10 teams that could ‘tank’ for Cooper Flagg in 2025 NBA Draft

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The 2024 NBA Draft didn’t have a consensus top pick who everyone agreed should be the first player selected. However, the 2025 NBA Draft will be much different, thanks to the presence of Cooper Flagg, the consensus top pick in next year’s selection process.

Flagg is a 6-foot-8 small forward who’s practiced with the USA Select squad, where he’s often looked like the best player on the team. Just 17 years old, the Duke commit is already a prospect who some teams may be positioning themselves for a chance to land the top pick, much like they did in an attempt to get Victor Wembanyama in 2023. But which teams would tank for a chance to draft Flagg?

Golden State Warriors

NBA: Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers
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Charlotte Hornets

NBA: Charlotte Hornets at Philadelphia 76ers
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San Antonio Spurs

NBA: San Antonio Spurs at New Orleans Pelicans
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Toronto Raptors

NBA: Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards
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Utah Jazz

NBA: Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers
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Portland Trail Blazers

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Sacramento Kings
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Chicago Bulls

NBA: Playoffs-Atlanta Hawks at Chicago Bulls
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Brooklyn Nets

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Brooklyn Nets
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Detroit Pistons

NBA: Detroit Pistons at Atlanta Hawks
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Washington Wizards

NBA: Washington Wizards at Minnesota Timberwolves
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