2022 NBA Draft grades: Indiana Pacers select Bennedict Mathurin with No. 6 overall pick

2022 NBA Draft grades: Indiana Pacers select Bennedict Mathurin with No. 6 overall pick

The Indiana Pacers have selected Bennedict Mathurin with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Mathurin's offense should translate very well to the NBA. He brings the two most important traits any prospect can have: a great jump shot and excellent athleticism. They helped him average 17.7 points per game last on strong shooting numbers across the board, and even if he's not a point guard, he still contributed a steady 2.5 assists per game. That's valuable supplementary ball-handling, and the total package should make Mathurin a strong offensive fit from day one. It remains to be seen exactly what Mathurin will be at the NBA level, our CBS Sports NBA Draft experts really like this selection for the Pacers as it received a grade of an …
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