Scouting NBA draft lottery prospects: Strengths, comps, intel

Why LaMelo Ball is the most talented player in the 2020 NBA draft (1:20)

Mike Schmitz breaks down LaMelo Ball's playing style and why he's the most talented prospect in the 2020 NBA draft. (1:20)

Who are the best prospects in the 2020 NBA draft?

Following the coronavirus outbreak, NBA executives expect that this year's pre-draft process will be severely limited, if not lost altogether, as the prospect of having athletes or scouts board commercial flights for individual workouts, pro days or a league combine appears extremely unlikely. That will make the evaluation process more challenging than usual.

With ESPN's projected lottery picks having likely played their last competitive games before draft day -- whenever that might occur -- we break down the strengths and weaknesses for our top 16 players, as well as likely NBA roles, physical comps and more intel.