2018 NBA Mock Draft

Updated 1/20/18
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Team
Player
Pos
Ht
From Player Report
Comp
1
Kings
Marvin Bagley III PF 6-11 Duke One of the top prospects of this generation and a truly special talent who just needs to stay hungry. Bagley has elite physical tools and plays with great effort, making him an absolute beast on the court. More
Kevin Garnett
2
Magic
DeAndre Ayton C 7-0 Arizona A man among boys. Has all the tools to become an NBA great but needs to put it all together and play with consistent intensity. Has legit #1 overall ability. More
Boogie, Joel
3
Hawks
Mohamed Bamba C 7-0 Texas Bamba has ELITE length and athleticism and upside that is through the roof. He has much better hands than most 7 foot shot blockers and his open court athleticism is impressive Has the ability to step out and hit the 3 point shot. More
a more mobile Rudy Gobert
4
Mavs Trae Young PG 6-2 Oklahoma A crafty and super smooth point guard who can score the ball in bunches. An elite shot-maker who can hit from anywhere on the court. Plays a complete game but lacks top end strength, length and athleticism. More
Steph Curry/Tyus Jones
5
Celtics (from Lakers)
Luka Doncic SG 6-8 Slovenia A highly skilled combo guard with great size, passing ability and a sweet shooting stroke. Has an uncanny ability to find the open man and see the play before it happens. Has elite skills but lacks athleticism. More
Rubio, Klay
6
Grizzlies
Michael Porter Jr. SF 6-10 Missouri Porter has #1 overall type of talent but is recovering from spinal disc surgery, which will likely sink his draft stock. If his recovery goes well he could still land in the top 5 thanks to his immense talent and natural scoring ability. More
stronger B. Ingram, Durant
7
Cavs (from Nets via Celtics)
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF 6-11 Michigan St. Fast rising prospect who has really filled out his frame and expanded his game. Long and explosive around the rim and just scratching the surface of his potential. Has top 3 talent but this class is loaded so he might fall outside the top 5. More
Chriss, Myles Turner
8
Suns
Collin Sexton PG 6-3 Alabama Ultra aggressive combo guard who is always in attack mode, on both ends of the floor. A warrior who can carry his team and inspire his teammates. He's tough to keep out of the lane and is wired to score the ball. More
Lillard, Kyrie
9
Bulls
6-7 Nova A 3 and D prospect who is very efficient on the offensive end. Has great length and a sweet shooting stroke. More
Otto Porter
10
Jazz
Brandon McCoy C 7-0 UNLV Big time shot blocker and post player with ideal NBA size.
Dwight lite
11
Hornets
Kevin Knox SF 6-9 Kentucky High flying athlete who has great length, is super fluid in transition and can really shoot the ball. Has a chance to be special. More
Paul George
12
Knicks
Wendell Carter Jr. PF 6-10 Duke Fundamentally sound with a soft touch around the rim. Lacks ideal NBA size but has length and plays a super efficient game. More
longer Greg Monroe
13
Pistons
Dzanan Musa SF 6-9 Bosnia A skilled offensive talent who can light it up from three and has good open court speed. More
Gordon Hayward, Sam Dekker
14
Nuggets
Miles Bridges SF 6-7 Michigan State A powerful wing player with good elevation and an NBA body but an unrefined game Seems destined to be a second or third scorer and glue guy at the next level.. More
Justise Winslow
15
76ers
6-9
Texas A&M A very long and bouncy PF with lots of length and a ton of natural talent. A force on the defensive end with a limited offensive game. More
Antonio Davis
16
Pacers
Troy Brown SG 6-6 Oregon An explosive player who needs to improve his decision making and develop his feel for the game. More
Jamal Crawford
17
Bucks
Mitchell Robinson C 7-0 USA A long and lean shot blocker who is raw but has NBA size. A project who could pay off down the line. More
Hassan Whiteside
18
Pelicans Kris Wilkes SF 6-8 UCLA A good open court athlete and advanced mid range scorer who plays with an edge. More
Rudy Gay
19
Clippers
Jarred Vanderbilt SF 6-8 Kentucky Versatile and powerful forward with an improving perimeter game and nice play-making ability. Recovering from injury. More
Thad Young
20
Blazers
6-5 Miami A big time slasher who can really get off the floor and attack the rim. Excels in transition and is a pure all around scorer. More
Eddie Jones
21
T-Wolves (from Thunder)
6-5 Belgium A rock solid athlete who is a great defender and high IQ player. Isn't a run/jump athlete but he's a gamer who brings it every time out. More
Malcolm Brogdon
22
Wizards
6-5 Duke A talented scorer with good feel for the game and enough athleticism to get by. Isn't a big upside type of prospect and isn't likely to be a star at the next level. More
Wesley Mathews
23
Suns (from Heat) Isaac Bonga SF 6-9 Germany A 6-9 combo guard/wing who is has great physical tools but a long way to go to be NBA ready. More
taller John Salmons
24
Cavs Hamidou Diallo SG 6-5 Kentucky An elite level athlete with a ton of bounce and great length, Diallo has all the tools to be special but will need time to develop. More
Ricky Davis
25
Hawks (from T-Wolves)
Bonzie Colson SF 6-5 Notre Dame A heart and hustle player who does a bit of everything on the court and has a strong body with a lot of length. Recovering from injury. More
smaller Draymond
26
Spurs Shai Gilgeous- Alexander PG 6-6 Kentucky A tall and talented lead guard with high basketball IQ. A defensive menace with great size on the perimeter. More
MCW
27
Nets (from Raptors) Trevon Duval PG 6-2 Duke High level athlete who does a nice job of getting into the lane. A natural scorer learning to play the point. More
Jay Williams
28
Hawks (from Rockets)
Bruce Brown SG 6-5 Miami A dynamic scorer who can get buckets in a hurry, Brown has great length for position and can rebound, defend and pass the rock as well.
Vonteego Cummings
29
Celtics 6-5 Arizona A scoring guard who attacks the rim and is a constant threat to put the ball in the bucket. More
Norman Powell
30
Warriors
Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. C 7-0 Baylor A super long shot blocker who is showing rapid improvement and has intriguing upside.
Sam Dalembert
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Trades
76ers get Lakers pick via Suns (MCW trade)
Celtics get the Lakers pick via 76ers only if it's #s 2-5 (Fultz trade)
Cavs get Nets pick via Celtics, unprotected (from that one horrible trade)
Clippers get Rockets pick, Chris Paul Trade
Timberwolves get the Thunder's pick, via the Jazz (Rubio trade)