NewArena’s First 2019 NBA Mock Draft

1. New York Knicks: Zion Williamson, F, Duke

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Expecting anyone else? From the day Williamson steps on an NBA floor, he will already arguably be the most athletically gifted player in all of basketball. He’s an explosive leaper, frighteningly strong, has excellent ball skills for a front court player, and boasts tremendous defensive potential. The 2019 NBA Draft Lottery will be the most important lottery the league has held since 2003. Williamson is heralded as the ultimate prize, and it’s not all that hard to see why.