NBA Mock Draft: Will Doncic fall? Drama begins with No. 2 pick

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Sportsnet

NBA Mock Draft: Will Doncic fall? Drama begins with No. 2 pick

The NBA Draft is officially one week away, with the future of the league potentially about to be transformed on June 21st.
With a ton of top-end talent, and the possibility for a flurry of draft-night trades in the works, it's shaping up to be an exciting - and unpredictable - event.
Here's what you can expect to see this time next week.
Pick
Team
Player 1
DeAndre Ayton, C, Arizona
Ayton to the Suns is as close to a lock as we have in this draft. He reportedly wowed Suns staffers at his private workout in Phoenix - so much so that afterwards he said he wasn't going to work out for any other teams. He's a rare physical specimen - a seven-footer with a rumoured 44-inch vertical leap - with the quickness and versatility to be a dominant low-post presence, even if his rim protection has come under question. Joining Devin Booker and Josh Jackson would give Phoenix a promising young core that other rebuilding clubs could only dream of having.
2
Jaren Jackson Jr., C, Michigan State
Now here's where things get...

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