This matchup is one that could go under-the-radar in this tournament, but either one of these prospects could be Indiana's pick at 23. With the gaping hole at point guard to back up George Hill, Green or Kabongo make a ton of sense. Both would bring scoring off the bench and could develop more as passers on the next level. Neither of these players will start on the Pacers' roster next season unless Hill goes down due to injury, but having Hill as a mentor for a few seasons and have one grow into a starter could be in the cards. Both need more development as true NBA point guards, but if they develop correctly, they could eventually start down the road.
Below is a video breakdown of Virginia Tech's Erick Green from SB Nation partner, Draft Express. Also, Draft Express has a written scouting report of Myck Kabongo (unfortunately not a video breakdown) in the link here. Enjoy the video of Green below, but also don't forget to read Kabongo's scouting report in the link provided during the last sentence.
Green or Kabongo would be nice scoring options off the bench for the Pacers. Either one of these two would also be upgrades over D.J. Augustin when handling the basketball. Going to a team that develops talent well, like the Pacers, would make the transition for either one of these prospects go smoother. If Indiana wants a point guard who can score, but also develop into an all-around court general, then selecting Green or Kabongo would solve those issues.
After the video breakdown of Green and the written analysis of Kabongo, who should advance on to the second round? Will it be Erick Green or Myck Kabongo getting your vote to move on in the Indy Cornrows 23rd Pick Tournament?