NBA Draftees You Should Keep An Eye On

 

We’re taking note of a few key rookies

 

 

We’re still catching our breath from the recent NBA Finals, but we’re already getting hyped up over the recently concluded first round draft picks. Next year is going to see some valuable rookies on the court and we can’t wait to see if they live up to the league’s expectations.

 

#1 Markelle Fultz

College: Western Washington

Drafted by: Philadelphia 76ers

Position: Point Guard

College Stats: 23.2 ppg, 5.9 apg

 

#2 Lonzo Ball

College: UCLA

Drafted by: LA Lakers

Position: Point Guard

College Stats: 14.6 ppg, 7.6 apg

 

#3 Jayson Tatum

College: Duke

Drafted by: Boston Celtics

Position: Small Forward

College Stats: 16.8 ppg, 7.3 rpg

 

#4 Josh Jackson

College: University Of Kansas

Drafted by: Phoenix Suns

Position: Small Forward

College Stats: 16.3 ppg, 7.4 rpg

 

#5 De’Aaron Fox

College: University of Kentucky

Drafted by: Sacramento Kings

Position: Point Guard

College Stats: 16.7 ppg, 4.6 apg

 

#6 Jonathan Isaac

College: Florida State University

Drafted by: Orlando Magic

Position: Small Forward

College Stats: 12.0 ppg, 7.8 rpg

 

#7 Lauri Markkanen

College: University of Arizona

Drafted by: Minnesota Timberwolves

Power Forward: Power Forward

College Stats: 15.6 ppg, 7.2 rpg

 

#8 Frank Ntilikina

College: Strasbourg IG (France)

Drafted by: New York Knicks

Position: Point Guard

College Stats: 5.1 ppg, 2.0 rpg

 

#9 Dennis Smith

College: North Carolina State

Drafted by: Dallas Mavericks

Position: Point Guard

College Stats: 18.1 ppg, 6.2 apg

 

#10 Zach Collins

College: Gonzaga

Drafted by: Sacramento Kings

Position: Center

College Stats: 10.0 ppg, 5.9 rpg

 

 

 

#11 Malik Monk

College: University of Kentucky

Drafted by: Charlotte Bobcats

Position: Shooting guard

College Stats: 19.8 ppg, 2.5 rpg

 

#12 Luke Kennard

College: Duke

Drafted by: Detroit Pistons

Position: Shooting guard

College Stats: 19.5 ppg, 5.1 rpg

 

#13 Donovan Mitchell

College: Louisville

Drafted by: Denver Nuggets

Position: Shooting guard

College Stats: 15.5 ppg, 4.8 rpg

 

#14 Bam Adebayo

College: University of Kentucky

Drafted by: Miami Heat

Position: Power forward

College Stats: 13.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg

 

#15 Justin Jackson

College: University of North Carolina

Drafted by: Chicago Bulls

Position: Small forward

College Stats: 18.2 ppg, 4.6 rpg

 

#16 Justin Patton

College: Creighton

Drafted by: Chicago Bulls

Position: Center

College Stats: 12.9 ppg, 6.2 rpg

 

#17 DJ Wilson

College: Michigan

Drafted by: Milwaukee Bucks

Position: Small Forward

College Stats: 11.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg

 

#18 TJ Leaf

College: UCLA

Drafted by: Indiana Pacers

Position: Power Forward

College Stats: 16.3 ppg, 8.2 rpg

 

#19 John Collins

College: Wake Forest

Drafted by: Atlanta Hawks

Position: Power forward

College Stats: 19.2 ppg, 9.8 rpg

 

#20 Harry Giles

College: Duke

Drafted by: Portland Trail Blazers

Position: Power forward

College Stats: 3.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg

 

 

 

#21 Terrance Furguson

College: Adelaide 36ers (Australia)

Drafted by: Oklahoma City Thunder

Position: Shooting guard

College Stats: 4.6 ppg, 1.1 rpg

 

#22 Jarrett Allen

College: Texas

Drafted by: Brooklyn Nets

Position: Center

College Stats: 13.4 ppg, 8.4 rpg

 

#23 OG Anunoby

College: Indiana

Drafted by: Toronto Raptors

Position: Small forward

College Stats: 11.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg

 

#24 Tyler Lydon

College: Syracuse

Drafted by: Utah Jazz

Position: Power forward

College Stats: 13.1 ppg, 8.6 rpg

 

#25 Ansejs Pasecniks

College: Gran Canaria (Spain)

Drafted by: Orlando Magic

Position: Center

College Stats: 7.8 ppg, 3.1 rpg

 

#26 Caleb Swanigan

College: Purdue

Drafted by: Portland Trail Blazers

Position: Center

College Stats: 18.5 ppg, 12.5 rpg

 

#27 Kyle Kuzma

College: Indiana

Drafted by: Brooklyn Nets

Position: Power forward

College Stats: 16.4 ppg, 9.3 rpg

 

#28 Tony Bradley

College: University of North Carolina

Drafted by: LA Lakers

Position: Power forward

College Stats: 7.0 ppg, 5.1 rpg

 

#29 Derrick White

College: Colorado

Drafted by: San Antonio Spurs

Position: Shooting guard

College Stats: 18.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg

 

#30 Josh Hart

College: Villanova University

Drafted by: Utah Jazz

Position: Shooting guard

College Stats: 18.6 ppg, 6.4 rpg

 

 

Quick Trade Review

 

Warriors receive: #38 (Jordan Bell)

Bulls receive: $3.5 million

 

Pelicans receive: #31

Hornets receive: #40 and cash

 

Lakers receive: #30 and #42

Jazz receive: #28

 

76ers receive: #25 pick

Magic receive: Future first-rounder

 

Grizzlies receive: #35

Magic receive: 2019 second-rounder (via BKN)

 

Jazz receive: #13

Nuggets receive: Trey Lyles and #24

 

Kings receive: #15 and #20

Trail Blazers receive: #10

 

Timberwolves receive: Jimmy Butler and 2017 #16 pick

Bulls receive: 2017 #7 pick, Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine

 

 

 

We can’t wait to see them on the court.

 

 

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