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2018 NBA Draft
« on: November 08, 2023, 02:16:09 AM »

Offline Ed Monix

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Obviously it’s quite early, but so far it looks like 2018 will be an all-time great draft class.

All-NBA 1st Team: Luka Dončić, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

All-NBA 3rd Team: Trae Young

Defensive Player of the Year: Jaren Jackson Jr

All-Defensive First Team: Mikal Bridges

All-Defensive Third Team: Robert Williams III

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(Other) Notable Draftees (in selected order)

Deandre Ayton
Marvin Bagley III
Wendell Carter Jr
Collin Sexton
Miles Bridges
Michael Porter Jr
Kevin Huerter
Grayson Allen
Anfernee Simons
Jalen Brunson
Mitchell Robinson
Gary Trent Jr
Jarred Vanderbilt
Bruce Brown Jr
De'Anthony Melton

Notable Undrafted

Drew Eubanks
Jock Landale
Duncan Robinson
Jae'Sean Tate
Gabe Vincent
Yuta Watanabe
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Re: 2018 NBA Draft
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2023, 08:33:07 AM »

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I don't see it as an "all-time great" draft.  A deep draft, yes.  But, to date it's produced four all-stars.

For comparison, 2017 has had six all-stars, as did 2016. 


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Re: 2018 NBA Draft
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2023, 09:30:10 AM »

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You need to look at a lot of drafts in order to put the 2018 class in proper perspective.

Re: 2018 NBA Draft
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I'd take the Tatum class over that one as a whole

Fox, Mitchell, Tatum, Markannen, Adebayo is a heck of a starting 5.

2nd unit - White, Hart, OG, J. Collins, Allen

Deep Bench - Fultz, Kuzma, Z. Collins

2W - Monte Morris, D. Brooks, Kennard, Monk, Hartenstein

Injury Exception - Ball, Isaac
2023 Historical Draft - Brooklyn Nets - 9th pick

Bigs - Pau, Amar'e, Issel, McGinnis, Roundfield
Wings - Dantley, Bowen, J. Jackson
Guards - Cheeks, Petrovic, Buse, Rip

Re: 2018 NBA Draft
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2023, 10:56:37 AM »

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You need to look at a lot of drafts in order to put the 2018 class in proper perspective.
Seems good not great to me, depending on how the top-end talent shakes out overall.
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