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Bleacher Report: NBA comparisons for projected 2023 Draft Lottery picks

B/R's Jonathan Wasserman finds parallels between potential top Draft prospects and current NBA players.

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(BR) — Each potential lottery pick for the 2023 NBA draft resembles a different NBA star, quality starter or mix of multiple pros.

The projected No. 1 pick looks like a combination of two of the rarer prospects over the last decade.

For some comparisons, it’s necessary to stretch one’s imagination or revisit the prime of a player’s career from years past.

Some big names sprung to mind in drawing parallels with these mostly 18- and 19-year-olds who have scouts particularly excited about the upcoming class.

Teams ultimately use the comparison exercise so scouts can paint a picture (to their general managers) of what prospects may look like in three to five years.