2021 NBA Draft Board

Last updated: February 4th, 2021.

Here is an updated look at my Big Board, where I’m going to stick with my top ~35 guys for now and add to the list as I watch more and feel more confident about it. My full board/list with more in-depth breakdowns can be found on my Patreon.

(update coming soon)

Tier 1: Franchise Players

1. Cade Cunningham, PG- 6’8″- Oklahoma St.


Tier 1.2: Stars (Chasing Cade)

2. Evan Mobley, C- 7’0′- USC

3. Jalen Suggs, G- 6’5″- Gonzaga


Tier 2: Star Potential + All-Star talent + G League Mystery Boxes

4. Jonathan Kuminga, F- 6’8″- G League Ignite 

5. Jalen Green, SG- 6’5″- G League Ignite 

6. Ziaire Williams, F- 6’8″- Stanford

7. James Bouknight, SG- 6’5″- UConn

8. Sharife Cooper, PG- 6’0″- Auburn

9. Jaden Springer, G- 6’4″- Tennessee 

10. Corey Kispert, W- 6’7″- Gonzaga

11. Moses Moody, SG- 6’6″- Arkansas

12. Jalen Johnson, F- 6’9″- Duke

13. Scottie Barnes, F- 6’9″- Florida St.


Tier 3: High Upside and/or Elite role players

14. Keon Johnson, G- 6’5″- Tennessee

15. Josh Giddey, PG- 6’8″- Adelaide 36ers

16. Franz Wagner, W- 6’9″- Michigan

17. Kai Jones, F/C- 6’11”- Texas

18. David Johnson, G- 6’5″- Louisville 

19. Brandon Boston Jr., W- 6’7″- Kentucky 


Tier 4: 1st Round Grade

20. Jared Butler, PG- 6’3″- Baylor 

21. Usman Garuba, F/C- 6’8″- Real Madrid 

22. Josh Christopher, SG- 6’5″- Arizona St.

23. Tre Mann, PG- 6’5″- Florida 

24. Marcus Bagley, F- 6’8″- Arizona St.

25. Bones Hyland, G- 6’3″- VCU

26. Miles McBride, G- 6’2″- West Virginia

27. Greg Brown, F- 6’9″- Texas

28. Terrence Shannon, W- 6’6″- Texas Tech

29. Kessler Edwards, F- 6’9″- Pepperdine

30. Mojave King, SG- 6’5″- Cairns Taipans 

31. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, F/C- 6’9″- Gonzaga

32. Day’Ron Sharpe, C- 6’11”- UNC

33. Cameron Thomas, SG- 6’5″- LSU

34. Daishen Nix, PG- 6’5″- G League Ignite 

35. David Duke, G- 6’5″- Providence 


Just missed:

  • Isaiah Jackson, C- 6’10”- Kentucky 
  • Ayo Dosunmu, G- 6’5″- Illinois 
  • Sandro Mamukelishveli, F/C- 6’11”- Seton Hall
  • Alperen Sengun, C- 6’9″- Besiktas
  • Davion Mitchell, G- 6’2″- Baylor
2022 Shoutouts (possible 21′ guys that were excluded for now):
  • Benedict Mathurin, W- 6’7″- Arizona
  • Josh Primo, W- 6’6″- Alabama
  • Allen Flanigan, G- 6’6″- Auburn

Check out our NBA Draft Zone page for the latest scouting reports!

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