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NBA draft 2020: Debating Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball and the best guards

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LaMelo Ball remains the biggest mystery in this year's NBA draft (6:38)

For the latest edition of ESPN Cover Story, reporter Tim Keown charts the unusual global journey of NBA prospect LaMelo Ball. (6:38)

If the Minnesota Timberwolves keep the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA draft, that top selection will likely come down to a choice between Georgia's Anthony Edwards and Illawarra's LaMelo Ball. Which of the two is the better pro prospect? Who else belongs in the conversation about the best guard in this draft class?

Heading into draft night (Nov. 18 on ESPN), our experts Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz and Kevin Pelton rank their top five guards, break down the differences in their picks and select one key second-rounder to watch.