The NBA draft’s second round is typically filled with uncertainty and low expectations. Prospects slated to go picks 30 through 60 generally lack upside or a redeeming quality that leads coaching staffs to believe they’re a strong candidate to contribute.
But every so often, someone slips through the cracks.
Whether it’s a physical flaw or poor setting, certain convertible skill sets can be masked at the college level, making some prospects difficult to seek out and identify as a potential contributor.
The following players may not generate much first-round buzz, but pack serious value if left available at the back end of the draft.