2022 NBA TV Mock Draft Results

Steve Smith, Andy Katz, and Jonathan Wasserman share their thoughts on the depth of the 2022 NBA Draft.

The 2022 NBA Draft is set for a Thursday return to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, where 58 players are set to hear their names called (and potentially re-routed) as they find out where they’ll take that crucial first step on their journey through the league.

As the focus on the first round has narrowed, NBA TV analysts Chris Miles, Steve Smith and Andy Katz were joined by Bleacher Report draft guru Jonathan Wasserman to project the opening picks. See the results and an analysis of the top 4 below.


Projected No. 1 Pick: Jabari Smith, Auburn

Orlando Magic

Steve Smith goes with Jabari Smith as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 Mock Draft


Projected No. 2 Pick: Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga

Oklahoma City Thunder

Andy Katz takes Chet Holmgren as the No. 2 overall pick for the Oklahoma City Thunder.


Projected No. 3 Pick: Paolo Banchero, Duke

Houston Rockets

Bleacher Report’s Jonathan Wasserman picks Paolo Banchero at No. 3 overall for the Houston Rockets.


Projected No. 4 Pick: Jaden Ivey, Purdue

Sacramento Kings

Smitty continues the mock draft with Purdue guard Jaden Ivey at the 4th pick.

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