19. Atlanta Hawks (via Sacramento) - Ryan Dunn, F, Virginia
With another possible selection in the first round of the 2024 NBA Draft, don't be surprised if this pick is packaged in an attempt to move up or to improve the roster with a more established veteran. However, if the Hawks do move forward with making this selection, this is around the spot that Ryan Dunn could end up being selected. The sophomore versatile wing out of Virginia is hoping that his breakout sophomore season could equate to being a first-round selection.
So far this season, Dunn has made quite the improvement from his freshman to sophomore year. He's averaging nine points, six rebounds, and nearly three blocks per game on 56 percent shooting from the field. Dunn is one of the most athletic wins in this year's draft class and that could end up paying dividends for his draft stock.
Dunn is a risky pick but because of his raw potential, it'll be shocking if he doesn't continue to build on his draft stock. If he can improve from the perimeter, there's a chance he will move into the lottery. However, for now, it seems as if he's a safe pick to be a late first-round selection.