Australia's very own Josh Giddey highlights a vast array of talent selected in the top 10 in the 2021 NBA draft.
Giddey was selected with the number six pick and will be headed to the Oklahoma City Thunder in what is an amazing amazing achievement for a supremely talented guard that could make an immediate impact in all facets of the game on the biggest stage in the basketball world.
Here is the rundown of the top 10 picks in the 2021 NBA draft:
Pick 1: Cade Cunningham (Detroit)
Coming out of Oklahoma State is 6'8 Cade Cunningham, who was selected first overall by the Detroit Pistons.
Cunningham, 19, was the consensus number one pick after averages of 20.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
With a unique talent and a vast array of ways at scoring the basketball, Cunningham will be sure to excite Detroit fans who are looking for their next superstar talent.
Pick 2: Jalen Green (Houston)
With pick two, the Houston Rockets selected Jalen Green out of the NBA's G-League.
Green, 19 and standing at 6'5, is known for his natural scoring ability which was on full display this past 2020/21 season in the G-League, where he averaged 17.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.
Pick 3: Evan Mobley (Cleveland)
Coming out of USC is Evan Mobley, who was selected fourth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Standing at 7'0, Mobley is a big man with guard potential, with a fantastic shooting stroke and length to go with some raw athleticism, Mobley has the pieces to be a very strong NBA player over time.
Pick 4: Scottie Barnes (Toronto)
Out of Florida State is 6'8 forward Scottie Barnes, who was selected by the Toronto Raptors with their fourth pick.
Barnes, 20, averaged 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game for Florida State and with a solid mix of basketball talent and raw athletic power, has pieces to make a name for himself in the city of Toronto.
Pick 5: Jalen Suggs (Orlando)
Out of Gonzaga is 6'4 Jalen Suggs, who was selected with the fifth pick by the Orlando Magic.
Suggs, 20, is an outstanding athlete and brilliant decision maker to go along with his elite scoring ability.
Suggs averaged 14.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game during the 2020/21 NCAA season.
Pick 6: Josh Giddey (Oklahoma City)
Australia's Josh Giddey was selected with the sixth pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he will team up with young star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander in what the Thunder will be hoping will be a great guard duo for many years to come.
Standing at 6'8 with unbelievable ball handling and basketball IQ, Giddey has all the traits to become one of the very best players from his draft class.
Giddey, 18, averaged 10.86 points, 7.32 rebounds and 7.64 assists per game in his lone season at the Adelaide 36ers in the NBL as apart of the NBL's Next Stars program, which has seen the likes of recent draftees LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton make their way into the NBA via the same system.
Pick 7: Jonathan Kuminga (Golden State)
Coming out of the G-League, Kuminga was selected with the seventh pick by the Golden State Warriors.
Standing at 6'7, Kuminga, 18, has the potential to be a force on both ends of the floor.
In 2020/21, Kuminga averaged 15.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.
Pick 8: Franz Wagner (Orlando)
With the eighth pick from the Orlando Magic, they selected Franz Wagner out of Michigan, who will team up with brother, Mo.
At 19 years old and standing at 6'9, Wagner has nice size and a great feel for the game that could make him a valuable piece for the rebuilding Magic.
He averaged 12.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game in his two years at Michigan.
Pick 9: Davion Mitchell (Sacramento)
With their ninth pick, the Sacramento Kings selected Davion Mitchell out of Baylor.
At 22 years old and standing at 6'1, Mitchell isn't the tallest, but he is a very efficient scorer and has a quick first step that allows him to be really solid on both ends of the floor.
Mitchell averaged 12.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game in his four years at NCAA level.
Pick 10: Ziaire Williams (Memphis via New Orleans)
Out of Standford University, Ziaire Williams was selected with the tenth overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies.
Williams is an elite wing prospect with high level athleticism that will allow him to be solid on both ends of the floor.
In his lone season at Stanford, Williams averaged 10.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.