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NBA Mock Draft Edition 4

Alex Len
1. Cleveland Cavaliers Alex Len, C
Where did this come from? The Cavaliers are starting to question Noel and Len's physical gifts are just so impressive the Cavs can't pass up on him.
2. Orlando Magic Ben McLemore, SG
Orlando was really terrible across the board a year ago and they need help everywhere including shooting. Ben McLemore, who looks like the next Ray Allen should definitely help.
3. Washington Wizards Nerlens Noel, PF
Emeka Okafor and Nene  are the current starters in Washington. Both are old and aren't getting any younger. If Noel drops to three it will be tough for the Wizards to resist him.
4. Charlotte Bobcats Otto Porter, SF
Although the Bobcats choose Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with last year's lottery pick they pick up another swingman in Porter. With his set of skills he can play a number of positions at the next level.
5. Phoenix Suns Victor Oladipo, SG
The Suns lacked excitement and youth last season which is exactly what Oladipo gives them. A team might trade for Charlotte's number four pick and pick up Oladipo but the Suns need him here.
6. New Orleans Pelicans Trey Burke, PG
The Pelicans could use some help with Anthony Davis in their frontcourt but it will be tough to pass up Trey Burke who will remind many New Orleans fans of Chris Paul.
7. Sacremento Kings Anthony Bennett, SF/PF
With a move to Seattle possibly on the horizon the Kings need this pick to count. A fantastic, big rebounding forward, Bennett brings star potential immediately.
8. Detroit Pistons C.J. McCollum, PG/SG
McCollum may be a stretch here at eight but the Pistons really need some more backcourt scoring help which is what the proven scorer McCollum gives them.
9. Minnesota Timberwolves Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, SG
Ricky Rubio gives the T-Wolves a great passer while Caldwell-Pope gives them a scoring guard.
10. Portland Blazers Steven Adams, C
Adams is unproven but NBA prospects love his size and rebounding ability and the Blazers who now have a great guard in Damian Lilliard, need both.
11. Philadelphia Sixers Lucas Nogeira, C
We don't know if Andrew Bynum will even ever play in Philadelphia so the Sixers pick up a talented Brazilian who can remind a lot of people of Javale McGee in Nogeira.
12. Oklahoma City Thunder Michael Carter-Williams, PG
The Thunder's biggest weakness is definitely depth in the backcourt so they use this lottery pick to pick up guard Carter-Williams who is one of the best passers in this year's class.
13. Dallas Mavericks Cody Zeller, PF
Dallas will probably trade away this pick but if they keep it they will likely pick up a forward. Cody Zeller despite some issues, is really the best available forward.
14. Utah Jazz Dennis Schroeder, PG
Utah is looking for a franchise point guard something they haven't had since Deron Williams left. Schroeder is an extremely quick German point guard who can be that franchise guard.
15. Milwaukee Bucks Shabazz Muhammed, SF
The Bucks have a lot of scoring in the backcourt but they need some help on the wing. Muhammed dropping here would be a great scenario for Milwaukee.
16. Boston Celtics Shane Larkin, PG
Rajon Rondo isn't a great shooting guard so the Celtics pick up Larkin who is rising up draft boards because he can nail the three.
17. Atlanta Hawks Kelly Olynyk, C
Olynyk is a very polished scorer but he could drop in the draft boards because of his average size and lack of a mid range game.
18. Atlanta Hawks Sergey Karasev, SG/SF
The Russian swingman will give the Hawks some wing help, something that they haven't had in a long while.
19. Cleveland Cavaliers Mason Plumlee, PF
It would be an amazing draft for the Cavs if they landed both Len and the talented Plumlee dropped all the way to Cleveland at 19. Plumlee is versatile and a double-double machine that is more mature than Len.
20. Chicago Bulls Rudy Gobert, C
Other than Joakim Noah the Bulls lack a dominant low post presence. Gobert, a 7-2 French center could immediately fill that need.
21. Utah Jazz Giannis Adetokoubo, SF/PF
The Jazz should address their need for a point guard with Schroeder at 14, then pick up Greek product Adetokoubo who should provide quality minutes at the three and four.
22. Brooklyn Nets Tony Snell, SG/SF
Behind Joe Johnson and Gerald Wallace the Nets have very little depth at shooting guard and small forward. Enter Snell a very athletic player who can score at either.
23. Indiana Pacers Gorgui Dieng, C
Imagine how much the Pacers would dominate the paint if they picked up the big, defensive minded Dieng here to go along with Roy Hibbert.
24. New York Knicks Tony Mitchell, SF/PF
In order to take the next step the Knicks need some more scoring help down low to go along with their strong three-point shooting. Mitchell, a gifted forward from North Texas can definitely score in the post.
25. Los Angeles Clippers Allen Crabbe, SG
The Clippers need some help with their shooting on the wing. Crabbe, who won't have to travel far from college ball at California, has a silky jump shot.
26. Minnesota Timberwolves Tim Hardaway, SG
The Timberwolves don't really have a proven three-point threat. Hardaway, who can also spend time at small forward may be the best shooter in the draft this year.
27. Denver Nuggets Glen Rice Jr., SG
Glen Rice has been slowly rising up draft boards and the Nuggets will really need a shooting guard as Andre Iguodala looks to be moving on. He will give Denver an athletic, 6-6 talent.
28. San Antonio Spurs Isaiah Canaan, PG
Although Tony Parker looks like he is never going to age the Spurs need to think about the future. Canaan can drop 30 every game and should be a quality backup to Parker until he moves on.
29. Oklahoma City Thunder Ricardo Ledo, SG
Ledo could remind a lot of Thunder fans of a young James Harden; extremely athletic and a proven scorer.
30. Phoenix Suns C.J. Leslie, PF
Leslie may be a stretch here but he is one of the best forwards available and the Suns have been weak in the frontcourt for a while.

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