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2022 NBA Draft: Knicks will trade up to No. 4, Chet Holmgren to have best career among five bold predictions

2022 NBA Draft: Knicks will trade up to No. 4, Chet Holmgren to have best career among five bold predictions

The Golden State Warriors won the NBA title a week ago, and now all eyes are on the 2022 NBA Draft set for Thursday night. The Orlando Magic own the No. 1 pick, followed by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets. That’s for now, of course. There could be a slew of trades before …

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2022 NBA Draft: Debating case for Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero, Jabari Smith or Jaden Ivey as No. 1 prospect

2022 NBA Draft: Debating case for Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero, Jabari Smith or Jaden Ivey as No. 1 prospect

Who is the No. 1 prospect in the 2022 NBA Draft?  We’ll find out on Thursday night who the Orlando Magic value as the No. 1 pick as they select first overall for the first time since 2004 — but there’s far from a consensus view at the top of this draft among NBA front …

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2022 NBA Mock Draft: Jabari Smith moves up to No. 2 to Thunder behind Chet Holmgren at No. 1 to Magic

2022 NBA Mock Draft: Jabari Smith moves up to No. 2 to Thunder behind Chet Holmgren at No. 1 to Magic

Gonzaga • Fr • 7’0″ / 195 lbs Projected Team Orlando PROSPECT RNK 2nd POSITION RNK 1st PPG 14.1 RPG 9.9 APG 1.9 3P% 39% The concerns about Holmgren’s slight frame are legitimate — but he’s such a unique prospect with incredible potential that Orlando should be uncomfortable passing on this 7-foot rim-protector who can …

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NBA Draft 2022: Pro comparisons for Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero, Jabari Smith and other top prospects

NBA Draft 2022: Pro comparisons for Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero, Jabari Smith and other top prospects

Jaden Ivey is Ja Morant. Chet Holmgren is a more polished Rudy Gobert. Paolo Banchero is Chris Webber. OK, so maybe player comparisons for 2022 NBA Draft prospects don’t totally fit nice and tidily. That’s because pro comps are hard, bordering on impossible. For every ah, yeah, I can see that it evokes, there are …

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