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Where could we see Virginia basketball stars go in the 2019 NBA Draft?

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We look at where Hunter, Jerome, and Guy could land next month.

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Now that the order is set thanks to the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, we can start to get a better idea where some Virginia alums might end up after the NBA Draft on June 20. The New Orleans Pelicans lucked into the first pick of the 2019 draft, followed by the Memphis Grizzlies, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Lakers to round out the top four.

De’Andre Hunter is a projected lottery pick, and he hasn’t been projected to fall past the No. 8 pick in any of the major mock drafts. Ty Jerome and Kyle Guy are both also staying in the NBA Draft this season, and both will be participating in the 2019 NBA Draft Combine, taking place May 15 through 19 in Chicago. The on court activities take place May 17 and 18. Hunter has recently withdrawn from the Combine, which makes sense to avoid injury as he’s already projected to go high in the draft.

As the players get ready, we took a look at the most recent mock drafts from SB Nation, CBS Sports, The Ringer, Bleacher Report, The Athletic, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, and NBC Sports to get an idea of where they think Hunter, Jerome, and Guy may end up.

2019 NBA Mock Drafts - Virginia Players

Mock Draft De'Andre Hunter Ty Jerome Kyle Guy
Mock Draft De'Andre Hunter Ty Jerome Kyle Guy
SB Nation 5-Cleveland Cavaliers 30-Milwaukee Bucks *
CBS Sports 4-Los Angeles Lakers 20-Boston Celtics *
The Ringer 4-Los Angeles Lakers * *
Bleacher Report 4-Los Angeles Lakers 28-Golden State Warriors *
The Athletic 5-Cleveland Cavaliers 24-Philadelphia 76ers 54-Philadelphia 76ers
ESPN 5-Cleveland Cavaliers 30-Milwaukee Bucks **
Sports Illustrated 8-Atlanta Hawks 36-Charlotte Hornets **
NBC Sports 5-Cleveland Cavaliers 24-Philadelphia 76ers *
* Not included, but didn’t provide 2nd round mock; ** Not included, but provided 2nd round mock

The Cleveland Cavaliers seem to be a popular pick for Hunter with five of the outlets projecting him there under new head coach John Beilein. The Los Angeles Lakers are also a possibility, though they may try and use their No. 3 pick as leverage for a trade for Anthony Davis.

Jerome could go anywhere in the mid-to-late 20s with only The Ringer projecting him in the second round (boo, hiss). Both SB Nation and NBC Sports have Jerome landing in Milwaukee with Malcolm Brogdon, though Philly at No. 24 was projected twice.

Guy only made it into one second round projection of the three sites that did a full mock. Sam Vecenie of The Athletic could see both Jerome and Guy going to Philadelphia, which would be fun to see them stay together.

Stay tuned to Streaking the Lawn for more updates from the Combine as well as 2019 NBA Draft coverage.