Hittin' the Hardwood, Ep. 014: Will Doncic drop outside the NBA draft's top 10?

DeShaun Tate
June 08, 2018 - 9:00 am
Luka Doncic

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In Episode 014 of Hittin' the Hardwood, our NBA draft podcast, DeShuan Tate and Gordon Robinson put on the general manager hats and mock the lottery picks based on team needs. They also hit a number of other topics:

  • Why Tate has Luka Doncic slotted outside the top 10 and why he should slide.
  • Hawk Talk
    • Travis Schlenk speaks out plus reactions from his comments
    • Who has participated in team workouts so far
    • Thoughts on Hawks moving down or packaging picks
    • Breaking down Hawks' draft history and it's booms versus busts
    • Why Hawks must make big splash
    • Which point guard in this draft is most ideal considering history in Warriors' front office...

Here is Robinson's lottery mock:

  1. Phoenix Suns: DeAndre Ayton                                                  
  2. Sacramento Kings: Luka Doncic
  3. Atlanta Hawks: Marvin Bagley III
  4. Memphis Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.
  5. Dallas Mavericks: Mo Bamba
  6. Orlando Magic: Michael Porter Jr.
  7. Chicago Bulls: Wendell Carter Jr.
  8. Cleveland Cavaliers: Collin Sexton
  9. New York Knicks: Trae Young
  10. Philadelphia 76ers: Mikal Bridges
  11. Charlotte Hornets: Kevin Knox
  12. Los Angeles Clippers: Robert Williams
  13. Los Angeles Clippers: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
  14. Denver Nuggets: Miles Bridges

And Tate's:

  1. Phoenix Suns: DeAndre Ayton
  2. Sacramento Kings: Marvin Bagley III
  3. Atlanta Hawks: Jaren Jackson Jr.
  4. Memphis Grizzlies: Wendell Carter Jr.
  5. Dallas Mavericks: Mo Bamba
  6. Orlando Magic: Collin Sexton
  7. Chicago Bulls: Michael Porter Jr.
  8. Cleveland Cavaliers: Trae Young
  9. New York Knicks: Mikal Bridges
  10. Philadelphia 76ers: Miles Bridges
  11. Charlotte Hornets: Kevin Knox
  12. Los Angeles Clippers: Luka Doncic
  13. Los Angeles Clippers: Gary Trent Jr.
  14. Denver Nuggets: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander