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2016 Draft: Position rankings

POSTED: Jun 23, 2016 7:45 AM ET

By Scott Howard-Cooper

BY Scott Howard-Cooper

NBA.com

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Rankings are based on feedback from front offices. Some prospects being considered at more than one position are placed in likely NBA role. Affiliation is team or country last season. | Prospect Index

POINT GUARDS

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Kris Dunn Providence 6-4 205
2. Wade Baldwin IV Vanderbilt 6-3 195
3. Demetrius Jackson Notre Dame 6-1 195
4. Tyler Ulis Kentucky 5-9 160
5. Gary Payton II Oregon State 6-2 190
6. Anthony Barber N.C. State 6-2 185
7. Isaiah Whitehead Seton Hall 6-5 210
8. Kay Felder Oakland 5-9 175
9. Isaiah Cousins Oklahoma 6-4 190
10. Marcus Paige North Carolina 6-2 165

SHOOTING GUARDS

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Buddy Hield Oklahoma 6-4 215
2. Jamal Murray Kentucky 6-5 200
3. Furkan Korkmaz Turkey 6-7 185
4. Malachi Richardson Syracuse 6-6 205
5. Denzel Valentine Michigan State 6-6 225
6. Dejounte Murray Washington 6-5 170
7. Malik Beasley Florida State 6-4 185
8. Malcolm Brogdon Virginia 6-5 225
9. Patrick McCaw UNLV 6-7 185
10. Isaia Cordinier France 6-5 180

SMALL FORWARDS

Name Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Brandon Ingram Duke 6-9 200
2. Jaylen Brown California 6-7 220
3. Timothe Luwawu Serbia 6-7 205
4. Taurean Prince Baylor 6-7 215
5. DeAndre' Bembry St. Joseph's 6-6 210
6. Paul Zipser Germany 6-8 210
7. Rade Zagorac Serbia 6-9 205
8. Michael Gbinije Syracuse 6-7 205
9. Jarrod Uthoff Iowa 6-10 215
10. Jake Layman Maryland 6-9 210

POWER FORWARDS

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Ben Simmons LSU 6-10 245
2. Dragan Bender Israel 7-1 220
3. Marquese Chriss Washington 6-9 225
4. Skal Labissiere Kentucky 7-0 220
5. Deyonta Davis Michigan State 6-10 240
6. Domantas Sabonis Gonzaga 6-10 230
7. Thon Maker Athlete Institute (Canada) 7-1 215
8. Cheick Diallo Kansas 6-9 220
9. Petr Cornelie France 6-11 210
10. Brice Johnson North Carolina 6-10 230

CENTERS

Rank Name School/Country Height Weight
1. Jakob Poeltl Utah 7-0 235
2. Henry Ellenson Marquette 6-10 230
3. Damian Jones Vanderbilt 7-0 250
4. Ivica Zubac Serbia 7-0 240
5. Diamond Stone Maryland 6-10 250
6. Ante Zizic Croatia 6-11 240
7. Zhou Qi China 7-2 210
8. Stephen Zimmerman UNLV 7-0 235
9. A.J. Hammons Purdue 7-0 280
10. Chinanu Onuaku Louisville 6-10 245

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