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#1 Pick Parade Marches On: Marvin Bagley III will be in Phoenix on Friday

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Midwest Regional-Kansas vs Duke Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Just like Deandre Ayton on Wednesday, now Marvin Bagley III — predicted anywhere from #2 overall to #5 across various websites — will get his one-man show with the Phoenix Suns front office and coaching staff, followed by a boastful media session.

Part One: Luka Doncic, somewhere in Spain, but he won’t otherwise be made available to U.S. media while he plays in Real Madrid’s playoffs

Part Two: Deandre Ayton

Part Three: Bagley will have his one-on-zero workout on Friday at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Marvin Bagley is a local kid, on valley sports radar for many years and lately the national stage in his one year at Duke.

Bagley is a bit smaller than Ayton, but profiles as a big man who will likely spend as much time at center as he does at power forward in the NBA.

I’m very curious about the tone of the press conference tomorrow, after such “foregone conclusion” session on Wednesday with Ayton.

I full expect that McDonough will gush just as hard about Bagley — as well he should, in some respects — and that Bagley will sound just as sure of being worthy of the #1 pick as Ayton did.

Some sites have Bagley ahead of Ayton. Some have Bagley ahead of Doncic. None have Bagley ahead of both, but who knows maybe the Suns will.

For now, let’s watch Bagley’s prospect profile via the awesome Mike Schmitz.

Oh, and I don’t know if we shared Ayton’s yet, so here’s Ayton’s.

They haven’t made one of Doncic yet. Can’t wait to see that one.

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