[NBA Draft]: Big Board Comparison, April 2021

With March Madness in the rearview mirror, many draft analysts have updated their big boards with Josh Giddey, Franz Wagner, and Davion Mitchell moving up, and Moses Moody and James Bouknight moving down. Here’s a comparison of 2021 NBA Draft big boards from Chad Ford at NBA Big Board, Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz at ESPN/Draft Express, Jonathan Wasserman from B/R, and Sam Vecenie at The Athletic.

 ESPN
(4/6)
Athletic
(4/2)
BR
(4/5)
NBA Big Board
(3/15)
1Cade
Cunningham
Cade
Cunningham
Cade
Cunningham
Cade
Cunningham
2Evan
Mobley
Jalen
Suggs
Jalen
Suggs
Evan
Mobley
3Jalen
Green
Evan
Mobley
Evan
Mobley
Jalen
Suggs
4Jonathan
Kuminga
Jalen
Green
Jalen
Green
Jalen
Green
5Jalen
Suggs
Jonathan
Kuminga
Jonathan
Kuminga
Jonathan
Kuminga
6Keon
Johnson
Scottie
Barnes
Keon
Johnson
Davion
Mitchell
7Jalen
Johnson
Moses
Moody
Jalen
Johnson
Franz
Wagner
8Franz
Wagner
Kai
Jones
Scottie
Barnes
Keon
Johnson
9Scottie
Barnes
Corey
Kispert
Josh
Giddey
Scottie
Barnes
10Corey
Kispert
Keon
Johnson
Franz
Wagner
Jalen
Johnson
11Isaiah
Jackson
Davion
Mitchell
Davion
Mitchell
Josh
Giddey
12Davion
Mitchell
James
Bouknight
Moses
Moody
Kai
Jones
13Alperen
Sengun
Jaden
Springer
Alperen
Sengun
Moses
Moody
14Cameron
Thomas
Ziaire
Williams
Kai
Jones
Corey
Kispert
15Kai
Jones
Josh
Giddey
Ziaire
Williams
Sharife
Cooper
16Tre
Mann
Chris
Duarte
Sharife
Cooper
Greg
Brown
17Sharife
Cooper
Tre
Mann
Jaden
Springer
Isaiah
Jackson
18James
Bouknight
Franz
Wagner
Tre
Mann
James
Bouknight
19Josh
Giddey
Isaiah
Jackson
Corey
Kispert
Jared
Butler
20Usman
Garuba
Jalen
Johnson
Josh
Christopher
Jaden
Springer
21Moses
Moody
Day'Ron
Sharpe
Usman
Garuba
Cameron
Thomas
22Ayo
Dosunmu
Sharife
Cooper
Isaiah
Jackson
Chris
Duarte
23Ziaire
Williams
Ayo
Dosunmu
James
Bouknight
Ziaire
Williams
24Chris
Duarte
Alperen
Sengun
Jared
Butler
Tre
Mann
25Charles
Bassey
Rokas
Jokubaitis
Chris
Duarte
Johnny
Juzang
26Jared
Butler
Jeremiah
Robinson-Earl
Cameron
Thomas
Alperen
Sengun
27Marcus
Bagley
Cameron
Thomas
Aaron
Henry
Marcus
Bagley
28Jaden
Springer
Aaron
Henry
Marcus
Bagley
Matthew
Mayer
29Greg
Brown
Nah'Shon
Hyland
Miles
McBride
Usman
Garuba
30Max
Abmas
Roko
Prkacin
Greg
Brown
Day'Ron
Sharpe
31Aaron
Henry
Jared
Butler
Roko
Prkacin
32Filip
Petrusev
BJ
Boston
Brandon
Boston
33Terrence
Shannon Jr.
Usman
Garuba
Joel
Ayayi
34Brandon
Boston
Greg
Brown
Isaiah
Todd
35Miles
McBride
Josh
Christopher
Ayo
Dosunmu
36Day'Ron
Sharpe
Terrence
Clarke
Day'Ron
Sharpe
37Josh
Christopher
Trey
Murphy
Terrence
Shannon
38Roko
Prkacin
Marcus
Bagley
Herbert
Jones
39Keyontae
Johnson
Matthew
Hurt
Charles
Bassey
40Austin
Reaves
Miles
McBride
Kessler
Edwards
41Roko
Jokubaitis
Kessler
Edwards
Jeremiah
Robinson-Earl
42Trey
Murphy
Terrence
Shannon Jr.
Santi
Aldama
43RaiQuan
Gray
Bennedict
Mathurin
Rokas
Jokubaitis
44Ariel
Hukporti
Santi
Aldama
Trey
Murphy
45Juhann
Begarin
Joel
Ayayi
Austin
Reeves
46Jeremiah
Robinson-Earl
Joe
Wieskamp
Nah'Shon
Hyland
47Isaiah
Livers
Marcus
Garrett
Isaiah
Livers
48Matthew
Hurt
Quentin
Grimes
Johnny
Juzang
49Kessler
Edwards
David
Johnson
David
Duke
50Isaiah
Todd
Julian
Champagnie
Max
Abmas
51Gabriele
Procida
Isaiah
Todd
52Allen
Flanigan
Luke
Garza
53Luka
Garza
Moses
Wright
54Trendon
Watford
David
Duke
55Quentin
Grimes
Daishen
Nix
56Herbert
Jones
Austin
Reaves
57Justin
Champagnie
Herbert
Jones
58Santi
Aldama
Sandro
Mamukelashvili
59Daishen
Nix
Johnny
Juzang
60Sandro
Mamukelashvili
Isaiah
Livers

References:

NBA Big Board [Chad Ford]

Bleacher Report [Jonathan Wasserman]

ESPN/Draft Express [Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz]

The Athletic [Sam Vecenie]

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[NBA Draft]: Big Board Comparison, March 2021 (Updated 3/18)

While many have released mock drafts this month, I wanted to keep a close eye on those who have only updated their big boards. Here’s a comparison of 2021 NBA Draft big boards from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz at ESPN/Draft Express, Chad Ford at NBABigBoard.com, and Jeremy Woo at Sports Illustrated. Also, as of 3/18, I’ve added the newly published top 15 draft board from The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor.

 ESPN
(3/15)
NBA Big Board
(3/15)
Sports Illustrated (2/24)The Ringer
(3/18)
1Cade
Cunningham
Cade
Cunningham
Cade
Cunningham
Cade
Cunningham
2Evan
Mobley
Evan
Mobley
Evan
Mobley
Evan
Mobley
3Jalen
Green
Jalen
Suggs
Jonathan
Kuminga
Jalen
Green
4Jonathan
Kuminga
Jalen
Green
Jalen
Suggs
Jalen
Suggs
5Jalen
Suggs
Jonathan
Kuminga
Jalen
Green
Jonathan
Kuminga
6Keon
Johnson
Keon
Johnson
James
Bouknight
Keon
Johnson
7Scottie
Barnes
Scottie
Barnes
Jalen
Johnson
Corey
Kispert
8Jalen
Johnson
Moses
Moody
Scottie
Barnes
Kai
Jones
9Moses
Moody
Corey
Kispert
Corey
Kispert
Franz
Wagner
10Corey
Kispert
James
Bouknight
Keon
Johnson
Moses
Moody
11Franz
Wagner
Greg
Brown
Franz
Wagner
Scottie
Barnes
12Isaiah
Jackson
Jalen
Johnson
Moses
Moody
Jalen
Johnson
13James
Bouknight
Sharife
Cooper
Ziaire
Williams
James
Bouknight
14Alperen
Sengun
Jaden
Springer
Usman
Garuba
Jaden
Springer
15Kai
Jones
Kai
Jones
Daishen
Nix
Ayo
Dosunmu
16Sharife
Cooper
Jared
Butler
Greg
Brown
17Tre
Mann
Davion
Mitchell
Kai
Jones
18Cameron
Thomas
Isaiah
Jackson
Day'Ron
Sharpe
19Ayo
Dosunmu
David
Johnson
Marcus
Bagley
20Josh
Giddey
Usman
Garuba
Jared
Butler
21Usman
Garuba
Brandon
Boston
Jaden
Springer
22Greg
Brown
Daishen
Nix
Sharife
Cooper
23Ziaire
Williams
Ziaire
Williams
Alperen
Sengun
24Charles
Bassey
Matthew
Mayer
Justin
Champagnie
25Marcus
Bagley
Josh
Christopher
Brandon
Boston
26Davion
Mitchell
Marcus
Bagley
David
Johnson
27Jaden
Springer
Day'Ron
Sharpe
Terrence
Shannon Jr.
28Jared
Butler
Josh
Giddey
Joel
Ayayi
29Terrence
Shannon Jr.
Isaiah
Todd
Ariel
Hukporti
30Chris
Duarte
Chris
Duarte
Josh
Christopher

References:

The Ringer [Kevin O’Connor]

ESPN/Draft Express [Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz]

NBABigBoard.com [Chad Ford]

Sports Illustrated [Jeremy Woo]

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