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Blazers Select Coby White in One Final Mock Draft of 2018

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Jonathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report has Portland picking the UNC freshman guard in his latest mock draft.

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With the calendar about to flip to a new year, it’s time to look at one final mock draft of 2018 for the Portland Trail Blazers. In his latest NBA mock draft, Bleacher Report draft expert Jonathan Wasserman has the Blazers selecting UNC freshman guard Coby White with pick No. 20:

Scouts should overlook White’s lack of explosion for his 6’5” size, quickness and skill level as a passer and shot-maker. He’s averaging 24.6 points, 6.3 assists and 3.7 threes per 40 minutes, making a first-round case with scoring and playmaking that a number of teams could use for their second units.

Wasserman has White listed as a PG/SG, which would bring yet another young guard to Portland’s roster.

You can read Wasserman’s final mock draft here, and let us know if there’s any prospects you have your eye on going into 2019 in the comments.