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2019 NBA Draft Class Recruiting Rankings-2nd Round

Taking a look at the recruiting rankings of each second round pick from the 2019 NBA draft

The first round of the NBA draft is usually littered with former five and four star recruits, as well as some players that defy the odds and earn their way to draft night. Second round picks vary from stash and draft picks, to solid four year players or under performing former highly ranked recruits. We broke down the 2019 second round draft picks and their recruiting rankings from when they entered college.

Note: The number of stars is based on the average number of stars given by ESPN, Rivals, 247 Sports

2nd Round: 31st Overall-Brooklyn Nets

Nicolas Claxton (Georgia)

Class of 2017: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: #173   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 32nd Overall-Miami Heat

KZ Okpala (Stanford)

Class of 2017: Rivals: #33   247 Sports: #64   ESPN: #44

2nd Round: 33rd Overall-Boston Celtics

Carsen Edwards (Purdue)

Class of 2016: Rivals: #91   247 Sports: #139   ESPN: #88

2nd Round: 34th Overall-Atlanta Hawks

Bruno Fernando (Maryland)

Class of 2017: Rivals: #57   247 Sports: #71   ESPN: #71

2nd Round: 35th Overall-New Orleans Pelicans

Marcos Louzada Silva (Brazil)

International Player

2nd Round: 36th Overall-Charlotte Hornets

Cody Martin (Nevada)

Class of 2014: #81   247 Sports: #68   ESPN: #91

2nd Round: 37th Overall-Detroit Pistons

Deividas Sirvydis (Lithuania)

International Player

2nd Round: 38th Overall-Chicago Bulls

Daniel Gafford (Arkansas)

Class of 2017: Rivals: #31   247 Sports: #45   ESPN: #47

2nd Round: 39th Overall-Golden State Warriors

Alen Smailagic (Serbia)

International Player

2nd Round: 40th Overall-Sacramento Kings

Justin James (Wyoming)

Class of 2015: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: #325   ESPN: #NR

2nd Round: 41st Overall-Golden State Warriors

Eric Paschall (Villanova)

Class of 2015: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: #112   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 42nd Overall-Washington Wizards

Admiral Schofield (Tennessee)

Class of 2015: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: #239   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 43rd Overall-Minnesota Timberwolves

Jaylen Nowell (Washington)

Class of 2017: Rivals: #75   247 Sports: #76   ESPN: #59

2nd Round: 44th Overall-Denver Nuggets

Bol Bol (Oregon)

Class of 2018: Rivals: #4   247 Sports: #4   ESPN: #4

2nd Round: 45th Overall-Dallas Mavericks

Isaiah Roby (Nebraska)

Class of 2016: Rivals: #113   247 Sports: #214   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 46th Overall-Los Angeles Lakers

Talen Horton-Tucker (Iowa State)

Class of 2018: Rivals: #33   247 Sports: #65   ESPN: #66

2nd Round: 47th Overall-New York Knicks

Ignas Brazdeikis (Michigan)

Class of 2018: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: #42   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 48th Overall-Los Angeles Clippers

Terance Mann (Florida State)

Class of 2015: Rivals: #98   247 Sports: #142   ESPN: #86

2nd Round: 49th Overall-San Antonio Spurs

Quinndary Weatherspoon (Mississippi State)

Class of 2015: Rivals: #116   247 Sports: #127   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 50th Overall-Utah Jazz

Jarrell Brantley (Charleston)

Class of 2014: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: NR   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 51st Overall-Boston Celtics

Tremont Waters (LSU)

Class of 2017: Rivals: #40   247 Sports: #54   ESPN: #34

2nd Round: 52nd Overall-Charlotte Hornets

Jalen Mcdaniels (San Diego State)

Class of 2016: Rivals: #98   247 Sports: #221   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 53rd Overall-Utah Jazz

Justin Wright-Foreman (Hofstra)

Class of 2015: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: NR   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 54th Overall-Philadelphia 76ers 

Marial Shayok (Iowa State)

Class of 2014: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: #120   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 55th Overall-Sacramento Kings

Kyle Guy (Virginia)

Class of 2016: Rivals: #43   247 Sports: #43   ESPN: #27

2nd Round: 56th Overall-Brooklyn Nets

Jaylen Hands (UCLA)

Class of 2017: Rivals: #23   247 Sports: #21   ESPN: #20

2nd Round: 57th Overall-Detroit Pistons

Jordan Bone (Tennessee)

Class of 2016: Rivals: #146   247 Sports: #166   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 58th Overall-Utah Jazz

Miye Oni (Yale)

Class of 2016: Rivals: NR   247 Sports: NR   ESPN: NR

2nd Round: 59th Overall-Toronto Raptors

Dewan Hernandez (Miami)

Class of 2016: Rivals: #28   247 Sports: #22   ESPN: 28

2nd Round: 60th Overall-Sacramento Kings

Vanja Marinkovic (Serbia)

International Player

Second Round Breakdown: 

Number of 5 Stars: 3

Number of 4 Stars: 11

Number of 3 Stars: 7

Number of 2 Stars: 2

Number of 1 Stars: 1

Number of 0 Stars: 2

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