2022 NBA Draft Prospect Rankings: Who Is in and Who Is out?

The board is solidifying as the combine made some drastic movements and players are starting to withdraw from the draft. The NCAA withdrawal deadline is passed now we just have to wait for international players to withdraw. Exciting stuff the board is rapidly approaching solidification. 

Notes:

Comps are for play style and role not specifically upside or potential. 

Tier 1: Worth Tanking for. 

1. Chet Holmgren- 20: 7’1 200 Big Gonzaga. Comp= smaller but better passing KP.

2. Paolo Banchero- 19: 6’9 240 Big Duke (Italy) Comp= Pistons Blake Griffin

Tier 2: Great consolation prizes

3. Jabari Smith jr- 19: 6’10 210 Front Court Auburn. Comp= Rashard Lewis ish 

4. Jaden Ivey- 20: 6’4 200 Guard Purdue Comp= Donovan Mitchell

Tier 3: Solid Lotto Picks 

5. Bennedict Mathurin- 20: 6’5 195 Wing Arizona (Canada). Comp= Kevin Martin. 

6. Keegan Murray- 22: 6’8 215 Forward Iowa. Comp= Marcus Morris who isn’t a dirty player and plays real defense.

7. Shaedon Sharpe-19: 6’6 200 Wing Kentucky (Canada). Comp= slower Zach LaVine. 

8. Jalen Duren- 18: 6’10 241 Pivot Memphis Comp= More Athletic and Defense minded Jermaine O’Neal

9. Adrian Griffin Jr.- 19: 6’7 180 Wing Duke Comp= Jimmy Butler 

10. Johnny Davis- 20: 6’5 200 Wing Wisconsin. Comp= Ron Harper. 

Tier 4: Lotto Talents 

11. Kendall Brown- 19: 6’8 210 Wing Baylor. Comp= Smaller AK47 

12. Jeremy Sochan- 19: 6’9 220 Forward Baylor (Poland) comp= taller Matisse Thybulle

13. Malaki Branham- 19: 6’5 175 Wing Ohio St. Comp= Caris LeVert 

14. Dyson Daniels- 19: 6’8 180 Guard Ignite (Australia). Comp= Josh Green

Tier 5: Lotto Bubble

15. Tari Eason- 21: 6’8 215 Big LSU. Comp= James Johnson

16. Ousmane Dieng- 19: 6’7 210 Wing New Zealand Breakers (France). Comp= Nick Batum. 

17. Mark Williams- 20: 7’ 245 Big Duke (Nigeria). Comp= Derrick Favors

18. Jalen Williams- 21: 6’6 190 Wing Santa Clara. Comp= Deshawn Stephenson  

19. Tyty Washington- 20: 6’3 175 Guard Kentucky. Comp= Brandon Knight Ish

20. Jaden Hardy- 19: 6’5 185 Wing G-League. Comp= Smaller Jordan Clarkson

Tier 6: Older First Rounders. 

21. EJ Liddell- 21: 6’7 240 Big Ohio St. Comp= Poor Man’s Tobias Harris. 

22. Ochai Agbaji- 22: 6’5 215 Wing Kansas (Nigeria). Comp= Josh Richardson

23. Marjon Beauchamp- 22: 6’7 225 Wing Ignite. Comp= Josh Howard 

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Tier 7: Upside Swings 

24. Jake LaRivera- 20: 6’8 200 Forward Wake Forrest. Comp= George Niang. 

25. Bryce McGowens- 19: 6’7 180 Wing Nebraska. Comp= Jamaal Crawford ish

26. Dalen Terry- 20: 6’7 195 Wing Arizona. Comp= Bruce Brown.

27. Jaylin Williams- 20: 6’10 240 Big Arkansas. Comp= Ed Davis ish

28. Leonard Miller- 19: 6’10 200 Forward High School (Canada). Comp= Jeff Green

29. Nikola Jovic- 19: 6’10 Forward Mega Basket (Serbia). Comp= Tom Chambers with handles

30. Kennedy Chandler- 19: 6’ 172 Point Tennessee. Comp= Cam Payne 

Tier 8: First Round Bubble. 

31. Matteo Spagnolo- 19: 6’6 190 Point/Wing Vanoli Cremona (Italy). Comp= Spencer Dinwiddie 

32. Gabriele Procida 19: 6’7 185 Forward Fortitudo (Italy). Comp=  Rudy Fernandez

33. Blake Wesley- 19: 6’4 170 Guard Notre Dame. Comp= Wes Mathews with less shooting and defense 

34. Christian Braun- 20: 6’6 218 Wing Kansas. Comp= Smaller Kevin Huerter

35. Jean Montero- 19: 6’2 180 Point Overtime Elite (Dominican Republic). Comp= Something between Schröder and Fox.

36. Trevor Keels- 19: 6’4 221 Guard Duke. Comp= Lu Dort

Tier 9: Should have roles

37. Ismael Kamagate- 22: 6’11 230 Pivot Paris (France). Comp= Daniel Gafford with a jumper.

38. Alondes Williams- 23: 6’5 210 Wing Wake Forrest. Comp= Lou Williams Minus.  

39. Hugo Besson- 21: 6’3 195 Guard NZ Breakers (France). Comp= Poor Mans Tyler Herro

40. Christian Koloko- 22: 7’ 145 Big Arizona (Cameroon) comp= Poor Mans Mitchell Robinson

41. Iverson Molinar- 22: 6’1 190 Point Mississippi St. (Panama) Comp= Trey Burke 

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Tier 10: Younger Swings

42. Josh Minott- 20: 6’6 205 wing Memphis. Comp= DJJ starter kit. 

43. Walker Kessler- 20: 7’1 245 Pivot Auburn.  Comp= Brook Lopez 

44. Ryan Rollins- 20: 6’4 180 Guard Toledo. Comp= Jason Terry 

45. John Butler- 19: 7’1 170 Big FSU. Comp= Baby KAT. 

Tier 11: Older Swings

46. Julian Champagnie- 21: 6’7 217 Forward St.John’s. Comp= Bertans with handle.

47. Wendell Moore- 21: 6’5 216 Wing Duke. Comp= Dahntay Jones 

48. David Roddy- 21: 6’6 255 Forward Colorado St. Comp= PJ Tucker? 

49. Kenny Lofton Jr- 20: 6’7 275 Forward Louisiana Tech. Comp= Slower Mo

50. Andrew Nembhard- 22: 6’5 193 Guard Gonzaga (Canada). Comp= George Hill lite. 

51. Keon Ellis- 22: 6’6 175 Wing Alabama. Comp= Dorian Finney Smith. 

Tier 12: Potential Swings 

52. Jabari Walker- 20: 6’8 200 Forward Colorado. Comp= Sterling Brown

53. Jordan Hall- 20: 6’8 210 Forward St Joe’s. Comp= Slow Mo lite.

54. Peyton Watson- 19: 6’7 190 Wing UCLA. Comp= Jeff Green

55. Patrick Baldwin Jr.- 19: 6’10 205 Forward Milwaukee. Comp= Davis Bertrans

56. Yannick Nzosa- 19: 6’10 200 Big Unicaja (Congo). Comp= Super Tall MKG 

57. Max Christie- 19: 6’7 185 Wing Michigan St. Comp= Jeremy Lamb

58. Caleb Houstan- 19: 6’8 210 Wing Michigan (Canada). Comp= Danny Green

59. Dominick Barlow- 19: 6’9 205 Big OTE. Comp= Brandon Wright 

60. Moussa Diabaté- 19: 6’11 210 Big Michigan. (France/Guinea) Comp= Serge Ibaka starter kit

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Tier 13: Draft Bubble 

61. Justin Lewis- 20: 6’7 225 Wing Marquette. Comp= Jae Crowder

62. JD Davidson- 19: 6’3 175 Guard Alabama. Comp= Dennis Smith jr. 

63. Aminu Mohammed- 20: 6’4 180 Guard Georgetown (Nigeria). Comp= Lu Dort

64. Trevion Williams- 21: 6’10 265 Big Pit. Comp= Glen Davis with passing

65. Dereon Seabron- 22: 6’5 180 Wing NC State. Comp= Marcus Smart with less of a jumper.  

66. Ron Harper jr- 21: 6’6 245 Wing Rutgers. Comp= Gary Harris lite 

67. Ziga Samar 21: 6’6 175 Guard Fuenlabrada (Slovenia). Comp= Grievous Vasquez. 

68. Scottie Pippen jr- 22: 6’3 160 Guard Vanderbilt. Comp= Derick Fisher 

69. Isaiah Mobley- 22: 6’8 235 Big USC. Comp= Chemezi Metu

Tier 14: Sumer League invites 

70. Vince Williams Jr- 22: 6’6 210 Wing VCU. comp= Josh Richardson. 

71. Jonny Juzang- 21: 6’6 210 Wing UCLA. Comp= Kyle Korver. 

72. Hyunjung Lee- 20: 6’7 210 Wing Davidson (S Korea) Comp= Sasha Vujacic. 

73. Khalifa Diop- 19: 6’11 220 Pivot Gran Canaria (Senegal). Comp= Serge Ibaka

74. Ibou Dianko Badji- 20: 7’1 240 Pivot FC Barcelona (Senegal). Comp= Hill Motumbo. 

75. Kok Yat- 19: 6’8 200 Wing OTE (South Sudan). Comp= Mo Harkless 

76. Orlando Robinson- 21: 7’ 235 Pivot Fresno St. Comp= Jalen Smith ish. 

77. Darius Days- 21: 6’7 245 Forward LSU. Comp= Less explosive Kenneth Faried. 

78. Brady Manek- 23: 6’9 231 Forward UNC. Comp= Sam Dekker 

79. Collin Gillespie- 22: 6’3 195 Point Villanova. Comp= Jalen Brunson lite. 

80. Gabe Brown- 22: 6’8 215 wing Michigan St. Comp= Tony Snell

81. Tevin Brown- 23: 6’5 175 Wing Murray State. Comp= Spencer Dinwiddie lite

82. Carlos Alocen- 21: 6’4 210 Point Real Madrid (Spain). Comp= Sergio Rodriguez 

83. Abu Kigab- 23: 6’7 220 Forward Boise St. (Sudan/Canada). Comp= Alize Johnson 

84. Lester Quinones- 21: 6’5 208 Guard Memphis. Comp= Josh Reeves 

85. Jaden Shackelford- 21: 6’3 175 Guard Alabama. Comp= Garry Harris

86. Ryan Turell- 22: 6’7 195 Wing Yeshiva. Comp= Duncan Robinson 

87. Peter Kiss- 24: 6’5 201 Guard Bryant. Comp= Taller Jimmer Ferdette 

88. Fabian White Jr.- 23: 6’8 230 Forward Houston. Comp= Anthony Bennett 

89. Jamaree Bouyea- 22: 6’2 180 Guard San Francisco. Comp= Saben Lee 

90. DeVante Jones- 24: 6’1 200 Point Michigan. Comp= Tony Wroten 

91. Tyson Etienne- 22: 6’2 200 Guard Wichita St. Comp= Poor mans FVV. 

92. JD Notae: 24: 6’2 190 Guard Arkansas. Comp= Homeless mans Pat Bev. 

93. Anthony Duruji- 23: 6’7 220 Forward Florida. Comp= Marques Daniels 

94. Michael Foster- 19: 6’9 220 Big Ignite. Comp= Julius Randle’s cousin 

95. Kofi Cockburn- 22: 7’ 285 Pivot Illinois (Jamaica). Comp= Salah Mejeri. 

96. Leonardo Okeke- 19: 6’9 215 Forward NOVIPIÙ JB MONFERRATO (Italy/Nigeria). Comp= Thad Young lite. 

97. Tyrese Martin- 23: 6’6 215 wing UCONN. Comp= Kelena Azubuke  

98. Kai Sotto- 20: 7’2 233 Pivot Adelaide 36ers (Philippines). Comp= Poor mans Pau Gasol 

99. Mario Nakic- 20: 6’8 218 Wing BC Oostende (Serbia). Comp= Mario Hezonja

100. Fanbo Zeng- 19: 6’10 230 Forward Ignite (China). Comp= Yi Jinlain

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