Biggest Needs For Each NBA Team in the 2018 Draft

Atlanta Hawks

  • A dynamic playmaking point guard
  • Rim protection
  • John Collins’ frontcourt sidekick

Boston Celtics

  • Playmaking guards
  • Marcus Smart’s replacement
  • A backup big man

Brooklyn Nets

  • High risk, high reward players
  • Shooters
  • Athletic wings

Charlotte Hornets

  • Players who can create their own shot
  • Scoring wings
  • A true sidekick for Kemba

Chicago Bulls

  • Defensive wings
  • Rim protection
  • Perimeter scoring

Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Perimeter defense
  • Playmakers
  • Best player available

Dallas Mavericks

  • An interior defensive presence
  • Athletic wings
  • Shooting

Denver Nuggets

  • Defense
  • Two-way wings
  • Backup ball handlers

Detroit Pistons

  • Three-point shooting
  • Backup guards
  • Players with high basketball I.Q.

Golden State Warriors

  • Competent backup guards
  • Andre Iguodala’s long-term successor
  • Shooting

Houston Rockets

  • Versatile defender
  • Shooting
  • Long-term prospect

Indiana Pacers

  • Another ballhandler
  • Deadeye shooter
  • Rebounding

Los Angeles Clippers

  • Athleticism
  • Players who can create their own shot
  • High upside guys

Los Angeles Lakers

  • Rim running big man
  • Best player available
  • A savvy backup point guard

Memphis Grizzlies

  • Scoring
  • A future star
  • Someone dumb enough to take on Parsons’ contract

Miami Heat

  • Shooting
  • Athletic bigs
  • Backup point guard

Milwaukee Bucks

  • Playmaking guards
  • Catch and shoot talents
  • Post defense

Minnesota Timberwolves

  • Defensive talents
  • Shooting
  • Wing depth

New Orleans Pelicans

  • 3-and-D wings
  • A potential Boogie replacement
  • Shooting

New York Knicks

  • Perimeter defense
  • Athletic wings
  • Playmakers

Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Depth
  • Sharpshooters
  • Athletic forwards

Orlando Magic

  • Hope
  • Talent
  • Everything

Philadelphia 76ers

  • 3-and-D wings
  • Shooters
  • Frontcourt depth

Phoenix Suns

  • Point guard
  • Center
  • High-potential guys

Portland Trailblazers

  • Frontcourt depth
  • Wings that can shoot
  • Salary cap relief

Sacramento Kings

  • Best player available
  • A true franchise guy
  • Go-to scorer

San Antonio Spurs

  • Wing talent
  • Scoring
  • Youth

Toronto Raptors

  • Defensive wings
  • Shooters
  • Potential boom or bust guys

Utah Jazz

  • Derrick Favors’ successor
  • A high-risk backcourt running mate for Mitchell
  • Shooting

Washington Wizards

  • Atheltic bigs
  • Perimeter depth
  • A backup point guard that is actually good

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