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2018 NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Where are the mid-major guys going?

We have a couple of mid-major names in our first mock draft.

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The NBA Draft Combine has come and gone, and we’ll start to learn which players are staying in the draft or returning to school in the coming days. The draft is just a month away, and players have until the early entry deadline on June 11 to make their choices.

Some players have already signed with agents, and will begin working out for teams as they try to work their way up the draft board. Mock drafts will come out daily, each one looking just slightly different than the one that preceded it or one from a competing site.

As always, most of the prospects come from Power 5 schools, but there is some mid-major talent in the draft that could work its way into the first round. Among those names are Chandler Hutchison, Mitchell Robinson (sorry WKU fans), and even a guy like Brandon McCoy could make a jump with good workouts.

Here’s the first edition of our mock draft. We’ll update it a few more times between now and draft night.

Mid-Major Madness NBA Mock Draft 1.0

Pick Team Player School
Pick Team Player School
1 Phoenix Suns Luka Doncic Slovenia
2 Sacramento Kings Deandre Ayton Arizona
3 Atlanta Hawks Marvin Bagley III Duke
4 Memphis Grizzlies Jaren Jackson Jr. Michigan St.
5 Dallas Mavericks Mohamed Bamba Texas
6 Orlando Magic Trae Young Oklahoma
7 Chicago Bulls Mikal Bridges Villanova
8 Cleveland Cavaliers Michael Porter Jr. Missouri
9 New York Knicks Miles Bridges Michigan St.
10 Philadelphia 76ers Wendell Carter Duke
11 Charlotte Hornets Collin Sexton Alabama
12 Los Angeles Clippers Kevin Knox Kentucky
13 Los Angeles Clippers Robert Williams Texas A&M
14 Denver Nuggets Troy Brown Jr. Oregon
15 Washington Wizards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Kentucky
16 Phoenix Suns Lonnie Walker IV Miami
17 Milwaukee Bucks Keita Bates-Diop Ohio St.
18 San Antonio Spurs Zhaire Smith Texas Tech
19 Atlanta Hawks Jacob Evans Cincinnati
20 Minnesota Timberwolves Melvin Frazier Tulane
21 Utah Jazz Shake Milton SMU
22 Chicago Bulls Chandler Hutchison Boise St.
23 Indiana Pacers Jalen Brunson Villanova
24 Portland Trailblazers Khyri Thomas Creighton
25 Los Angeles Lakers Aaron Holiday UCLA
26 Philadelphia 76ers De'Anthony Melton USC
27 Boston Celtics Mitchell Robinson Chalmette High School
28 Golden State Warriors Josh Okogie Georgia Tech
29 Brooklyn Nets Bruce Brown Miami
30 Atlanta Hawks Anfernee Simons IMG Academy