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NBA Mock Draft Edition 1

1. Orlando Magic Nerlens Noel, C
The Magic nee some help down in the low post. So they pick up Noel, a guy who has the talent to go first even if he misses most of the year with his ACL injury.
2. Charlotte Bobcats Ben McLemore, SG
Charlotte is one of the worst three-point shooting teams in the NBA so they need the sharpshooting McLemore here.
3. Cleveland Cavaliers Anthony Bennett, SF
It hasn't been since the days of King LeBron that the Cavaliers have had a quality wing player. They pick up Bennett, a fantastic rebounder who can score in the low post.
4. New Orleans Hornets Trey Burke, PG
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The Hornets are looking for the next Paul and they should find him here with Burke, a speedy guard who can hit the three.
5. Sacremento Kings Alex Len, C
The Kings pick up Len here, a seven-footer from Maryland to form a dominant frontcourt duo with Demarcus Cousins.
6. Phoenix Suns Shabazz Muhammed, SF
Shabazz going here may be a little bit of a stretch but the Suns really need scoring and that is exactly what the young Muhammed brings.
7. Washington Wizards Otto Porter, SF
With John Wall and Bradley Beal it is clear that the Wizards' backcourt is stacked. Now, Washington works on their frontcourt by drafting Georgetown product Otto Porter.
8. Detroit Pistons Kelly Olynyk, C
Olynyk improved mightily last year and has quietly turned into one of the NBA's brightest prospects. If Andre Drummond doesn't work out, Olynyk would be the perfect developmental player.
9. Minnesota Timberwolves Victor Oladipo, SG
A psychical, athletic defender, Oladipo should be the perfect combo to Ricky Rubio at point guard.
10. Philadelphia Sixers Michael Carter-Williams, PG
Carter-WIlliams, a 6-6 point guard should fit in perfectly with the Sixers. He should be the perfect passer to Jrue Holiday's scoring.
11. Portland Trail Blazers Mason Plumlee, PF
The Blazers got a steal picking up Damian Lilliard last year to be the star of their backcourt. Now, they continue to work on their frontcourt by adding Plumlee to play alongside Lamarcus Aldridge.
12. Oklahoma City Thunder C.J. McCollum, SG
James Harden is now, of course, dominating in Houston so the Thunder pick up McCollum to be their future shooting guard.
13. Utah Jazz Rudy Gobert, C
Gobert, a 7-1 center from France should help an inconsistent Jazz froncourt and could be the heir to another big post player, Al Jefferson.
14. Dallas Mavericks Steven Adams, C
Most of this Dallas team is old so they might want a more developed player than Adams. Though Adams, a seven-footer who showed a lot of potential for Jamie Dixon at Pitt last year could fall here.
15. Milwaukee Bucks  Giannis Adetokoubo, SF
The Bucks should pick up a talented Greek forward here in Adetokoubo to help an average frontcourt.
16. Boston Celtics Dario Saric, PF
Kevin Garnett could be done soon along with Paul Pierce so the Celtics pick up a Croatian talent in Dario Saric.
17. Atlanta Hawks Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, SG
Atlanta looks like they could be entering a complete rebuild and their first piece to the puzzle should be Georgia's athletic shooting guard.
18. Atlanta Hawks Shane Larkin, PG
Although Larkin is a little small and could be a very big risk here at 18, the Hawks should take a chance on the scoring threat Larkin here.
19. Cleveland Cavaliers Cody Zeller, C
Zeller really hurt his NBA draft stock in this year's NCAA tournament. He doesn't have much of a mid range game, has a small wingspan and struggles against tough opponents. He will drop, the question is, how far?
20. Chicago Bulls Gorgui Dieng, C
Assuming Derrick Rose comes back and is his old self the Bulls focus on their post. They pick up Louisville's Dieng with this pick.
21. Utah Jazz Tim Hardaway, SG
The Jazz' backcourt isn't getting any younger and Alec Burks is inconsistent meaning they should hop on the fantastic shooting Hardaway.
22. Brooklyn Nets Lucas Nogeira, C
The Nets' get some much needed help from a seven-footer in Nogeira a talent from Brazil to help with some depth.
23. Indiana Pacers Deshaun Thomas, SF
Indiana gets some scoring help on the wing with the extremely talented Thomas who can score no matter at small forward or at power forward.
24. New York Knicks Tony Mitchell, SF
The Knicks may have Carmelo but they need some depth at small forward and power forward after Rasheed Wallace retired. They pick up Mitchell, a North Texas product.
25. LA Clippers Erick Green, PG
Chris Paul gets a quality backup with Green here who can score everytime he touches the ball, which he did while at Virginia Tech.
26. Minnesota Timberwolves Myck Kabongo, PG
Kabongo showed a lot of talent in his two years at Texas so the T-Wolves get some backourt help with him here.
27. Denver Nuggetts Jamaal Franklin, SG
Depth behind Andre Iguodala and Wilson Chandler is needed in Denver and he has the potential to be a future star in the Mile High City.
28. San Antonio Spurs Jeff Withey, C
Tim Duncan isn't a young player anymore meaning the Spurs should pick up Kansas star shot-blocker Withey here, who has too develop more on the offensive end.
29. Oklahoma City Thunder Lorenzo Brown, PG
Russell Westbrook's injury should show how little depth OKC has behind him. Brown struggled this year but he has enough talent to become a future star at the next level.
30. Phoenix Suns C.J. Leslie, PF
Lets see what Leslie, another NC State product like Brown, can do in the NBA. The Suns will test him out with the 30th pick here.

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