NBA Mock Draft 2023: An untimely preview of what’s to come




NBA Mock Draft 2023: An untimely preview of what's to come

Montverde Academy’s Dariq Whitehead (0) reacts after forcing a turnover during the second half of the GEICO Nationals quarterfinal between AZ Compass Prep (Ariz.) and Montverde Academy (Fla.), Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers, Fla.Montverde Academy defeated AZ Compass Prep 72-63. GEICO Nationals 2022: AZ Compass Prep (Ariz.) vs. Montverde Academy (Fla.), March 31, 2022

After the NBA Draft in 2022 is over, we take a look ahead to the best prospects in our first NBA Mock Draft in 2023

The NBA has recently received a new influx of talent following the 2022 NBA Draft. Some fans are excited about their team’s new rookies, but others are already thinking about the rebuilding years ahead and the many possible draft picks.

Even though it’s still extremely early in the process, with only 364 days left for scouting, here’s what we’re seeing in our first NBA Mock Draft 2023.

Here, we mainly rely on the knowledge of draft specialists like Brian Schroeder, Jeremy Woo, Kevin O’Connor, and others to analyze each individual player.

This is more of a huge board format, No. 30-1, as it is far too early to meaningfully connect NBA teams with draft slots.

However, Hawks, Nets, Bulls, Rockets, Pacers, Knicks, Thunder, and Magic fans should keep an eye on the situation because each of those teams may have more than one first-round pick.

And keep in mind that mock drafts are designed to be mocked if you find yourself wondering what on earth I was thinking when I made any of these selections.


NBA Mock Draft 2023: An untimely preview of what's to come

Oak Hill Academy’s Chris Livingston (20) looks up during the first half of the GEICO Nationals quarterfinal between Oak Hill Academy (Va.) and Link Academy (Mo.), Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers, Fla.Link Academy led Oak Hill Academy 34-33 at halftime and won 81-67. GEICO Nationals 2022: Oak Hill Academy (Va.) vs. Link Academy (Mo.), March 31, 2022

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