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Podcast: Analyzing possible targets for the Hornets with the third pick

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The Hornets jumped up to the third pick in the lottery, and that narrows our window of prospects to scout.

NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Charlotte Hornets Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The Charlotte Hornets moved up to the third overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. We catch up on some personal news before jumping into relevant lottery stuff. Topics of discussion include:

  • Our lottery reveal viewing experience and our reactions when the Hornets moved up to the top four.
  • Chase and Jonathan’s top five prospects they would like the Hornets to consider at the third overall pick
  • How we would break those top five prospects into tiers
  • Why a very highly rated center prospect and fan favorite is not in either of our top fives
  • A discussion on why college stats are only a small part of the evaluation process and a deeper look on how that applies to prospects like Obi Toppin
  • Zach wants a top draft pick to be able to shoot 3-pointers well
  • The vast difference in average production between third overall draft picks and eighth overall draft picks
  • Our current predictions for who the Hornets take with the third pick

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