Several players in the NBA draft, from Bradley Beal to Festus Ezeli, will be sought by teams that are interested in their prowess on a particular end of the court. Beal is an intriguing prospect because of his all-around shooting ability. Ezeli sparks interest because of his shot-blocking ability.
Lottery teams that struggle to score, like the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Washington Wizards, could be hoping for a shot at getting Beal to revamp their offense. Teams drafting in the late first round that need help defensively could be interested in taking Ezeli.
Following is a mock draft that highlights players like Beal who are fantastic scorers and some who are showstoppers on defense.