2021 NBA Draft Update With Latest Prospect Buzz | Launderer report
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11. Charlotte Hornets: Moses Moody (Arkansas, SG, freshman)
12. San Antonio Spurs: Josh Giddey (Adelaide 36ers, PG / SG, 2002)
13. Indiana Pacers: Franz Wagner (Michigan, SF, second year)
14. Warriors of the Golden State: Corey Kispert (Gonzaga, SF, Senior)
15. The Wizards of Washington: Jalen Johnson (Duke, PF, freshman)
16. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Celtics): Alperen Sengun (Besiktas, C, 2002)
17. Memphis Grizzly Bears: Trey Murphy III (Virginia, SF, Junior)
18. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Heat): Jaden Springer (Tennessee, PG / SG, freshman)
19. New York Knicks: Sharife Cooper (Auburn, PG, Freshman)
20. Atlanta Hawks: Tre Mann (Florida, PG / SG, Second year)
Chosen as a replacement player for the Olympic Games, Dizziness didn’t make the Australian national team, so NBA executives who haven’t traveled during the season might not get the chance to see him. It might be more difficult to convince a GM who hasn’t seen him live to place him in the top 10. But Giddey, whose move to a 6’8 “ball handler seems translatable, is clearly in the game. discussion of the latest lottery for the San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers and Golden State Warriors.
Scouts see Jalen johnson as a candidate to slide. The question is how far. His record shows instability, with the 6’9 “forward having switched high schools several times and left IMG without playing before his departure from Duke mid-season. The Boy Scouts are unsure of what confidence to place in Johnson, including the difficulties created in the mid-season, the short and the shooting are also worrying.
Opinions continue to vary on Sengun, who played well for a teenager in the Turkish national team before being knocked out in the qualifiers. He could reach No.8 for his scoring instinct and unprecedented production in Turkish BSL. But scouts are questioning his defensive mobility and how much that could outweigh his offensive value.
Scouts could see Murphy climb into the top 20 with his compelling shot for a 6’9 “switchable defender. He’s an easy plug-and-play stretch with translatable core skill and valuable archetype.