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2018 GBB Community Mock NBA Draft: Pick #22- Chicago Bulls

A potential steal at #22

NBA: Boston Celtics at Chicago Bulls Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

The 2018 GBB Community Mock NBA Draft is underway! We are recapping picks here at GBB from now until draft week, and we are now at #22 overall with the Chicago Bulls and their mock GM GBB’s Greg Ratliff (@GregRatliff)

Before we get to the pick, a review of where we are in the draft. Check out this link to catch up on trade/pick explanations in our mock.

  1. Phoenix Suns- Deandre Ayton, center, University of Arizona
  2. Boston Celtics via Sacramento Kings- Luka Doncic, guard/forward, Real Madrid
  3. Atlanta Hawks- Jaren Jackson Jr., forward/center, Michigan State University
  4. Philadelphia 76ers via Memphis Grizzlies- Michael Porter Jr., forward, University of Missouri
  5. Dallas Mavericks- Marvin Bagley III, forward, Duke University
  6. Orlando Magic- Trae Young, guard, University of Oklahoma
  7. Chicago Bulls- Collin Sexton, guard, University of Alabama
  8. Cleveland Cavaliers via Brooklyn Nets- Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, guard, University of Kentucky
  9. New York Knicks - Mikal Bridges, forward, Villanova University
  10. Memphis Grizzlies via Philadelphia (Rights traded to Sacramento)- Mohamed Bamba, center, University of Texas.
  11. Charlotte Hornets- Wendell Carter Jr., forward/center, Duke University
  12. Los Angeles Clippers- Miles Bridges, forward, Michigan State University
  13. Los Angeles Clippers- Lonnie Walker IV, guard, University of Miami
  14. Denver Nuggets- Kevin Knox, forward, University of Kentucky
  15. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Washington Wizards)- Keita Bates-Diop, forward, the Ohio State University
  16. Phoenix Suns- Khyri Thomas, guard, Creighton University
  17. Milwaukee Bucks- Zhaire Smith, G, Texas Tech
  18. San Antonio Spurs- Robert Williams, F/C, Texas A&M University
  19. Atlanta Hawks- Jalen Brunson, G, Villanova University
  20. Brooklyn Nets via Minnesota Timberwolves- Troy Brown, G/F, University of Oregon
  21. Utah Jazz- Donte Divincenzo, guard, Villanova University

With the 22nd pick in the 2018 GBB Community Mock NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls select Dzanan Musa, forward, Cedevita

Who?

If you’re not familiar with Musa, get familiar. Luka Doncic gets all the publicity, but Dzanza Musa can get buckets. Here is Greg with the logic behind the pick-

I think Musa brings an amazing amount of versatility, which is vital to the current state of the NBA. Can play anywhere from the 1 to the 4 depending on the lineup, he handles the ball well, and can score from anywhere on the court. He is more explosive than quick, especially at his size. Can also defend well. Perfect player for this NBA. We’re lucky he was still on the board.

A very good pick for the Bulls, who pair Musa with Collin Sexton for the future in Chicago.

We have a trade at #23! Check and see who moved up, and back, in our next post!

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