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De’Aaron Fox ahead of Malik Monk in the latest Draft Express mock draft


Most of the mock drafts I’ve seen in the past month have Malik Monk going before De’Aaron Fox, but Draft Express’ Jonathan Givony says not so fast. Givony updated his 2017 mock draft this morning and has Fox going sixth to Philadelphia, followed by Monk going seventh to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Obviously, the draft order isn’t even set yet, so it’s best not to get too excited about these things, but KAT and Monk? Yes, please!

Meanwhile, Givony has Bam Adebayo going 17th to the Milwaukee Bucks and Isaiah Briscoe going 48th to the Indiana Pacers. Briscoe hasn’t been a constant in most mock drafts, so seeing him firmly in the second round was nice to see; judging by his play so far this season, he certainly deserves it.

Also of note: Harry Giles, who was once predicted to be the number one pick in the 2017 draft, has fallen all the way to 18th in Givony’s mock. Through seven games, the Duke freshman’s only averaging 5.6 points and 5 rebounds per game. Ouch.

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[Draft Express 2017 mock draft]

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2 Comments for De’Aaron Fox ahead of Malik Monk in the latest Draft Express mock draft

  1. JusSayin
    7:02 pm January 16, 2017 Permalink

    The worst thing about Briscoe’s game is his shooting…. and he’s shooting 42% from 3. He’s an NBA player in my book.

    • The Professor
      7:19 pm January 16, 2017 Permalink

      While I hope you are correct, in my estimation he does not possess the elite athleticism that NBA guards have. His best traits are his work ethic, as shown by the tremendous improvement in his shooting, and his tenacity. He has great strength but average quickness (by NBA standards). I considered the Harrisons fringe NBA players for the same reasons but thought they had a chance because of their size.