The New Orleans Pelicans discover themselves with a prime 5 choose with lower than per week earlier than the draft day and our newest mock has New Orleans choosing De’Andre Hunter at No. 4. The Pelicans acquired the No. Four choose together with two future first spherical picks from the Lakers in alternate for Anthony Davis.
New Orleans could have a tough resolution to make with so little time remaining. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Pelicans are already receiving commerce provides for the choose, so there is no such thing as a assure they keep at No. 4. The Pelicans are already locked in on Zion Williamson with the highest choose and will pair two former ACC foes collectively.
Three seemingly gamers the Pelicans may give attention to is Hunter together with Jarrett Culver and Darius Garland. Hunter provides them some flexibility at each ahead spots apart Brandon Ingram. Julius Randle can be a free agent with no ensures that he can be again with the Pelicans.
Culver additionally is smart however the Pelicans now have a little bit of a logjam at capturing guard. Garland is a reputation to look at relying on how strongly Pelicans GM David Griffin feels about Lonzo Ball being the group’s future level guard.
Here’s a take a look at our up to date NBA mock draft after the commerce.
NBA Mock Draft 2019: 1st Spherical Picks
|No. 1 Pelicans||PF Zion Williamson, Duke|
|No. 2 Grizzlies||PG Ja Morant, Murray State|
|No. three Knicks||SG RJ Barrett, Duke|
|No. Four Pelicans (through Lakers)||SF De’Andre Hunter, Virginia|
|No. 5 Cavs||SG Jarrett Culver, Texas Tech|
|No. 6 Suns||PG Darius Garland, Vanderbilt|
|No. 7 Bulls||PG Coby White, UNC|
|No. eight Hawks||SG Cam Reddish, Duke|
|No. 9 Wizards||C Jaxson Hayes, Texas|
|No. 10 Hawks||F Rui Hachimura, Gonzaga|
|No. 11 Timberwolves||PF Brandon Clarke, Gonzaga|
|No. 12 Hornets||PF PJ Washington, Kentucky|
|No. 13 Warmth||SF Nassir Little, UNC|
|No. 14 Celtics (through Kings)||F Sekou Doumbouya, Limoges|
|No. 15 Pistons||SG Kevin Porter Jr., USC|
|No. 16 Magic||SF Keldon Johnson, Kentucky|
|No. 17 Hawks (through Nets)||SF Romeo Langford, Indiana|
|No. 18 Pacers||G Tyler Herro, Kentucky|
|No. 19 Spurs||SG Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Virginia Tech|
|No. 20 Celtics (through Clippers)||F Cam Johnson, UNC|
|No. 21 Thunder||C Bol Bol, Oregon|
|No. 22 Celtics||PF Grant Williams, Tennessee|
|No. 23 Jazz||SF Talen Horton-Tucker, Iowa State|
|No. 24 Sixers||G Carsen Edwards, Purdue|
|No. 25 Blazers||SF KZ Okpala, Stanford|
|No. 26 Cavs (through Rockets)||C Nic Claxton, Georgia|
|No. 27 Nets (through Nuggets)||SF Matisse Thybulle, Washington|
|No. 28 Warriors||G Ty Jerome, Virginia|
|No. 29 Spurs (through Raptors)||PF Luka Samanic, Olimpija Ljubljana|
|No. 30 Bucks||SF Admiral Schofield, Tennessee|