Yes, teams ultimately control a player’s destiny in the any draft. However, many times you see players trying to force their hand and position themselves on their ideal landing spot.
In 2009, Ricky Rubio threatened to stay in Europe if certain teams selected him. Lonzo Ball only worked out for the Lakers last season. Eli Manning didn’t want to play for the San Diego Chargers, who had the first pick, which forced a trade with the New York Giants