Drafting 23-and-under teams to build the ultimate core

Darius Garland and Evan Mobley, Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images
Darius Garland and Evan Mobley, Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images /
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Keldon Johnson and Devin Vassell, San Antonio Spurs. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images /

Final Rosters from the 23-and-under Draft

After five rounds, 40 players went off the board. There are still quite a few names remaining, including (in no particular order): Shaedon Sharpe, Jalen Green, Ausar Thompson, Dyson Daniels, Bilal Coulibaly, Taylor Hendricks, Cam Thomas, Josh Green, Ousmane Dieng, Coby White, Cole Anthony, Tre Jones, Jalen Suggs, Jalen Johnson, Corey Kispert, AJ Griffin, Christian Braun, Cam Whitmore, Jaden Hardy, Dereck Lively II.

Here are all eight rosters, ordered roughly by position:

Team Quinn:
Amen Thompson
Anthony Edwards
Jaden McDaniels
Deni Avdija
Chet Holmgren

Team Dan:
Anthony Black
Jalen Williams
Franz Wagner
Jarace Walker
Victor Wembanyama

Team Gibson:
Darius Garland
Jaden Ivey
Moses Moody
Jonathan Kuminga
Jalen Duren

Team Matt:
Josh Giddey
Gradey Dick
Keegan Murray
Evan Mobley
Alperen Sengun

Team Alex:
LaMelo Ball
Devin Vassell
Trey Murphy III
Zion Williamson
Onyeka Okongwu

Team Caleb:
Cade Cunningham
Ochai Agbaji
Scottie Barnes
Paolo Banchero
Walker Kessler

Team Josh:
Scoot Henderson
Tyrese Haliburton
Brandon Miller
Jeremy Sochan
Jabari Smith Jr.

Team Izzy:
Tyrese Maxey
Tyler Herro
Keldon Johnson
Patrick Williams
Jaren Jackson Jr.

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Who do you think was the best roster? Would you have made any decisions differently? These eight rosters are all brimming with talent and tracking the careers of these players will be extremely fun.