2024 NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Spurs snag 2 top-10 picks, Pistons go upside at 1

The Spurs get their point guard of the future with one of their two top-10 picks in this mock draft.
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The 2024 NBA Draft is full of uncertainty right now. Everyone is playing games, but there is still no consensus best player in this class. Even the top ten will undergo plenty of alterations before draft night arrives in June. History suggests multiple All-Stars will come out of this class, but it is difficult to project who at this stage.

The San Antonio Spurs could have three first-round picks if everything falls right. They had two in the top seven in our opening mock draft of the year, but plenty has changed since seeing all the talents in action. Expect the Spurs to have two lottery selections, but they will likely miss out on the Hornets pick this year as Charlotte has it lottery protected.

How are things shaping up? The order of this mock is based on the standings after the games on Nov. 21. Things will change a ton before draft night, but here is an in-depth look at the lottery and a glance at the rest of the first round.

1. Detroit Pistons select Ron Holland

There is a ton of debate about who should go number one overall in this class, but it is simply too early in the season to replace Holland. NBA teams want versatile wings who can get buckets. Holland has that profile and All-Star potential, even if it is not the most likely outcome.

There are plenty of questions, but the same can be said for any player in this class. Eight players could play their way into being the number one overall pick come June. History suggests standouts will be available, but there is little clarity on who. Taking a projectable player and skill set with the top pick makes sense at this point.

Holland shined in the two games against Perth to begin the season, but the Ignite have been a disaster in their first five games of the Showcase Cup. The 18-year-old averaged 13.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists, and 1.4 steals, but is shooting just 40.3 percent from the field, 13.3 percent on his 3-point tries, and 46.2 percent from the free throw line.

Holland must prove he can make an impact on both ends of the floor. Teams want to see him consistently knocking down jumpers, being able to handle the ball, and defending multiple positions. It is still early, but things have not gone as planned for Holland or the Ignite.

The Detroit Pistons are off to a rough start and should select the best player available. Ron Holland holds in the top spot, but there could be plenty of shakeups before the draft in June.