The Suns are guaranteed to have a Top 5 NBA draft pick. Here are some players they could take.

The Phoenix Suns could face some difficult choices in the 2017 NBA draft.

Depending on which pick they land, they will have several options.

Will they take a point guard? If so, which one?

Will they go for a more defensive-minded player?

Could they possibly trade the pick?

The NBA draft lottery is Tuesday. The NBA draft is June 22.

We’ll know the answers to those questions soon.

SUNS GM: LaVar Ball won’t affect whether Suns draft Lonzo Ball

For now, check out who the Suns are projected to take in the latest NBA mock drafts:

azcentral sports: Suns go with UCLA’s Lonzo Ball at No. 2

Doug Haller writes: “Given the Suns’ defensive issues, Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox might make more sense, but Ball moves the ball better than anyone who’s entered this draft in years. At this point, his star potential trumps his unorthodox shot and his father’s nonsense. That could change.”

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CBS Sports: Suns select Kansas’ Josh Jackson at No. 2

Gary Parrish writes: “Jackson didn’t get the attention some other freshmen got this season — and he wasn’t even the best player on his team. (That was Frank Mason.) But the 6-8 wing was tremendous while averaging 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists in his lone college season. He’s an elite athlete who projects as a high-level contributor on both offense and defense.”

NBA DRAFT LOTTERY: Where will the Suns pick? Suns select Ball at No. 2

Jefferson Mott writes: “A lot of controversy surrounds Lonzo Ball, he has proven to be one of the better if not the best player in this draft class. The problem is, his off the court distractions bring up a lot of potential issues for any team. Ball talent speaks for himself and will bring a unique passing and scoring ability to a Phoenix Suns team still searching for their team’s identity.”

NBA DRAFT LOTTERY HISTORY: How have Suns fared? Suns go with Jackson at No. 2 Suns select Duke’s Jayson Tatum at No. 4

Chris Stone writes: “With a couple of point guards available, there could be an argument for the Phoenix Suns taking either De’Aaron Fox or Dennis Smith Jr. here, but the biggest position of need in Phoenix is on the wing, which makes Duke’s Jayson Tatum an ideal fit. The 6-foot-8 swingman has potential as an offensive creator and would give the Suns some much needed scoring punch. It would also allow Marquese Chriss and Dragan Bender to continue their development in the frontcourt.”

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SB Nation: Suns take Jackson at No. 4

Rickey O’Donnell writes: “Phoenix has a budding go-to scorer in 20-year-old shooting guard Devin Booker. It has one of the best point guards in the NBA in Eric Bledsoe. It has two former lottery picks in the front court in Marquese Chriss and Dragan Bender. The only thing the Suns are missing is an athletic two-way wing. That’s why Josh Jackson is an ideal fit. Jackson has drawn comparisons to a young Andre Iguodala. It’s not a perfect comp, but it’s easy to see the similarities. Like Iguodala, Jackson can handle and pass the ball, plays both ends of the court and will thrive in an up-tempo system. If his late season shooting surge is for real, he could be a future NBA All-Star.”

Bleacher Report: Suns go with Jackson at No. 2

Kristopher Knox writes: “Kansas’ Josh Jackson is another prospect who brings talent to both ends of the court. He’s a physical and aggressive 6’8″, 205-pound prospect with enough athleticism and skill to play multiple positions if needed. Jackson has the skills to be a quality scorer in the NBA. While he only averaged 16.3 points per game in 2016, Jackson did make over 51 percent of his shots from the field. Unfortunately, he isn’t a consistent shooter and made just over 37 percent of his three-point attempts.”

DRAFT HISTORY: Phoenix Suns’ second-round NBA draft picks Suns take Ball at No. 2 Suns select Ball at No. 2 Suns pick Ball at No. 2 Suns take Ball at No. 2 Suns go with Jackson at No. 2

SUNS DRAFT HISTORY: Ryan McDonough’s picks Suns select Jackson at No. 2

Jason Alsher writes: “It wouldn’t shock us if the Suns opted to take the “Big Baller” out of UCLA, however, given the abundance of guards on the roster, we think selecting Josh Jackson of Kansas makes more sense. Jackson is an elite athlete and arguably the best two-way player in the draft. He has a great motor, a high basketball IQ, and the goods to be a terrific NBA wing. Jackson has the potential to be a scary player on both ends of the floor — if he continues to improve as a shooter. (Full disclosure: His shot, especially from three, did get better as the year went on.)”

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