The 2018 NBA Draft is just two days away. In the final hours before the best college basketball and overseas players get drafted, rumors are swirling.
Who will be the No. 1 overall pick? Well, according to Deandre Ayton, it will be him. The Phoenix Suns are expected to keep Ayton in the state of Arizona, and there hasn't been much chatter of anyone else for the No. 1 spot.
After that it's a crap-shoot, though Marvin Bagley is the favorite to go No. 2. The former Duke star is reportedly the only top prospect to give the Sacramento Kings his medical information.
The other top recruits are reportedly "openly trying to avoid" going to the Kings. That's per Jonathan Givony on ESPN’s The Lowe Post podcast.
Here's the quote:
"Who even wants to go to Sacramento? Because a lot of the top guys in this draft are openly trying to avoid going there. Jaren Jackson, Mo Bamba, (Luka) Doncic — no medical for Sacramento. So, if they’re going to take one of these guys, they’re taking him blindly without knowing what is this person’s medical status going to be down the road."
No NBA team wants to fly blind with so much money on the line, so it's likely the team selects Bagley with the No. 2 overall pick.
The NBA Draft will take place on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. ET. It can be found on ESPN.