2024 NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Full two-round projections, French prospect soars

The second iteration of the Dunking with Wolves mock draft is here. This time, both rounds are included.
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Picks 51-58

51. Washington Wizards - Keshad Johnson, Arizona

Keshad Johnson is similar to Ingram in playstyle and size. The Arizona product is 6-foot-6, yet plays much bigger than he is with his 6-foot-10 wingspan. Despite his lack of height, he can defend centers (although he's not much of a shot blocker). Shooting will be Johnson's biggest swing skill. Is he the 38.7 percent shooter at Arizona? Or, is he the 24.6 percent 3-point shooter at San Diego State?

52. Golden State Warriors - Jaylen Wells, Washington State

After playing two seasons of Division II basketball, Jaylen Wells made the jump to Division I and fit in quite well. Shooting transcends any level—and that's exactly what Wells brings to the table. The Washington State wing cashed in on 41.7 percent of his 4.9 3-point attempts per game. Plus, the Golden State Warriors and shooting just go hand-in-hand.

53. Detroit Pistons - Antonio Reeves, Kentucky

Back-to-back shooters. However, Kentucky's Antonio Reeves is more than just a shooter. The fifth-year senior averaged 20.2 points per game on just 13.9 attempts. Reeves is an experienced scorer who's worth a late second-round pick despite his age (24 next season).

54. Boston Celtics - Izan Almansa, G-League Ignite

The fourth Ignite player to hear his name called in this hypothetical draft—Izan Almansa. The Spanish big man is a hard worker on the interior who looks to dunk everything. Almansa isn't just a dunker though, he possesses a nice back-to-basket game. He's not much of a shooter or big-time shot blocker, but there's still a place in the league for athletic bigs like Almansa.

55. Los Angeles Lakers - Bronny James, USC

Even if it's not spoken aloud, the Lakers will do whatever to keep LeBron James happy. Even though he's nearing 40 years old, he's not slowing down. James' eldest son, Bronny James, is a toolsy prospect without the statistical output to back up a true second-round grade. However, there's always a role for a high-energy point-of-attack defender.

56. Denver Nuggets - Jamal Shead, Houston

With one of the most precarious salary cap situations in the NBA, it'll be up to the Nuggets to add talent in the draft. In recent seasons, Denver has selected more experienced players. This time around it'll be no different. Houston's Jamal Shead is a three-year starter who averaged 12.3 points, 6.3 assists, and 2.2 steals per game a season ago.

57. Memphis Grizzlies - Judah Mintz, Syracuse

Syracuse's Judah Mintz is a high-volume scorer coming off a season where he averaged the second-most points in the ACC. Mintz is a slithery driver and a well-versed scorer. The 6-foot-3 guard's drawback is his below-average 3-point shooting clip (29.1 percent) and limited athleticism.

58. Dallas Mavericks - Pelle Larsson, Arizona

The Dallas Mavericks' biggest need is another shot creator. While that's unlikely to happen at the end of the draft, Arizona's Pelle Larsson is as close as it gets at this point. The senior guard is a good catch-and-shoot player, a crafty playmaker, and an above-average athlete.