Redrafting the NBA

Written by Ryan Kapper & Trey Lee

We’ll be alternating picks redrafting each NBA franchise based on the projected 2020 draft order. Each NBA team will be drafted a new starting 5 in hopes of taking their franchise back to the promiseland. Age is a factor as the goal is building a dynasty not one and done team. Only NBA vets are considered for drafting, and incoming rookies will not be included. While the NBA uses a fixed draft order every round, we'll be doing it snake style for balance. The Draft Round 1: 1. Golden State Warriors: Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF/PF, Age: 25 Trey’s Reasoning: Obvious choice here. Giannis is likely to become a 2x MVP in the near future (assuming the NBA awards one), and at age 25 he’ll be running the league in a post-LeBron world. 2. Cleveland Cavaliers: Anthony Davis, PF/C, Age: 27 Ryan’s Reasoning: Between Luka and AD, I chose AD as he still has many prime years left and is the best PF/C in the league. The cavs scoop up the best defensive player in the league to lead their franchise. 3. Minnesota Timberwolves: Luka Doncic, PG, Age: 21 Trey’s Reasoning: Zion and Kawhi were considered, but Luka is just too good to pass on. The former EuroLeague MVP was averaging 29/9/9 before the season halted. At age 21, Luka will be an All-NBA talent for the next decade at the least. 4. Atlanta Hawks: Zion Williamson, SF/PF, Age: 19 Ryan’s Reasoning: The most hyped rookie since Lebron, Zion has unlimited potential and has perhaps the most upside out of anyone in the entire NBA. Still only 19, he’s going to be an absolute stud for the next 15 years; The sky's the limit. 5. Detroit Pistons: Kawhi Leonard, SF/PF, Age: 28 Trey’s Reasoning: The reigning finals MVP becomes the oldest player selected, but at 28 his game should age like fine wine. Any team with Leonard becomes a title contender, and the Pistons are more than happy to snag him at #5. 6. New York Knicks: Joel Embiid, C, Age: 26 Ryan’s Reasoning: The best pure center in the league, Embiid can score at all three levels and is one of the best defensive players in the league. Embiid is a beast and a top 10 player in the league only at 26 years old. He’ll bring the energy and electricity the Knicks have been missing for so long. 7. Chicago Bulls: Karl-Anthony Towns, C, Age: 24 Trey’s Reasoning: KAT may be the most offensively talented big in the league right now, but with low defensive drive and a bad team, he falls to #7. KAT shot over 41% from 3 point range before the hiatus, an incredible feat for a big. A fresh start should lead to MVP-like production from the big man. 8. Charlotte Hornets: Nikola Jokic, C, Age:24 Ryan’s Reasoning: The Joker was always going to be a top 10 pick in dynasty format as he and Embiid make up the 2 best centers in the league. Easily the best passing big man already, Jokic has also developed a smooth jump shot. His new teammates will love playing with the triple-double machine. 9. Washington Wizards: Trae Young, PG, Age: 21 Trey’s Reasoning: Trae might be undersized, but his elite shooting and vision make up for it. While Trae might not have the Steph Curry efficiency, he’s already a better passer. Like Towns, a change of scenery should help Trae get the recognition he deserves. 10. Phoenix Suns: James Harden, PG/SG, Age: 30 Ryan’s Reasoning: The Suns will be happy to take the beard at #10 and his 36 ppg is certainly a big reason why. He's the best scorer in the league and the former mvp still has some great years ahead of him still despite being 30. 11. San Antonio Spurs: LeBron James, PG/SF, Age: 35 Trey’s Reasoning: A 35 year old already?! LeBron transforms any team into a title favorite, and at #11 The Spurs are looking to cash in. While the championship window may be short, it’s worth it if the Spurs get the right team (shooters) around him. 12. Sacramento Kings: Steph Curry, PG, Age: 32 Ryan’s Reasoning: Yes, Curry is in his early 30’s, but he’s still a top 5 player in the league. The former unanimous MVP is fully capable of leading a team and comes from a winning culture. That’s a guy I want on my team. 13. New Orleans Pelicans: Kevin Durant, SF/PF, Age: 31 Trey’s Reasoning: KD should be back to full strength for the 2020/2021 season and the Pels are ready to roll the dice on him. If KD can get back to his preinjury form, this will turn out to be a steal. 14. Portland Trail Blazers: Ja Morant, PG, Age: 20 Ryan’s Reasoning: Ja was on track to win the rookie of the year and has shown immense potential in his first year. His playmaking and passing skills are off the charts and with an improved shot and more NBA experience, the league is in trouble. He’s going to be an all-star regular with potential for more. 15. Orlando Magic: Devin Booker, SG, Age: 23 Trey’s Reasoning: Booker is finally free from Phoenix! Booker’s talent is undeniable, and at only 23, he is the best franchise piece left on the board. 16. Brooklyn Nets: Bradley Beal, SG, Age: 26 Ryan’s Reasoning: Hallelujah for Beal, he’s finally out of Washington. Beal is having a career year averaging over 30ppg, and at only 26 he’s a top get in a dynasty style draft. Now the Nets just have to get some talent around him, something the Wizards couldn’t do. 17. Memphis Grizzlies: Jayson Tatum, SF/PF, Age: 22 Trey’s Reasoning: Tatum has the abilities to be one of the next greats, but he needs to become more than just a scorer to reach his potential. At only 22, he should continue developing into a perennial all-star. 18. Indiana Pacers: Kyrie Irving, PG, Age: 29 Ryan’s Reasoning: Off the court stuff aside, Kyrie is one of the best pure scorers in the league and has the best handles. He’s got the playoff experience and just needs some teammates to surround him. Kyrie is a walking bucket and the Blazers are happy to land him at #14. 19. Philadelphia 76ers: Brandon Ingram, SG/SF, Age: 22 Trey’s Reasoning: Ingram silenced the critics in 2019, averaging 24/4/6 a game. If he continues his progression he’ll be on the fast tract to stardom. Ingram should become the 76ers top scoring option for the next decade. 20. Oklahoma City Thunder: Donovan Mitchell, SG, Age: 23 Ryan’s Reasoning: Spida was a great steal relative to his draft position in real life, and I think this is another steal. The young star was deservingly selected to his first all-star game after putting up 24.2 ppg. The Thunder are happy to get their guy for the next 10+ years. 21. Dallas Mavericks: Pascal Siakam, PF/C, Age: 26 Trey’s Reasoning: Spicy P is already a NBA champion, most improved player, and all-star starter at age 26. The Mavs should feel fortunate he fell to 21, as he is one of the most underrated stars in the league. 22. Utah Jazz: Damian Lillard, PG, Age: 29 Ryan’s Reasoning: Dame dolla was putting up MVP type numbers this season with career highs across the board, and he seems to keep getting better with age. He can shoot it from anywhere and is not shy about hitting the clutch shot. The Jazz are happy to get a top 3 point guard to lead their team. 23. Houston Rockets: Deandre Ayton, PF/C, Age: 23 Trey’s Reasoning: It's almost as if people have forgotten about the former #1 pick since he was exiled to Phoenix. In his second season, Ayton was a rock in the middle averaging 19 and 12 with 1.7 blocks a game. A move to Houston should help tremendously if the Rockets put the right pieces around him. 24. Miami Heat: Jaren Jackson Jr. , PF/C, Age: 20 Ryan’s Reasoning: JJJ has improved on his very solid rookie year and is one of the most promising players of the future. He’s a good defender at 7’0 and shoots an impressive 39.7% from 3. JJJ is younger than a lot of rookies, and the Heat are excited to lock up the former #4 picks to start their franchise. 25. Los Angeles Clippers: Paul George, SG/SF, Age: 29 Trey’s Reasoning: PG ends up right back where he’s always wanted to be, LA. PG’s game should age well, so the Clips aren’t concerned about him already hitting 29. At pick 25, PG is far and away the most talented wing remaining. 26. Boston Celtics: Ben Simmons, PG, Age: 23 Ryan’s Reasoning: Already a two-time all star and rookie of the year at age 23, Simmons is just getting started. He checks all the boxes you want in a player, now he just needs to develop a shot to reach his full potential. 27. Denver Nuggets: Kemba Walker, PG, Age: 29 Trey’s Reasoning: Kemba heads to Denver where he should continue putting up all-star numbers for the foreseeable future. While he’s older than Fox, Denver went with the more polished PG to lead their championship hopes. 28. Toronto Raptors: De’Aaron Fox, PG, Age: 22 Ryan’s Reasoning: Swipa will be extremely happy to land somewhere other than Sacramento. Probably the fastest player in the league, Fox is a star in the making at age 22. He’s been a lot more efficient this year and is averaging over 20ppg a game. The Raptors are happy to have Fox as their point guard of the future. 29. Los Angeles Lakers: Kristaps Porzingis, PF/C, Age: 24 Trey’s Reasoning: The Unicorn has been a minor disappointment since being shipped to Dallas. In order to get back to his old ways, he’ll need to improve upon his 42% FG. That being said, he’s still only 24 and averaged upwards of 19 points and 2 blocks in 2019/2020. 30. Milwaukee Bucks: Russell Westbrook, PG, Age: 31 Ryan’s Reasoning: Yes, Brodie is in his early 30’s but he has shown no signs of slowing down as he has been on an absolute tear this season. The Bucks need to surround Russ with some talent and Russ’s veteran presence can take this team very far. Round 2: 31. Milwaukee Bucks: John Collins, PF/C, Age: 22 Ryan’s Reasoning: Russ is ecstatic about this pick as he got his big man partner. Russ does great with pick and roll big men, and Collins is turning out to be a stud averaging 21.6 ppg and 10.1 rpg at only 22. This one-two punch will be deadly. 32. Los Angeles Lakers: Jimmy Butler, SG/SF, Age: 30 Trey’s Reasoning: J-But is probably pissed at his draft slot, meaning the third teamers better be ready for battle. Jimmy is still an incredible athlete, and should pair nicely with Porzingis. If he can get his 3 point % back to where it was in the Chicago days, LA should be a title contender. 33. Toronto Raptors: Andre Drummond, PF/C, Age: 26 Ryan’s Reasoning: Drummond finally finds himself in a better situation than Detroit and Cleveland. Drummond is easily the best rebounder and is no doubt one of the top centers in the league. He still has room to grow offensively, and a pairing of him and De’Aaron Fox is looking real nice for the future. 34. Denver Nuggets: Rudy Gobert, C, Age: 27 Trey’s Reasoning: Kemba will love this pick. Denver decided to give their point guard the perfect pick and roll companion. If Gobert keeps defending at an All-NBA level, leaving him on the board at pick 34 will look foolish. 35. Boston Celtics: Bam Adebayo, PF/C, Age: 22 Ryan’s Reasoning: Big Bam has fully taken off this season with an all-star selection. He has improved tremendously as a scorer and is a great passing big man. The extremely young duo of Bam and Ben Simmons is a great one in the making. 36. Los Angeles Clippers: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, PG/SG, Age: 21 Trey’s Reasoning: Shai’s heading back to his original team, and this time he’ll team up with the player he was traded for (Paul George). Shai has become one of the league’s most underrated players averaging a 19/3/6 slash line in his age 21 season. 37. Miami Heat: D’Angelo Russell, PG/SG, Age: 24 Ryan’s Reasoning: With one of the smoothest games in the league, D-Lo will land on his 5th team in his short career. He’s a pure scorer with a great shot, and him and Jaren Jackson Jr. will be a great duo for many years to come. 38. Houston Rockets: Jamal Murray, PG/SG, Age: 23 Trey’s Reasoning: The Rockets decide to pair Ayton with Murray in round 2. Murray’s stats were slightly down in 2019, but that shouldn’t deter anyone away. Murray is still only 23 and should thrive in D'antoni's system. 39. Utah Jazz: Jrue Holiday, PG/SG, Age: 29 Ryan’s Reasoning: One of the best defensive and all-around point guards in the league, Jrue still gets slept on. The Jazz will be immediate contenders pairing the experienced Jrue alongside Lillard. That’s a backcourt I would not want to face. 40. Dallas Mavericks: Lonzo Ball, PG, Age: 22 Trey’s Reasoning: Maybe this is overly ambitious, but I think not. Lonzo has become a capable 3 point shooter rounding out his game. He just needs to be more aggressive attacking the rim and he’ll become a top 25 player in short order. His vision, defense, and motor are all already elite at his position. Siakam should love his new point guard. 41. Oklahoma City Thunder: Domantas Sabonis, PF/C, Age: 23 Ryan’s Reasoning: The double-double machine was enjoying a career year with the Pacers with an all-star selection and career highs everywhere. He should pair nicely with fellow 23 year-old all-star Donovan Mitchell. 42. Philadelphia 76ers: Myles Turner, PF/C, Age: 24 Trey’s Reasoning: Turner has all the makings of a great modern center. He has size, quickness, and a sweet shooting stroke. If he can put all the pieces together he should thrive alongside Ingram. 43. Indiana Pacers: Klay Thompson, SG/SF, Age: 30 Ryan’s Reasoning: Arguably the best shooter in the league, Klay and Kyrie will form one of if not the best back-court in the league. They got two guys with championship experience, so it’s clear the Pacers are aiming for a championship right away. 44. Memphis Grizzlies: Victor Oladipo, PG/SG, Age: 27 Trey’s Reasoning: Oladipo showed flashes of his former self when he returned from injury in 2019. If he gets back to where he left off the Grizz will be thrilled to pair him alongside the ascending Tatum. 45. Brooklyn Nets: Nikola Vucevic, PF/C, Age: 29 Ryan’s Reasoning: Vuc is one of the most consistent and slept on players in the league. He’ll be excited to get paired with stud Brad Beal as that’s easily the best player he’s ever played with. 46. Orlando Magic: Kris Middleton, SG/SF, Age: 28 Trey’s Reasoning: The Magic should have no problem scoring the ball anymore. Mddleton and Booker are two of the top marksmen in the game. Add a ball handler and a big later on, and they could be a threat down the line. 47. Portland Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum, PG/SG, Age: 28 Ryan’s Reasoning: Finally, the first player to get selected to his actual team. He’s put up over 20ppg in five straight seasons, and he will be excited to be alongside young stud Ja Morant. CJ will help Ja take his game to the next level in coming years. 48. New Orleans Pelicans: Zach Lavine, PG/SG, Age: 25 Trey’s Reasoning: If Lavine was a good defender, he’d surely be higher on the board. Nonetheless, he’ll be a great sidekick to Durant. He’s still just 25 and should develop a more well rounded game with better teammates. 49. Sacramento Kings: Jaylen Brown, SG/SF, Age: 23 Ryan’s Reasoning: Another player having a career year, Jaylen shut up the critics and will be more than happy to be paired with Steph Curry. He’ll have lots of open shots and can be the #2 to Steph. 50. San Antonio Spurs: Tobias Harris, SF/PF, Age: 27 Trey’s Reasoning: LeBron is at his best with shooters surrounding him. Harris fits the bill perfectly. He’s big, can defend 3 positions, and can score at every level. It's crazy to think he is the same age as the next pick, Buddy Hield. 51. Phoenix Suns: Buddy Hield, SG, Age: 27 Ryan’s Reasoning: The flamethrower will be thrilled to pair up with James Harden as a second scoring option. Buddy is a straight flamethrower from down-town and will get tons of open looks with Harden drawing attention. The Suns will have no problems scoring the ball. 52. Washington Wizards: DeMar DeRozan, SG/SF, Age: 30 Trey’s Reasoning: DeRozan is getting older, but his talent wins out over Brogdon. DeRozan was having another great season for the Spurs, and has been a consistent force in the league for quite some time. He’ll combine with Trae to create a dynamic backcourt. 53. Charlotte Hornets: Malcolm Brogdon, PG/SG, Age: 27 Ryan’s Reasoning: Brogdon is an extremely solid, well-rounded point guard that is only getting better. His assists jumped from 3.2 to 7.1 over the past year, and the former rookie of the year is going to get along with new teammate Nikola Jokic just fine. 54. Chicago Bulls: Robert Covington, SF/PF, Age: 29 Trey’s Reasoning: A personal favorite of mine; RoCo is having another spectacular year. After joining the rockets via trade, Covington averaged 2.9 threes, 1.1 steals, and 2.5 BLOCKS… The dude is one of the best teammates in the league and should pair well with his old friend KAT. 55. New York Knicks: Devonte’ Graham, PG/SG, Age: 25 Ryan’s Reasoning: An MIP candidate this year, Devonte’ was having a hell of a season putting up 18.2ppg and 7.5 apg, which was a massive jump from his rookie year. He’s a great 3-ball shooter as well, and Embiid will be happy the Knicks scooped up a good, young guard. 56. Detroit Pistons: Eric Bledsoe, PG/SG, Age: 30 Trey’s Reasoning: Bledsoe just keeps producing. In his 11th NBA season, Bledsoe was averaging 15/5/5 with solid percentages. If the Bucks were going to win a championship, Bledsoe would have been a big reason why. Bledsoe should fit nicely alongside The Klaw. 57. Atlanta Hawks: Caris LeVert, SG/SF, Age: 25 Ryan’s Reasoning: Caris started to really hit his stride in 2020 and has gotten better each year in the NBA. He’s still a little bit raw but the potential is certainly there, hence his 51 point game. The Hawks are focused on building for the future with 25 year old LeVert and teenager phenom Zion Williamson. 58. Minnesota Timberwolves: Lauri Markkanen, PF/C, Age: 22 Trey’s Reasoning: Markkanen’s disappointing season is the only reason he fell this far. He has the skills to be top 25 on this list, but he still needs to prove himself. Playing with one of the best passers in the league (Doncic) should help speed up his progression. 59. Cleveland Cavaliers: Marvin Bagley, PF, Age: 21 Ryan’s Reasoning: Bagley’s sophomore season was plagued by injuries, but he was expected to turn heads after an impressive rookie year playing in limited minutes. The former #2 overall pick is going to make a scary front-court pairing with AD as AD will take him under his wing. 60. Golden State Warriors: Josh Richardson, SG/SF, Age: 26 Trey’s Reasoning: J-Rich was a bright spot on the disgruntled 76ers team. He defends at a high level and can shoot the leather off the ball when he’s hot. He should make another leap playing the Klay Thompson role in Kerr’s system; receiving kick-outs from Giannis all game long. Round 3: 61. Golden State Warriors: Chris Paul, PG, Age: 34 Trey’s Reasoning: CP3 is now the second oldest player drafted (LeBron) and deserves his spot at #61. He’s still one of the best passers of this generation and can knock down shots from midrange or three point land. Pairing him with Richardson and Giannis is almost unfair. 62. Cleveland Cavaliers: Kelly Oubre Jr, SF, Age: 24 Ryan’s Reasoning: The Cavs are going young and big in this draft with the pick of Oubre. Oubre was enjoying a breakout year and should form a great 3-4-5 with Bagley and AD. 63. Minnesota Timberwolves: Andrew Wiggins, SG/SF, Age: 25 Trey’s Reasoning: Wiggins is going back to where it started. While he’s yet to become the perennial all-star most thought he’d be, he’s still a pretty damn good player. After joining Golden State, Wiggins decided he wanted to start playing defense, and he’s never looked better. Hopefully he brings the same intensity back to Minny. 64. Atlanta Hawks: Jonas Valanciunas, C, Age: 27 Ryan’s Reasoning: Valancinas’s effiency and great rebounding will really help the young Hawks team with Zion and Levert. JV is 27 but has lots of experience under his belt and will help serve as a leader. This pick will also help Zion be unleashed as he doesn’t have to play the 5. 65. Detroit Pistons: Draymond Green, PF/C, Age: 30 Trey’s Reasoning: The Pistons defense is now downright scary--Kawhi, Bledsoe, and Draymond won’t be allowing many buckets. Dray isn’t a high level scorer, but like in Golden State, he doesn’t need to be. Dray should rack up all the non-scoring stats and lock up opposing forwards while he’s at it. 66. New York Knicks: Jonathon Isaac, SF/PF, Age: 22 Ryan’s Reasoning: The former lottery pick was always a project, but this year he started to scratch his high ceiling the Magic hoped when drafting him before an ACL tear took him out. He’s loaded with talent and is one of the best defensive players in the league, hence his 1.6 steals and 2.4 blocks per game. The Knicks are building a young, talented team around centerpiece, Joel Embiid 67. Chicago Bulls: RJ Barrett, SG, Age: 19 Trey’s Reasoning: The Maple Mamba was a bit disappointing in his rookie season. While he did average 14/5/3, his shooting splits were atrocious- 42/32/61. The knicks don’t do anything right, so a move to C-Town should help out the teen. Barrett should have an easier time getting to the bucket with KAT and RoCo in town. 68. Charlotte Hornets: Blake Griffin, PF/C, Age: 31 Ryan’s Reasoning: The Hornets went hgh-risk high-reward with this selection as Blake is starting to age, but he is still a really good player when healthy. He’ll be happy to land into a situation where he doesn’t have to do it all and can work off of Brogdon and Jokic. They just need some more solid years out of BG for this selection to pan out. 69. Washington Wizards: Kyle Kuzma, SF/PF, Age: 24 Trey’s Reasoning: In order for Kuz to become an all-star caliber player he needs to start hitting his 3s again. In his rookie season, his 3 point FG% was almost 37% now it's <30%. With a move to DC, Kuz will make his way back into the starting lineup, and should rekindle his magic with Trae and DeRozan around him. 70. Phoenix Suns: Julius Randle, PF/C, Age: 25 Ryan’s Reasoning: After selecting guards with the first two picks, the Suns opt for the young, southpaw Randle. He’s a real smooth player with good scoring and rebounding, but he needs to stop slacking defensively to come full circle as a player. I bet he’s happy to be off the Knicks though... 71. San Antonio Spurs: Kyle Lowry, PG, Age: 34 Trey’s Reasoning: The Spurs are going all out for a championship, and Lowry should help put them over the top. Now forming a big 3 with LBJ and Tobias Harris; Lowry will shine with less pressure. He’s a pest on the defensive end and is a great floor general on offense. The Spurs should be considered an immediate title favorite after adding Lowry. 72. Sacramento Kings: LaMarcus Aldridge, PF/C, Age: 34 Ryan’s Reasoning: LA is as consistent as they come and can still give any team some buckets. The Kings are eyeing a championship right away so they paired Steph and Jaylen Brown with veteren leader, LA. 73. New Orleans Pelicans: Wendell Carter Jr., C, Age: 20 Trey’s Reasoning: Carter Jr. is a mystery to most NBA fans. He looks great while he’s out there, but just doesn’t produce the numbers he should. Luckily he’s only 20 and has plenty of time to develop. Durant and Lavine should help alleviate some of the pressure down low. 74. Portland Trail Blazers: Montrezl Harrell, PF/C, Age: 26 Ryan’s Reasoning: Trez is an absolute beast in the paint and will headline the front-court in Portland. He’ll bring lots of energy on a nightly basis, and Blazers got something cooking up with Ja, CJ, and Trez. 75. Orlando Magic: Mitchell Robinson, C, Age: 22 Trey’s Reasoning: Robinson can now be unleashed in Orlando. Now that he gets to play on a real team, Robinson should get minutes higher than the low 20s he was receiving in New York. If Robinson can expand his offensive game with his new team, he could be the steal of the draft. 76. Brooklyn Nets: Terry Rozier, PG/SG, Age: 26 Ryan’s Reasoning: Scary Terry had a very solid season as a first-year starter and will be more than happy to be paired with fellow 26 year-old, Brad Beal. 77. Memphis Grizzlies: Clint Capela, C, Age: 25 Trey’s Reasoning: Let the pick and rolls commence. Capela is an elite rebounder and defensive big and luke Mitchell Robinson, just needs to expand his offensive portfolio. With Oladipo running the offense alongside Tatum, Capela should have no issue getting easy looks. 78. Indiana Pacers: Aaron Gordon, SF/PF, Age: 24 Ryan’s Reasoning: The Pacers needed a big man, and they got their 4 with the high-flyer Aaron Gordon. He’s not an all-star but a solid player across the board that will help the Pacers be competitive right away with Klay and Kyrie. 79. Philadelphia 76ers: Collin Sexton, PG, Age: 21 Trey’s Reasoning: Sexton might pass now. With Brandon Ingram in town, Sexton is no longer the top scoring option. Still, he did average over 20 ppg in 2019/2020, and should progress nicely with new teammates. 80. Oklahoma City Thunder: Fred VanFleet, PG, Age: 26 Ryan’s Reasoning: This is one of my favorite selections; You gotta love VanFleet. He’s enjoyed some career highs and has shown his insane numbers from the playoffs last season weren’t a fluke. Him and Donovan Mitchell will form a tough-to-handle back-court in OKC. 81. Dallas Mavericks: Gordon Hayward, SG/SF, Age: 30 Trey’s Reasoning: Hayward was producing at levels he hasn’t reached since his days in Utah. Hayward is another player that should age well. His free flowing game along with superb shooting should keep Hayward near the top of the league in efficiency for the foreseeable future. 82. Utah Jazz: Kevin Love, PF/C, Age: 31 Ryan’s Reasoning: The Jazz are another team in win-now mode. K-Love is still producing as a stretch 4 and the trio of him, Dame, and Jrue Holiday is easily one of the best in the league. All 3 have some lots of seasons under their belt and it's clear the Jazz are hungry for a title. 83. Houston Rockets: TJ Warren, SF, Age: 26 Trey’s Reasoning: Warren is the least talked about player that has been picked so far. Not only has he averaged at least 18 ppg for 3 consecutive seasons, his win shares just this season were 5.3, a number that beat out Karl-Anthony Towns and Brandon Ingram. Warren doesn’t need the ball to contribute and will be a great fit alongside Jamal Murray and his former teammate, Deandre Ayton. 84. Miami Heat: Markelle Fultz, PG/SG, Age: 21 Ryan’s Reasoning: The former #1 overall pick has had a strange career thus far but actually found his ground in Orlando. He is still only 21 and is on the rise, but he needs to start hitting that jumper to become elite. The potential is there, and he’ll be happy to land in South Beach with a great coach Erik Spolestra. 85. Los Angeles Clippers: Jarrett Allen, C, Age: 21 Trey’s Reasoning: Allen is the best big left on the board. He should feast on the glass and with SGA and PG-13 feeding him lobs, he should have no problem averaging a double-double. 86. Boston Celtics: Spencer Dinwiddie, PG/SG, Age: 27 Ryan’s Reasoning: Dinwiddie will be thrilled to permanently move into a starting role as he thrived in Brooklyn with Kyrie out, as he was averaging over 20ppg. Dinwiddie will look to take some pressure off of Simmons, and the Celtics got themselves a trio for the future with Dinwiddie, Bam, and Simmons. 87. Denver Nuggets: Danilo Gallinari, SF/PF, Age: 31 Trey’s Reasoning: When Gallo’s healthy, he’s a game changer. The Thunder wouldn’t be the surprise of the season without him. He’s an effortless scorer that thrives with ball handlers around him. With Kemba Walker running the show in Denver, Gallo should continue to score with relative ease. 88. Toronto Raptors: Brandon Clarke, PF, Age: 23 Ryan’s Reasoning: Clarke has been one of the most promising players from last year’s draft class. What's most impressive is his shooting numbers as he’s shooting 62.3 % from the field and 40.4% from downtown. 89. Los Angeles Lakers: John Wall, PG, Age: 29 Trey’s Reasoning: You may have forgotten Wall existed, but the Lakers are ready to roll the dice. If Wall gets back to full strength, he’ll create a 3-headed monster with Butler and Porzingis. Wall isn’t young anymore, but he should still have plenty of tread on the tires. 90. Milwaukee Bucks: Steven Adams, C, Age: 26 Ryan’s Reasoning: The Bucks are doing a great job building around Russ. Russ and Stevo get to unite but this time in Milwaukee with a great head coach. The brick wall of Adams will have no problems averaging a double-double while getting easy looks from Russ. Round 4: 91. Milwaukee Bucks: Bogdan Bogdanovic, SG/SF, Age: 27 92. Los Angeles Lakers: Otto Porter Jr., SF/PF, Age:26 93. Toronto Raptors: Miles Bridges, SF, Age: 22 94. Denver Nuggets: Tyler Herro, SG, Age: 20 95. Boston Celtics: Jeremy Lamb, SG/SF, Age: 27 96. Los Angeles Clippers: P.J. Washington, PF, Age: 21 97. Miami Heat: Al Horford, PF/C, Age: 33 98. Houston Rockets: Bojan Bogdanovic, SF/PF, Age: 30 99. Utah Jazz: Hassan Whiteshide, C, Age: 30 100. Dallas Mavericks: Harrison Barnes, SF/PF, Age: 27 101. Oklahoma City Thunder: De’Andre Hunter, SF, Age: 22 102. Philadelphia 76ers: Christian Wood, PF/C, Age: 24 103. Indiana Pacers: Darius Garland PG/SG, Age: 20 104. Memphis Grizzlies: Ricky Rubio, PG, Age: 29 105. Brooklyn Nets: Davis Bertans, PF/C, Age: 27 106. Orlando Magic: Kendrick Nunn, PG/SG, Age: 24 107. Portland Trail Blazers:Cam Reddish, SG/SF, Age: 20 108. New Orleans Pelicans: Larry Nance Jr., PF, Age: 27 109. Sacramento Kings: OG Anunoby, SF/PF, Age: 22 110. San Antonio Spurs: Evan Fournier, SG, Age: 27 111. Phoenix Suns: Rui Hachimura, SF/PF, Age: 22 112. Washington Wizards: Marcus Morris Sr., SF/PF, Age: 30 113. Charlotte Hornets: Joe Harris, SG/SF, Age: 28 114. Chicago Bulls: Mike Conley, PG, Age: 32 115. New York Knicks: Dennis Schroder, PG/SG, Age: 26 116. Detroit Pistons: Matisse Thybulle, SG, Age 23 117. Atlanta Hawks: Coby White, PG/SG, Age: 20 118. Minnesota Timberwolves: Marcus Smart, PG/SG, Age: 26 119. Cleveland Cavaliers: Patrick Beverely, PG/SG, Age: 31 120. Golden State Warriors: Josh Hart, SG, Age: 23 Round 5: 121. Golden State Warriors: Serge Ibaka, PF/C, Age: 30 122. Cleveland Cavaliers: Jarrett Culver, SG/SF, Age: 21 123. Minnesota Timberwolves: Michael Porter Jr., SF/PF, Age: 21 124. Atlanta Hawks: Bobby Portis, PF/C, Age: 25 125. Detroit Pistons: Mo Bamba, C, Age: 21 126. New York Knicks: Taurean Prince, SF, Age: 26 127. Chicago Bulls: Jerami Grant, SF/PF, Age: 26 128. Charlotte Hornets: Kevin Huerter, SG/SF, Age: 21 129. Washington Wizards: Jusuf Nurkic, C, Age: 25 130. Phoenix Suns: Justise Winslow, PG/SG/SF, Age: 24 131. San Antonio Spurs: Brook Lopez, C, Age: 32 132. Sacramento Kings: Duncan Robinson, SG/SF, Age: 25 133. New Orleans Pelicans: Lou Williams, SG, Age: 33 134. Portland Trail Blazers: Jaxon Hayes, C, Age: 19 135. Orlando Magic: Derrick Favors, PF/C, Age: 28 136. Brooklyn Nets: Norman Powell, SG/SF, Age: 26 137. Memphis Grizzlies: Thaddeus Young, PF, Age: 31 138. Indiana Pacers: Richuan Holmes, PF/C, Age: 26 139. Philadelphia 76ers: Mikal Bridges, SG/SF, Age: 23 140. Oklahoma City Thunder: Thomas Bryant, PF/C, Age: 22 141. Dallas Mavericks: Troy Brown Jr., SG/SF, Age: 20 142. Utah Jazz: Luke Kennard, SG/SF, Age: 23 143. Houston Rockets: Delon Wright, PG/SG, Age: 27 144. Miami Heat: Terrance Ross, SG/SF, Age: 29 145. Los Angeles Clippers: Malik Beasley, SG, Age 23 146. Boston Celtics: Jabari Parker, SF/PF, Age: 25 147. Denver Nuggets: Kentavious-Caldwell Pope, SG/SF, Age: 27 148. Toronto Raptors: Tim Hardaway Jr, SG/SF, Age: 28 149. Los Angeles Lakers: Zach Collins, PF/C, Age: 22 150. Milwaukee Bucks: Dillion Brooks, SG/SF, Age: 23 The Line-ups Eastern Conference: Atlanta Hawks: Coby White, Caris Levert, Zion Williamson, Bobby Portis, Jonas Valanciunis Boston Celtics: Ben Simmons, Spencer Dinwiddie, Jeremy Lamb, Jabari Parker, Bam Adebayo Brooklyn Nets: Terry Rozier, Bradley Beal, Norman Powell, Davis Bertans, Nikola Vucevic Charlotte Hornets: Malcolm Brogdon, Kevin Huerter, Joe Harris, Blake Griffin, Nikola Jokic Chicago Bulls: Mike Conley, RJ Barrett, Robert Covington, Jerami Grant, Karl-Anthony Towns Cleveland Cavaliers: Patrick Beverley, Jarrett Culver, Kelly Oubre, Marvin Bagely, Anthony Davis Detroit Pistons: Eric Bledsoe, Matisse Thybulle, Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green, Mo Bamba Indiana Pacers: Kyrie Irving, Darius Garland, Klay Thompson, Aaron Gordon, Richaun Holmes Miami Heat: D’Angelo Russell, Markelle Fultz, Terrance Ross, Jaren Jackson Jr, Al Horford Milwaukee Bucks: Russell Westbrook, Dillion Brooks, Bogdan Bogdanovic, John Collins, Steven Adams New York Knicks: Devonte Graham, Dennis Schroder, Taurean Prince, Jonathon Isaac, Joel Embiid Orlando Magic: Kendrick Nunn, Devin Booker, Kris Middleton, Derrick Favors, Mitchell Robinson Philadelphia 76ers: Colin Sexton, Mikal Bridges, Brandon Ingram, Christian Wood, Myles Turner Toronto Raptors: De’Aaron Fox, Tim Hardaway Jr., Miles Bridges, Brandon Clarke, Andre Drummond Washington Wizards: Trae Young, DeMar DeRrozan, Kyle Kuzma, Marcus Morris, Jusuf Nurkic Western Conference: Dallas Mavericks: Lonzo Ball, Troy Brown Jr., Gordon Hayward, Harrison Barnes, Pascal Siakam Denver Nuggets: Kemba Walker, Tyler Herro, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Danillo Gallinari, Rudy Gobert Golden State Warriors: Chris Paul, Josh Hart, Josh Richardson, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Serge Ibaka Houston Rockets: Jamal Murray, Delon Wright, T.J. Warren, Bojan Bogdanovic, Deandre Ayton Los Angeles Clippers: Shai-Gilgeous Alexander, Malik Beasley, Paul George, PJ Washington, Jarrett Allen Los Angeles Lakers: John Wall, Jimmy Butler, Otto Porter Jr, Kristaps Porzingis, Zach Collins Memphis Grizzlies: Ricky Rubio, Victor Oladipo, Jayson Tatum, Thaddeus Young, Clint Capela Minnesota Timberwolves: Luka Doncic, Marcus Smart, Andrew Wiggins, Michael Porter Jr., Lauri Markkanen New Orleans Pelicans: Zach Lavine, Lou Williams, Kevin Durant, Larry Nance Jr., Wendell Carter Jr. Oklahoma City Thunder: Fred VanVleet, Donovan Mitchell, D’Andre Hunter, Domantas Sabonis, Thomas Bryant Phoenix Suns: James Harden, Buddy Hield, Justise Winslow, Rui Hachimura, Julius Randle Portland Trail Blazers: Ja Morant, CJ McCollum, Cam Reddish, Montrezl Harrell, Jaxon Hayes Sacramento Kings: Steph Curry, Jaylen Brown, Duncan Robinson, OG Anunoby, Lamarcus Aldridge San Antonio Spurs: Kyle Lowry, Evan Fournier, LeBron James, Tobias Harris, Brook Lopez Utah Jazz: Damian Lillard, Jrue Holiday, Luke Kennard, Kevin Love, Hassan Whiteside

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