Latest Yahoo Sports 2020 NBA Mock Draft has 5 SEC stars going in Round 1
As the NBA works on a plan to resume the 2019-20 season (possibly in Orlando) in late-July, the 2020 NBA Draft is a bit of an afterthought at the moment.
However, this year’s talented draft class is still working hard in order to improve their draft stock.
On Tuesday, Yahoo’s Krysten Peek released an updated mock draft, and as you can see below, 5 SEC stars are expected to be taken in Round 1:
- No. 1 — Anthony Edwards, G, Georgia — Golden State Warriors
- No. 7 — Aaron Nesmith, F, Vanderbilt — Chicago Bulls
- No. 9 — Isaac Okoro, F, Auburn — Washington Wizards
- No. 11 — Tyrese Maxey, G, Kentucky — San Antonio Spurs
- No. 26 — Kira Lewis Jr., G, Alabama — Boston Celtics
In Peek’s Round 2 projections, an impressive 10 additional SEC players are expected to hear their names called. See who they are here.