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I Love P
03-20-2012, 11:28 AM
Can someone with Insider post this please?

Heisenberg
03-20-2012, 12:14 PM
Charlotte

Anthony Davis

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-10
Weight: 220 pounds
Age: 19
School: Kentucky
Analysis: If the Bobcats are lucky enough to win the lottery, they'll land the consensus No. 1 player in the draft -- Davis. Davis is already a nightmare on the defensive end and is an emerging force on the offensive side. Pair him together with Bismack Biyombo on the front line, and I'm not sure anyone will score in the paint against the Bobcats.


Washington

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Position: SF
Height: 6-foot-7
Weight: 210 pounds
Age: 18
School: Kentucky
Analysis: The Wizards are desperately trying to change their culture, and landing Kidd-Gilchrist would be a major move in the right direction. He's not the most polished player in the draft, but few players work harder on either end of the floor. He cares more about winning than stats and would immediately add energy, toughness and heart to a team that urgently needs all three.

However, Kidd-Gilchrist told reporters near the end of the regular season that he'll return to Kentucky for another season. If that holds true and the Wizards can't get him, Thomas Robinson or Harrison Barnes are their next best options.


New Orleans

Thomas Robinson

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-9
Weight: 237 pounds
Age: 21
School: Kansas
Analysis: The Hornets have a tough call here. Andre Drummond has more upside and Perry Jones would be tempting. But if they're trying to build a team around winners, Robinson is the guy. He would bring toughness, physicality and energy to the paint for the Hornets.


Portland (via Nets)

Bradley Beal

Position: SG
Height: 6-foot-5
Weight: 195 pounds
Age: 18
School: Florida
Analysis: The Blazers grabbed this pick from the Nets as part of the Gerald Wallace trade last week. The pick is top-three protected, so if the Nets keep losing, it will revert back to New Jersey. For now, this is the best-case scenario for the Blazers, who have a lot of needs after blowing the team up. And shooting guard is a big one.

Beal hasn't had a domiant freshman season, but his scoring ability in the backcourt would help the Blazers get over the loss of Brandon Roy a little sooner.


Toronto

Harrison Barnes

Position: SF
Height: 6-foot-8
Weight: 210 pounds
Age: 19
School: North Carolina
Analysis: The Raptors have been looking for a legit small forward for several years and Barnes would be a perfect fit. While he hasn't had the elite season we expected (those early Kobe comparisons have totally faded), he's still a lethal shooter who could turn into a Danny Granger/Glen Rice sort of player down the road.


Detroit

Andre Drummond

Position: C
Height: 6-foot-11
Weight: 275 pounds
Age: 18
School: UConn
Analysis: The Pistons are in desperate need of size and athleticism in the front court. While Drummond is a bit of a gamble, it's a risk worth taking at this point in the draft. He has all the physical tools to be a dominant big man in the pros. Although he was really inconsistent during his freshman season at UConn, with time and patience he could be the perfect complement to Greg Monroe on the front line.


Sacramento

James Michael McAdoo

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-9
Weight: 233 pounds
Age: 19
School: North Carolina
Analysis: McAdoo's appearance this high might raise some eyebrows since he's been a backup for most of the season and hasn't put up great numbers. But he's played very well ever since John Henson went down with a wrist injury. Plus, his upside is really high. On the Kings, DeMarcus Cousins, Tyreke Evans and Marcus Thornton take most of the shots, so they need a player like McAdoo who can make an impact without the ball.

If McAdoo doesn't declare for this year's draft, however, I wouldn't be shocked to see the Kings roll the dice with Baylor's Perry Jones.

Cleveland

Cody Zeller

Position: C
Height: 6-foot-11
Weight: 210 pounds
Age: 19
School: Indiana
Analysis: The Cavs passed on drafting big man Jonas Valanciunas last year, so I don't think they'll pass on a big man again this year. They may have a greater need at the wing, but Zeller would give them a long-term answer at the 5.

One of the most efficient players in the country this season, Zeller has the quickness and skill level NBA teams like out of centers. The only caveat? Zeller, like Kidd-Gilchrist, is seriously considering returning to school for his sophomore season. If he does, expect the Cavs to go after a wing like Jeremy Lamb.


Utah (via Warriors)

Damian Lillard

Position: PG
Height: 6-foot-2
Weight: 185 pounds
Age: 21
School: Weber State
Analysis: The Jazz have talented young players at every position except point guard. Enes Kanter is the center of the future, Derrick Favors is set to take over at power forward, Gordon Hayward is already doing his thing at small forward, and the team is high on Alec Burks at the 2.

Enter Lillard. While the Jazz won't just draft to fill a position, Lillard is as talented as anyone in this range. He's more of a scorer than a pure point guard, but his ability to hit jump shots and get his teammates involved will be alluring to the Jazz.


Milwaukee

Perry Jones

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-11
Weight: 235 pounds
Age: 20
School: Baylor
Analysis: The Bucks traded Andrew Bogut at the deadline for Monta Ellis. While Ellis will help with some of their scoring needs in the backcourt, the loss of Bogut creates some long-term problems up front. But with no elite center at this point in the draft, there's no exact fit here.

So I think the Bucks should do what they did with Brandon Jennings -- take the best talent available and hope they can bring out his potential.


Portland

Tyler Zeller

Position: C
Height: 7-foot-0
Weight: 235 pounds
Age: 22
School: North Carolina
Analysis: If the Blazers can land Beal with their first pick, they would likely look to fill their holes at center or point guard. In a weak point guard draft, their two available options here would be Kendall Marshall and Tony Wroten Jr. While both have strengths, I think the Blazers would go big and take Zeller. He's not going to be a star, but he runs the floor like a guard and has gotten better every year.


New Orleans (via Wolves)

Kendall Marshall

Position: PG
Height: 6-foot-4
Weight: 188 pounds
Age: 20
School: North Carolina
Analysis: The Hornets gave up the best point guard in the NBA when they traded Chris Paul to the Clippers. They aren't going to be able to replace him in this draft. But the consolation prize is Marshall -- the best pure point guard in the draft. He wouldn't be the dynamic scorer that Paul was in New Orleans, but he would make everyone around him better.


Phoenix

Jared Sullinger

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-9
Weight: 280 pounds
Age: 20
School: Ohio State
Analysis: Sullinger doesn't necessarily fill a need -- the Suns drafted Markieff Morris to play the 4 last year -- but he's the best player left on the board and the type of guy who could immediately give Phoenix a very different but dominant look in the paint.

Utah


Jeremy Lamb

Position: SG
Height: 6-foot-5
Weight: 185 pounds
Age: 19
School: UConn
Analysis: Lamb has elite talent, but his laid-back demeanor has given some scouts pause. Higher in the draft, he's a bit of a risk. But down here he's a good bargain for the Jazz as they continue to rebuild their backcourt.


Houston (via Knicks)

John Henson

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-10
Weight: 210 pounds
Age: 21
School: North Carolina
Analysis: The Rockets lack long, athletic bigs, and Henson would give them a defensive presence who can guard both forward positions. He's still raw offensively, but he has a little Andrei Kirilenko in his game.


New Jersey (via Rockets)

Quincy Miller

Position: SF
Height: 6-foot-9
Weight: 210 pounds
Age: 19
School: Baylor
Analysis: Miller is another player on this list who might be better off returning to school. He's a blue-chip talent, but with another year to heal from an ACL tear in high school and more time in the weight room to bulk up a bit, he could go 10 spots higher in next year's draft. If he stays in the draft, the Nets won't let him slip too far.


Boston

Terrence Jones

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-8
Weight: 244 pounds
Age: 20
School: Kentucky
Analysis: Jones is one of those players with top-five talent who doesn't play like it on a consistent basis. That is a gamble the Celtics should be willing to take at this spot in the draft. They did the same thing a few years ago with Rajon Rondo and it paid off big. The similarity between the two? Both players believed in their games, even when their coaches didn't. Jones could be the second coming of Antoine Walker.


Denver

Meyers Leonard

Position: C
Height: 7-foot-0
Weight: 240 pounds
Age: 20
School: Illinois
Analysis: The Nuggets traded Nene for JaVale McGee, but they could still use more size in the middle. Leonard is pretty raw, but he's a terrific athlete who can play good defense right away.


Atlanta

Tony Wroten Jr.

Position: PG
Height: 6-foot-5
Weight: 205 pounds
Age: 18
School: Washington
Analysis: The Hawks have been searching for their point guard of the future for a long time. Jeff Teague has been solid, but he doesn't have nearly the upside that Wroten has. If Wroten had a better reputation (and a better jump shot) he might be a top-five pick. Some scouts see him as another Gary Payton, but he's wild and can get out of control, and that may scare the Hawks away.


Philadelphia

Andrew Nicholson

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-9
Weight: 222 pounds
Age: 22
School: St. Bonaventure
Analysis: The Sixers still could use size. Elton Brand won't be around forever and the team's next 4 off the bench is Lavoy Allen. Nicholson has gotten dramatically better every year and has some David West to his game. He would be a good fit in Philly and could contribute right away.


Houston (via Mavericks)

Austin Rivers

Position: SG
Height: 6-foot-4
Weight: 199 pounds
Age: 19
School: Duke
Analysis: The Mavericks sent this pick to the Lakers as part of the Lamar Odom trade and then the Lakers turned around and sent it to the Rockets as part of the Derek Fisher deal. The pick is top-20 protected.

There are a lot of opinions floating out there about Rivers. Many scouts have been disappointed with his play and think he needs to return to Duke for his sophomore season. But a handful think he has the potential to be special thanks to his quick crossover, high basketball IQ and killer mentality on the court. At pick No. 21, the upside-to-risk ratio strongly favors the Rockets, who really need to build around some star power.


Memphis

Patric Young

Position: C
Height: 6-foot-9
Weight: 245 pounds
Age: 20
School: Florida
Analysis: The Grizzlies are looking for toughness and defense in the frontcourt, and Young brings both. He doesn't do much of anything on the offensive end, but he has Ben Wallace-like potential on the defensive end of the floor. Young has stated that he'll be returning to Florida for his junior season. If that's true, St. Bonaventure's Andrew Nicholson or Mississippi State's Arnett Moultrie could get the call here.

Indiana

Terrence Ross

Position: SG
Height: 6-foot-6
Weight: 190 pounds
Age: 21
School: Washington
Analysis: The Pacers are really stacked just about everywhere, so they'll take the best talent on the board. Ross is both an excellent athlete and a terrific shooter. He has some star power to his game, he just hasn't totally harnessed it yet.


Boston

Arnett Moultrie

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-11
Weight: 225 pounds
Age: 21
School: Mississippi State
Analysis: Moultrie has all the physical tools to be a dominant NBA player. He's long and super-athletic, and he can even get things done on the perimeter. He's just taken a little longer to develop. He would be a good get here for the Celtics.


Orlando

C.J. Leslie

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-8
Weight: 206 pounds
Age: 20
School: NC State
Analysis: Leslie may be one of the best athletes in the draft. He's still stuck a little bit between the 3 and the 4, but his game has really matured over the past few months. He's a top-10 talent and worth the risk here.


Cleveland (via Lakers)

Jeff Taylor

Position: SF
Height: 6-foot-7
Weight: 225 pounds
Age: 22
School: Vanderbilt
Analysis: Taylor is another elite athlete who can play way above the rim. What he's lacked for most of his career is a great jump shot. But Taylor has improved dramatically in that area lately, making him a lethal weapon on both ends of the floor. The Cavs really need help at the 3, making him a nice match.


Golden State(via Spurs)

Dion Waiters

Position: SG
Height: 6-foot-4
Weight: 215 pounds
Age: 20
School: Syracuse
Analysis: The Warriors lost one of the most relentless drivers in the game when they shipped Monta Ellis off to Milwaukee. Waiters would be able to fill some of that void as an electric scorer off the bench.


Miami

Draymond Green

Position: SF
Height: 6-foot-6
Weight: 235 pounds
Age: 22
School: Michigan State
Analysis: The Heat need players with experience who excel in bringing out the best in their teammates. Green can be a point-forward type who does a little bit of everything. Think of him as a better-passing Udonis Haslem.


Oklahoma City

Mason Plumlee

Position: PF
Height: 6-foot-10
Weight: 230 pounds
Age: 22
School: Duke
Analysis: Plumlee's upside is probably similar to that of the Pacers' Jeff Foster. While he won't be a dominant player on either end of the floor, he's big, he'll defend and he'll flush things around the rim.


Chicago

Moe Harkless

Position: SF
Height: 6-foot-8
Weight: 190 pounds
Age: 18
School: St. John's
Analysis: Harkless reminds me a little of Trevor Ariza. He is a terrific scorer and defender who needs to get a more settled jump shot. Although the Bulls need a shooter, Harkless would be tough to pass up here if he's still on the board.

Heisenberg
03-20-2012, 12:19 PM
I'd hate if the Heat drafted Green. He's such a fun kid to watch play, would be awful to see him turn evil as soon he puts that hat on.

Shade
03-20-2012, 12:26 PM
I don't see Cody coming out this year.

Heisenberg
03-20-2012, 12:27 PM
I don't see Cody coming out this year.
It'd really, really surprise me too. Just a little more than teams projecting him as a 5.

CooperManning
03-20-2012, 12:54 PM
There's no way Austin Rivers comes out either, right?

Patric Young sounds like the type of player we could use, I don't know much about his game though. P4E, where you at?

Ichi
03-20-2012, 12:55 PM
I wouldn't be too happy to see us pass on Moultrie for Ross. The Washington back court is very talented, but I don't really like their style that much. I would prefer us take a big that has some athleticism and potential. I think Moultrie could be a nice player in a couple years.

CooperManning
03-20-2012, 12:57 PM
I wouldn't be too happy to see us pass on Moultrie for Ross. The Washington back court is very talented, but I don't really like their style that much. I would prefer us take a big that has some athleticism and potential. I think Moultrie could be a nice player in a couple years.

Cool name, I'd be down.

Doddage
03-20-2012, 01:01 PM
It'd be nice if Patric Young slipped to our pick. That is, if he declares.

Kstat
03-20-2012, 01:07 PM
Drummond would be a nice pairing with Monroe, but I'd rather have Zeller.

ejwallace
03-20-2012, 01:08 PM
It amazes me just how much these Mock Draft choices vary from site to site....This Insiders Mock has Moultrie falling behind our pick, while http://nbadraft.net/ has Moultrie going 7th over all.....guess it's all just speculation at this point, but what gives...

90'sNBARocked
03-20-2012, 01:09 PM
Zeller = Eric Montross 2.0 ?

LA_Confidential
03-20-2012, 01:11 PM
I doubt that Larry would choose another guard especially if he intends to bring back Hill and Barbosa. I'd be more interested in polished big man or a utility player in the mold of Chris Singleton. If not, trade the pick for a solid big if possible.

Heisenberg
03-20-2012, 01:13 PM
Bringing back Barbosa would surprise me a lot more than drafting a long lanky athlete at the 2 like Ross.

Steagles
03-20-2012, 01:23 PM
I'd like to see us draft Fab Melo or better yet Festus Ezeli. I think Ezeli will have a solid NBA career and can eventually start.


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Really?
03-20-2012, 01:24 PM
I would not mind Ross or Moultrie, either one is fine to me, Ross is a player that has tons of potential, and would be good to pair along with GH and PG depending on what happens with granger in the future.

Moultrie would be good to have, he is the main reason Miss St. did anything this year, he is pretty good all around and could be our long term answer at PF tons of potential, reminds me of a young KG.

pacergod2
03-20-2012, 01:34 PM
Would love to trade up for Henson. I think he fits our roster and the type of players we go after. I really think he would be a great fit, but I doubt our ability to get him.

I've never seen Washington play, so I don't know anything about this kid.

Also, just a gripe of mine. These guys are supposed to be experts. So why the hell do they only do one round of projections? They only think 30 players are worth their time? We don't have a pick, but still. It is a gripe I have with all these mock drafts.

pizza guy
03-20-2012, 01:55 PM
One way or another, I'm betting we add a big on draft day. Foster is probably going to retire, and next year is DWest's last year on this contract. While a lot of folks here like Lou, he's not going to become a starter. So, I'd bet we get ourselves a tough PF/C type guy.

Justin Tyme
03-20-2012, 02:09 PM
Bringing back Barbosa would surprise me a lot more than drafting a long lanky athlete at the 2 like Ross.

It depends on how much Hill wants. If Hill wants 7 mil, I can see Barbosa being re-signed if he plays well here the rest of the year.

Somewhere either the draft, trade, or FA the Pacers need some athleticism and length in a Big.

Ok, it goes against my grain, being how I feel about IU, but what is DJ White's game like? Obviously, I never watched him in college. I've seen him a few times for the Bobcats, but not enough to be able to gage his game. Can anyone help? Please honestly, no IU homerism.

Really?
03-20-2012, 02:11 PM
This is definitely the year to go after a big, their are tons of them, atleast one good one should slip to us, also about not mocking the 2nd round, some do, but a lot of the first round draft picks deal with need and fit, 2nd round typically is to add depth, or store players over seas for years.

Most tend to rank these players but not always mock it though.

Really?
03-20-2012, 02:19 PM
Oh yeah here is a mock site that has been around for a decent amount of years,:

http://nbadraft.net/2012mock_draft

Wouldn't mind adding a 2nd to grab a guy like Jae Crowder, Jeff Whitey, Alex Young, Kevin Jones, Rondey Williams, Robbie Hummel, Scott Macado, Tyshawn Taylor although his awareness sucks bad sometimes, Will Barton, possibly even William Buford.

Justin Tyme
03-20-2012, 02:20 PM
B/c of my KY friend, I've watched the Wildcats play numerous times this year, and I REALLY like Davis. I realize the Pacers have no chance to get him, but he's going to make a NBA team a good player. I'd like to see him stay in college another year, but that's not likely to happen.

I also feel it would be best if Terrance Jones stayed another year too.

I can't wait until Friday's game between KY & IN. I know KY fans are really looking forward to it! Should be an interesting game.

RichardHawes
03-20-2012, 02:46 PM
I would like the see Meyers Leonard drop to us and back up Roy...The kid is really athletic but still coming into his own...Maybe im partial to him as we do need a big and he lead my small hometown to a state championship a few years back...

Trader Joe
03-20-2012, 03:03 PM
Zeller = Eric Montross 2.0 ?

Which one? Tyler maybe, but Cody's game is different.

I don't see Cody declaring this year. I also see several reaches on that board.

Kidd-Gilchrist should be the run away number 1 pick if he declares, kid is a player and a better competitor than Davis.

I don't see how Thomas Robinson deserves to be picked 3rd overall.

Trader Joe
03-20-2012, 03:04 PM
Drummond would be a nice pairing with Monroe, but I'd rather have Zeller.

Which one?

Kstat
03-20-2012, 03:07 PM
Cody, obviously. Tyler does not belong in the top-10 conversation, though he's certainly top-20.

Gamble1
03-20-2012, 03:10 PM
I would love to get Ross but I doubt he is there when we pick. As far as bigs its hard for me to get excited for guys that are pf tweeners. The league seems full of them and more come out each year.

I would like to get Festus one for the name sake and 2 because I think he could develop behind Hibbert pretty well. Melo has all types of problems and really is the boom or bust type player. Lacks focus and a lot of other things but could be there when the Pacers pick.

Ross reminds me a little of MarShon Brooks.

Sparhawk
03-20-2012, 03:15 PM
Oh yeah here is a mock site that has been around for a decent amount of years,:

http://nbadraft.net/2012mock_draft

Wouldn't mind adding a 2nd to grab a guy like Jae Crowder, Jeff Whitey, Alex Young, Kevin Jones, Rondey Williams, Robbie Hummel, Scott Macado, Tyshawn Taylor although his awareness sucks bad sometimes, Will Barton, possibly even William Buford.

I'm not a fan of nbadraft.net's mocks. Quincy Miller in the second round? Seriously? I like what they try to do with the ranking, but don't like their mocks.

want a better mock and good all around draft site, go to draftexpress.com (http://www.draftexpress.com/)

Sparhawk
03-20-2012, 03:16 PM
Ross reminds me a little of MarShon Brooks.

Couldn't really say, but Marshon has an outstanding wing span while Ross does not.

Gamble1
03-20-2012, 03:17 PM
I'm not a fan of nbadraft.net's mocks. Quincy Miller in the second round? Seriously? I like what they try to do with the ranking, but don't like their mocks.

want a better mock and good all around draft site, go to draftexpress.com (http://www.draftexpress.com/)
Thats because your not looking at the consensus mock draft. Miller is going 23rd in that mock.

http://nbadraft.net/nba_mock_drafts/consensus/

Major Cold
03-20-2012, 03:20 PM
Kidd-Gilchrist should be the run away number 1 pick if he declares, kid is a player and a better competitor than Davis.


Only the interviews will have Kidd-Gil ahead of Davis. Kidd-Gil needs to stay one more year. So does Quincy Miller and Rivers.


Cody should not get an agent. If he gets a promise in the top 10 he needs to take it. I really do not see his draft stock go up even if he puts more weight on. As a Hoosier fan I want him to stay. But it is the Gordon Hayward factor. If you get lottery promises as a rising player, you have to watch out for the plateau of being exposed.

With that said. I think he is top ten talent not because of what he can do on the block, but what he does across the board.

Sparhawk
03-20-2012, 03:21 PM
Thats because your not looking at the consensus mock draft. Miller is going 23rd in that mock.

http://nbadraft.net/nba_mock_drafts/consensus/

Never seen that, but that looks like it's based off the users, not the people running the site. I still don't see Quincy going that low. If he does, I'd hope the Pacers take him. You can always trade him to hopefully upgrade the point.

Upgrading our point should be our top priority this offseason, but it'll have to be through a trade, cause this draft doesn't have any worthwhile pg prospects.

Trader Joe
03-20-2012, 03:22 PM
Cody, obviously. Tyler does not belong in the top-10 conversation, though he's certainly top-20.

I figured.

Kstat
03-20-2012, 03:47 PM
If I were dumars and I were picking 6 or 7, I'd go as far as to issue Cody a guarantee to get him to declare. Hed be damn close to perfect next to Monroe.

Trader Joe
03-20-2012, 03:49 PM
You like him that much?

Kstat
03-20-2012, 03:51 PM
You like him that much?

If Davis, MKG and Robinson are likely unavailable? He'll yes. The pistons need exactly what he brings.

I think Cody has all-star potential. He hasn't scratched the surface yet.

xIndyFan
03-20-2012, 03:57 PM
. . . Ok, it goes against my grain, being how I feel about IU, but what is DJ White's game like? Obviously, I never watched him in college. I've seen him a few times for the Bobcats, but not enough to be able to gage his game. Can anyone help? Please honestly, no IU homerism.

jmo, but he's not very good at the NBA level. not big and strong enough to play inside. he's been working on an outside game, i guess trying to be more of a stretch forward. but right now, he's a stretch forward without the stretch.

slightly better than josh mcroberts at PF stuff, not as athletic or passer, but a better shooter.

Lance George
03-20-2012, 03:57 PM
This draft class looks underwhelming to me.

Kstat
03-20-2012, 03:58 PM
This draft class looks underwhelming to me.

Depends what you're looking for. The crop of bigs could be the next the NBA has seen in 10 years.

Major Cold
03-20-2012, 04:05 PM
This draft class looks underwhelming to me.

I think there a lot of sleepers in this draft. I think there are a lot of starters, second stars, stars, but maybe no franchise players like Durant, Rose, and Lebron. With that said I think this is the deepest 1 st round in a long time. And an extreme high reward 1-15 players.

PaceBalls
03-20-2012, 04:09 PM
If Cody Z is projected as a lottery pick, he would be silly not to go to the NBA. Too much money at stake and too many things that can go wrong with possible injury or even just having a bad sophomore season.

As an IU fan I hope he stays, but we are talking about life changing money for him and all future Zellers for the next 4 generations.

Sparhawk
03-20-2012, 04:13 PM
This draft class looks underwhelming to me.

I think it depends if everyone comes out that is projected to come out. I have a feeling some of these kids are going to stay in school, and then the draft won't look as strong, but it's still deep. I think you could see quite a few second rounders making teams.

Pacers4Life
03-20-2012, 04:18 PM
There's no way Austin Rivers comes out either, right?

Patric Young sounds like the type of player we could use, I don't know much about his game though. P4E, where you at?

Who needs p4e when you have p4l.. A bonafide Gator fan. patric young is an absolute monster who plays defense and gets rebounds. His offense is lacking like they said but he's got a decent hook shot and didn't get totally dismantled by Anthony davis this year (they played 3 times). Nonstop motor that's definitely contagious. And at 6'9 245 lbs he's an absolute load to move. Excellent quickness to go along with his muscular frame.

He wont be leaving Florida this year though. And neither will brad beal who at pick #5 is totally ridiculous anyways.

RLeWorm
03-20-2012, 04:19 PM
compared to the last two years this draft is by far stronger. 2010 lottery is full of busts. John Wall, Greg Monroe, and Paul George might be the only good ones from that lottery. 2011....well i don't even have to explain weakest draft ever

Really?
03-20-2012, 05:40 PM
I'm not a fan of nbadraft.net's mocks. Quincy Miller in the second round? Seriously? I like what they try to do with the ranking, but don't like their mocks.

want a better mock and good all around draft site, go to draftexpress.com (http://www.draftexpress.com/)

I look at both... but yeah I was just stating there are places that have mocks for both rounds, and yeah I do not think Quincy Miller will be coming out this year but yeah if he were I think he would be mid 20s pick, he had a strong showing early when PJIII was not there, but he has kind of tailed of more towards the end of the season.

Pacersalltheway10
03-20-2012, 06:22 PM
http://vaughtsviews.com/?p=18227


He was asked if he might feel any extra emotion about Thursday’s upcoming Senior Night game where Darius Miller and Eloy Vargas will be honored before the game. If he goes into the draft as most expect, the game against Georgia would also be his final Rupp Arena appearance.

“No, it’s not any extra emotion. I am staying all four years as of now,” said Kidd-Gilchrist, who had eight points, eight rebounds, three assists and one steal before fouling out.

Several media members laughed when Kidd-Gilchrist made the statement.

“I am dead serious. I don’t know why you all are laughing. I am serious,” he said.

cdash
03-20-2012, 06:35 PM
Kidd-Gilchrist should be the run away number 1 pick if he declares, kid is a player and a better competitor than Davis.

This is a truly puzzling comment. I love Kidd-Gilchrist, but Davis' defensive potential alone makes him the pick there. Plus his offensive game is rounding into form as the season progresses and if MKG is a better competitor than Davis, it's not by much. By all accounts Davis is hard worker on and off the court.

Sparhawk
03-20-2012, 06:54 PM
I look at both... but yeah I was just stating there are places that have mocks for both rounds, and yeah I do not think Quincy Miller will be coming out this year but yeah if he were I think he would be mid 20s pick, he had a strong showing early when PJIII was not there, but he has kind of tailed of more towards the end of the season.

I'm almost hoping he comes out now. I would like to have this guy on the Pacers.