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AJ Griffin is perhaps the do-it-all forward of this draft. He is a solid shooter and defender. My concern is that he does not do a whole lot more. I find it hard to see him breaking out beyond that. But still a solid 3-and-D player is a good thing to have.
Dyson Daniels is the best of the bunch in the G-League Ignite. It is not a super impressive bunch overall. But Daniels is a 6-foot-6 forward who averaged 11.9 points per game. He shot 45.9-percent from the floor and 34.7-percent from beyond the arc.
Ousmane Dieng is quickly rising the ranks and is the best international prospect in the draft. Dieng was essentially a point forward for the New Zealand Breakers, averaging 8.9 points per game for the season but bumping up to 14.3 points per game in his final six games.
Jalen Duren is a big-bodied center who will fit in well as a backup big at a minimum. He should be able to move his body around and provide some energy around the basket. His offensive skills are still very rudimentary and there are questions of whether he can provide the perimeter defense that centers are increasingly being asked to give.
Ochai Agbaji is just a solid all-around player who should be able to come in and fill a role immediately as a veteran wing off the bench. Agbaji should look to continue improving his 3-point shot, but his defense will get him in quickly.
Johnny Davis looked like one of the breakout players early in the season. He was a scorer who was crafty and did not overly rely on his athleticism to score. But he struggled mightily as the season closed and his shooting was nowhere near good enough to make up for that slip.
Jeremy Sochan has been a big riser of late. The solid forward averaged 9.2 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game. Sochan just projects as a solid traditional power forward who will provide some toughness. His ability to improve his shooting will determine how far he goes in the NBA.
Tari Eason is similar to Jeremy Sochan. He is more of a traditional power forward. He is a more consistent and reliable scorer and has shown some 3-point ability. But at 6-foot-8, he will have to become better at playing on the perimeter.
TyTy Washington was the driving force for a pretty good Kentucky team, averaging 12.5 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game. He does not project more than as a spark plug coming off the bench.