Thursday June 26th, 2008

Final Mock Draft (cont.)
 
21CAlexis AjincaHyeres-Toulon (France)--7-1240
A versatile big man to help rebuild the Nets' frontcourt.
22SGCourtney LeeWestern KentuckySr.6-5200
Those who want a top-drawer athlete should look elsewhere, but Lee is an excellent shooter and smart player who can play now.
23PFSerge IbakaL'Hospitalet (Spain)--6-10220
A long-term prospect who performed well at the recent Reebok camp in Italy, he could stay overseas to continue developing.
24SFDonte' GreeneSyracuseFr.6-9225
Young, talented shooter could develop into a terrific frontcourt weapon.
25PFJason ThompsonRiderSr.6-11250
Versatile big man who has been linked as high as No. 14 to Golden State.
26PFD.J. WhiteIndianaSr.6-9251
White gives them muscle up front to eventually replace free agent Kurt Thomas.
27COmer AsikFenerbache Ulker (Turkey)--6-11230
The Blazers bought this pick from New Orleans to draft a project and stash him in Europe; Asik could be that guy.
28PFDarrell ArthurKansasSoph.6-9216
Arthur enters the league with a feel for scoring in the paint.
29G/FChris Douglas-RobertsMemphisJr.6-7200
A solid pickup for a team looking to add depth regardless of position.
30F/CMarreese SpeightsFloridaSoph.6-10245
Like the Spurs at No. 26, the Celtics would prefer to unload this pick.
 

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