NBA Draft rumors: 76ers attempting to move up to top 5

Tanya Simon
June 20, 2018

The list of college players who will be in the room: Arizona's Deandre Ayton; Duke's Marvin Bagley III; Michigan State's Jaren Jackson Jr.

With the first overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns have to make one of the most important decisions in their 50-year history. If the Hawks make the pick, it's been unclear what direction they go, in part because there were a lot of rumors about Sacramento's leanings. But for flawed stars - or, flawed players in general - arguably no future variable matters as much as the team that drafts them.

The Hawks have three picks in the first round - Nos.

At this point, the entire National Basketball Association world is making (educated) guesses as to what will transpire after the Suns take their man at the top and, in our final mock draft before the festivities on Thursday evening, we will do the same.

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However, for all the concerns over his flaws (which apply to every prospect in every draft ever) and outright xenophobia (the name Darko Milicic will never die no matter what European prospect we're talking about), Doncic has one of the highest floors and highest ceilings in this class.

As an NBA scout told's David Aldridge: "If they use him the right way, it's going to be real hard for him to fail".

"Not a great shooter or defender, Doncic stands out most for his impressive playmaking skills, an attribute magnified by his 6'7" size.

Doncic helped Real Madrid to the Spanish league title thanks to a 96-85 victory over Kirolbet Baskonia in Game 4 of the ACB playoffs.

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