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2016 Positional Rankings

Updated: 6/22/16 9:21 am

 Point GuardsComments
1.Kris Dunn 6-4 220 PG Providence Jr. Draft's only elite PG. Has star quality. Is shoulder an issue?
2.Dejounte Murray 6-5 170 PG/SG Washington Fr. Huge upside but needs a lot of time. Great length/quickness.
3.Wade Baldwin 6-4 200 PG/SG Vanderbilt So. Team struggled. Wild but has great length, Solid speed, ATH.
4.Anthony Barber 6-3 175 PG NC State Jr. Elite speed, scoring. Improved maturity. Team interviews key.
5.Demetrius Jackson 6-1 195 PG Notre Dame Jr. Leg injury seemed to affect him. Excellent ATH. PG skills?
6.Kahlil Felder 5-9 175 PG Oakland Jr. Small but has great explosiveness, scoring, & leadership.
7.Tyler Ulis 5-10 150 PG Kentucky So. Size a big hurdle at 5-10. Great PG insticts and leadership.
8.Isaiah Cousins 6-4 190 PG/SG Oklahoma Sr. Robin to Hield's Batman. PG with great size & ATH.
9.Julian Jacobs 6-4 180 PG/SG USC Jr. Physical specimen that likely jumped the gun on pro career.
10.Tyrone Wallace 6-5 205 PG/SG California Sr. Injuries derailed a promising SR year. Big, versatile combo. Shot?
Josh Adams 6-2 190 PG Wyoming Sr., Wael Arakji 6-2 180 PG Al Riyadi Beirut 1994, Ryan Arcidiacono 6-3 195 PG Villanova Sr., Dario Brizuela 6-2 165 PG Estudiantes Madrid 1994, Yogi Ferrell 6-0 180 PG Indiana Sr., Alex Caruso 6-5 180 SG Texas A&M Sr., Danilo Fuzaro 6-4 185 PG/SG Minas 1994, Sterling Gibbs 6-2 190 PG UConn Sr., Carrington Love 6-1 170 PG Wisconsin Green Bay Sr., David Michineau 6-4 180 PG Chalon 1994, Codi Miller-McIntyre 6-3 205 PG Wake Forest Sr., Stefan Moody 5-11 185 PG Mississippi Sr., Abdel Nader 6-6 220 SF Iowa St. Sr., Marcus Paige 6-2 165 PG North Carolina Sr., Angel Rodriguez 5-11 185 PG Miami Sr., Benjamin Sene 6-1 180 PG SLUC Nancy 1994, D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera 6-3 215 PG/SG Georgetown Sr., Isaiah Taylor 6-2 180 PG Texas Jr., Fred VanVleet 6-0 195 PG Wichita State Sr.
 Shooting GuardsComments
1.Buddy Hield 6-5 215 SG Oklahoma Sr. Scoring machine, NPOY. Can he thrive the same way in NBA?
2.Jamal Murray 6-4 205 PG/SG Kentucky Fr. Clutch performer. Bigtime shooter. Underrated athlete.
3.Furkan Korkmaz 6-7 175 SG Anadolu Efes 1997 Well liked by most in Europe. Lack of experience/PT a concern.
4.Malik Beasley 6-5 190 SG Florida St. Fr. Surprise FR season. Versatile shooter. Rod in leg a concern..
5.Malachi Richardson 6-6 200 SG Syracuse Fr. Improved as season progressed. Huge tourney. 7-foot wingspan.
6.Caris LeVert 6-7 190 SG Michigan Sr. Great feel/passing. 3 surgeries on same bone in foot in 22 mo.
7.Patrick McCaw 6-6 180 SG UNLV So. Talented guard. Very ATH and quick. Needs strength.
8.Michael Gbinije 6-7 205 SG/SF Syracuse Sr. Versatile guard with solid speed and ATH. No stand out skill.
9.Malcolm Brogdon 6-5 225 SG Virginia Sr. Jack of all trades, master of none. Shot flat. Impressive off court.
10.Gary Payton II 6-3 185 PG/SG Oregon St. Sr. Late bloomer. Bigtime ATH, scorer. Shot, PG & attitude are ??
Andrew Andrews 6-2 205 SG Washington Sr., Ron Baker 6-4 215 SG Wichita State Sr., Isaia Cordinier 6-5 180 SG Denain 1996, Boris Dallo 6-5 180 PG/SG Antibes 1994, Tre Demps 6-3 195 PG/SG Northwestern Sr., Tomas Dimsa 6-6 190 SG Zalgiris Kaunas 1994, Kellen Dunham 6-6 205 SG Butler Sr., AJ English 6-3 180 PG/SG Iona Sr., Nick Faust 6-6 210 SG Long Beach State Sr., Bryn Forbes 6-3 190 SG Michigan St. Sr., Marcus Georges-Hunt 6-5 220 SG/SF Georgia Tech Sr., Brannen Greene 6-7 215 SG/SF Kansas Jr., Marko Guduric 6-6 200 SG Crvena Zvezda 1995, Kevin Harley 6-6 190 SG Poitiers 1994, Marvelle Harris 6-4 225 SG Fresno St. Sr., Roosevelt Jones 6-4 245 SF Butler Sr., Mikhail Kulagin 6-3 200 PG/SG CSKA Moscow 1994, Damion Lee 6-6 210 SG Louisville Sr., Luc Loubaki 6-3 185 PG/SG Orleans Loiret 1997, Sheldon McClellan 6-6 200 SG Miami Sr., Oriol Pauli 6-6 185 SG Gran Canaria 1994, Dyshawn Pierre 6-7 225 SF Dayton Sr., Tim Quarterman 6-6 190 SG LSU Jr., Wayne Selden 6-5 230 SG Kansas Jr., Rasheed Sulaimon 6-4 190 SG Maryland Sr.
 Small ForwardsComments
1.Brandon Ingram 6-9 195 SF Duke Fr. Baby durantula has a lot of upside as well giving #2 pick intrigue.
2.Jaylen Brown 6-6 225 SG/SF California Fr. Physical specimen who improved in FR season. Feel and O?
3.Denzel Valentine 6-5 210 SG/SF Michigan St. Sr. Pass/Reb #s of the chart. Concerns regarding speed/ATH, knees.
4.Taurean Prince 6-8 220 SF Baylor Sr. Shooting/ATH/toughness intriguing. Defiant personality.
5.DeAndre Bembry 6-5 205 SG/SF St. Joseph's Jr. Great passer, smooth ATH. Shot efficiency a big concern.
6.Timothe Luwawu 6-7 195 SG/SF Mega Leks 1995 3&D type w/ NBA length/ATH. Feel for game, level of comp?
7.Daniel Hamilton 6-7 200 SG/SF UConn So. Quality kid. Very skinny. Foot speed/shot/ATH avg. Great Reb.
8.Dorian Finney-Smith 6-8 215 SF/PF Florida Sr. Underrated SR. Length, ATH, motor, shooting all intriguing.
9.Troy Williams 6-7 215 SF Indiana Jr. Physical specimen but struggles w/ decision making/ball skills.
10.Jake Layman 6-9 210 SF Maryland Sr. Physically gifted SR. Jack of all trades type, passive at times.
Rosco Allen 6-9 220 SF Stanford Jr., Edin Atic 6-7 185 SG AEK Athens 1997, Romaric Belemene 6-9 205 SF Unicaja Malaga 1997, James Birsen 6-10 225 SF Olin Edirne 1995, Axel Bouteille 6-7 190 SF Chalon 1995, John Brown 6-8 210 SF High Point Sr., Kyle Collinsworth 6-7 210 SG BYU Sr., Elgin Cook 6-6 210 SF Oregon Sr., Quenton DeCosey 6-6 205 SG Temple Sr., Shaq Goodwin 6-9 235 PF Memphis Sr., Danuel House 6-7 215 SG/SF Texas A&M Sr., Derrick Jones 6-7 190 SF UNLV Fr., Emmanuel Malou 6-9 215 SF/PF JUCO So., Isaiah Miles 6-8 220 SF/PF St. Joseph's Sr., Georges Niang 6-8 230 SF/PF Iowa St. Sr., Shavon Shields 6-6 225 SF Nebraska Sr., Nik Slavica 6-8 200 SG/SF Cibona Zagreb 1997, Aleksandar Vezenkov 6-9 225 SF/PF FC Barcelona 1995, Adin Vrabac 6-8 200 SF KK Partizan 1994, James Webb 6-9 200 SF/PF Boise State Jr., Rade Zagorac 6-9 200 SG/SF Mega Vizura 1995, Paul Zipser 6-8 210 SF Bayern Munich 1994
 Power ForwardsComments
1.Ben Simmons 6-10 240 SF/PF LSU Fr. Point Forward. A quality kid. Smear campain won't deter anyone.
2.Dragan Bender 7-0 220 PF Maccabi Tel Aviv 1997 High risk/reward pick. Unproven but oozes upside with size & shot.
3.Domantas Sabonis 6-10 240 PF/C Gonzaga So. Son of All Time great. Emotional leader w/ great post moves.
4.Marquese Chriss 6-10 235 PF Washington Fr. Freak ATH w/ shot. Engineer major. Reb./BB IQ a concern.
5.Brice Johnson 6-10 210 PF North Carolina Sr. Big SR year. High level ATH, REB. Strength? Emotional maturity?
6.Skal Labissiere 7-0 215 PF/C Kentucky Fr. Rough FR year. Bigtime shooter. Hoop Summit convinced many.
7.Cheick Diallo 6-9 220 PF/C Kansas Fr. Glued to bench at KU. Strong combine. Rave reviews for character.
8.Henry Ellenson 6-11 245 PF/C Marquette Fr. Big with intriguing touch. Defense/ATH a concern. Heavy footed.
9.Guerschon Yabusele 6-8 260 PF SPO Rouen 1995 6-8 but intriguing PF w 7-2 wingspan strength/ATH, shot & skill.
10.Pascal Siakam 6-9 230 PF New Mexico St. So. 7'3 wingspan on an active and athetic body. Shot needs work.
Ryan Anderson 6-9 235 PF Arizona Sr., Marko Arapovic 6-10 230 PF KK Cedevita 1996, Ben Bentil 6-8 230 PF Providence So., Joel Bolomboy 6-9 225 PF Weber St. Sr., Robert Carter 6-8 250 PF Maryland Jr., Petr Cornelie 6-11 210 PF/C Le Mans 1995, Matt Costello 6-10 245 PF/C Michigan St. Sr., Ilimane Diop 6-11 215 C Caja Laboral 1995, Perry Ellis 6-8 220 PF Kansas Sr., Anthony Gill 6-8 230 PF Virginia Sr., Ilja Gromovs 6-10 230 PF/C Jurmala 1994, Tyler Harris 6-9 220 PF Auburn Sr., Juan Hernangomez 6-9 225 PF Asefa Estudiantes 1995, Jalen Jones 6-7 225 SF Texas A&M Sr., Mathias Lessort 6-9 220 SF/PF Chalon 1995, Shawn Long 6-10 250 PF Louisiana Lafayette Sr., Hassan Martin 6-7 230 SF/PF Rhode Island Jr., Jameel McKay 6-9 210 PF Iowa St. Sr., Shonn Miller 6-7 215 PF UConn Sr., Egidijus Mockevicius 6-10 235 PF/C Evansville Sr., Landry Nnoko 6-10 255 C Clemson Sr., Goodluck Okonoboh 6-10 225 C UNLV So., Chinanu Onuaku 6-10 245 C Louisville So., Alex Poythress 6-8 240 PF Kentucky Sr., Justin Sears 6-8 220 PF Yale Sr.
 CentersComments
1.Deyonta Davis 6-10 240 PF/C Michigan St. Fr. Feel for game still in development. Strength/ATH combo intriguing.
2.Damian Jones 6-11 245 C Vanderbilt Jr. Enigmatic. Lots of upside but lack of development a concern.
3.Jakob Poeltl 7-1 240 C Utah So. Made big jump in skill as Soph. Two way player w solid upside.
4.Ivica Zubac 7-0 265 C Mega Leks 1997 Zizic stole his thunder, but shows big long term potential.
5.Stephen Zimmerman 6-11 235 PF/C UNLV Fr. Intensity and scoring still ??? Good kid w/ upside and length.
6.Thon Maker 7-1 215 PF/C Australia HSSr. Tremendous length/ shot. Body/true age a concern. Overrated?
7.Ante Zizic 6-11 230 C Cibona Zagreb 1997 Productive season in Serbia. Good feel, active, plays hard.
8.Diamond Stone 6-10 255 C Maryland Fr. Great feel for age. Very long. Body language/focus bad at times.
9.AJ Hammons 7-0 260 C Purdue Sr. Improved as SR. Intensity/production don't match talent.
10.Zhou Qi 7-2 215 PF/C Xinjiang 1996 Can he play at NBA game speed? Age? Intriguing length/D.
Zach Auguste 6-10 240 PF Notre Dame Sr., Gracin Bakumanya 6-11 220 C 1997, Jaleel Cousins 6-11 255 C South Florida Sr., Andrey Desyatnikov 7-3 230 C Zenit St. Petersburg 1994, Moussa Diagne 6-11 225 C FC Barcelona 1994, Prince Ibeh 6-11 260 C Texas Sr., Stefan Jankovic 6-11 235 PF Hawaii Jr., Mamadou Ndiaye 7-6 300 C California Irvine Jr., Chris Obekpa 6-9 240 C UNLV Sr., Georgios Papagiannis 7-2 275 C Panathinaikos 1997, Cameron Ridley 6-9 285 C Texas Sr., Kaleb Tarczewski 7-0 245 C Arizona Sr., Shevon Thompson 6-11 240 C George Mason Sr., Mike Tobey 7-0 250 C Virginia Sr., Wang Zhelin 7-0 251 C Fujian 1994