2020 NBA Mock Draft roundup: First round pick predictions for Celtics post-lottery

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The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery took place Thursday night and completed the order for the first round, so now it's time for teams to really dig into the evaluations of players who would be good roster fits.

This year's draft class lacks the elite prospects with superstar potential -- there's no Luka Doncic, Zion Williamson or Jayson Tatum type of talent -- but this group is full of players who could be dependable and valuable role players for many years. 

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That's good news for the Celtics, who have three first round picks, the most of any team. Boston's first pick is No. 14 at the end of the lottery, which they got from the Memphis Grizzlies in Thursday's lottery. This pick finally completes a 2014 trade between the Grizzlies and Celtics.

The Celtics also selected No. 14 in the 2019 NBA Draft, and they chose Indiana wing Romeo Langford. Langford has shown flashes of his impressive potential, but injuries have prevented him from making a larger impact as a rookie. The C's have few roster weaknesses, but a couple things they would be wise to target with these first round picks are outside shooting and center depth. 

Now that the first round draft order is set, which players could the Celtics select with their three first-round picks? Here's our latest roundup of 2020 NBA mock drafts.

Gary Parrish, CBS Sports
No. 14: Aaron Nesmith, SF, Vanderbilt
No. 26: Xavier Tillman, PF, Michigan State
No. 30: Zeke Nnaji, C, Arizona

Jonathan Givony, ESPN
No. 14: Killian Hayes, G, ULM
No. 26: Robert Woodard II, F, Mississippi State
No. 30: Udoka Azubuike, C, Kansas

Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated
No. 14: Theo Maledon, PG, ASVEL Basket
No. 26: Jaden McDaniels, SG, Washington
No. 30: Jahmi'us Ramsey, SG, Texas Tech

Ricky O'Donnell, SB Nation
No. 14: Cole Anthony, PG, North Carolina
No. 26: Xavier Tillman, PF, Michigan State
No. 30: Tre Jones, PG, Duke

James Ham, NBC Sports Bay Area
No. 14: Precious Achiuwa, PF/C Memphis
No. 26: Josh Green, SG, Arizona
No. 30: Jalen Smith, C, Maryland

Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report
No. 14: Precious Achiuwa, PF/C Memphis
No. 26: Zeke Nnaji, C, Arizona
No. 30: Tre Jones, PG, Duke

Tankathon
No. 14: Patrick Williams, PF, Florida State
No. 26: Tyler Bey, SF, Colorado
No. 30: Vernon Carey Jr., C, Duke

Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Sports
No. 14: Saddiq Bey, SF, Villanova
No. 26: Jahmi'us Ramsey, SG, Texas Tech
No. 30: Leandro Bolmaro, SF, Barcelona

2020 NBA Mock Draft roundup: First round pick predictions for Celtics post-lottery originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston