2022 NBA Mock Draft — 25. Jaden Hardy, Spurs
Jaden Hardy struggled to live up to the hype last season, but he’s still a physically gifted scoring wing who could start to deliver on his promise in the right system. Is there a better place for him than San Antonio, a franchise with perhaps the longest track record of successful player development in the NBA?
2022 NBA Mock Draft — 26. Caleb Houstan, Rockets
The Rockets add size and two-way versatility to the wing in the form of Caleb Houstan, who gravely underperformed as a freshman at Michigan. Despite real concerns, he has the skill set and physical tools necessary to deliver on what was once considered lottery-level promise. Again, the Rockets should be taking upside swings.
2022 NBA Mock Draft — 27. Dalen Terry, Heat
Dalen Terry has seen his stock skyrocket as of late. A big off-guard who can do a little bit of everything, Terry would make for a good fit in Miami. He elevates teammates with quick, unselfish decisions and he brings the kind of hard-nosed physicality to the game that Miami appreciates.