San Antonio Spurs Draft: Experts answer 5 tough questions

Kai Jones
Kai Jones / Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images
3 of 6
Next Slide
San Antonio Spurs
Alperen Sengun / Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

San Antonio Spurs NBA Draft Poll - Question 2

Assume the Spurs stay at 12th. Which of these prospects previously mocked by media outlets are you taking?

A. Alperen Sengun (Tankathon) - 3 votes
B. Moses Moody (Tankathon)
C. Josh Giddey (Bleacher Report) - 2 votes
D. Isaiah Jackson (ESPN)
E. Keon Johnson (CBSSports) - 1 vote
F. Corey Kispert (Yahoo! Sports) - 1 vote

For transparency, I originally ran this poll on June 15th. Back then, three of the respondents said Moses Moody. I since re-visited the questions with the panel and he got no votes. This just goes to show you how ever-changing stocks are when it comes to this year's prospects.

At the time I posed this question, Alperen Sengun wasn't in the top 12 in many mock drafts. Since then, John Hollinger has recently dubbed him (subscription required) the fourth-best player in the class.

A few months ago, the Turkish star caught my eye enough to write a full assessment of his game and his fit in San Antonio. While there are reasons to hesitate like his defensive fundamentals and rawness, I ultimately think his youth and talent are too much to ignore.

Count me in on Sengun, but by now, the Spurs might have to trade up to get him.