Sacramento, Toronto, Utah and Washington.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Terance Mann is a solid wing on a very good and deep Florida State squad. Mann flashed some brilliant playing against Murray State in the 2nd round of the tournament where he had one of his best games in a blow out win. He looked his best that game. Mann is a nice leaper with a 38.5" max vertical. He had pre draft workouts in Atlanta, Brooklyn, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indiana, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Phoenix. Orlando selects maybe the best pure basketball player here.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Ignas Brazdeikis is a solid shooter and has a good IQ. He's a big contributor and first option as a freshman on a stacked Michigan team. Michigan keeps on winning and Ignas fills in the stats by doing a little of everything. He was a Wooden Award candidate for a while, but has a hard time against the high IQ + athletic type defender. Kings, if they don't trade this pick, I got doubling up on wings here and this one can shoot. Who knows where Barnes will be next year? He had pre draft workouts with Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Indiana, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Amir Hinton is the top ranked division II prospect in the nation and a very rare prospect at that. He has great offensive ability all across the board, but could be challenged or unproven on the defensive end. He is a smooth player and a good athlete. He may be the best pure scorer at this point in the draft and the Clippers go with him for that reason. He did pre draft workouts in Atlanta, Brooklyn, Dallas, Detroit, Indiana, Miami, Portland and Sacramento.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Adam Mokoka is a solid defender who can defend 3 positions. He has a nice 6'10" wingspan. He can improve his shooting, but has been playing well in France. San Antonio can pick Mokoka and have the choice of stashing him for a year or keeping him right away, depending on what happens with all their role players in FA. He had his pre draft workouts with Atlanta and Philadelphia.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Brian Bowen is making strides in Australia after not working out in Louisville. He has good upside but is a bit of a mystery on where he's at now as far as skill level. He's been playing in the NBL in limited minutes and shooting 47% from the floor and about 35% from 3. Indiana needs shooting. Bowen's shooting has improved and could be the best option here at wing. He could be in the rotation sooner rather than later. Atlanta, Detroit, Golden State, Indiana, Sacramento and Utah are where Bowen had his pre draft workouts.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Daulton Hommes is a rare division II phenom that outplayed Fultz once upon a time and recently went toe to toe against Gordon Hayward when they were recovering togeter. He's injury prone, but worth being picked. With KD's uncertainty of staying, Klay being a FA and Iggy in 2020, the Boston has a lot of uncertainties at the moment. Hayward's work out buddy and a flyer on this prospect this late could pay some nice dividend. He had pre draft workouts with Atlanta, Clippers and Toronto.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Jaylen Hoard needs to bulk up and improve his shooting range, but otherwise an athletic freshman who can attack the basket. He has good 2 way potential. An athletic player who doesn't need to be the star but can be when the time calls. He tends to stat pack more than anything though because he's on a lemon. He might not declare this year, but then again the trend is to declare early, so he just might. I believe the Hornets take the most upside available here in Jaylen Hoard. He had pre draft workouts with Charlotte, Chicago, Orlando, Philadelphia, Portland and Sacramento.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Yovel Zoosman is a solid wing who has been playing well for Tel Aviv. Last year he helped win gold in the U20 European championships, and has been playing steady against worthy competition this year. Zoosman is one of the top Euro prospects and is probably worth drafting somewhere in the late second round. Jazz get some shooting in Zoosman and continue to build on their depth.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Jontay Porter can work on his body fat, but otherwise has great skills on the high post and low post. He's a very high IQ player and good at passing the ball or setting up the screen and roll. Porter has a 7'0" wingspan and a 9' 1.5" standing reach. If he wasn't injured, he might be picked higher. If he didn't re-injure his ACL he would certainly be picked higher. Philadelphia could make a good back up 5 out of Porter this late in the draft in a couple years. they have the patience.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Joshua Obiesie is a young prospect with some ups. He comes out of Wazburg Germany and has the potential to play 3 positions. Knicks could draft for upside and this might be the best pick for upside. They could very well draft Obiesie and stash this kid.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Deividas Sirvydis is a little frail, but long and he can shoot. He has good upside and a high IQ. Sirvydis has decent athleticism. Sirvydis has been rising up in the ranks by playing well and was the adidas next generation champion and MVP. The Clippers, if they even have this pick by the time it's their turn could go with Sirvydis. They could stash him for a year or 2, or even play him right away. He could be a wing in the rotation when he's molded the right way.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Kris Wilkes has really good length and has good 2 way potential. He's been one of UCLA's few bright spots. He needs to improve his shooting consistency. He should have done much more in the PAC 12 this year, especially early on. The Pelicans, if they keep the pick could take Wilkes. He's got that length and could add depth to a young team. He has done pre draft workouts for Cleveland, Minnesota and Sacramento.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Admiral Schofield is a good shooter and has good strength for a wing. He's a solid contributor on one of the best teams but tends to be streaky from time to time. He's a 2 way player that improved slightly across the board each year. He has only so high of a ceiling. Schofield torched Gonzaga early in the year, hitting 6 3s and 30 points in the win. He helped Tennessee make a nice run before getting eliminated to Purdue in OT in the tournament. The Warriors lose a lot in FA. Schofield has a chance to be a rotational 3. He had pre draft workouts with Boston, Golden State, Indiana and Utah.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: JaKeenan Gant (not spelled Grant) is a 2 way stretch 4 who can really switch on defense and create havoc there timing blocking shots as well. This transfer from Mizzou has some good range, as he shoots a high percentage from about all over the floor. Under the radar a bit, as now he's doing it against smaller time competition but has shown he can really play this year. His ceiling maybe only so high. He averaged 20 pts, 8 rebs, 1 ast, and over 2 blks a game while improving his shooting range this year. I believe the Raptors select JaKeenan Gant, despite being under the radar and only working out for the Raptors and Grizzlies and Kings. He's everywhere on the court and would help win now. Gant may also not get drafted and be a diamond in the rough UFAs.

FUNKYBUNCH's comments: Jaylen Nowell is a do it all combo G with a fantastic stroke. A little over looked being in the PAC12 this year which has not been as strong as other years. Defense is adequate, but can improve still. One of his better games was in the heart breaking loss to Gonzaga where he put up 26/6/2/1. Nowell is the PAC12 POY. Sacramento could use another player with a stroke. He had pre draft workouts with Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indiana, Orlando, Philadelphia and Phoenix.