2018 NBA Mock Draft: Los Angeles Clippers picks and more

BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 22: Frank Ntilikina, Luke Kennard, Donovan Mitchell and John Collins pose for a photo with Chris Paul
BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 22: Frank Ntilikina, Luke Kennard, Donovan Mitchell and John Collins pose for a photo with Chris Paul /
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30th March 2018, Aleksandar Nikolic Hall, Belgrade, Serbia; Turkish Airlines Euroleague Basketball, Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade versus Real Madrid; Guard Luka Doncic of Real Madrid in action (Photo by Nikola Krstic/Action Plus via Getty Images)
30th March 2018, Aleksandar Nikolic Hall, Belgrade, Serbia; Turkish Airlines Euroleague Basketball, Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade versus Real Madrid; Guard Luka Doncic of Real Madrid in action (Photo by Nikola Krstic/Action Plus via Getty Images) /

4. Orlando Magic: Luka Doncic, SG, Slovenia

Who? Oh, Luka Doncic is only the best basketball player that doesn’t reside in the U.S. He is 18 years old and is a 6’8 shooting guard. He has been lighting up the Euro-League all year. So here’s the skinny: Doncic is a great shooter. He has his slumps, but so does everyone. Also, he has an incredibly high basketball IQ. He’s always finding the open man. His size at his position continues to push the new wave of having giants at each position (Giannis Antetokounmpo, Ben Simmons). While he sounds ideal for the future NBA, there are some drawbacks. He is a poor 1 on 1 defender. His team defense is okay, so he’ll be able to make it in this league we love. I can see the Magic going all in on Doncic. If the Magic knew what they were doing (which they don’t), they would rebuild around Aaron Gordon and whomever they select with their pick and sell on Nikola Vucevic and Evan Fournier. The Magic need something, anything. Doncic would be a good fit and give hope to the people of Orlando.