2024 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Hawks court chaos, Spurs speed up rebuild, Lakers surprise

The 2024 NBA draft is less than a week away and there's questions about where each top prospect will go but here is the last version of Hoop Habit's mock draft.
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12) Oklahoma City Thunder-Tidjane Salaun

With so many young players on their roster, the Oklahoma City Thunder will probably prioritize adding more experienced players after their run to the Western Conference semifinals. Nevertheless, they have the 12th pick in the draft and could use it on tantalizing prospect Tidjane Salaun, who ranks as one of the more intriguing players in this year's class.

Salaun, at 6'9 with a 7'1 wingspan, projects to be either a small forward or power forward and has the mobility and size to defend both positions, which would make him a terrific fit on that end of the floor playing alongside Chet Holmgren. Not only that but he has offensive upside too. He is good in transition and cutting to the basket, plus his 3-point shot looks good, even though he shot just 32.9% on 4.2 attempts this season.

However, that number of attempts shows that he is confident in taking them and he should be a capable shooter in the NBA at the very least. Considering that Oklahoma City has often taken chances on athletes that aren't always good shooters, Salaun may not need as much work to become a key rotation player in a couple of seasons.