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    Cleveland
    (via L.A. Clippers)

    Kyrie Irving
    Position: PG
    Height: 6-foot-2
    Weight: 180 pounds
    Age: 19
    School: Duke

    Analysis: What a big win for Cleveland -- it trades away Mo Williams and gets back No. 1 pick Kyrie Irving. Yes, the Cavs have Baron Davis, but he's not a big part of their future plans. Irving can come in and immediately give them a backcourt foundation to fit with J.J. Hickson and the No. 4 pick.





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    Minnesota


    Derrick Williams
    Position: SF
    Height: 6-8
    Weight: 241
    Age: Turns 20 on May 25
    School: Arizona



    Analysis: Minnesota GM David Kahn can breathe a sigh of relief -- we think. With Irving likely off the board, Kahn won't have to put up with all those point guard jokes. Unless, that is, he reaches for Brandon Knight or Kemba Walker here.



    I think this pick will be a three-way race among Williams, Enes Kanter and Bismack Biyombo. Of the three, Williams has the strongest pedigree and ultimately should be an upgrade over Michael Beasley. But don't be surprised if Kahn trades the pick. I'm already hearing from sources that Minnesota has told people it's very open to moving the second pick. Kahn really wants to add some veteran help to the team.






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    Utah
    (via New Jersey)


    Brandon Knight
    Position: PG
    Height: 6-3
    Weight: 185
    Age: 18
    School: Kentucky



    Analysis: The Jazz could go in a number of directions. They have a need at small forward (and would love it, by the way, if Derrick Williams fell to them) and at center. And while they like Devin Harris at point guard, they're not sure he's the long-term answer.



    For that reason, I think Knight has a good chance of being the pick. Knight might not have the NCAA pedigree of Kemba Walker, but he is a high-character player, has good size for the position, defends well and can really shoot.






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    Cleveland



    Enes Kanter
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-10
    Weight: 255
    Age: Turns 19 on May 20
    Country: Turkey



    Analysis: Few teams watched Kanter play during the past year unless they saw a Kentucky practice, so they are projecting Kanter's potential largely on the strength of a stellar performance at the 2010 Nike Hoop Summit. But if Kanter plays the way he did at the Hoop Summit and in workouts in Chicago (where I saw him for several days last week), he's a good fit for the Cavs and worthy of this pick.



    Kanter is tough, can play inside and out, rebounds the basketball and has a higher basketball IQ than most other players his age. While a bit undersized for a center, his toughness in the paint would be very welcome in Cleveland.





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    Toronto


    Jonas Valanciunas
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-10
    Weight: 230
    Age: 19
    Country: Lithuania

    Analysis: Many NBA scouts insist Valanciunas could be the best international player in the draft. While Raptors president Bryan Colangelo hasn't been afraid to gamble on European players in the past, there are concerns about the buyout terms of Valanciunas' contract -- some teams are skeptical that he'll be in the NBA for the next few years. Still, he appears to be the most likely choice for the Raptors.






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    Washington


    Kawhi Leonard
    Position: SF
    Height: 6-7
    Weight: 225
    Age: 19
    School: San Diego State



    Analysis: The Wizards changed their uniforms, and by taking Leonard, they can begin to change their image as a soft, defenseless team. Projecting Leonard this high might be a stretch for some, but looking at who's available and what the Wizards need, he's a really good fit.



    Leonard can guard multiple positions, would fill a hole at the 3, plays with a motor and toughness the Wizards often lack, and has enormous upside if he continues to improve his jump shot (he was shooting the lights out in Vegas workouts). The comps to Gerald Wallace don't seem out of order, and if his jumper truly improves, he has a chance to be really special. Pairing him with John Wall could be the start of something in Washington.






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    Sacramento


    Kemba Walker
    Position: PG
    Height: 6-1
    Weight: 172
    Age: 21
    School: UConn



    Analysis: As I noted in our first mock draft, the Kings have finally come to two realizations in the past year. One, Tyreke Evans isn't a point guard. Two, character and leadership matter.

    No one in college basketball showed more heart, leadership or desire to win than Walker this past season at UConn. He has his weaknesses, but he should give the Kings something they need -- a winner.






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    Detroit


    Tristan Thompson
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-8
    Weight: 225
    Age: 20
    School: Texas

    Analysis: Last week we had Bismack Biyombo here, but a number of GMs consider him a risky pick this high. The Pistons could still go in Biyombo's direction, but they may not need to if they fall in love with Thompson.



    Thompson isn't quite as long and bouncy as Biyombo (few players are) but is more of a proven commodity; Thompson is a terrific offensive rebounder in his own right and a much better scorer right now. Like Biyombo, he would be a perfect complement to Greg Monroe on the Pistons' front line.






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    Charlotte


    Bismack Biyombo
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-9
    Weight: 243
    Age: 18
    Country: Congo



    Analysis: The Bobcats are desperate for a big man who can defend the paint. Enter Biyombo. How much do we really know about him? Not much. But the Bobcats desperately need his length, athleticism, rebounding and toughness. Michael Jordan has never been afraid to take risks, and if he is sold on Biyombo, he won't be afraid to do it here either.





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    Milwaukee


    Alec Burks
    Position: SG
    Height: 6-6
    Weight: 195
    Age: 19
    School: Colorado

    Analysis: The Bucks are set at center and point guard but could really use help at the 2, 3 or 4 position. Of the different needs, the 2-guard position may be the most pressing. Burks still needs to improve his shooting, but he is a very athletic guard who can get to the basket.





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    Golden State


    Jan Vesely
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-11
    Weight: 240
    Age: 21
    Country: Czech Republic



    Analysis: The Warriors have a lot of frontcourt needs, so why Vesely? Because he could be special. He runs the floor, is explosive athletically, and could provide a running partner for Steph Curry and Monta Ellis.





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    Utah
    (0.7% chance of winning lottery)

    Chris Singleton
    Position: SF
    Height: 6-9
    Weight: 225
    Age: 21
    School: Florida State

    Analysis: With Andrei Kirilenko heading into free agency this summer, the Jazz are set to lose their most versatile defender. Enter Singleton. He's not the most polished offensive player in the world (sound familiar, AK-47 fans?), but his ability to guard multiple positions and his size for his position are intriguing for the Jazz. If Alec Burks is off the board here, I think they'll look seriously at Singleton.





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    Phoenix


    Jimmer Fredette
    Position: SG
    Height: 6-2
    Weight: 195
    Age: 22
    School: Brigham Young



    Analysis: I continue to believe Fredette would be a great option for Phoenix. His shooting ability combined with the Suns' free-flowing offense are a very good fit. Fredette's terrible defense raises concerns, but at least he is a fit on a team that has been willing to overlook Steve Nash's weakness in that area for years.





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    Houston


    Marcus Morris
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-9
    Weight: 235
    Age: 21
    School: Kansas



    Analysis: The Rockets traded away Shane Battier in February, and Morris wouldn't be a bad long-term replacement. His ability to stretch the floor and rebound, combined with a high basketball IQ, should be welcome in Houston.






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    Indiana


    Kenneth Faried
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-8
    Weight: 225
    Age: 21
    School: Morehead State

    Analysis: The Pacers' two biggest needs are an athletic guard who can create his own shot off the dribble and a long, athletic big man who can block shots and rebound. Of the guys left on the board, Faried seems to fit the latter bill the best. He is undersized for his position, but his length, explosive leaping ability and motor make up for much of that.



    The Pacers have had luck with high-energy guys like Jeff Foster and Tyler Hansbrough in the past. As they continue to try to improve on the defensive end, I think Faried would be a terrific choice.






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    Philadelphia


    Markieff Morris
    Position: PF/C
    Height: 6-10
    Weight: 245
    Age: 21
    School: Kansas

    Analysis: The Sixers really need a big man, and Morris, a Philly native, is the best one left on the board. Morris has a rep as a good defender, shot-blocker and rebounder, but he also proved at Kansas that he can step out and hit the 3. He's a bit rawer than his brother, but he's a good get at this point in the draft.





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    New York


    Josh Selby
    Position: PG
    Height: 6-2
    Weight: 183
    Age: 20
    School: Kansas

    Analysis: GM Donnie Walsh may have made the biggest mistake of his career when he passed on a number of terrific, young but unproven point guards in 2009 so he could draft Jordan Hill. Brandon Jennings, Ty Lawson and Jrue Holiday -- and even Darren Collison, Eric Maynor and Jeff Teague -- each appears to be on his way to a long NBA career. Don't expect the Knicks to make the same mistake again.



    They've been looking long and hard at Selby for a while, thinking he'd thrive in Mike D'Antoni's system, which allows guards much more freedom than they get at Kansas. Selby has lottery talent, but a shaky résumé. It may be a risk taking him this high, but he has a very high upside.






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    Washington
    (via Atlanta)

    Klay Thompson
    Position: PG
    Height: 6-6
    Weight: 202
    Age: 21
    School: Washington St.

    Analysis: Nick Young is heading into free agency, and the Wizards could use another shooter in their backcourt to complement Wall. Thompson rivals Fredette as the best shooter in the draft and would be a great fit for the Wizards.






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    Charlotte
    (via New Orleans)

    Jordan Hamilton
    Position: SF
    Height: 6-7
    Weight: 220
    Age: 20
    School: Texas

    Analysis: Landing Hamilton here would be a steal. Not only is he a terrific shooter with size, but he may be one of the two or three best scorers in the draft. Yes, his shot selection can be a little wild, but he should be a very good fit in Charlotte as it begins the rebuilding process.





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    Minnesota
    (via Memphis)

    Marshon Brooks
    Position: SG
    Height: 6-5
    Weight: 190
    Age: 22
    School: Providence

    Analysis: While the Wolves are stacked with young talent at multiple positions, 2-guard has been an ongoing need for the past two years. The Wesley Johnson at the 2 experiment didn't really go well this past season -- he's been a forward his whole life and will likely stay that way.



    Enter Brooks, the second-best scorer in college basketball. Brooks' dynamic ability to create his own shot off the dribble, combined with solid shooting numbers, should be a big help to Minnesota.






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    Portland

    Donatas Motiejunas
    Position: PF
    Height: 7-0
    Weight: 220
    Age: 19
    Country: Lithuania

    Analysis: The Blazers have been looking for a point guard -- Reggie Jackson, Darius Morris and Nolan Smith will get a look -- but the team also needs depth on its front line. Motiejunas provides that and, at No. 21, he's a big-time bargain.






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    Denver


    Tobias Harris
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-8
    Weight: 226
    Age: 18
    School: Tennessee



    Analysis: Harris may be one of the more underrated players in the draft. He can play both the 3 and 4, and he has a very high basketball IQ and an NBA body. Harris doesn't do any one thing at an elite level, but he is one of the most well-rounded players in the draft.






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    Houston
    (via Orlando)

    Reggie Jackson
    Position: PG
    Height: 6-3
    Weight: 208
    Age: 21
    School: Boston College

    Analysis: Kyle Lowry is coming of a career year, but Jackson would give them a very different look. Jackson is a terrific athlete, has a ridiculous 7-foot wingspan and shot the lights out his junior year. He has virtually every quality you look for in a modern NBA point guard and would likely be a good complement to Lowry.





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    Oklahoma City


    Nikola Mirotic
    Position: SF
    Height: 6-10
    Weight: 226
    Age: 21
    Country: Serbia

    Analysis: Sam Presti is an opportunist, and he is patient -- two critical traits in a great GM. Mirotic, based on talent, is a lottery pick. But a massive buyout means he won't be playing in the NBA anytime soon. If he stays in the draft -- a big "if" at this point -- someone will gamble on him. If it's Presti, he could be getting a major steal down the road.





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    Boston

    Jordan Williams
    Position: C
    Height: 6-10
    Weight: 260
    Age: 20
    School: Maryland

    Analysis: The Celtics miss Kendrick Perkins, who was drafted (by Memphis) late in the first round of the 2003 draft. Williams could be another potential sleeper. He is big and physical and was one of the best rebounders in college basketball this past season. If he can stay in the sort of shape he displayed in Las Vegas, he could be a steal at this juncture in the draft.






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    Dallas


    Davis Bertans
    Position: SF
    Height: 6-10
    Weight: 210
    Age: 18
    Country: Latvia



    Analysis: It's unfair to compare any young European player to Dirk Nowitzki. But after watching Bertans shoot the lights out in the practices at the Nike Hoop Summit, that's how some scouts were referring to him. Bertans doesn't have Nowitzki's size or strength and looks to be a pretty serious project. But long term, he could be a really nice addition for the Mavs.





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    New Jersey
    (via L.A. Lakers)

    Justin Harper
    Position: PF
    Height: 6-10
    Weight: 225
    Age: 21
    School: Richmond



    Analysis: Harper fits a need for New Jersey. He is big and athletic and can shoot the ball with range. After experimenting with guys like Yi Jianlian and Troy Murphy in this role over the past few years, Harper is cheaper and has more upside.






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    Chicago
    (via Miami)

    Tyler Honeycutt
    Position: G/F
    Height: 6-8
    Weight: 188
    Age: 20
    School: UCLA

    Analysis: The Bulls continue to look for long-term answers at the 2, and Honeycutt could be a really nice steal here if he slides this far. He not only has a great basketball IQ and the ability to handle the ball, but is also a good shooter who can stretch the defense.






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    San Antonio

    Lucas Nogueira
    Position: C
    Height: 6-11
    Weight: 218
    Age: 18
    Country: Brazil

    Analysis: The Spurs have done a good job over the years of finding young international players and stashing them overseas for a few years until they are ready. Nogueira seems like another good candidate.



    He is long, athletic and a terrific shot-blocker. He just needs more experience and about 30 pounds of muscle. A few years in Europe should help prepare him.






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    Chicago


    Charles Jenkins
    Position: SG
    Height: 6-3
    Weight: 220
    Age: 22
    School: Hofstra

    Analysis: The Bulls need scorers in their backcourt and ultimately need to find a backup for Derrick Rose at point guard. Jenkins' ability to play both backcourt positions is intriguing. He is big, strong, a very good shooter and one of the best pure scorers in the draft. He is a real sleeper.





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    Anyone think trading up to 2 could be worth it?

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    Anyone think trading up to 2 could be worth it?
    The only thing they'd want is Granger. Of course they could absorb some of his contract. Granger for #2 plus a few more million in cap space?

    Meh, I dunno.

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    Nothing wrong with getting Faried in this draft. I'd rather get someone like him, who is very good at something (Rebounding), than someone who is good at nothing, but okay all around.

    I want a 'safe' pick if we don't trade it. Morris twins, Jimmer, Singleton, or Faried are fine picks by my standards. I don't know enough about Reggie Jackson to see if he's got potential as a point guard or not, so I am not going to comment.

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    There's no way Biyombo slips past Detroit if he's still available.

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    PS- If/when Minnesota drafts Derrick Williams, who do you like out of the following to pursue; Michael Beasley or Anthony Randolph? Any interest in either?

    I'd take Beasley for our first rounder.. The risk is worth it, in my opinion.

    Randolph for Rush/2nd rounder. Nothing more, nothing less.

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    Faried would be a great pick for us at 15. I don't think he'll be available there, but it'd be very nice.

    Vesely at 11 would be a freakin' steal for Golden State.

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    If Markieff Morris is there at 15th you take him.

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    On the ESPN Cavs forum they are debating on whether or not they would trade #1 and 4 for Durant or Rose or not. Some fans would trade one but not both picks haha

    http://boards.espn.go.com/boards/mb/...8605349&lid=13

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    personally i would like to package our 15th pick and say a player like Rush for any teams first rounder in 2012.

    One of the weakest positions of this draft is the SG position. I think if we could package our 15th pick with Rush we could help a team address their need for depth at the 2 spot as well as give them another pick in this draft. We could move out of the 15 spot, in a weak draft, and obtain a pick for next year, in a draft loaded at the 4/5 spot.

    Golden State Warriors - give them Rush with our 15th pick, for their 2012 pick, with maybe top 3 pick protection. They address their need to get deeper at the 2 spot and can add more depth which is much needed with the 15th pick. The Pacers get a 2nd pick in the 2012 draft which will most likely be in the 5 to 14 range, based off this years performance. The Pacers will be picking in the 5 to 14 range as well as around the 16th spot, assuming we stay the same. We could add two players in a very very very deep draft.

    Warriors are the first team i saw but it could work with a number of teams.

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    If we come out of this draft with Faried I will be ecstatic.

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    PS- If/when Minnesota drafts Derrick Williams, who do you like out of the following to pursue; Michael Beasley or Anthony Randolph? Any interest in either?

    I'd take Beasley for our first rounder.. The risk is worth it, in my opinion.

    Randolph for Rush/2nd rounder. Nothing more, nothing less.
    I like Randolph more then Beasley .
    Beasley is a cronic adict & a tweener, & an under-acheiver.
    Randolph is also an under-acheiver (so far), but has the length to lay the 4/5, I long & athletic as heck. Larry was rumored to try for him once, so I could see it again.

    As for dealing Danny for the #2 (as suggested by another poster below)?
    I'd want more then just the pick for Danny, & Kahn wouldn't give it.
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    I'd love for us to get either of the Morris brothers. Both look to be solid NBA pros.

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    Another undersized PF?

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    What about maybe trading Hibbert + 15 to Minnesota for #2 and drafting Knight or Irving? Could then trade Collison for some big help somewhere. Maybe its just my preference for a bigger PG coming out
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    I'd rather have OJ Mayo than any player available at #15.

    Our first round pick is far more valuable as a trading chip than as a draft pick.
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    I'd rather have OJ Mayo than any player available at #15.

    Our first round pick is far more valuable as a trading chip than as a draft pick.
    Not anymore it's not. It WAS, before the trade deadline and we were supposed to be a lotto team and all these big time guys decided to go back to school etc etc. I'm all for trading it, but I don't see it having much value right now at all. As a sweetener for a young/rebuilding type team for a "big name," yeah it helps. But if it's the main asset in a trade we ain't gettin much.

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    Unfair comment on Beasley. Granted the dude has his problems but once you get that spot light on you from the league I'm sure they make suer he gets tested regularly. If there had been any issues he would have been setting.

    Sometimes guys learn from their mistakes, Beasley might be that guy.

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    Not anymore it's not. It WAS, before the trade deadline and we were supposed to be a lotto team and all these big time guys decided to go back to school etc etc. I'm all for trading it, but I don't see it having much value right now at all. As a sweetener for a young/rebuilding type team for a "big name," yeah it helps. But if it's the main asset in a trade we ain't gettin much.
    I do think it is a nice trade chip for a team looking for an influx of talent at a reasonable cost, like the Cavaliers, T-Wolves, Wizards, really any of the bottom feeders. The 15th can still yield some solid value, there are a number of guys who could be very very solid role players.

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    Reggie Jackson is who we really need out of this draft. Shoots the ball incredibly well, was top 5 in scoring and assists in the ACC, and is a high character guy. If Bird is looking to develop our second unit I think Jackson gives us a huge upgrade over Price. Year in and year out teams that make it this deep into the playoffs play great defense and a 6-3 PG with a 7 foot wingspan should be able to take on many on-comers.

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    ....Chad Ford mock draft sucks...

    Mine...
    1. Cleveland - Derrick Williams
    2. Minnesota - Kyrie Irving
    3. Utah - Enes Kanter
    4. Cleveland - Brandon Knight
    5. Toronto - Jan Vesely
    6. Washington - Marcus Morris
    7. Sacramento - Kemba Walker
    8. Detroit - Bismack Biyombo
    9. Charlotte - Kawhi Leonard
    10. Milwaukee - Alec Burks
    11. Golden State - Jonas Valanciunas
    12. Utah - Jimmer Fredette
    13. Phoenix - Tristan Thompson
    14. Houston - Donatas Motiejunas

    15. Indiana - Jordan Hamilton
    http://www.nbadraft.net/players/jordan-hamilton
    http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/player/profile?playerId=46197

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    My guess is that we will try to do what we have done for the last couple of drafts....we're going to try to trade down. I think that there will be many SOLID Players that can be role Players or some Player with potential that will drop to the late Teens and/or 20s.
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    ....Chad Ford mock draft sucks...

    Mine...
    1. Cleveland - Derrick Williams
    2. Minnesota - Kyrie Irving
    3. Utah - Enes Kanter
    4. Cleveland - Brandon Knight
    5. Toronto - Jan Vesely
    6. Washington - Marcus Morris
    7. Sacramento - Kemba Walker
    8. Detroit - Bismack Biyombo
    9. Charlotte - Kawhi Leonard
    10. Milwaukee - Alec Burks
    11. Golden State - Jonas Valanciunas
    12. Utah - Jimmer Fredette
    13. Phoenix - Tristan Thompson
    14. Houston - Donatas Motiejunas

    15. Indiana - Jordan Hamilton
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    You're suggesting that we draft another Wing Player?
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    You're suggesting that we draft another Wing Player?
    Young full potential backup SG? YES...

    We can't get a Starter from nbadraft..

    PG: XXX, DC , AJ/Lance
    SG: XXX, Jordan Hamilton, Rush/Jones
    SF: Granger, George, Rush/Jones
    PF: XXX, Tyler, McRoberts <----depends on price
    C: Hibbert, XXX, Jeff Foster

    We only need backup SG/C ( Trade Rush /Jones one of them)
    Other positions? Use the $......
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    Young full potential backup SG? YES...

    We can't get a Starter from nbadraft..

    PG: XXX, DC , AJ/Lance
    SG: XXX, Jordan Hamilton, Rush/Jones
    SF: Granger, George, Rush/Jones
    PF: XXX, Tyler, McRoberts <----depends on price
    C: Hibbert, XXX, Jeff Foster

    We only need backup SG/C ( Trade Rush /Jones one of them)
    Other positions? Use the $......
    I know that it's a matter of opinion....but I don't think that we need anymore Wing Players....based off of what I have seen from Inferno...I think that he'd be good for the as the 4th Wing Player playing behind Granger, PG and whatever Starting SG that I think that Bird will pursue. IMHO.....if we get a young Full potential Player in the draft....it should be in the Frontcourt at the PF or C. At the very least, there is a greater need in the Frontcourt than in the backcourt.

    Of course, if the Player available at the 15th spot is a Wing Player and is way better then any Frontcourt Player, then I agree...get the Wing Player....otherwise, if there isn't much of a huge difference...then I'd go for the Frontcourt Player.
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