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Final Mock Draft (June 28th, 2012)

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A final mock draft. I have no sources, these are just guesses. To mix it up a bit, I have included a confidence % beside each pick, showing how strongly I feel the team would make this pick. I have also included the “alternative pick”, showing who I’d have 2nd on their board at that pick.

1. New Orleans Hornets – PF Anthony Davis: A lock to go 1st, no use discussing it. Confidence: 100%. Alternate pick: N/A

2. Charlotte Bobcats – PF Thomas Robinson: Charlotte seems a candidate to move down to 4 with Cleveland, but Robinson seemingly is their target either way. Confidence level: 75%. Alternate pick: SF Harrison Barnes

3. Washington Wizards – SG Bradley Beal: Washington’s trade for Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza seems to foreshadow their target is Beal, to fill their need for shooting and scoring at the 2. Confidence level: 90%. Alternate pick: SF Harrison Barnes

4. Cleveland Cavaliers – SG Dion Waiters: Last year Cleveland’s pick of Tristan Thompson, a) Was kept almost a perfect secret until the day of the draft, and b) Apparently made on statistical metrics. The stats love Waiters and hate Harrison Barnes, the consensus best player available here. I have Cleveland matching the conditions of the Thompson pick by taking Waiters. Confidence level: 50%. Alternate pick: SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

5. Sacramento Kings – C Andre Drummond: The heavy word is that Sacramento will be trading this pick to Houston if Robinson isn’t available here and that the Rockets target is seemingly Drummond. Confidence level: 75%. Alternate pick: SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Read the rest of this entry »

Written by jr.

June 28, 2012 at 2:28 pm

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