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2020 NBA Mock Draft: Final predictions from the DraftKings Nation staff

Check out who the DK Nation staff is predicting in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday night.

LaMelo Ball of the Hawks reacts during the round 9 NBL match between the New Zealand Breakers and the Illawarra Hawks at Spark Arena on November 30, 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand. Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images

It took way longer than anyone had anticipated, but the 2020 NBA Draft is finally upon us! The draft will take place Wednesday night virtually at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, starting at 7 p.m. ET with coverage on ESPN. The Minnesota Timberwolves have the No. 1 overall pick (for now) and will have their pick of some of the top prospects for 2020. Among those potential picks is LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards and James Wiseman, the three players who books predict have a legit shot at going first overall.

With this draft being somewhat of a mystery, you’ll notice on the table below that there are, well, very unique Mock Drafts among the four participants from our staff (myself included). We’ve got DK Playbook Contributor Julian Edlow, DK Nation Staff Writers Ameer Tyree and Jovan Alford, as well as myself, DK Nation Deputy NBA Editor Benjamin Zweiman (thank you, thank you, you’re far too kind). The crew is split at No. 1 overall with two believing Ball will go to the T-Wolves and the other two going with Edwards. Either way, it should be an interesting draft. Check out our predictions below!

Update: The Knicks have reportedly traded the No. 27 pick as part of a deal with the Jazz for the No. 23 pick in the draft.

Update: Center prospect Onyeka Okongwu is dealing with a fractured toe that will keep him out 1-3 weeks, per reports.

2020 NBA Mock Draft: Final Predictions

Team Julian Ameer Jovan Ben
Team Julian Ameer Jovan Ben
Timberwolves LaMelo Ball Anthony Edwards LaMelo Ball Anthony Edwards
Warriors James Wiseman James Wiseman Anthony Edwards James Wiseman
Hornets Onyeka Okongwu LaMelo Ball James Wiseman Onyeka Okongwu
Bulls Anthony Edwards Deni Avdija Tyrese Haliburton LaMelo Ball
Cavaliers Obi Toppin Obi Toppin Obi Toppin Obi Toppin
Hawks Deni Avdija Killian Hayes Onyeka Okongwu Deni Avdija
Pistons Patrick Williams Tyrese Haliburton Killian Hayes Tyrese Haliburton
Knicks Tyrese Haliburton Isaac Okoro Deni Avdija Killian Hayes
Wizards Isaac Okoro Onyeka Okongwu Isaac Okoro Isaac Okoro
Suns Saddiq Bey Tyrese Maxey Jaden McDaniels Patrick Williams
Spurs Killian Hayes Devin Vassell Saddiq Bey Devin Vassell
Kings Devin Vassell Patrick Williams Precious Achiuwa Saddiq Bey
Pelicans Kira Lewis Jr. RJ Hampton Aaron Nesmith Aaron Nesmith
Celtics Precious Achiuwa Saddiq Bey Isaiah Stewart Jaden McDaniels
Magic Tyrese Maxey Cole Anthony Tyrese Maxey Kira Lewis Jr.
Rockets RJ Hampton Aaron Nesmith RJ Hampton Tyrese Maxey
Timberwolves Aaron Nesmith Jaden McDaniels Patrick Williams Aleksej Pokusevski
Mavericks Jalen Smith Leandro Bolmaro Josh Green RJ Hampton
Nets Josh Green Josh Green Jalen Smith Tre Jones
Heat Aleksej Pokusevski Precious Achiuwa Xavier Tillman Cole Anthony
Sixers Desmond Bane Kira Lewis Jr. Kira Lewis Jr. Tyrell Terry
Nuggets Jaden McDaniels Nico Mannion Tyrell Terry Precious Achiuwa
Jazz Cole Anthony Aleksej Pokusevski Tyler Bey Desmond Bane
Pelicans Theo Maledon Theo Maledon Tre Jones Robert Woodard
Thunder Malachi Flynn Desmond Bane Cole Anthony Theo Maledon
Celtics Isaiah Stewart Isaiah Stewart Leandro Bolmaro Jalen Smith
Knicks Vernon Carey Malachi Flynn Malachi Flynn Isaiah Stewart
Thunder Tyrell Terry Tre Jones Theo Maledon Josh Green
Raptors Isaiah Joe Tyrell Terry Desmond Bane Grant Riller
Celtics Leandro Bolmaro Xavien Tillman Isaiah Joe Leandro Bolmaro