The 2021 NBA Draft has wrapped up and it is time to take an initial look at the next one. Many high school stars are making their way to play in college or professionally before hopefully being selected in 2022.
The NBA Draft just concluded and the newly added recruits are heading to their new organizations. This year’s draft class was filled with pick swaps, surprising picks, and big trades. Within the first pick selection, the league saw a huge trade that sent Washington Wizards guard Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, and Montrezl Harrell and the 22nd pick in the draft.
Nah’Shon Hyland is a dynamic scorer who attended Virginia Commonwealth University. He had a productive two-year stint in college. At the combine, Hyland boosted his draft stock by impressing scouts in both the scrimmages and during the interview process.
One of the most exciting prospects in this year’s draft is James Bouknight. He has a rare mix of both serious raw potential, but some well-refined skills as well. Bouknight is best known as a big-time scoring threat, and he should be taken as such even with some inconsistencies.
Isaiah Todd played a majority of the G League Ignite’s season coming off the bench. He was able to showcase his shooting stroke and finishing ability well. Todd is projected to be selected at the end of the first or early into the second round. Let’s take a look at Todd’s skillset.
Report: Bradley Beal Weighing Trade Request, Miami an Option
The Miami Heat have been pursuing Bradley Beal for years. Despite the Heat’s interest, the Washington Wizards guard has remained loyal to the franchise with hopes of winning there. He led the team to the playoffs after a slow start to the season. But now, the Wizards guard could be considering a move elsewhere.
Jared Butler had a preexisting medical condition that was a cause of concern for NBA teams, but he has been cleared by the NBA’s fitness-to-play panel. Butler is one of the most well-rounded guards in the class.
It’s been a strange year and it’s going to be one of the most talked-about NBA postseasons we’ve ever witnessed. Injuries, highlights, record-breaking stats, and the pandemic are going to stay in our heads for a long time.