14. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Utah) - Tyler Smith, F, G League Ignite
The rich continue to get richer. The Oklahoma City Thunder, who are currently a top 3 seed in the Western Conference standings, are currently projected to have two lottery picks. With this second one, courtesy of the Utah Jazz, the Thunder could take a flier on G League Ignite prospect Tyler Smith.
Smith is not a prospect that many draft analysts were talking all that highly before the start of the season but he's made some impressions recently. Smith is averaging 10 points and five rebounds on 43 percent shooting from 3-point range with the G League Ignite in nine games played. If he continues to produce at that pace, there's a very good chance that Smith, with his 6-foot-11 frame and growing versatility, becomes a lottery pick.
For a Thunder team that doesn't have many holes in their rotation, help in the frontcourt could be exactly what they're in the market for heading into the NBA Draft. Smith could be a player who ends up blossoming down the line in OKC's world-class developmental systems.