2022 NBA Mock Draft


# Player Player Report Comp.
1 Emoni Bates* SF - HT: 6-8 1/2 - WT: 175 - WING: 6-9 - FROM: Yipsilanti, MI - HSso.
The upcoming rule change will allow High School seniors to declare for the NBA Draft, opening the door for Emoni Bates to jump straight to the League. The 2022 super draft is coming!
KD
2 Jonathan Kuminga SF - HT: 6-8 - WT: 217 - WING: 6-11 - FROM: Huntington, WV (Congo) - HSjr.
A big, bouncy athlete with elite physical tools and an emerging game. Has a chance to be a special defender at the NBA level and is already a great dunker and transition player.
Antawn Jamison, Shawn Marion
3 C - HT: 6-11 1/2 - WT: 183 -WING: 7-3 1/2 - FROM: Minneapolis, MN - HSjr.
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.
almost Dirk
4 Patrick Baldwin Jr. SF - HT: 6-10 - WT: 200 - WING: NA - FROM: Sussex, WI - HSjr.
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 interview.
Michael Porter Jr., Mike Dunleavy
5 Paolo Banchero PF - HT: 6-9 - WT: 242 - WING: 6-10 - FROM: Seattle, WA - HSjr.
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 interview.
Tobias Harris
6 Adrian Griffin Jr. SF - HT: 6-6 - WT: 200 - WING: 7-0 - FROM: Duke - HSjr.
A tough, big wing with a solid frame, tons of talent and great basketball bloodlines.
Jimmy Butler
7 Jabari Smith Jr. SF - HT: 6-8 - WT: 190 - WING: NA - FROM: Tyrone, GA- HSjr.
A long and athletic wing with a high ceiling. Has the talent to move higher on this list, as his game matures.
Rashard Lewis
8 Moussa Cisse C - HT: 6-10 - WT: 208 - WING: 7-2 1/2- FROM: Brooklyn, NY (Guinea) - HSjr.
An elite athlete with ideal size, great coordination and awesome leaping ability. Cisse is one of the best shot blockers in high school ball and a real game changer on the defensive end.
Dikembe Mutombo lite
9 Sharife Cooper PG - HT: 6-0 - WT: 165 - WING: NA - FROM: Auburn - HSsr.
A crafty ball-handler and passer but undersized for the pro game.
bigger Tyler Ulis, smaller Kyrie
10 Max Christie SG - HT: 6-5 - WT: 170 - WING: NA - FROM: Rolling Meadows, IL - HSjr.
A tall, thin and talented SG with a super smooth game. Needs to get stronger but has loads of natural talent.
Jeremy Lamb
11 Sadraque Nganga* PF - HT: 6-10 - WT: 210 - WING: NA - FROM: Phoenix, AZ (Angola) - HSso.
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
12 Cam Thomas SG - HT: 6-3 - WT: 175 - WING: NA - FROM: LSU - HSsr.
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
13 Jalen Duran* C - HT: 6-9 1/2- WT: 228 - WING: 7-5 - FROM: Philadelphia, PA (Roman Catholic) - HSso.
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
14 Nimari Burnett SG - HT: 6-3 - WT: 190 - WING: NA - FROM: Texas Tech - HSsr.
Burnett is coming on strong and could be making a move up this list. A natural scorer, Burnett is starting to round out his game and can impact both ends of the floor.
Monta Ellis, C.J. McCollum
15 Roko Prkacin PF - HT: 6-9 - WT: NA - WING: NA - FROM: Croatia - Int.
Roko is smooth and talented. He's not an elite run/jump athlete but he's got really good defensive instincts, is an excellent shot blocker and has advanced offensive skills.
taller T.J. Warren
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# Player Player Report Comp.
16 D.J. Steward PG - HT: 6-3 - WT: 165 - WING: NA - FROM: Duke - HSsr.
A rangy pg with blazing speed. Gets to the cup easily and can finish in traffic. Excels in an up tempo game.
Terry Rozier, Jeff McInnis
17 Jaden Hardy SG - HT: 6-4 - WT: 185 - WING: 6-10 - FROM: Henderson, NV - - HSjr.
Hardy is a sensational athlete with elite level quickness and leaping ability, to go along with natural ball skills.
O.J. Mayo
18 Bryce Thompson SG - HT: 6-5 - WT: 175 - WING: NA - FROM: Kansas - HSsr.
A walking bucket. Thompson scores from 3 levels and makes the game look easy.
bigger C.J. McCollum
19 Moussa Diabate C - HT: 6-10 - WT: 190 - WING: NA - FROM: Jacksonville, FL (France) - HSjr.
A tall, skinny and talented forward who shows flashes of big time ability.
longer Bam
20 Trayce Jackson-Davis PF - HT: 6-9 - WT: 235 - WING: 7-0 - FROM: Indiana - Fr.
A burly PF/C with a ton of game. TJD is highly skilled, has good length and can play the small-ball 5.
Terrence Jones
21 Khristian Lander PG - HT: 6-2 - WT: 169 - WING: 6-5 1/2 - FROM: Evansville, IN - HSsr.
An athletic floor general who plays with speed and a downhill style. A deadly three point shooter.
bigger Shabazz Napier
22 Adam Miller PG - HT: 6-4 - WT: 175 - WING: NA - FROM: Chicago, IL - HSsr.
A big, talented lead guard who can really get into the paint and make plays off the dribble.
Deron Williams
23 Aminu Mohammed SG - HT: 6-3 - WT: 198 - WING: 6-9 1/2 - FROM: Springfield, MO (Nigeria) - HSjr.
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.
Josh Jackson
24 C - HT: 6-10 - WT: 230 -WING: 7-4 - FROM: Michigan State (Mali) - HSsr.
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
25 Keon Edwards SG - HT: 6-7 - WT: 180 - WING: NA - FROM: Phoenix, AZ - HSjr.
A big wing who can really score the rock. Has a nice outside shot with a high, smooth release.
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26 Walker Kessler C - HT: 6-11 - WT: 220 - WING: NA - FROM: UNC - HSsr.
Kessler is coming on strong and moving up the rankings. He's got great size and a very smooth game for a big.
Justin Patton
27 Kai Jones PF - HT: 6-10 - WT: 205 - WING: NA - FROM: Texas (Bahamas) - Fr.
Kai has made major strides over the past year, developing his game and his body to the point of being a first round prospect. He could be a one and done or two year guy for the Longhorns. 1on1 interview
poor man's Giannis
28 Daishen Nix PG - HT: 6-4 - WT: 190 - WING: NA - FROM: UCLA - HSsr.
A pass first pg who is one of the best pure passers in his class. Has a lot of power and uses his frame well to gain position.
Kendall Marshall
29 Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe SF - HT: 6-7 - WT: 195 - WING: NA - FROM: Mono, ON - HSsr.
A big wing with length and an emerging game. Has upside and fits the mold of a versatile modern wing.
Will Barton
30 Marcus Bagley SF - HT: 6-7 - WT: 220 - WING: NA - FROM: Arizona State - HSsr.
Brother of Marvin, Marcus is a supremely athletic forward who is just scratching the surface of his potential. Can play above the rim and is showing an expanded offensive game.
Noah Vonleh
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Trades
Pelicans get Lakers pick, unprotected (Anthony Davis trade)
Thunder get Clippers 1st round pick, unprotected (Paul George trade)

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