NBA Draft – Top 50 Prospects

As we approach next Thursday’s NBA Draft, here is a look at my ranking of the top 50 players in the draft.  As of 6/15, all international players listed have remained in the draft pool.  Please keep in mind that this NOT a Sixers-centric draft board, but an overall look at the prospects from an unbiased view of the league.  Player comparisons are not best-case or worst-case, but a player who in my opinion represents a fair projection of their abilities within a few seasons.

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Rank Name Position School Height Weight Age Comparison
1 Markelle Fultz PG Washington 6’4″ 195 19 James Harden
2 Lonzo Ball PG UCLA 6’6″ 190 19 Jason Kidd
3 De’Aaron Fox PG Kentucky 6’4″ 171 19 John Wall
4 Josh Jackson SF Kansas 6’8″ 203 20 Andre Iguodala
5 Dennis Smith PG NC State 6’3″ 195 19 Steve Francis
6 Jayson Tatum F Duke 6’8″ 204 19 Danny Granger
7 Jonathan Isaac F Florida St 6’11” 205 19 Tayshaun Prince
8 Frank Ntilikina PG Strasbourg (France) 6’5″ 170 18 George Hill
9 Malik Monk G Kentucky 6’4″ 197 19 Lou Williams
10 Donovan Mitchell G Louisville 6’3″ 210 20 Avery Bradley
11 OG Anunoby SF Indiana 6’8″ 215 19 Al-Farouq Aminu
12 Lauri Markkanen PF/C Arizona 7’0″ 225 20 Channing Frye
13 Zach Collins C Gonzaga 7’0″ 230 19 Tyler Zeller
14 Jarrett Allen C Texas 6’11” 224 19 Steven Adams
15 Jawun Evans PG Oklahoma St 6’1″ 177 20 Patty Mills
16 John Collins PF Wake Forest 6’10” 225 19 Nene Hilario
17 Ike Anigbogu PF/C UCLA 6’10” 230 18 Tristan Thompson
18 TJ Leaf PF UCLA 6’10” 220 20 David Lee
19 Jonah Bolden PF Radnicki (Australia) 6’10” 227 21 Marvin Williams
20 Justin Jackson SF North Carolina 6’8″ 193 22 Trevor Ariza
21 Justin Patton C Creighton 7’0″ 226 20 Ian Mahinmi
22 Frank Jackson G Duke 6’4″ 208 19 Rodney Stuckey
23 Tyler Dorsey G Oregon 6’4″ 180 21 Gary Neal
24 Jordan Bell PF/C Oregon 6’9″ 227 22 Taj Gibson
25 PJ Dozier SG South Carolina 6’6″ 200 20 Gerald Green
26 Semi Ojeleye F SMU 6’7″ 235 22 Jae Crowder
27 DJ Wilson PF Michigan 6’10” 240 21 JaMychal Green
28 Mathias Lessort PF/C Nanterre (France) 6’9″ 250 21 Kenneth Faried
29 Bam Adebayo PF/C Kentucky 6’10” 250 19 Mason Plumlee
30 Harry Giles C Duke 6’11” 222 19 Ed Davis
(Qty)
Tier 1 Superstar 1
Tier 2 All-Star 1
Tier 3 Borderline All-Star 4
Tier 4 High-End Starter 4
Tier 5 League-Average Starter 8
Tier 6 Low-End Starter 4
Tier 7 Above-Average Role Player 8
Rank Name Position School Height Weight Age Rationale
31 Anzejs Pasecniks C Gran Canaria (Latvia) 7’2″ 229 21 Stash
32 Cam Oliver PF Nevada 6’8″ 225 20 Upside (Athleticism)
33 Terrence Ferguson SG Adelaide (Australia) 6’7″ 186 19 Upside (Athleticism)
34 Luke Kennard SG Duke 6’6″ 202 21 Shooter
35 Thomas Bryant C Indiana 6’10” 241 19 Rotation Big
36 Sterling Brown SG/SF SMU 6’5″ 225 22 3 & D
37 Isaiah Hartenstein PF/C Zalgiris (Germany) 7’0″ 225 19 Stash
38 Kyle Kuzma PF Utah 6’9″ 221 21 Stretch Big
39 Tyler Lydon PF Syracuse 6’10” 225 21 Stretch Big
40 Johnathan Motley PF/C Baylor 6’9″ 230 22 Rotation Big
41 Derrick White G Colorado 6’5″ 200 22 Bench Scorer
42 Alec Peters PF Valparaiso 6’9″ 225 22 Stretch Big
43 Ivan Rabb PF/C California 6’10” 215 20 Rotation Big
44 Davon Reed SG/SF Miami 6’6″ 208 22 3 & D
45 Caleb Swanigan C Purdue 6’9″ 247 20 Rotation Big
46 Tony Bradley C North Carolina 6’10” 248 19 Upside (Projection)
47 Dwayne Bacon SG/SF Florida St 6’5″ 202 21 Bench Scorer
48 LJ Peak SG Georgetown 6’5″ 215 21 3 & D
49 Ognjen Jaramaz PG Mega Vizura (Serbia) 6’4″ 193 21 Stash
50 Antonio Blakeney SG LSU 6’4″ 177 20 Bench Scorer
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