● By Joe Pantorno
For most of the league, it is officially NBA Mock Draft season as the 28 teams watching the Celtics and Mavericks battle it out for the Larry O’Brien Trophy from home look to start making the right moves to get into the championship picture. The problem is that this is one of the weakest draft classes ever, at least that is how this group of prospects is being perceived. Here is how we see the first round shaking out:

Top Players Not Included

These players appear in the top 15 of our

Consensus Big Board

, but do not show up in this mock.