Fantasy basketball mock draft: 10-team H2H points league

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The ESPN fantasy basketball experts got together for their first mock draft of the 2022-23 NBA season, using a 10-team H2H points format.

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So how far did LeBron James fall? Where were Zion Williamson, Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons drafted? And who were the top value picks in the middle and late rounds?

The participants of our 10-team H2H points mock. in order of draft position, were as follows: Joe Kaiser, Eric Moody, André Snellings, Eric Karabell, Jim McCormick, Tom Carpenter, Matt Williams, Kyle Soppe, James Best and Marc Spears.

Round 1

1. Nikola Jokic, Den, C (C1) -- Kaiser
2. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Mil, PF/C (PF1) -- Moody
3. Luka Doncic, Dal, PG/SG (PG1) -- Snellings
4. Stephen Curry, GS, PG (PG2) -- Karabell
5. Joel Embiid, Phi, C (C2) -- McCormick
6. Jayson Tatum, Bos, SF/PF (SF1) -- Carpenter
7. Trae Young, Atl, PG (PG3) -- Williams
8. James Harden, Phi, PG/SG (SG1) -- Soppe
9. Ja Morant, Mem, PG (PG4) -- Best
10. Damian Lillard, Por, PG (PG5) -- Spears

Round 2

11. Karl-Anthony Towns, Min, C (C3) -- Spears
12. Kevin Durant, Bkn, SF/PF (SF2) -- Best
13. LaMelo Ball, Cha, PG (PG6) -- Soppe
14. Zion Williamson, NO, PF (PF2) -- Williams
15. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, OKC, PG/SG (SG2) -- Carpenter
16. LeBron James, LAL, PG/SF/PF (SF3) -- McCormick
17. Domantas Sabonis, Sac, PF/C (PF3) -- Karabell
18. Paul George, LAC, SG/SF (SF4) -- Snellings
19. Devin Booker, Phx, PG/SG (SG3) -- Moody
20. Bradley Beal, Wsh, SG (SG4) -- Kaiser

Round 3

21. Jimmy Butler, Mia, SG/SF (SF5) -- Kaiser
22. Pascal Siakam, Tor, PF/C (PF4) -- Moody
23. DeMar DeRozan, Chi, SG/SF (SF6) -- Snellings
24. Bam Adebayo, Mia, PF/C (C4) -- Karabell
25. Tyrese Haliburton, Ind, PG/SG (PG7) -- McCormick
26. Dejounte Murray, Atl, PG/SG (PG8) -- Carpenter
27. Brandon Ingram, NO, SF/PF (SF7) -- Williams
28. Nikola Vucevic, Chi, C (C5) -- Soppe
29. Donovan Mitchell, Cle, PG/SG (SG5) -- Best
30. Rudy Gobert, Min, C (C6) -- Spears

Round 4

31. Anthony Davis, LAL, PF/C (PF5) -- Spears
32. CJ McCollum, NO, SG (SG6) -- Best
33. Anthony Edwards, Min, SG/SF (SG7) -- Soppe
34. Evan Mobley, Cle, PF/C (PF6) -- Williams
35. Fred VanVleet, Tor, PG/SG (PG9) -- Carpenter
36. Kawhi Leonard, LAC, SF/PF (SF8) -- McCormick
37. Darius Garland, Cle, PG/SG (PG10) -- Karabell
38. Cade Cunningham, Det, PG/SG (PG11) -- Snellings
39. Chris Paul, Phx, PG (PG12) -- Moody
40. Zach LaVine, Chi, SG/SF (SG8) -- Kaiser

Round 5

41. Jaylen Brown, Bos, SG/SF (SG9) -- Kaiser
42. Kyrie Irving, Bkn, PG/SG (PG13) -- Moody
43. De'Aaron Fox, Sac, PG (PG14) -- Snellings
44. Jrue Holiday, Mil, PG/SG (PG15) -- Karabell
45. Khris Middleton, Mil, SF (SF9) -- McCormick
46. Jarrett Allen, Cle, C (C7) -- Carpenter
47. Collin Sexton, Utah, PG/SG (SG10) -- Williams
48. Kristaps Porzingis, Wsh, PF/C (C8) -- Soppe
49. Scottie Barnes, Tor, SF/PF (PF7) -- Best
50. Julius Randle, NY, PF (PF8) -- Spears

Round 6

51. Jamal Murray, Den, PG (PG16) -- Spears
52. Paolo Banchero, Orl, PF (PF9) -- Best
53. Christian Wood, Dal, PF/C (C9) -- Soppe
54. Jalen Green, Hou, SG (SG11) -- Williams
55. Ben Simmons, Bkn, PG (PG17) -- Carpenter
56. Jonas Valanciunas, NO, C (C10) -- McCormick
57. Deandre Ayton, Phx, C (C11) -- Karabell
58. Jalen Brunson, NY, PG/SG (PG18) -- Snellings
59. Robert Williams III, Bos, PF/C (C12) -- Moody
60. Russell Westbrook, LAL, PG (PG19) -- Kaiser

Round 7

61. Terry Rozier, Cha, PG/SG (SG12) -- Kaiser
62. Josh Giddey, OKC, PG/SG (PG20) -- Moody
63. Michael Porter Jr., Den, SF (SF10) -- Snellings
64. Tobias Harris, Phi, SF/PF (SF11) -- Karabell
65. Desmond Bane, Mem, SG (SG13) -- McCormick
66. OG Anunoby, Tor, SF (SF12) -- Carpenter
67. Anfernee Simons, Por, PG/SG (SG14) -- Williams
68. Malcolm Brogdon, Bos, PG/SG (PG21) -- Soppe
69. Kyle Kuzma, Wsh, SF/PF (PF10) -- Best
70. D'Angelo Russell, Min, PG/SG (PG22) -- Spears

Round 8

71. Klay Thompson, GS, SG (SG15) -- Spears
72. John Collins, Atl, PF/C (PF11) -- Best
73. Tyrese Maxey, Phi, PG/SG (SG16) -- Soppe
74. Jaren Jackson Jr., Mem, PF/C (PF12) -- Williams
75. Keldon Johnson, SA, SF/PF (SF13) -- Carpenter
76. Wendell Carter Jr., Orl, PF/C (C13) -- McCormick
77. Alperen Sengun, Hou, C (C14) -- Karabell
78. Keegan Murray, Sac, PF (PF13) -- Snellings
79. Franz Wagner, Orl, SF/PF (SF14) -- Moody
80. Myles Turner, Ind, PF/C (C15) -- Kaiser

Round 9

81. Jordan Poole, GS, PG/SG (SG17) -- Kaiser
82. Jusuf Nurkic, Por, C (C16) -- Moody
83. Clint Capela, Atl, C (C17) -- Snellings
84. Jerami Grant, Por, SF/PF (PF14) -- Karabell
85. Kyle Lowry, Mia, PG (PG23) -- McCormick
86. Saddiq Bey, Det, SF/PF (SF15) -- Carpenter
87. Jakob Poeltl, SA, C (C18) -- Williams
88. Tyler Herro, Mia, PG/SG (SG18) -- Soppe
89. Kevin Porter Jr., Hou, PG/SG (SG19) -- Best
90. Draymond Green, GS, PF (PF15) -- Spears

Round 10

91. Dillon Brooks, Mem, SG/SF (SG20) -- Spears
92. RJ Barrett, NY, SF (SF16) -- Best
93. Andrew Wiggins, GS, SF/PF (SF17) -- Soppe
94. Devin Vassell, SA, SG/SF (SF18) -- Williams
95. Miles Bridges, Cha, SF/PF (PF16) -- Carpenter
96. Al Horford, Bos, PF/C (C19) -- McCormick
97. Tre Jones, SA, PG (PG24) -- Karabell
98. Jaden Ivey, Det, PG (PG25) -- Snellings
99. Jabari Smith Jr., Hou, PF (PF17) -- Moody
100. Marcus Smart, Bos, PG/SG (SG21) -- Kaiser

Round 11

101. John Wall, LAC, PG (PG26) -- Kaiser
102. Jalen Suggs, Orl, PG/SG (PG27) -- Moody
103. Spencer Dinwiddie, Dal, PG/SG (SG22) -- Snellings
104. Mikal Bridges, Phx, SF (SF19) -- Karabell
105. Buddy Hield, Ind, SG/SF (SG23) -- McCormick
106. Luguentz Dort, OKC, SG/SF (SG24) -- Carpenter
107. Victor Oladipo, Mia, SG (SG25) -- Williams
108. Bobby Portis, Mil, PF/C (PF18) -- Soppe
109. P.J. Washington, Cha, PF/C (PF19) -- Best
110. Gary Trent Jr., Tor, SG (SG26) -- Spears

Round 12

111. Lonzo Ball, Chi, PG (PG28) -- Spears
112. Davion Mitchell, Sac, PG (PG29) -- Best
113. Josh Hart, Por, SG/SF (SG27) -- Soppe
114. James Wiseman, GS, C (C20) -- Williams
115. Caris LeVert, Cle, SG/SF (SG28) -- Carpenter
116. Gordon Hayward, Cha, SF (SF20) -- McCormick
117. Brandon Clarke, Mem, PF/C (PF20) -- Karabell
118. Lauri Markkanen, Utah, SF/PF (PF21) -- Snellings
119. Isaiah Stewart, Det, PF/C (C21) -- Moody
120. Marvin Bagley III, Det, PF (PF22) -- Kaiser

Round 13

121. Harrison Barnes, Sac, SF/PF (SF21) -- Kaiser
122. Chris Boucher, Tor, PF/C (PF23) -- Moody
123. Jonathan Isaac, Orl, SF/PF (PF24) -- Snellings
124. Reggie Jackson, LAC, PG (PG30) -- Karabell
125. Monte Morris, Wsh, PG (PG31) -- McCormick
126. Kelly Oubre Jr., Cha, SG/PF (PF25) -- Carpenter
127. Ayo Dosunmu, Chi, PG/SG (SG29) -- Williams
128. Jordan Clarkson, Utah, SG (SG30) -- Soppe
129. Deni Avdija, Wsh, SF/PF (SF22) -- Best
130. Mike Conley, Utah, PG (PG32) -- Spears

Team rosters are presented in first-round pick order. Picks indicated in parentheses in this manner: (Round.Pick)

Team Kaiser

PG1 Russell Westbrook, LAL, PG (Pick: 6.10)
PG2 John Wall, LAC, PG (Pick: 11.1)
SG1 Bradley Beal, Wsh, SG (Pick: 2.10)
SG2 Zach LaVine, Chi, SG/SF (Pick: 4.10)
SG3 Jaylen Brown, Bos, SG/SF (Pick: 5.1)
SG4 Terry Rozier, Cha, PG/SG (Pick: 7.1)
SG5 Jordan Poole, GS, PG/SG (Pick: 9.1)
SG6 Marcus Smart, Bos, PG/SG (Pick: 10.10)
SF1 Jimmy Butler, Mia, SG/SF (Pick: 3.1)
SF2 Harrison Barnes, Sac, SF/PF (Pick: 13.1)
PF1 Marvin Bagley III, Det, PF (Pick: 12.10)
C1 Nikola Jokic, Den, C (Pick: 1.1)
C2 Myles Turner, Ind, PF/C (Pick: 8.10)

Team Moody

PG1 Chris Paul, Phx, PG (Pick: 4.9)
PG2 Kyrie Irving, Bkn, PG/SG (Pick: 5.2)
PG3 Josh Giddey, OKC, PG/SG (Pick: 7.2)
PG4 Jalen Suggs, Orl, PG/SG (Pick: 11.2)
SG1 Devin Booker, Phx, PG/SG (Pick: 2.9)
SF1 Franz Wagner, Orl, SF/PF (Pick: 8.9)
PF1 Giannis Antetokounmpo, Mil, PF/C (Pick: 1.2)
PF2 Pascal Siakam, Tor, PF/C (Pick: 3.2)
PF3 Jabari Smith Jr., Hou, PF (Pick: 10.9)
PF4 Chris Boucher, Tor, PF/C (Pick: 13.2)
C1 Robert Williams III, Bos, PF/C (Pick: 6.9)
C2 Jusuf Nurkic, Por, C (Pick: 9.2)
C3 Isaiah Stewart, Det, PF/C (Pick: 12.9)

Team Snellings

PG1 Luka Doncic, Dal, PG/SG (Pick: 1.3)
PG2 Cade Cunningham, Det, PG/SG (Pick: 4.8)
PG3 De'Aaron Fox, Sac, PG (Pick: 5.3)
PG4 Jalen Brunson, NY, PG/SG (Pick: 6.8)
PG5 Jaden Ivey, Det, PG (Pick: 10.8)
SG1 Spencer Dinwiddie, Dal, PG/SG (Pick: 11.3)
SF1 Paul George, LAC, SG/SF (Pick: 2.8)
SF2 DeMar DeRozan, Chi, SG/SF (Pick: 3.3)
SF3 Michael Porter Jr., Den, SF (Pick: 7.3)
PF1 Keegan Murray, Sac, PF (Pick: 8.8)
PF2 Lauri Markkanen, Utah, SF/PF (Pick: 12.8)
PF3 Jonathan Isaac, Orl, SF/PF (Pick: 13.3)
C1 Clint Capela, Atl, C (Pick: 9.3)

Team Karabell

PG1 Stephen Curry, GS, PG (Pick: 1.4)
PG2 Darius Garland, Cle, PG/SG (Pick: 4.7)
PG3 Jrue Holiday, Mil, PG/SG (Pick: 5.4)
PG4 Tre Jones, SA, PG (Pick: 10.7)
PG5 Reggie Jackson, LAC, PG (Pick: 13.4)
SF1 Tobias Harris, Phi, SF/PF (Pick: 7.4)
SF2 Mikal Bridges, Phx, SF (Pick: 11.4)
PF1 Domantas Sabonis, Sac, PF/C (Pick: 2.7)
PF2 Jerami Grant, Por, SF/PF (Pick: 9.4)
PF3 Brandon Clarke, Mem, PF/C (Pick: 12.7)
C1 Bam Adebayo, Mia, PF/C (Pick: 3.4)
C2 Deandre Ayton, Phx, C (Pick: 6.7)
C3 Alperen Sengun, Hou, C (Pick: 8.7)

Team McCormick

PG1 Tyrese Haliburton, Ind, PG/SG (Pick: 3.5)
PG2 Kyle Lowry, Mia, PG (Pick: 9.5)
PG3 Monte Morris, Wsh, PG (Pick: 13.5)
SG1 Desmond Bane, Mem, SG (Pick: 7.5)
SG2 Buddy Hield, Ind, SG/SF (Pick: 11.5)
SF1 LeBron James, LAL, PG/SF/PF (Pick: 2.6)
SF2 Kawhi Leonard, LAC, SF/PF (Pick: 4.6)
SF3 Khris Middleton, Mil, SF (Pick: 5.5)
SF4 Gordon Hayward, Cha, SF (Pick: 12.6)
C1 Joel Embiid, Phi, C (Pick: 1.5)
C2 Jonas Valanciunas, NO, C (Pick: 6.6)
C3 Wendell Carter Jr., Orl, PF/C (Pick: 8.6)
C4 Al Horford, Bos, PF/C (Pick: 10.6)

Team Carpenter

PG1 Dejounte Murray, Atl, PG/SG (Pick: 3.6)
PG2 Fred VanVleet, Tor, PG/SG (Pick: 4.5)
PG3 Ben Simmons, Bkn, PG (Pick: 6.5)
SG1 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, OKC, PG/SG (Pick: 2.5)
SG2 Luguentz Dort, OKC, SG/SF (Pick: 11.6)
SG3 Caris LeVert, Cle, SG/SF (Pick: 12.5)
SF1 Jayson Tatum, Bos, SF/PF (Pick: 1.6)
SF2 OG Anunoby, Tor, SF (Pick: 7.6)
SF3 Keldon Johnson, SA, SF/PF (Pick: 8.5)
SF4 Saddiq Bey, Det, SF/PF (Pick: 9.6)
PF1 Miles Bridges, Cha, SF/PF (Pick: 10.5)
PF2 Kelly Oubre Jr., Cha, SG/PF (Pick: 13.6)
C1 Jarrett Allen, Cle, C (Pick: 5.6)

Team Williams

PG1 Trae Young, Atl, PG (Pick: 1.7)
SG1 Collin Sexton, Utah, PG/SG (Pick: 5.7)
SG2 Jalen Green, Hou, SG (Pick: 6.4)
SG3 Anfernee Simons, Por, PG/SG (Pick: 7.7)
SG4 Victor Oladipo, Mia, SG (Pick: 11.7)
SG5 Ayo Dosunmu, Chi, PG/SG (Pick: 13.7)
SF1 Brandon Ingram, NO, SF/PF (Pick: 3.7)
SF2 Devin Vassell, SA, SG/SF (Pick: 10.4)
PF1 Zion Williamson, NO, PF (Pick: 2.4)
PF2 Evan Mobley, Cle, PF/C (Pick: 4.4)
PF3 Jaren Jackson Jr., Mem, PF/C (Pick: 8.4)
C1 Jakob Poeltl, SA, C (Pick: 9.7)
C2 James Wiseman, GS, C (Pick: 12.4)

Team Soppe

PG1 LaMelo Ball, Cha, PG (Pick: 2.3)
PG2 Malcolm Brogdon, Bos, PG/SG (Pick: 7.8)
SG1 James Harden, Phi, PG/SG (Pick: 1.8)
SG2 Anthony Edwards, Min, SG/SF (Pick: 4.3)
SG3 Tyrese Maxey, Phi, PG/SG (Pick: 8.3)
SG4 Tyler Herro, Mia, PG/SG (Pick: 9.8)
SG5 Josh Hart, Por, SG/SF (Pick: 12.3)
SG6 Jordan Clarkson, Utah, SG (Pick: 13.8)
SF1 Andrew Wiggins, GS, SF/PF (Pick: 10.3)
PF1 Bobby Portis, Mil, PF/C (Pick: 11.8)
C1 Nikola Vucevic, Chi, C (Pick: 3.8)
C2 Kristaps Porzingis, Wsh, PF/C (Pick: 5.8)
C3 Christian Wood, Dal, PF/C (Pick: 6.3)

Team Best

PG1 Ja Morant, Mem, PG (Pick: 1.9)
PG2 Davion Mitchell, Sac, PG (Pick: 12.2)
SG1 Donovan Mitchell, Cle, PG/SG (Pick: 3.9)
SG2 CJ McCollum, NO, SG (Pick: 4.2)
SG3 Kevin Porter Jr., Hou, PG/SG (Pick: 9.9)
SF1 Kevin Durant, Bkn, SF/PF (Pick: 2.2)
SF2 RJ Barrett, NY, SF (Pick: 10.2)
SF3 Deni Avdija, Wsh, SF/PF (Pick: 13.9)
PF1 Scottie Barnes, Tor, SF/PF (Pick: 5.9)
PF2 Paolo Banchero, Orl, PF (Pick: 6.2)
PF3 Kyle Kuzma, Wsh, SF/PF (Pick: 7.9)
PF4 John Collins, Atl, PF/C (Pick: 8.2)
PF5 P.J. Washington, Cha, PF/C (Pick: 11.9)

Team Spears

PG1 Damian Lillard, Por, PG (Pick: 1.10)
PG2 Jamal Murray, Den, PG (Pick: 6.1)
PG3 D'Angelo Russell, Min, PG/SG (Pick: 7.10)
PG4 Lonzo Ball, Chi, PG (Pick: 12.1)
PG5 Mike Conley, Utah, PG (Pick: 13.10)
SG1 Klay Thompson, GS, SG (Pick: 8.1)
SG2 Dillon Brooks, Mem, SG/SF (Pick: 10.1)
SG3 Gary Trent Jr., Tor, SG (Pick: 11.10)
PF1 Anthony Davis, LAL, PF/C (Pick: 4.1)
PF2 Julius Randle, NY, PF (Pick: 5.10)
PF3 Draymond Green, GS, PF (Pick: 9.10)
C1 Karl-Anthony Towns, Min, C (Pick: 2.1)
C2 Rudy Gobert, Min, C (Pick: 3.10)