Two days from 2017 NBA draft, DJ Wilson looks like first-round pick – Detroit Free Press


Michigan sophomore forward D.J. Wilson says he met with the Pistons at the NBA combine in Chicago, discusses his decision on whether to go pro or return to Wolverines on May 12, 2017. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press

Michigan Wolverines forward D.J. Wilson scores against Louisville during first half action Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.(Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Press)

With the NBA draft just two days away, D.J. Wilson’s decision to leave Michigan after his third year appears positive.

Many draft projections list Wilson in the first round heading into Thursday’s draft, most in the bottom third of the 30-pick round.

Wilson was projected to go in the early second round or late first round when he decided to stay in the draft in late May, ending his college career. 

But the past three weeks appear to have stabilized his stock. It does not appear that Wilson had any team workouts, but there seems to be a strong interest level because of what he did as a Wolverine.

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Here’s where Wilson was pegged in the mock drafts on Tuesday: (28th pick, L.A. Lakers): “The Lakers are said to be high on this high-flying stretch-4. When Wilson isn’t boarding above the rim or launching 3-pointers, there isn’t a lot to his game, but those two attributes can get a player into the first round.” (22, Brooklyn Nets). (21, Oklahoma City Thunder): “OKC

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