OKC's Brandon Rahbar Predicts #16 and #18 Picks Before Tonight's NBA Draft! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: OKC’s Brandon Rahbar Predicts #16 and #18 Picks Before Tonight’s NBA Draft!

On today’s NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Oklahoma City Thunder sports writer Brandon Rahbar of the Daily Thunder to discuss the Thunder’s needs for a big and ‘homerun talent’ in a mid-first round player. The duo also consider the OKC’s trade options with 6 active picks this year before Brandon Rahbar reveals who he thinks the OKC would select with the #16 pick if they decide to keep in tonight’s 2021 NBA Draft Day.

0:00 Intro
0:42 Strategy at #16 and #18
1:47 Mock Draft Depth
2:14 Case for Jaden Springer
2:47 Case for Alperen Şengün
3:09 Trade Possibility
3:55 #16 Pick Prediction
4:59 Josh Giddey Like a One Year Old
5:44 The First Question He’d Ask Josh Giddey

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See Orlando Magic’s #5 Pick Prediction w/ Philip Rossman-Reich at: https://youtu.be/0sWmgKy8M9M

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NBC Sports Washington's Chase Hughes Predicts #15 Pick in NBA Mock Draft! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: NBC Sports Washington’s Chase Hughes Predicts #15 Pick in NBA Mock Draft!

On today’s NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington to talk about the Wizards long-term strategy amid Bradly Beal trade talks. Chase makes a strong case for Corey Kispert and downplays potential concerns for Jalen Johnson as he reveals who he thinks the Washington Wizards will select with the #15 pick on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:36 Bradley Beal
1:27 Wizards Draft Strategy
2:58 Top 3 Prospects For Washington
4:12 Case for Corey Kispert
6:09 #15 Pick Prediction

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See Golden State Warriors #14 Pick Prediction ft. Kendra Andrews at: https://youtu.be/SjuEjgiSoYQ

Golden State Warriors' Reporter Kendra Andrews Predicts #14 Pick in NBA Mock Draft! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: Golden State Warriors’ Reporter Kendra Andrews Predicts #14 Pick in NBA Mock Draft!

On today’s NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Kendra Andrews of NBC Sports Bay Area & CA to talk about the Warriors potential trades options for Bradley Beal and reconsidering Davion Mitchel at the #7 spot for James Bouknight or Jonathan Kuminga. The duo consider the strengths and weaknesses of Jalen Johnson and Josh Giddey before Kendra makes her prediction for who she thinks the Golden State Warriors would select at #14 on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:40 Possibility for Trade
1:47 Best Draft Fit For Warriors
3:29 Case for Bouknight/Kuminga at #7
4:59 When to Expect a Trade
5:40 What Happened to Jalen Johnson?
7:21 Case for Josh Giddey
8:14 #14 Pick Prediction

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Indiana Pacers' Scott Agness Predicts #13 Pick in NBA Draft! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: Pacers Reporter Scott Agness Predicts #13 Pick in NBA Draft!

On today’s NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Indiana Pacers multimedia reporter Scott Agness of Fieldhouse Files to talk about the what the Pacers need from the draft and potential swaps/trades they could make to get back to the playoffs. Agness then makes a case for Chris Duarte before revealing who he thinks the Indiana Pacers will ultimately select #13 overall on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:35 What Indiana Needs
1:33 Notable #13 Picks
2:40 Potential Trade Scenarios
3:16 Case for Chris Duarte
4:26 #13 Pick Prediction

NBA.com's Michael C. Wright Predicts Franz Wagner to San Antonio in NBA Mock Draft! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: NBA.com’s Michael C. Wright Predicts Franz Wagner to San Antonio in NBA Mock Draft!

On today’s NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Michael C. Wright, senior writer for NBA.com, to talk to about San Antonio Spurs need for a big man who can play defense on a guard- and wing- heavy roster. The two consider Franz Wagner as the best fit for the Spurs and consider other prospects like Jalen Johnson and Isaiah Jackson as Michael C. Wright reveals who he thinks San Antonio will select #12 overall on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:26 Holes in Spurs Roster
1:21 Case for Franz Wagner
2:22 Case for Jalen Johnson
3:09 Case Isaiah Jackson
3:27 #12 Pick Selection
4:16 Spurs Defensive Struggles

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See New Orleans Pelicans #11 Pick Prediction ft. Rod Boone at: https://youtu.be/JUMqs293Gb8

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Sports Illustrated's Rod Boone Predicts Charlotte Hornets #11 Pick in NBA Draft! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: Sports Illustrated’s Rod Boone Predicts Charlotte Hornets #11 Pick in NBA Draft!

On today’s NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Sports Illustrated multimedia reporter Rod Boone talks to Kelcey Wright Johnson about the Charlotte Hornets need for a young big man player to replace free agents Cody Zeller and Bismack Biyombo. The two consider Kai Jones athleticism and fit with Hornets along with possible trade scenarios as Rod Boone reveals who he thinks the Hornets will select #11 overall on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:28 Need For A Big Man
2:07 Case for Kai Jones
3:50 #11 Pick Prediction
5:59 Possibility to Trade Up?

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See New Orleans Pelicans #10 Pick Prediction ft. Will Guillory at: https://youtu.be/4C8D2uJ-Qkw

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New Orleans Pelicans Insider Will Guillory Predicts #10 Pick in NBA Draft! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: New Orleans Pelicans Insider Will Guillory Predicts #10 Pick in NBA Draft!

On today’s episode of NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz , New Orleans Pelicans beat writer Will Guillory of The Athletic talks to Kelcey Wright Johnson about what characteristics the Pelicans are looking for in evaluating draft prospects and who currently fits the bill under those conditions. The duo consider players like Corey Kispert and Moses Moody that could best aid Zion Williamson in spacing the floor and among other improvements the Pelicans need on defense as Will Guillory reveals who he thinks will go #10 overall on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:35 Pelicans Missing Piece
1:39 Case for Corey Kispert (shooter)
2:31 Case for Moses Moody
3:07 Top Talent vs Top Fit
3:30 #10 Pick Prediction

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Sacramento Kings Beat Writer Jason Jones Predicts #9 Pick for NBA Draft! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: Sacramento Kings Beat Writer Jason Jones Predicts #9 Pick for NBA Draft!

On today’s episode of NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz , Sacramento Kings beat writer Jason Jones of The Athletic talks to Kelcey Wright Johnson about what pieces the Kings need to succeed and what draft prospects they’re eyeing including Corey Kispert, James Bouknight, Davion Mitchell and even Franz Wagner. The two consider what areas the Kings are lacking in fundamentally and potential trade options before Jason reveals who he thinks the Kings would select with the #9 overall pick on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:40 Case for Corey Kispert (shooter)
1:43 Improvements on Defense
2:36 Case for Jalen Johnson (center)
3:52 Case for Franz Wagner (forward)
4:35 Case for Davion Mitchell
5:13 Sacramento’s Biggest Need
6:00 Trade Up or Down?
7:10 #9 Pick Prediction
7:52 Adding Size

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See Orlando Magic #8 Pick Prediction w/ Philip Rossman-Reich at: https://youtu.be/bXhBO3fwqQM

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Orlando Magic's Philip Rossman RETURNS! Predicts #8 Pick, Talks Jamahl Mosley! | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: Orlando Magic’s Philip Rossman RETURNS! Predicts #8 Pick, Talks Hiring Jamahl Mosley!

Orlando Magic Daily writer Philip Rossman-Reich is back for today’s NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz to discuss the hiring of Mavericks Assistant Coach Jamahl Mosley and important factors to consider when evaluating players like playing time and their role on the roster (role player vs star caliber). The two consider players like Davion Mitchell and Moses Moody before revealing who the Magic should select with the #8 pick on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:00 Intro
0:25 New Head Coach Jamahl Mosley
3:07 Best Options at #8 Pick
5:10 Magic’s Important Factors To Consider
7:20 #8 Pick Prediction

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See Orlando Magic #5 Pick Prediction w/ Philip Rossman-Reich at: https://youtu.be/0sWmgKy8M9M

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What Will Golden State Do With The #7 Pick? ft. Connor Letourneau | Talkin' Grizz

Talkin’ Grizz: What Will Golden State Do With The #7 Pick? ft. San Francisco Chronicle’s Connor Letourneau

On today’s NBA Draft edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by San Francisco Chronicle beat writer Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle to discuss Golden State’s situation with Steph Curry and Klay Thompson and the strengths and weaknesses of NBA Draft prospects Jalen Suggs and Davion Mitchell. Connor considers the possibility of the team packaging their picks to trade up for Suggs or possibly down for a proven player before revealing who he thinks the Warriors would select given they keep the #7 pick on NBA Draft Day, July 29.

0:44 Top 6 Draft Prospects
1:21 Warriors ‘Win Now’ Situation
2:01 Case for Davion Mitchell
3:33 Case for Jalen Suggs
5:25 #7 Pick Prediction
6:37 Davion Mitchell age a factor?

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See OKC Thunder’s #6 Pick Prediction w/ Brandon Rahbar at: https://youtu.be/_AXHesbsn04

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