NEW NBA Draft Prospect Rankings: Big Board 5.0, Part 3
David Roddy, Jalen Williams, Ryan Rollins, Alondes Williams and Gabriele Procida are new additions to players ranked 41-60
On Tuesday we broke down the Top 20 players on our Big Board 5.0
And on Wednesday we ranked players 21-40 on Big Board 5.0.
As we move into the 40s and 50s, it’s really wide open. There are probably around 40 prospects right now that could fit into those last 20 spots.
What you’ll find here is a collection of seniors, players from smaller schools like Toledo, Santa Clara and Fresno State, a few more international prospects as well as a few more young freshmen who have NBA talent, but are considered major projects at this stage in your development.
Here’s players 41-60:
41 DAVID RODDY
6’ 5” | 255 | Wingspan: 6’11”
Age on draft night: 21.2
We covered Roddy in our NBA Draft Late Risers column last week.
You don’t find many 6’5”, 255-lb. prospects on draft boards, ever. He’s another unique prospect, a really fun player to watch. He combines a high skill level, a good feel for the game and a great motor in the body of a very undersized power forward or center.
Whether all of Roddy’s skills and intangibles can make up for his lack of height is the major question for NBA scouts.
In 28 games, he’s averaging 21.7 points, 8.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.3 steals per 36 minutes and shooting 57.5% from the field and 46.2% from 3.
42 WENDELL MOORE JR.
6’5” | 213 | Wingspan: 7’0”
Age on draft night: 20.8
2022 Draft range: 25-45
There’s been talk that Duke may have five first rounders this year. I think only three — Paolo Banchero, AJ Griffin and Mark Williams — are locks. Trevor Keels and Moore are on the first-round bubble according to NBA teams.
But I think the case for Moore is a strong one. He has been Duke’s best perimeter shooter this season, has shown he has the handle to play some point guard and is still six months from his 21st birthday, making him young for a third-year college player.
In 31 games, he’s averaging 14 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 2.2 blocks and 0.8 steals per 36 minutes and shooting 50.9% from the field and 41.0% from 3.