Draft Kings

● By Chinmay Vaidya
The 2024 NBA Playoffs are in full swing but the rest of the league is preparing for the NBA draft lottery, which will take place in just over two weeks in Chicago. Unlike last year’s class which featured a clear No. 1 pick in Victor Wembanyama, there’s no automatic lock to be taken first overall. That makes scouting paramount, especially with a large number of international prospects. Here’s a look at a potential lottery outcome for the 2024 NBA Draft and a prediction of how the 14 picks will shape up with this as the draft order.

Top Players Not Included

These players appear in the top 14 of our

Consensus Big Board

, but do not show up in this mock.