ESPN Draft Analysts Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz


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ESPN NBA Draft analysts Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz join the Woj Pod to discuss Duke’s freshmen class of RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and Cam Reddish who could go 1-2-3 in the June Draft, the surging NBA rookie class -- including Dallas’ Luka Doncic and Memphis’ Jaren Jackson, the impasse in NBA-NBPA negotiations on ending the one-and-done rule, and much, much more.

1:30: Duke freshmen R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson dominating Kentucky in their first game.

4:00: NBA scouts loving Barrett’s competitive drive.

6:24: Will Barrett, Williamson and Cam Reddish competing to be the No. 1 pick have an impact on Duke?

8:06: Why it will be a difficult choice for whichever team has the No. 1 pick.

12:14: How the changing style of play in the NBA impacts the draft.

15:38: The strengths and weaknesses of the 2019 draft.

17:47: The impressive start to Luka Doncic’s career in Dallas.

21:19: Jaren Jackson Jr. moving into the starting lineup and producing for the Grizzlies.

24:53: Negotiations for the end of the one-and-done rule stalled because of agents wanting to keep control over player medical records.

32:30: The importance of ownership in team building and how the G League could factor into age-limit negotiations.

36:29: Players and front office members not really wanting the age limit to change.

39:23: The NCAA wanting everyone else to change so they don’t have to change their business.

40:11: The upcoming games and tournaments that NBA teams will be scouting.

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