2019 Positional Rankings

Updated: 6/15/19 8:44 am

 Point GuardsComments
1.Ja Morant 6-3 175 PG Murray St. So. Rare, dynamic pass 1st PG. Impact as high as anyone.
2.Coby White 6-5 190 PG/SG North Carolina Fr. Size and speed combo intriguing. Scorer w upside.
3.Darius Garland 6-2 175 PG Vanderbilt Fr. Slick handle & iso ability. TO prone. Not playing helped.
4.Ty Jerome 6-5 195 PG Virginia Jr. Great size at pos. Natural leader, keyed championship.
5.Carsen Edwards 6-0 200 PG Purdue Jr. Lacks PG ability but a scoring machine. 6'5 wingspan.
6.Ky Bowman 6-2 180 PG Boston College Jr. Explosive finisher. Productive. Better scorer than distributor.
7.Joshua Obiesie 6-6 195 PG/SG s. Oliver Wurzburg 2000 Surprise to stay in. Shows upside. Likely 2nd round stash.
8.Jaylen Hands 6-3 180 PG UCLA So. Flashy PG with size & ATH. Lacked consistency & efficiency.
9.Jalen Lecque 6-4 185 PG/SG NC State HSSr. Skipping college may limit long term potential. Freaky ATH.
10.Lindell Wigginton 6-2 190 PG Iowa St. So. Athletic Canadian. A score 1st PG. Potential sleeper in 2nd.
Jalen Adams 6-2 195 PG/SG UConn Sr., Jordan Bone 6-3 180 PG Tennessee Jr., Barry Brown 6-3 195 PG/SG Kansas State Sr., Chris Clemons 5-9 180 PG Campbell Sr., Jordan Davis 6-2 185 PG Northern Colorado Sr., Yago Dos Santos 5-10 160 PG Paulistano 1999, Jon Elmore 6-3 190 PG Marshall Sr., Jared Harper 5-11 170 PG Auburn Jr., Frank Howard 6-5 205 SG Syracuse Sr., Makai Mason 6-1 185 PG Baylor Sr., William McDowell-White 6-5 185 PG Baunach 1998, Josh Perkins 6-3 190 PG Gonzaga Sr., Lamar Peters 6-1 190 PG Mississippi St. Jr., Shamorie Ponds 6-1 180 PG St. Johns Jr., Justin Robinson 5-8 160 PG Monmouth Sr., D'Marcus Simonds 6-3 195 PG/SG Georgia St. Jr., Tremont Waters 5-11 175 PG LSU So.
 Shooting GuardsComments
1.RJ Barrett 6-7 210 SG Duke Fr. Confident. High volume scorer. Efficiency must improve.
2.Nickeil Alexander-Walker 6-5 205 SG Virginia Tech So. Underrated. Skilled. Cousin of Clips SGA. Lacks physicality.
3.Keldon Johnson 6-6 215 SG/SF Kentucky Fr. Top UK prospect. Determined and athletic. Needs time.
4.Jarrett Culver 6-6 195 SG Texas Tech So. High character individual. Solid. Focused. Likely top 10 pick.
5.Romeo Langford 6-6 210 SG Indiana Fr. Floats. Scorer but lacked efficiency. Prep hype carrying him.
6.Tyler Herro 6-6 195 SG Kentucky Fr. Shooter. Impressed on D. Tough player. Lacks great speed.
7.Kevin Porter 6-5 215 SG/SF USC Fr. A talent, but has spooked a lot of teams w off court behavior.
8.Dylan Windler 6-7 195 SG/SF Belmont Sr. Belmont senior w/ sneaky ATH and elite level shooting.
9.Terance Mann 6-6 205 SG Florida St. Sr. Sleeper. Didn't produce numbers, can do little of everything.
10.Jaylen Nowell 6-4 200 PG/SG Washington So. A scorer who showed some combo ability. Small at the 2.
Tyus Battle 6-6 205 SG Syracuse Jr., Ignas Brazdeikis 6-7 220 SF Michigan Fr., Phil Booth 6-3 195 SG Villanova Sr., Charlie Brown 6-7 200 SG St. Joseph's So., Terence Davis 6-4 190 SG Mississippi Sr., Aubrey Dawkins 6-6 205 SG/SF Central Florida Jr., Torin Dorn 6-5 205 SG NC State Sr., Luguentz Dort 6-4 220 SG Arizona St. Fr., Tyler Hall 6-4 210 SG Montana St. Sr., Amir Hinton 6-5 190 PG/SG N/A Jr., Karim Jallow 6-7 205 SG MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg 1997, DaQuan Jeffries 6-5 215 SG Tulsa Sr., Matas Jogela 6-7 190 SG/SF Dzūkija Alytus 1998, John Konchar 6-5 210 SG Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne Sr., Frank Howard 6-5 205 SG Syracuse Sr., Marcos Louzada Silva 6-5 190 SG SESI/Franca 1999, Fletcher Magee 6-4 195 SG USA Sr., Vanja Marinkovic 6-7 195 SG/SF KK Partizan 1997, CJ Massinburg 6-3 195 SG Buffalo Sr., Charles Matthews 6-6 195 SG Michigan Jr., Matt McQuaid 6-4 200 SG Michigan St. Sr., Adonis Sousa 6-1 185 PG Maccabi Tel Aviv 1990, Matt Morgan 6-2 180 SG Cornell Sr., Zach Norvell 6-6 205 SG Gonzaga So., James Palmer 6-6 210 SG Nebraska Sr.
 Small ForwardsComments
1.DeAndre Hunter 6-7 225 SF/PF Virginia So. Tourney boosted stock. 3-D type with some Kawhi to him.
2.Nassir Little 6-6 225 SF North Carolina Fr. Did Roy/UNC system hold him back? Supreme length/ATH.
3.Cameron Reddish 6-8 210 SG/SF Duke Fr. Underachiever. Skilled and pretty shot. Needs to be pushed.
4.Sekou Doumbouya 6-9 230 SF/PF Limoges CSP 2000 A talent. Right situation key. Questionable decision making.
5.KZ Okpala 6-8 210 SG/SF Stanford So. Sleeper. Team failed to win, a concern. Versatile SF w length.
6.Chuma Okeke 6-8 235 SF/PF Auburn So. Combo forward can shoot. Injury put stock in question.
7.Matisse Thybulle 6-6 200 SG/SF Washington Sr. 3-n-D potential. Skipped combine fanning promise rumors.
8.Cameron Johnson 6-8 205 SF North Carolina Sr. Draft's top shooter? Hips a potential red flag in physicals.
9.Kris Wilkes 6-7 210 SF UCLA So. Lacks aggressiveness. 1st round talent, struggled to perform.
10.Louis King 6-8 195 SF Oregon Fr. Talented, but immature. Needs a good fit, potential sleeper.
Brian Bowen 6-7 200 SF Sydney Kings 1998, Oshae Brissett 6-8 205 SF Syracuse So., Zylan Cheatham 6-8 220 SF/PF Arizona St. Sr., Amir Coffey 6-7 205 SG/SF Minnesota Jr., Henri Drell 6-9 190 SF Baunach 2000, Jarrey Foster 6-6 220 SF SMU Sr., Robert Franks 6-8 230 SF/PF Washington State Sr., Mustapha Heron 6-5 220 SG St. Johns Jr., JaKeenan Gant 6-9 215 PF Louisiana Lafayette Sr., Daulton Hommes 6-8 215 SF/PF USA Sr., Talen Horton-Tucker 6-4 235 SG/SF Iowa St. Fr., VJ King 6-6 190 SF Louisville Jr., Vic Law 6-7 205 SF Northwestern Sr., Caleb Martin 6-6 200 SG/SF Nevada Sr., Cody Martin 6-6 190 SG Nevada Sr., Markis McDuffie 6-8 215 SF Wichita State Sr., James Palmer 6-6 210 SG Nebraska Sr., Isaiah Roby 6-8 215 SF/PF Nebraska Jr., Marial Shayok 6-6 195 SG/SF Iowa St. Sr., Deividas Sirvydis 6-8 195 SF Lietuvos Rytas 2000, Dean Wade 6-10 230 PF Kansas State Sr., Quinndary Weatherspoon 6-4 205 SG Mississippi St. Sr.
 Power ForwardsComments
1.Zion Williamson 6-6 280 PF Duke Fr. Iron lion. Freak of freaks. Agility at size defies sports science.
2.Rui Hachimura 6-8 235 SF/PF Gonzaga Jr. No bad habits. Has touch on shot. Has become a sleeper.
3.PJ Washington 6-8 230 PF Kentucky So. 7'3 wingspan means he's not really undersized. Inj prone in HS.
4.Nicolas Claxton 6-11 215 PF Georgia So. Has a developing shot. Would be a major sleeper in 2nd round.
5.Brandon Clarke 6-8 210 PF/C Gonzaga Jr. 2nd to Zion in freakishness. Age+Length+Weight a concern
6.Eric Paschall 6-7 255 PF Villanova Sr. Has some Draymond to him. Length, decent shooter but older.
7.Grant Williams 6-7 240 PF Tennessee Jr. Physical, no nonsense PF . A beast but undersized & lacks ATH.
8.Luka Samanic 6-11 230 PF Olimpija Ljubljana 2000 Surprised at combine. Chance to be third Euro 1st rounder.
9.Darius Bazley 6-9 210 SF/PF USA N/A Missed year of development. Talented but unproven. Position?
10.Jalen McDaniels 6-9 190 SF/PF San Diego St. So. Underachiever. Extreme talent,needs weight and consistency.
Bennie Boatwright 6-10 230 PF USC Sr., Jordan Caroline 6-7 235 PF Nevada Sr., Mike Daum 6-9 245 PF South Dakota St. Sr., Ethan Happ 6-9 235 PF Wisconsin Sr., Jaylen Hoard 6-8 215 SF/PF Wake Forest Fr., Aric Holman 6-10 225 PF Mississippi St. Sr., Dedric Lawson 6-8 235 PF Kansas Jr., Luke Maye 6-8 240 PF North Carolina Sr., Juwan Morgan 6-8 230 PF Indiana Sr., Jordan Murphy 6-6 250 PF Minnesota Sr., David Okeke 6-8 200 SF/PF Auxilium Torino 1998, Dylan Osetkowski 6-9 250 PF Texas Sr., Alen Smailagic 6-10 215 PF/C Santa Cruz Warriors 2000, Simi Shittu 6-10 230 PF Vanderbilt Fr., Reid Travis 6-8 240 PF Kentucky Sr., Paul White 6-9 230 PF Oregon Sr., Kenny Wooten 6-9 230 PF/C Oregon So.
 CentersComments
1.Bruno Fernando 6-10 240 C Maryland So. Draft's #1 sleeper. Lotto talent. Not in 1st on some mocks?
2.Mfiondu Kabengele 6-10 255 PF/C Florida St. So. Charismatic. NBA bloodlines. Impacted games as 6th man.
3.Jaxson Hayes 6-11 220 PF/C Texas Fr. All upside. Needs time. Pro bloodlines. High ceiling, low floor.
4.Goga Bitadze 6-11 250 C Mega Bemax 1999 Has Spurs likely salivating. Likely mid first rounder. Slow.
5.Bol Bol 7-2 210 C Oregon Fr. Unique package of skills. Injury prone? Love for game?
6.Daniel Gafford 6-10 240 PF/C Arkansas So. Supreme ATH but lacks touch on shot. Fell hard, possible 2nd
7.Naz Reid 6-10 255 C LSU Fr. Bubble first rounder. Dedication/motor concerns. Very skilled.
8.Moses Brown 7-2 240 C UCLA Fr. Likely made mistake entering. Intriguing but too far away.
9.Jontay Porter 6-11 210 PF/C Missouri So. Projected 1st round before season. Re-Inj puts stock in doubt.
10.Tacko Fall 7-6 290 C Central Florida Sr. More like a burrito supreme. Can legitimately dunk barefoot.
Kyle Alexander 6-10 220 C Tennessee Sr., Laurynas Birutis 7-1 215 C Zalgiris Kaunas 1997, Marques Bolden 6-11 250 C Duke Jr., Jessie Govan 6-10 270 C Georgetown Sr., Donta Hall 6-9 230 C Alabama Sr., Dewan Hernandez 6-10 235 C Miami Jr., Christ Koumadje 7-4 265 C Florida St. Sr., Sagaba Konate 6-8 250 PF/C West Virginia Jr., Trayvon Reed 7-2 240 C Texas Southern Sr., Chris Silva 6-9 225 C South Carolina Sr., James Thompson 6-10 240 C Eastern Michigan Sr., Jeremiah Tilmon 6-10 250 PF/C Missouri So., Nick Ward 6-8 245 PF/C Michigan St. Jr.