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The Top 5 NBA Draft Prospects, According To The Careers We Think They’ll Have

Zion, Zion, Zion. During the NBA draft on Thursday night, you’ll be hearing a lot about Zion Williamson, the phenom from Duke. But there are other players! FiveThirtyEight’s CARMELO player projection system has a few surprises as to who we think is overrated and underrated in this draft class. In the video above, we break down our Top 5 prospects. (Spoiler alert: Zion is No. 1.)

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Tony Chow is a video producer for FiveThirtyEight.

Neil Paine was the acting sports editor at FiveThirtyEight.


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