FPC NBA Scouting Report: Trevon Duval

Mar 15, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Duke Blue Devils guard Trevon Duval (1) in action against Iona Gaels forward Roland Griffin (11) during the second half in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at PPG Paints Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Duval is a physical specimen with elite, quick twitch athleticism. He beats his man off of the dribble with ease. He uses his great first step and tight ball handling to maneuver through opposing defenses

FPC NBA Draft Profile: Mohamed Bamba

Mar 16, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; Texas Longhorns forward Mohamed Bamba (4) reacts with teammates during the second half against the Nevada Wolf Pack in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
Bamba's wingspan makes him an immediate rim protector and if he can put some offense together, he could be an invaluable asset. However, Bamba is very raw and under poor coaching, could sputter out.

FPC NBA Draft Profile: Jacob Evans III

Feb 15, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats guard Jacob Evans (1) dribbles during the first half against the Houston Cougars at Health and Physical Education Arena. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Evans is a jack of all trades, master of none. He doesn't have one elite skill but his good defense and three-point shooting will make him a valuable commodity on the next level. He is an immediate contributor and although his upside isn't high, he will be NBA ready.

2018 NBA Draft Top Player Rankings

Mar 8, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers forward Michael Porter Jr. (13) handles the ball as he is defended by Georgia Bulldogs forward Nicolas Claxton (33) during the second half of the second round of the SEC Conference Tournament at Scottrade Center. Georgia won 62-60. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports
The NBA draft is rapidly approaching. Taking the focus away from the playoffs, NBA fans need to learn the names of the stars and busts of the future. Here is my top 100 NBA draft big-board.  

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FPC NBA Draft Profile: Marvin Bagley III

Choose Quality Full Resolution (4399 x 3224) Low Resolution (2199.5 x 1612) Headline: NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Midwest Regional-Kansas vs Duke Caption: Mar 23, 2018; Omaha, NE, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Marvin Bagley III (35) handles the ball against Kansas Jayhawks guard Devonte' Graham (4) during the first half in the semifinals of the Midwest regional of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at CenturyLink Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
The general population overrates Bagley in my opinion. He has incredible athleticism and a good offensive skillset. He is the best rebounder in this class. However, Bagley is atrocious on the defensive end and has plenty of polishing to do with his game.

FPC NBA Draft Profile: Jaren Jackson Jr.

Feb 20, 2018; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (2) blocks the shot of Illinois Fighting Illini guard Trent Frazier (1) during the second half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports
In my opinion, Jackson is the biggest boom or bust prospect in this class. His length, energy, and offensive skill make him a potential future All-NBA caliber player. However, his slight frame and all around polish could see him burn up in flames if he is asked to do too much early or falls into a bad situation.

NBA Draft Picks 26-30: 76ers Draft Shamet, Celtics Steal Williams

Jun 21, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Landry Shamet (Wichita State) greets NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number twenty-six overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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FPC NBA Draft Profile: Collin Sexton

Mar 17, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide guard Collin Sexton (2) drives to the basket against Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at PPG Paints Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Sexton is a fiery competitive, ultra quick guard who is tough defensively and has a solid offensive game. He could be a star point guard in the NBA.

FPC NBA Draft Profile: Luka Doncic

Slovenia's guard Luka Doncic (R) reacts during the FIBA Eurobasket 2017 men's Final basketball match between Slovenia and Serbia at Sinan Erdem Sport Arena in Istanbul on September 17, 2017. (Photo: OZAN KOSE, AFP/Getty Images)
Doncic burst onto the scene at the age of 13, where Real Madrid signed him to a contract. After starring on the Real Madrid B team in 2014, Madrid brought him up in 2015 to the main team, making him the youngest player to ever debut for the team.

FPC NBA Draft Profile: DeAndre Ayton

Mar 15, 2018; Boise, ID, USA; Arizona Wildcats forward Deandre Ayton (13) goes up for a shot ahead of Buffalo Bulls defense in the first half during the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at Taco Bell Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports
The Arizona product is a generational talent with upside to be the best big in the NBA. He is physically dominant, a great rebounder has a three-point shot and good post touch. His intangibles may be a concern but those can be remedied through good NBA coaching.

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FPC NBA Draft Profile: Trae Young

Feb 27, 2018; Waco, TX, USA; Oklahoma Sooners guard Trae Young (11) shoots a 3-point shot over Baylor Bears guard Jake Lindsey (3) during the first half at Ferrell Center. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports
Trae Young is an elite shooter, ball handler, and passer that fits perfectly in the modern NBA. His slight frame, lack of defensive ability, and poor decision making could hamper him, but Young has the upside to be a perennial All-NBA guard.

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