The new wave of players will enter the NBA on Thursday night with the draft. Today’s odds have moved heavily in favor of Jabari Smith being the No. 1 overall pick. The top 3 seem to be set with Chet Holmgren and then Paolo Banchero rounding out the top 3, but then it could go in any direction. Let’s look at some props for the draft that you should consider.
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(All odds via DraftKings)
2022 NBA Draft Bets: Best Odds & Picks for Jaden Ivey
Purdue G Jaden Ivey at No. 4 (-200)
It’s important to know that guard is not a need for the Kings with De’Aaron Fox and Davion Mitchell in the backcourt. Right behind them are many teams that would love to build around Ivey, who has a ton of upside, quickness, a premier jump shot, and creates highlight reels when he finishes to the basket.
The fact that Kings do not need Ivey makes the ability to trade that pick more enticing. We can see someone move up to grab him, or Sacramento makes the pick and moves him later in the draft.
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