2022 NBA Draft Big Board — 18. Kennedy Chandler, Tennessee
A speedster who shoots efficiently from 3, there have been comparisons between Kennedy Chandler and Tyrese Maxey. That’s an unfair bar to set for Chandler, but the skill set similarities do prove Chandler’s usefulness. He’s comfortable running the show, but would be especially great next to a bigger ball-handler who can help him take advantage of rotating defenses attacking off the catch.
2022 NBA Draft Big Board — 17. MarJon Beauchamp, G-League Ignite
MarJon Beauchamp outperformed expectations in the G-League, which in the brief history of the Ignite team isn’t all that common. He plays both sides of the ball, has good size for the wing, and approaches the game in a very professional, team-centric manner. He doesn’t play for himself, and is the kind of 3-and-D player who can help a team win games right away.
2022 NBA Draft Big Board — 16. Malaki Branham, Ohio State
A dominant second half of the season launched Malaki Branham up draft boards. A dynamic scorer off the dribble with good size for his position and the capacity for playing off-ball, he could fit into any number of team’s future. The talent was blatantly obvious watching him, and he’s takes pride in the defensive end too.