By Hocine Loukkaf on 6/10/2018

As we now know who is coming back to college and who is definiteley entering the 2018 NBA Draft, it’s time to launch our first mock for the 2019 NBA Draft (click on the name for player’s profile).

1. RJ Barrett 6-7 SF Duke, freshman

A skilled and physical wing who plays with a passion. Has always been a winner whatever the level of competition.

2. Romeo Langford 6-5 SG  Indiana, freshman

Maybe the best scorer of the pack, will be asked to score a lot for Indiana

3. Jontay Porter 6-11 PF Missouri, sophomore

Very skilled ans smart player whose style of play exactly fits what the NBA is looking for

4. Cam Reddish 6-7 SF/SG Duke, freshman

Strong physical tools, could be an elite three and D at the next level

5. Nassir Little 6-7  SF UNC, freshman

Intense player who will have playing time right away for the Tar Heels

6. Bol Bol 7-0 PF/C Oregon, freshman

Physical freak who will need to step up his game and show toughness at the college level

7. Zion Williamson 6-6 PF Duke, freshman

Another physical freak, will be asked to dominate inside as Duke’s wing is stacked

8. Sekou Doumbouya (France) 6-9 SF/PF, 2000

The French freak is a do it all player who needs to improve everything from his handles to his shooting

9. Bryan Penn-Johnson 6-11 PF Washington, freshman

Washington has become specialist in helping underrated players become high picks. The ultra long Penn Johnson could be next

10. Joel Ayayi 6-5 SG/PG Gonzaga, freshman

The very young French combo has spent the year training with the team as a redshirt freshman, very interesting tools for a combo

11. Naz Reid 6-10 C/PF LSU, freshman

Reid is a strong big man who can shoot, handle and pass like a guard

12. Daniel Gafford 6-11 230 C Arkansas, sophomore

A long defensive center who must improve his offensive game

13. Jaylen Hoard 6-9 SF/PF Wake Forest, freshman

Versatile combo forward who can shoot and mix it up inside

14. Bruno Fernando 6-10 C/PF Maryland, sophomore

Fernando will need to be more dominant and extend his range to the three point line

15. EJ Montgomery 6-10 PF Kentucky, freshman

A very skilled and versatile big, could be a surprise for the Wildcats

16. Goga Bitadze 6-11 250 Mega Leks (Serbia) 1999

Mobile big men who has already been productive this year in Adriatic League. Will be able to improve on his shooting and overall efficiency.

17. Rui Hachimura 6-8 SF/PF Gonzaga, freshman

His game has not reached his physical upside yet, he needs to improve drastically his shooting and bball IQ. Potential defensive stopper.

18. Sagaba Konate 6-7 PF/C West Virginia, junior

One of the best defensive players in NCAA, could use his junior year to develop a reliable three point shot

19. Jarrett Culver 6-5 SG Texas Tech, sophomore

After seeing his teammate Zhaire Smith become a potential first rounder, Culver’s versatility and outside shooting could help him reach the same goal

20. Keldon Johnson 6-6 SG/SF Kentucky, freshman

Will be the main outside offensive leader for the Wildcats, a strong and savvy swingman

21. Jaylen Hands 6-2 PG UCLA, sophomore

Aaron Holiday gone, Hands will be the leader for the Bruins, needs to improve his outside shot

22. Austin Wiley 6-10 C Auburn, sophomore

After an interesting combine despite not playing this year, Wiley has all the tools to dominate the SEC inside. Must work on developing a realiable outside shot

23. Luka Samanic (Croatia) 6-10 PF Ljubjana (Slovenia), 2000

Very skilled and mobile big men, Samanic will be given the opportunity to play with the pros to develop in Ljubjana

24. Kris Wilkes 6-8 SF/SG UCLA, sophomore

Your classic three and D guy, Wilkes has to display more efficiency and versatility

25. Kenny Wooten 6-9 PF Oregon, sophomore

A very raw defensive big, Wooten could use Bol Bol’s presence to showcase his improvement

26. Darius Garland 6-2 PG Vanderbilt, freshman

Probably the best incoming freshman PG, will form an interesting one two punch with Shittu

27. Simi Shittu 6-8 PF/SF Vanderbilt, freshman

A bit of a tweener, Shittu has solid body and athleticism to be efficient for the Commodores

28. Adam Mokoka (France) 6-4 SG/PG Gravelines (France), 1998

Mokoka has displayed his length and athleticism at the NBA Global camp, he now needs to be work on his shooting and overall efficiency

29. Borisa Simanic (Serbia) 6-10 PF/SF Red Star Belgrad (Serbia)

Samanic’s combination of athleticism and shooting could help him get drafted higher. He still needs to figure out how to be more assertive

30. O’Shae Brissett 6-8 SF Syracuse, sophomore

Had a very interesting freshman year with good scoring and rebounding numbers. Has to improve his shooting percentages

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