The Athletic

● By Sam Vecenie
The NBA Draft’s first early-entry deadline has come and gone, which means it’s time to update our NBA mock draft. Unsurprisingly, a number of players withdrew from the draft to take advantage of substantial name, image and likeness opportunities — ones now even drawing some of the best international prospects to the NCAA. However, one other reason a number of players withdrew, according to a number of team employees and agents, was that it was exceedingly difficult for prospects to get any assurances from teams with selections in the 30s this year. With the move to a two-day draft, many league sources expect significant movement within the first 10 picks of the second round:

Top Players Not Included

These players appear in the top 30 of our

Consensus Big Board

, but do not show up in this mock.