NBA Draft 2020

2020 NBA Draft guide: Scouting reports, mock drafts, deep dives, player profiles for top prospects and more

The 2020 NBA Draft takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. ET, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are on the clock as they own the first overall pick.

Watch the NBA Draft live with the NBA App. Follow each pick, plus stay up-to-date on the league's biggest moments with Stories, articles and must-see videos!

In what could be one of the most eventful draft nights in recent memory, we have you covered with plenty of resources to prepare, from scouting reports to mock drafts to superlatives and deep dives on prospects, find your one-stop-shop on all things NBA Draft 2020 below.

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Who could go No. 1?

Unlike in years past, there is no clear-cut top prospect ahead of this draft but instead, a number of players worth consideration for the top spot. Among them, five players have seemingly risen towards the top as the most talented prospects in this draft class.

Learn more about their games:

Mock Drafts

In the months leading up to the NBA Draft, NBA.com's Draft experts Kyle Irving and Eric Fawcett have come with multiple installments of mock drafts, taking into account developments with respect to rumours and confirmed reports surrounding the draft.

Additionally, check out a mock draft from the NBA.com Global staff, chock full of a number of entertaining trades.


This year, more than ever, teams will be looking to fulfill specific needs with their draft picks, thanks in large part to a unique pre-draft process that has largely been handled virtually.

While some teams will be looking to grab a shooter, wing defender or rim protector, others will be looking for more under-the-radar prospects that fit the bill from a standpoint of maturity or athleticism.

Deep dives

When you take a closer look at some of the talent, you realize the ways in which they can impact the NBA right away. From Avdija's ability to be an Andre Igoudala-like spark to Haliburton's ability to be the star of the class, uncover more about the potential of these prospects.

Team analysis

One thing worth keeping an eye on is the amount of movement and transactions that can be made ahead of - and during - the upcoming draft. With much to speculate, the NBA.com staff took a closer look at some of the more intriguing teams.

Get to know the prospects

Need to learn more about the guys whose name you'll be hearing? Read up on potential first-round picks in Avdija and Maxey and the two Canadians that look to hear their names called.

Player Comparisons

​Oftentimes, the most tangible way to get an idea of what a player is capable of is by projecting their ceiling with a comparison to an established NBA veteran. Read up on a few players the NBA.com staff have drawn parallels with to this year's class.

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