Changes abound in new mock draft
The NBA draft is right around the corner. My friends, after Anthony Davis hears his name called No. 1, it is going to be wide open. Picks 2 through 5 could be a combination of different players, which will influence the entire draft.
The bottom line is this will be a crapshoot. You often need a few years to figure out whether a player pans out. There is not the same instant gratification via the draft as there was several years ago.
After spending time putting this on paper and changing it several times, the VBDI (Vitale Bald Dome Index) has come up with updated projections. My friends, I hope this goes as well as my picks for the NBA Finals on Twitter.
|1. New Orleans||Anthony Davis, Kentucky|
|2. Charlotte||Thomas Robinson, Kansas|
|3. Washington||Bradley Beal, Florida|
|4. Cleveland||Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky|
|5. Sacramento||Harrison Barnes, North Carolina|
|6. Portland||Andre Drummond, Connecticut|
|7. Golden State||Dion Waiters, Syracuse|
|8. Toronto||Damian Lillard, Weber State|
|9. Detroit||Meyers Leonard, Illinois|
|10. New Orleans||Terrence Jones, Kentucky|
|11. Portland||Jeremy Lamb, Connecticut|
|12. Milwaukee||Tyler Zeller, North Carolina|
|13. Phoenix||Terrence Ross, Washington|
|14. Houston||John Henson, North Carolina|
|15. Philadelphia||Arnett Moultrie, Mississippi State|
|16. Houston||Perry Jones III, Baylor|
|17. Dallas||Austin Rivers, Duke|
|18. Houston||Kendall Marshall, North Carolina|
|19. Orlando||Jared Sullinger, Ohio State|
|20. Denver||Moe Harkless, St. John's|
|21. Boston||John Jenkins, Vanderbilt|
|22. Boston||Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure|
|23. Atlanta||Marquis Teague, Kentucky|
|24. Cleveland||Quincy Miller, Baylor|
|25. Memphis||Royce White, Iowa State|
|26. Indiana||Fab Melo, Syracuse|
|27. Miami||Festus Ezeli, Vanderbilt|
|28. Oklahoma City||Tyshawn Taylor, Kansas|
|29. Chicago||Draymond Green, Michigan State|
|30. Golden State||Evan Fournier, France|
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