LaMelo Ball overtook Anthony Edwards as the projected No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
BetMGM and FanDuel shifted Ball ahead of Edwards this week. Ball, a talented guard who played professionally in Australia last season, is -176 at BetMGM and Edwards, a combo guard from Georgia, dropped from -200 on Sunday to +175.
DraftKings in August listed Edwards as the favorite at -134 with Ball +280.
In October, Edwards was +125 and Ball moved to +200.
As of Thursday, Ball was the -200 favorite and Edwards was +155.
The Minnesota Timberwolves hold the No. 1 pick in the draft, which is scheduled for Wednesday and will be a studio event with players joining by video conference.
The Timberwolves met with Ball this week.
At BetMGM, Edwards is ahead of Memphis center James Wiseman (+600) and is the favorite to be drafted second overall by the Golden State Warriors.
Dayton forward Obi Toppin, the AP National Player of the Year in 2019-20, is +5000 to be the top pick in the draft at BetMGM. DraftKings lists Toppin at +20000 to go No. 1.
2020 NBA DRAFT PROFILES
- Precious Achiuwa, PF, MemphisCole Anthony, G, North CarolinaDeni Avdija, G, IsraeilUdoka Azubuike, C, KansasDesmond Bane, G, TCULaMelo Bell, G, USASaddiq Bey, F, VillanovaLeandro Bolmaro, G, ArgentinaYoeli Childs, F, BYUMamade Diakite, F, VirginiaLamine Diane, SF, CSU NorthridgeKristian Doolittle, PF, OklahomaAnthony Edwards, G, GeorgiaCJ Elleby, SG, Washington StateMalachi Flynn, SG, San Diego StateAshton Hagans, G, KentuckyTyrese Haliburton, PG, Iowa StateKillian Hayes, G, FranceMoustapha Heron, G, St. John’sJosh Green, SG, ArizonaObi Toppin, PF, DaytonJames Wiseman, C, Memphis
–Field Level Media ()