Scouting NBA draft lottery prospects – Strengths, comps, intel

Scouting NBA draft lottery prospects – Strengths, comps, intel

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Why LaMelo Ball is the most talented player in the 2020 NBA draft (1:20)

Mike Schmitz breaks down LaMelo Ball’s playing style and why he’s the most talented prospect in the 2020 NBA draft. (1:20)

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  • Jonathan Givony

  • Mike Schmitz

Who are the best prospects in the 2020 NBA draft?

Following the coronavirus outbreak, NBA executives expect that this year’s pre-draft process will be severely limited, if not lost altogether, as the prospect of having athletes or scouts board commercial flights for individual workouts, pro days or a league combine appears extremely unlikely. That will make the evaluation process more challenging than usual.

With ESPN’s projected lottery picks having likely played their last competitive games before draft day — whenever that might occur — we break down the strengths and weaknesses for our top 16 players, as well as likely NBA roles, physical comps and more intel.

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