Last week, Bam Adebayo declared for the NBA Draft, but decided not to sign an agent, leaving the door open to return to Kentucky for a sophomore season. If Draft Express’ latest mock draft is any indication, he may want to seriously consider coming back. Jonathan Givony has Bam going 32nd now, so the second pick in the second round, to of all teams, the Phoenix Suns. As if that team could get any more lovable, right? Meanwhile, Givony believes De’Aaron Fox will go fifth to the Orlando Magic, and Malik Monk sixth to the New York Knicks.
Here’s a rundown of where Fox, Monk, Bam and Briscoe stand in the major mocks:
We’ve been saying all along that Bam should probably stay in the draft if he’s a first round pick, but second round? Most second round contracts aren’t guaranteed. In an absolutely loaded draft, if that’s the feedback he gets, is that a bet you want to take?