Deandre Ayton of Arizona, who could go No. 1 in the NBA draft, was a top-five recruit when he signed with the Wildcats. Ayton, a 7-1 forward from the Bahamas, was chosen Pac-12 player of the year and freshman of the year. Marvin Bagley III of Duke was the consensus top prospect in the country in the Class of 2017. Though the ACC freshman of the year, Bagley's stock has fallen some because of concerns about his defense. Jaren Jackson Jr. of Michigan State is a 6-11 forward who was Big Ten freshman of the

A look at who the Hawks may take with their first draft pick

The Hawks will pick no worse than seventh in the NBA draft, coming June 21. They’ll do know the position of their first pick when the lottery drawing is held May 15 in Chicago.

In the meantime, and again from May 15-June 21, mock drafts will be the rage. The speculation will intensify when the Hawks’ first draft slot is revealed. (The team will pick at No. 19, No. 30 and No. 33, too.)

Take a look at the video above to see eight candidates who could be available to the Hawks, depending upon how high the team picks.

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