NBA Mock Draft 2022

Paolo Banchero - 1st Pick - 2022 NBA Draft

As the NCAA Tournament comes to an end, college basketball and NBA fans alike have begun to turn their attention towards the upcoming NBA Draft, which will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on June 23, 2022. While it is still uncertain which players will actually declare for the draft and what the draft order will be, it is never too early to begin projecting where some of the bright young stars might land.

Round 1 NBA Mock Draft

1. Orlando Magic: ​Jabari Smith, Auburn (Fr.) PF

  • 2021-22 stats: 16.9PTS, 7.4REB, 2.0AST, 42.03PT%

2. Houston Rockets: ​Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga (Fr.) C

  • 2021-22 stats: 14.1PTS, 9.9REB, 1.9AST, 3.7BLK

3. Detroit Pistons: ​Paolo Banchero, Duke (Fr.) F

  • 2021-22 stats: 17.1PTS, 7.7REB, 3.2AST

4. Oklahoma City Thunder: ​Jaden Ivey, Purdue (So.) SG

  • 2021-22 stats: 17.3PTS, 4.9REB, 3.1AST

5. Indiana Pacers: ​Keegan Murray, Iowa (So.) PF

  • 2021-22 stats: 23.5PTS, 8.7REB, 1.5AST, 39.83PT%

6. Sacramento Kings: ​Jalen Duren, Memphis (Fr.) C

  • 2021-22 stats: 12.0PTS, 8.1REB, 1.3AST

7. Portland Trail Blazers: ​Adrian Griffin Jr., Duke (Fr.) SF

  • 2021-22 stats: 10.5PTS, 3.9REB, 1.0AST

8. San Antonio Spurs: ​Bennedict Mathurin, Arizona (So.) SG

  • 2021-22 stats: 17.7PTS, 5.6REB, 2.5AST

9. New Orleans Pelicans (from Lakers): ​Johnny Davis, Wisconsin (So.) SG

  • 2021-22 stats: 19.7PTS, 8.2REB, 2.1AST

10. Washington Wizards: ​Shaedon Sharpe, Kentucky (Fr.) SG

  • 2021-22 stats: DNP

11. New York Knicks: ​Jaden Hardy, G League SG

  • 2021-22 stats: 17.7PTS, 4.6REB, 3.2AST

12. Portland Trail Blazers (from Pelicans): ​TyTy Washington Jr, Kentucky (Fr.) PG

  • 2021-22 stats: 12.5PTS, 3.5REB, 3.9AST

13. Atlanta Hawks: ​Ochai Agbaji, Kansas (Sr.) SG

  • 2021-22 stats: 18.9PTS, 5.2REB, 1.6AST

14. Charlotte Hornets: ​Tari Eason, LSU (So.) F

  • 2021-22 stats: 16.9PTS, 6.6REB, 1.0AST

15. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Clippers): ​MarJon Beauchamp, G League; F

  • 2021-22 stats: 15.1PTS, 7.3REB, 2.3AST

16. Houston Rockets: ​Kendall Brown, Baylor (Fr.) G

  • 2021-22 stats: 9.7PTS, 4.9REB, 1.9AST

17. Indiana Pacers: ​Nikola Jovic, Serbia; F

  • 2021-22 stats: 11.3PTS, 4.3REB, 3.2AST

18. Chicago Bulls: ​Dyson Daniels, G League; G

  • 2021-22 stats: 11.3PTS, 5.9REB, 4.4AST

19. Minnesota Timberwolves: ​Jeremy Sochan, Baylor (Fr.) F

  • 2021-22 stats: 9.2PTS, 6.4REB, 1.8AST

20. San Antonio Spurs (from Raptors): ​Walker Kessler, Auburn (So.) F

  • 2021-22 stats: 11.4PTS, 8.1REB, 0.9AST, 4.6BLK

21. Brooklyn Nets (from 76ers): ​Blake Wesley, Notre Dame (Fr.) G

  • 2021-22 stats: 14.4PTS, 3.7REB, 2.4AST

22. San Antonio Spurs (from Celtics): ​EJ Liddell, Ohio State (Jr.) F

  • 2021-22 stats: 19.4PTS, 7.9REB, 2.5AST

23. Denver Nuggets: ​Patrick Baldwin Jr, UW-Milwaukee (Fr.) G

  • 2021-22 stats: 12.1PTS, 5.8REB, 1.5AST

24. Memphis Grizzlies (from Jazz): ​Harrison Ingram, Stanford (Fr.) F

  • 2021-22 stats: 10.5PTS, 6.7REB, 3.0AST

25. Dallas Mavericks: ​Kennedy Chandler, Tennessee (Fr.) G

  • 2021-22 stats: 13.9PTS, 3.2REB, 4.7AST

26. Milwaukee Bucks: ​Mark Williams, Duke (So.) C

  • 2021-22 stats: 11.3PTS, 7.5REB, 0.9AST

27. Golden State Warriors: ​Jean Montero, Overtime Elite; G

  • 2021-22 stats: 13.1PTS, 4.5REB, 3.5AST

28. Miami Heat: ​Christian Braun, Kansas (Jr.) G

  • 2021-22 stats: 14.3PTS, 6.5REB, 2.7AST

29. Memphis Grizzlies: ​Christian Koloko, Arizona (Jr.) C

  • 2021-22 stats: 12.6PTS, 7.3REB, 1.4AST

30. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Suns): ​Malaki Branham, Ohio State (Fr.) G

  • 2021-22 stats: 13.7PTS, 3.6REB, 2.0AST