He's a bit undersized for his position but does all the little things at a high level to affect winning. Holmgren is a seven-foot forward/center, who remains … Minnesota: SG Anthony Edwards, Georgia. This is the expectation for Chicago if Deni Avdija is still on the board. The Celtics need point guard depth — especially with Kemba Walker being a 30-year-old who is coming off of a disappointing postseason. With James Harden’s future up in the air, selecting a young and talented combo guard like R.J. Hampton would make sense. The 6-9 forward is a great playmaker who is widely regarded as this draft's best international prospect. RADIO.COM . His ability to guard multiple positions and make open jumpers could help the Suns make the playoff push they appear ready to make after completing a deal for Chris Paul. He’s a wing with size who could, as a rookie, help the Spurs return to the postseason. 2021. Chicago Bulls - Killian Hayes, G, Ulm. NBA Mock Draft 7.0: Projecting All 60 Picks Post-Finals With the NBA’s virtual combine underway, our draft expert Jeremy Woo unveils his latest mock draft. He's one of the best lead guards in this draft and has the playmaking talents to grow into a building block for the franchise. This pick still could be traded by the time it's all said and done, but if Minnesota stays put, Edwards is the sensible selection. A long, rangy and versatile guard, Tyrese Haliburton gives Atlanta a defensive playmaker who can fit with Trae Young in the backcourt and also pack a punch as an offensive weapon with or without him on the court. Tre Jones, a tenacious defender who shot 36.1% from beyond the arc as a sophomore at Duke, is the best available here. But his athleticism, productivity at Memphis, and ability to guard multiple positions are enough to make him worth any pick at this point in the draft. He has really impressed teams with his length and playmaking upside. First-rounders aren't often spent on 22-year-old wings, but Bane should be a rare exception to that rule. Underrated passer and playmaker from his position who is quickly able to read defenses and make accurate passes when necessary, Limited mobility moving laterally will hinder his ability to defend on the perimeter and switch onto more mobile wings and forwards, Explosive leaper, but physically he will have challenges matching up against bigger forwards in the post in the NBA, Average rebounder, especially for a player his size and at his position, One of the most efficient guards as a scorer and facilitator, Deep shooting range that should translate to NBA 3-point line seamlessly, Savvy player on both ends of the court with high IQ/feel; very good passer who makes smart decisions and doesn't beat himself, Skinny frame that needs real physical development, Odd (but effective) shooting release; incredibly efficient in catch and shoot but a non-factor for now shooting off the dribble or moving, Possesses great court vision and has passing skills to match it, Crafty with the ball in his hands and able to create off the dribble, both for himself and for teammates, Developing tool in his arsenal: a James Harden-like stepback move that's near-impossible to defend, Smooth, fluid left-handed release with great touch from deep and in the lane, at the free throw line and on floaters, Can read the game at a high level in an instant, making him a threat to thrive in the modern, pick-and-roll heavy NBA, Average athlete with no real burst to blow by defenders, Below average 3-point shooter; improved in EuroCup play, but larger sample suggests it could be a swing skill, Ambidexterity remains a work in progress; largely lefty dominant s a dribbler, passer and finisher, Quick, nimble feet with the ability to defend from the post to the perimeter, Good scoring and finishing ability, particularly around the rim; advanced post moves with a knack for carving out just enough space to thrive, even against bigger defenders, Has good touch as a passer and soft hands, allowing him to succeed in tight spaces and excel in pick-and-roll situations, Incredible shot-blocker with good timing; knows how to leverage his body to affect shots, 3-point shooting is not in his arsenal, though free throw percentages and shooting touch could portend well for that area of his game to develop, Fouled out thrice in 28 games as a freshman; sometimes over-eager to use his shot-blocking ability, leading to too many fouls, biting on up-fakes and being undisciplined, Slightly undersized for a modern-day big at 6-foot-9 especially given he will likely be a true post and pigeon-holed into one position in the NBA, though his reported 7-foot-1 wingspan helps. 2. To complement the addition of Anthony Edwards at No. Good defender on and off the ball. Houston now has a pick it didn't and Phoenix has the opportunity to go into a different direction with their selection. Welcome to The Ringer’s 2020 NBA Draft Guide.Up until the big night on November 18, this will be the hub for all of your draft needs. Since there’s no clear-cut top option, fit may be taken into … 5. Josh Green remains a work in progress, as he’s not really a reliable playmaker yet. 1: The fit next to Bradley Beal and John Wall as a lob-finisher makes a ton of sense, and he'd be an upgrade defensively from Thomas Bryant. If being great down the road, as opposed to good right now, is the priority, selecting Aleksej Pokusevski, a 7-foot wing who is very skilled, is a strong long-term investment. He rated inside the 90th percentile as a spot-up shooter and made 45.1% of his 3-pointers last season. All Rights Reserved. The NBA has turned into the wild west over the last 48 hours as teams around the league have shuffled their rosters at an alarming rate. Teams that have the same odds are listed in alphabetical order. ESPN has Chet Holmgren going No. Draft date: November 19th 2020 @ 1:00 AM, November 18th 2020. 2020 NBA Draft predictions including pick-by-pick analysis from CBS Sports NBA experts. Oklahoma City is rebuilding and in possession of so many future first-round picks that it can afford to take a flyer on somebody like Jaden McDaniels. 5-Star Corner: Patrick Baldwin Jr. Interview, 2020 NBA Draft Results, Grades and Instant Analysis, The Elite 25 – The Top 25 Prospects in High School Basketball, 2020 NBA Draft Big Board, Mid November Edition, Celtics get the Grizzlies first round pick, top 6 protected, Celtics get Bucks pick via Suns, top 7 protected (Baynes trade), Grizzlies get Jazz first round pick, protected 1-7 and 15-30 (Conley trade), Hawks get Cavs pick, top 10 protected (becomes 2021 and 2022 2nds if not conveyed), Hawks get the Nets first round pick, lottery protected (Crabbe, Prince trade). The draft order is based on the odds to the win the 2020-21 NBA Championship. The Cavaliers would likely be thrilled if Deni Avdija were available at No. During the NBA draft, our DRAFTSIM model was used simulate a new mock from the point of each pick. Fred VanVleet is an unrestricted free agent who could leave Toronto, which might make selecting a point guard a priority with the 29th pick. An intriguing draft-and-stash candidate from Barcelona's B team, Bolmaro has excellent positional size and playmaking ability off the bounce to boot. Full 2020 NBA Mock Draft, 2 rounds. The Celtics need to upgrade in the middle — and Vernon Carey could become that in time. 6-keys: media/spln/nba/draft/free/draft_mock, 2020 NBA Draft Analysis: Tyrese Haliburton, 2020 NBA Draft Analysis: Patrick Williams, 2020 NBA Draft Analysis: Precious Achiuwa, 2020 NBA Draft Analysis: Aleksej Pokusevski, One of youngest prospects in this class, and got into basketball late, Incredible shot-creation ability off the dribble, Long-term potential to grow into reliable offensive initiator with scoring upside, Questionable shot selection; often settled for shots at Georgia, Volume scoring didn't significantly impact winning in college for mediocre UGA team, Ambidextrous passer and finisher with good touch around the rim, High IQ and feel for the game -- knows where teammates are, anticipates where they are going, and can make high-level reads in pick-and-roll situations, Tight handle allows him to thrive in leading transition, running offense, Inconsistent and sometimes puzzling shot selection and decision-making, Sometimes tries to make the highlight-reel play, as opposed to smart play, Low set point on jump shot, and troubling results overseas as deep shooter; mechanically the shot may need tweaked to get shot off consistently at NBA level, Shaky defender but potential to turn into a net neutral with expanded physical maturation, Great size and length, with reported 7-foot-6 wingspan, Good lob finisher, can effectively run pick-and-roll as screen man at high level, Uses length and awareness to protect rim at high level, Shooting efficiency outside the paint a real question mark; only a floor-spacer in theory and needs to extend range and shoot outside consistently to meet ceiling, Touch-and-go motor dating back to high school days; only played three college games before leaving to train for NBA draft, Moves fluidly and can run the court, but struggles moving laterally and may struggle defending in space, Strong playmaking ability for his position with good passing and initiating upside, Capable ball-handler who reads the court well and makes smart, precise passes; an asset especially when leading the break in transition opportunities, Crafty finisher around the basket with ability to finish with either hand and soft touch on floaters, reverses and point-blank looks, Average athlete with no real burst, but able to overcome limitations with smarts, More a floor-spacer in theory than in practice: Shot just 33.6% from 3 last year, and troublesome 52% from free throw line -- an indicator that improvement as a distance shooter may be difficult, Not a major threat to create havoc defensively either as a shot blocker or stealer, but overall a plus defender despite lateral limitations, Dynamic athlete with incredible leaping ability; can impact the game playing above the rim (led college basketball in dunks last season). He struggled as a decision-maker and wasn't particularly effective as a shooter, - though he finished the season strong, Talented scorer and overall offensive weapon; knows how to commandeer an offense with great passing and excelled in college running pick-and-roll schemes, Dynamic pull-up scorer whose game as an offensive player should translate; can release 3s with quickness and can get into his shot with ease off the dribble, Despite smaller frame, Flynn is a talented and engaged defender, Struggles as a creator and true difference-maker as a lead guard; doesn't frequently get into the paint to make plays and struggles finishing around the rim, Has a small frame for NBA guard and lacks elite athletic pop, which could limit his upside to develop into a lead guard at the next level, Savvy, strong defender who smartly leverages his size to his advantage; capable of guarding bigs and switching onto wings on the perimeter, Good playmaker out of the short roller; high IQ passer who can make quick, smart reads, Efficient scorer in and around the paint whose range should in time reliably extend to the 3-point line, Made just 21 of 77 3-point attempts (27%) during three-year career at MSU, and 196 of 282 (69.5%) of free throw attempts; his smooth, fluid release suggests his shooting range should extend and improve, but those metrics aren't encouraging, Plays above his size, but at 6-foot-8, is physically undersized for his position; his lack of athletic explosiveness only exacerbates that concern against NBA athletes, Has potential to be able to attack closeouts, if handles improve can be an asset for him on offense, Good defensive player with 3-and-D potential, Limited offensive arsenal right now; needs to improve as a passer, playmaker and ball-handler, Knows how to play his role, but not a creator and may never be more than a role player who can shoot, slash and score playing mostly off the ball, Elite shooter who made 43% of his 3s in college; rated in 97th percentile last season as spot-up shooter, High IQ lead guard who makes smart passes, limits mistakes and can quarterback an offense, Engaged defender who consistently plays above physical limitations; plays with good anticipation and has always been good team defender, Physically limited: at 6-foot-1 is one of the smallest lead guards in this year's draft, and he's not the most explosive athlete, either, Overcomes lack of athletic pop with skill and feel, but can't blow by defenders because of his smaller frame and lack of top-end speed, Crafty post scorer with good shooting touch, Good footwork for a big man; can move his feet well and defends bigs at a high level, Uses his big body and frame well as a rebounder and imposing presence on the interior, Below-the-rim athlete; can finish around the rim well but not a dynamic or explosive player for his size, Shows signs of good playmaking ability, but displayed erratic decision-making with the ball in his hands at Duke. It’s a class that is expected to … Lewis is a skilled and versatile … Struggles at times defensively and may do so in the NBA because of his size. Edwards goes 1 to the Wolves, LaMelo 3 to the Hornets, Wiseman is a trade target for a team trading up No. Isaiah Stewart was perhaps the only bright spot in Washington's disappointing season. With the 2020 NBA Draft right around the corner, Mock Drafts are beginning to change as new information becomes available. He's a 7-footer who can dribble, handle and shoot like a wing, the type of long-term developmental bet that could pay dividends for a team looking to add foundational assets. Draft year. Nesmith made 52.2% of his 3-pointers at Vandy last season and has a 6-6 frame that makes him a potentially dynamic two-way force. 1 to Timberwolves, James Wiseman selected No. Needs to improve handle and decision-making: negative assist/turnover ratio in part because of lax ball-handling and passing, Slow feet: doesn't move well laterally for his position and doesn't have burst to slide his feet with smaller, shiftier players defensively, Talented playmaker, particularly for his position; can put the ball on the floor and drive to create offense for himself and knows how to deliver dimes off the dribble, Very good handles allows him to operate as a lead guard, and he knows how to create leverage and space to prop open passing windows and generate open looks, Good finisher around the rim as a shooter and distributor; has good touch on his shot, which portends well for his long-term development, Shot just 29.3% from 3 last season, a lackluster outside-shooting mark that could stunt his success if it doesn't improve, Shows good touch on jumpers, but results aren't there: he made just 42.3% from the field all of last season and 71.1% from the free throw line, Not an overly impressive athlete but tends to overcome it with a high IQ, good handles and good feel for the game, Great positional size with long wingspan approaching 7-foot, Intriguing shot-making and shot-creating ability for his position because of his advanced handle, Can be a plus defender in time as he grows because of his length, size and skill, Needs to add strength; his physical immaturity made him a below-average finisher in college, and he easily got pushed off his spots, Was benched midseason at Washington. The Knicks need a guard, but if Tyrese Haliburton or Killian Hayes is off the board, they can't reach here. Obi Toppin is a former zero-star recruit who became the National Player of the Year at Dayton. He'd be perfect in Atlanta because he can play behind Trae Young or right beside him as a 6-5 shooter. Plus-shooter with deep range, especially for his size and position, Can make 3s at a consistent rate and has shown an ability to knock down above-the-break 3s, Consistent rebounder who crashes the glass with intensity, Very good shot blocker with good body control; high IQ gives him an edge to time his rotations, Can be a defensive liability and target; when he's not affecting play at or around the rim, he struggles to move laterally and defend on the perimeter, Bad decision-maker as a passer; committed nearly twice as many turnovers (94) as assists (54) in two collegiate seasons, Strong presence around the rim as a shot-blocker and rim-runner; capable of finishing around the rim with soft touch and boundless athleticism as a lob-finisher, Versatile defender with high IQ; can defend multiple positions and has good mobility and effort, allowing him to guard in the paint all the way out to the perimeter, Good rebounder; ranked top five among AAC players in league play in both offensive rebounding and defensive rebounding rate, Average shooter with concerns about how his offense will develop and translate in the NBA; shot just 60% from the free throw line and 32.5% from 3 at Memphis, One-dimensional offensive player because of his shooting, and he struggles with the ball in his hands as a dribbler and decision-maker (averaged 2.8 turnovers to 1.0 assists in college), Competitive guard who loves to get to the rim and can finish in myriad ways, Good shooting stroke and good touch around the basket, with a killer floater package, Elite on ball defender with great defensive instincts and long, wiry arms that disrupts the point of attack, Struggled to shoot consistently from 3-point range, 29.2% from 3 at Kentucky, Quick with the ball in his hands but struggles to carve space out; may need to play in a backcourt alongside an initiator as opposed to operating as a lead guard, Tabbed as a point guard but his lack of space-creation and average vision may pigeon-hole him into a two-guard role -- which he may struggle with if his shot doesn't improve, Score-first point guard who can play on or off the ball, Good defender who can move his feet and keep up with speedy guards with lateral quickness, Has an explosive first step, and can pressure defenses by attacking downhill, Concerning shot selection; willing to take any shot, Just-OK passer; may need to play alongside another initiator as opposed to serving as lead guard, Rated poorly across the board in pick-and-roll situations at UNC, as a passer and scorer, but has untapped potential there, Pass-first point guard with good instincts as a passer and decision-maker, Elite on-ball defensive player; menacing perimeter defensive presence, Improved as a shooter from freshman to sophomore season at Duke; still needs improvement but showed promising development and has good shooting touch, Move-the-ball distributor, but not a true creator: Doesn't have the speed or explosiveness to blow by defenders and generate offense on his own. A pure scorer, Edwards can create his … McDaniels is a long, fluid and tall wing with a ton of upside who struggled last season at Washington, but has top-10 pedigree as a former five-star recruit. We’ve already seen picks changing hands and Wednesday night’s draft could bring plenty more action. DRAFT YEAR: 2020 . Shot just 26.2% from 3 as freshman at Duke; improved as a sophomore (36.1% from 3), though that was on just 108 attempts. But Jalen Smith fits the 3-point-launching Houston ecosystem, as he is one of the most potent 3-point shooting big men in this draft. The Spurs are a wild card here given so much uncertainty surrounding the franchise and the different directions it could go. NBA Mock Draft 2020: LaMelo Ball goes No. Boston comes back here after taking a combo guard with its lottery pick to add big, strong wing prospect Robert Woodard to the fold. Cole Anthony, once considered a likely top-five pick, could provide real scoring off the bench as a rookie and eventually develop into a starter. 2020 NBA mock draft. OrlandoMagic.com scanned through various 2020 NBA Mock Drafts around the internet to find out who the consensus picks are at each slot.