The Ringer's 2022 NBA Draft Guide

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Welcome to The Ringer's 2022 NBA Draft Guide. From now through draft night on June 23, this will be the hub for everything you need to know. For the sixth year in a row, we’re featuring Kevin O’Connor’s Big Board, in which he extensively breaks down each of the top prospects' strengths, weaknesses, and closest NBA comparisons. Below, you’ll find in-depth scouting reports of the best players in this class. In addition, we have our latest mock draft with buzz and insight from around the league, plus a team needs section that analyzes the biggest offseason decisions facing each team.

If you're curious about any aspect of this class, we have it covered. Who will define this draft? Which players could surge into the lottery? And how could this year's draft impact the future of the league? Find out by returning here often.


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Team Needs