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Tuesday / May 22.
  • Duke leads all schools with five projected 2018 NBA Draft picks; Kansas, Kentucky have three apiece

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    The NBA Draft is set for June 21 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and once again blue blood schools like Duke, Kansas and Kentucky figure to have multiple players chosen.

    According to the latest mock draft from ESPN.com, Duke has five players projected to be chosen in the draft, including three first-rounders, while Kansas and Kentucky have three apiece.

    Numerous schools have two players projected, including national champion Villanova, Arizona, Miami, Michigan State, Missouri, SMU and USC.

     

    Arizona:

    No. 1 Deandre Ayton

    No. 55 Rawle Alkins

     

    Duke:

    No. 3 Marvin Bagley III

    No. 7 Wendell Carter Jr

    No. 30 Grayson Allen

    No. 46: Trevon Duval

    No. 47: Gary Trent Jr.

     

    Kansas:

    No. 42 Devonte Graham

    No. 43 Malik Newman

    No. 49 Svi Mykhailuk

     

    Kentucky:

    No. 12 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

    No. 15 Kevin Knox

    No. 36 Hamidou Diallo

     

    Miami:

    No. 14 Lonnie Walker

    No. 27 Bruce Brown

     

    Michigan State:

    No. 4 Jaren Jackson Jr.

    No. 11 Miles Bridges

     

    Missouri:

    No. 8 Michael Porter Jr.

    No. 33 Jontay Porter

     

    SMU:

    No. 31 Shake Milton

    No. 50 Jarrey Foster

     

    USC:

    No. 25 De’Anthony Melton

    No. 37 Chimezie Metu

     

    Villanova:

    No. 10 Mikal Bridges

    No. 26 Jalen Brunson

     

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.