2024 NBA Mock Draft: Raptors win the Lottery, Kentucky guards plummet

It's time for another 2024 NBA Mock Draft! This version has the Raptors picking first, the Spurs taking another Frenchman, and Kentucky's guards plummeting.
Jesse Wagstaff, Alex Sarr, Perth Wildcats and Matas Buzelis, Ron Holland, G League Ignite
Jesse Wagstaff, Alex Sarr, Perth Wildcats and Matas Buzelis, Ron Holland, G League Ignite / Ethan Miller/GettyImages
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24. New York Knicks select Yves Missi

The New York Knicks (1) love to play traditional centers and (2) have a lot of question marks at the position heading into the offseason, with Mitchell Robinson injured and Isaiah Hartenstein a free agent. Drafting Yves Missi could give them another option at the position; the Baylor seven-footer can execute defensively in a variety of systems and is a strong finisher. He won't develop the level of skill that Hartenstein has, but his rebounding will be well-loved inside the Knicks' organization.

25. New York Knicks select Johnny Furphy

The Knicks have back-to-back picks here, and while in reality they are likely to move off of at least one of them, it's possible they take two players to refill the prospect pipeline and give them trade assets down the line. Johnny Furphy is raw but looks like a prospect who could be a knockdown shooter and finisher and fill his role well.

26. Washington Wizards select Bobi Klintman

The Washington Wizards are going to be rebuilding for a very long time, so they can afford to take a swing on longshot options. If they hit, they get the difference-makers they need; if they miss, they can move on to the next prospect.

That's the risk with taking Bobi Klintman, He is big with a lot of skill, a 6'10" forward who has a lot of intriguing two-way potential. He is also thin, slow and inconsistent, but those warts are why he would be available this late for the Wizards.

27. Minnesota Timberwolves select Hunter Sallis

A highly-efficient scorer in college, draft analysts are split on Hunter Sallis. The 6'5" shooting guard can create shots for himself and for others, but his shot is a question mark. The Timberwolves will love his defensive energy and smart decision-making and he could be their next development story.