Friday, June 19, 2015

2015 NBA Mock Draft (Version 2)

Now that Steph Curry and the Warriors have claimed the first NBA championship for the franchise since 1975, it's time to focus on the NBA Draft which will be held next Thursday.

For a view of my first take at mocking the NBA Draft, click here.

1. Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns, C, Kentucky

2. Los Angeles Lakers: Jahlil Okafor, C, Duke

3. Philadelphia 76ers: Kristaps Porzingis, PF, Latvia

4. New York Knicks: D'Angelo Russell, SG, Ohio State

5. Boston Celtics (trade with Magic): Willie Cauley-Stein, C, Kentucky
The Celtics trade picks 16, 28, and 45 to Orlando to move up for the rim protector they desperately need.

6. Sacramento Kings: Emmanuel Mudiay, PG, China

7. Denver Nuggets: Justise Winslow, SF, Duke

8.  Detroit Pistons: Mario Hezonja, SG, Croatia

9. Charlotte Hornets: Devin Booker, SG, Kentucky

10. Miami Heat: Sam Dekker, SF, Wisconsin

11. Indiana Pacers: Myles Turner, C, Texas

12. Utah Jazz: Stanley Johnson, SF, Arizona

13. Phoenix Suns: Frank Kaminsky, C, Wisconsin

14. Oklahoma City Thunder: Cameron Payne, SG, Murray State

15. Atlanta Hawks (via Nets): Trey Lyles, PF, Kentucky

16. Orlando Magic (trade with Celtics): Kelly Oubre, G/F, Kansas

17. Milwaukee Bucks: Bobby Portis, PF, Arkansas

18. Houston Rockets (via Pelicans): Jerian Grant, PG, Notre Dame

19. Washington Wizards: Kevon Looney, PF, UCLA

20. Toronto Raptors: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, SF, Arizona

21. Los Angeles Lakers (trade with Mavericks): Justin Anderson, SG, Virginia
The Lakers trade pick 34 and a protected future first round pick to Dallas for Anderson.

22. Chicago Bulls: Tyus Jones, PG, Duke

23. Portland Trailblazers: R.J. Hunter, SG, Georgia State

24. Cleveland Cavaliers: Delon Wright, PG, Utah

25. Memphis Grizzlies: Jarell Martin, PF, LSU

26. San Antonio Spurs: Olivier Hanlan, PG, Boston College

27. Los Angeles Lakers (via Rockets): Rashad Vaughn, SG, UNLV

28. Orlando Magic (trade with Celtics, via Clippers): Rakeem Christmas, PF, Syracuse

29. Brooklyn Nets (via Hawks): Tyler Harvey, SG, Eastern Washington

30. Golden State Warriors: Anthony Brown, G, Stanford

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