Hugo Besson NBA Draft Predictions, Stats, Profile & Highlights

Larry Rupp
Hugo Besson NBA Draft profile, stats, highlights & prediction.
Hugo Besson NBA Draft profile, stats, highlights & prediction. / David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

There's no shortage of young talent in the 2022 NBA Draft, and that includes international prospect Hugo Besson out of France.

Besson figures to hear his name called on draft night, but the real question is whether he makes his way into the first round or not.

Here's everything you need to know about Besson ahead of the 2022 NBA Draft.

Hugo Besson Mock Draft 2022

Yahoo! Sports predictions are from Raphielle Johnson's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Kyle Boone's latest mock draft. Bleacher Report's projections are from Jonathan Wasserman's latest mock draft.

Yahoo! Sports: New York Knicks (No. 42)
CBS Sports: Minnesota Timberwolves (No. 48)
Bleacher Report: New Orleans Pelicans (No. 52)

Hugo Besson NBA Draft Stock & Projection

Round 2
- New York Knicks (No. 42) - 1
- Minnesota Timberwolves (No. 48) - 1
- New Orleans Pelicans (No. 52) - 1

All three mock drafts highlighted have Besson being taken in the middle of the second round. The crafty ball-handler needs an offense conducive to his style of play to thrive and that fits the mold of the New Orleans best. The Pelicans' backup PG spot is up for grabs heading into the offseason and Besson would be surrounded by capable playmakers.

Hugo Besson Stats

2021-22 New Zealand Breakers (Australia NBL)
- 13.9 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 0.6 steals, 0.0 blocks, 1.8 turnovers, 27.6 minutes per game. 38.5% field goal, 30.6% 3-point shooting.

Besson got his first taste of professional action with the New Zealand Breakers of the NBL. While he showcased an impressive ability to set the pace of the game, he also proved that there is room for improvement in his shotmaking skills. The 21-year-old lines up to be a perfect low-risk pick for a team willing to guide him in the right direction.

Hugo Besson Height, Wingspan & Age

All height, weight and workout information is from
- Age: 21 years (born 2001)
- Height: 6'5.75"
- Weight: 180.4 lbs
- Wingspan: 6'5.5"

Hugo Besson Highlights

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