2020 NBA Mock Draft: Obi Toppin goes to Warriors at No. 2 ahead of LaMelo Ball to Hornets

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Georgia

• Fr

• 6’5″

/ 225 lbs

Projected Team

Minnesota

PROSPECT RNK

5th

POSITION RNK

1st

PPG

19.1

RPG

5.2

APG

2.8

3P%

29.4%

We’ve gone from the biggest no-brainer for No. 1 in almost 20 years (Zion Williamson) to a more wide-open chase. I’m going to stick with Anthony Edwards here because I think Minnesota has a decent chance of trading the pick, and the team that tries to get up to No. 1 might do so for the upside of Edwards and Edwards only. He’s the only prospect in this draft worth trading up for; I’m just not seeing the enticement with LaMelo Ball, James Wiseman or Obi Toppin. Edwards, who played on a bad team but put up solid numbers (50% 2-point shooting in addition to the averages above) projects as a reliable scorer at the next level. There is a belief that he was actually

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