2023 NBA Mock Draft: Mavericks land defensive stopper, Warriors add another shooter

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12. Oklahoma City Thunder draft Keyonte George

The Oklahoma City Thunder were a win away from making the NBA Playoffs last season but lost in the second play-in game to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Their future looks bright, and they did all of this without the No. 2 overall pick from last year's draft, Chet Holmgren.

149. keyonte. . . 12. . . Keyonte George. 6'4", SG, Baylor.

With a full offseason of training for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and company, the Thunder will be looking to take the next step next season. With the 12th pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, I have the Thunder selecting Keyonte George from Baylor.

George averaged 15.3 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.1 steals per game in his one-and-done season at Baylor. He is an excellent scorer that can create his shot whenever he wants. George uses dribble moves to get to his spots and loves to get all the way to the basket and finish at the rim.

George makes sense for OKC because they need another shooter. Adding George on the court will help spread the floor more and provide the Thunder with a reliable scorer and shooter off the bench. George shot 33.8 percent from three as a freshman but took some tough shots. His shooting looks like it'll translate beautifully to the NBA.