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The Top Options for the Blazers in the NBA Draft

The Church of Roy podcast returns for a special episode to discuss prospects that could fit into the Trail Blazers’ plans on draft night.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: JAN 30 Gonzaga at Pepperdine Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The 2021 NBA Draft is less than a week away and the Portland Trail Blazers could look to jump back into the action as the event unfolds. In an effort to cover multiple topics prior to Thursday’s big night, The Church of Roy podcast returned for a special draft-themed episode. Host Steve Dewald is joined by guest Michael Visenberg of the Viseland podcast and Prospective Insight.

This episode covers prospects that could land in both rounds of the draft. At the top of the draft, Mike and Steve deliver their lists of the most NBA-ready prospects in the 2021 class. Is there a lottery-projected player that the Blazers should make a move for?

For the second round, Mike and Steve discuss developmental players that could land on the Blazers’ radar. From high-upside picks to role players with established skills, the 2021 class features a handful of noteworthy “sleeper” options.

Here is the full episode:

You can download today’s episode on Spotify of Apple Podcasts.

Prospects Discussed in this Episode

Cade Cunningham | G | Oklahoma State

Jalen Suggs | G | Gonzaga

Evan Mobley | F/C | USC

Jalen Green | G | G League Ignite

Josh Giddey | G/F | NBL (Australia)

Jonathan Kuminga | G/F | G League Ignite

Davion Mitchell | G | Baylor

Moses Moody | G/F | Arkansas

James Bouknight | G/F | UCONN

Chris Duarte | SG | Oregon

Scottie Barnes | F | Florida State

Corey Kispert | F | Gonzaga

Joe Wieskamp | G | Iowa

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl | F | Villanova

Kessler Edwards | F | Pepperdine

Jericho Sims | C | Texas