2018 NBA Draft Preview: DeAndre Ayton

The most highly touted prospect in this upcoming is Arizona C DeAndre Ayton.  Ayton has received comparisons from David Robinson to Karl Anthony-Towns.  Ayton is a monster in the paint and led Arizona to a Pac-12 Title this season.  Arizona was surprisingly upset in the 1st round by Buffalo, but that should not do anything to Ayton’s stock.

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2018 NBA Draft Preview: Luka Doncic

One of the most intriguing prospects in this years draft is without question, Luka Doncic. Doncic is the most polished European prospect many scouts claim they have ever seen.  He absolutely has the potential to become a franchise player in this league, but with all players (especially players who didn’t play in college) there is a good amount of risk.

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2018 NBA Draft Preview: Marvin Bagley III

The Mavericks have had an extremely rough start to the year as they sit at 19-42 through 61 games.  Not all hope is lost as players such as Dennis Smith Jr. and Harrison Barnes have put up decent numbers, but it is obvious that the Mavs will not be competing for a championship anytime soon.

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Dennis Smith Jr. profile

This year with the #9 pick in the 2017 draft the Mavericks decided to go with Dennis Smith Jr., an athletic PG from North Carolina State. This is the highest pick that the Mavericks have ended up with since they drafted Dirk Nowitzki in the 1998 draft in a pick they got through a draft night trade.

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