Thursday June 19th, 2008

Mock Draft No. 3 (cont.)
 
11PGD.J. AugustinTexasSoph.5-11171
Is he too small? The Pacers' dire need for a point guard persuades them to gamble on Augustin.
12PFAnthony RandolphLSUFr.6-10197
Sacramento invests in Randolph's upside as a potential second coming of Chris Bosh.
13SFDonte' GreeneSyracuseFr.6-9225
Do they dare take Serge Ibaka this high? Instead, they grab this athletic frontcourt shooter who was coveted by the Warriors.
14CKosta KoufosOhio StateFr.7-0265
The Warriors settle for this scoring big man with perimeter range, a nice fit in Don Nelson's system.
15G/FBrandon RushKansasJr.6-6210
The Suns go with a winner in Rush, who should blend into their aging rotation.
16CDeAndre JordanTexas A&MFr.6-11250
When in doubt, go big. Jordan has lots of upside, though he played limited minutes in his one college season.
17CRobin LopezStanfordSoph.7-0245
His twin is the better scorer, but this Lopez will be a solid defender while helping to reduce Chris Bosh's minutes at center.
18PFJ.J. HicksonNorth Carolina StateFr.6-9242
A hungry inside player who could provide the Wizards with rebounding and toughness for the long term.
19SFNicolas BatumLe Mans (France)--6-8210
A flashy swingman who defends and can provide scoring to help balance the floor around LeBron James.
20CJaVale McGeeNevadaSoph.7-0241
A long athlete who has a lot to learn, but he has the potential to excel in an up-tempo system.
 

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