NBA Mock Draft No. 3

Thursday June 19th, 2008
Mock Draft No. 3 (cont.)
 
11 PG D.J. Augustin Texas Soph. 5-11 171
Is he too small? The Pacers' dire need for a point guard persuades them to gamble on Augustin.
12 PF Anthony Randolph LSU Fr. 6-10 197
Sacramento invests in Randolph's upside as a potential second coming of Chris Bosh.
13 SF Donte' Greene Syracuse Fr. 6-9 225
Do they dare take Serge Ibaka this high? Instead, they grab this athletic frontcourt shooter who was coveted by the Warriors.
14 C Kosta Koufos Ohio State Fr. 7-0 265
The Warriors settle for this scoring big man with perimeter range, a nice fit in Don Nelson's system.
15 G/F Brandon Rush Kansas Jr. 6-6 210
The Suns go with a winner in Rush, who should blend into their aging rotation.
16 C DeAndre Jordan Texas A&M Fr. 6-11 250
When in doubt, go big. Jordan has lots of upside, though he played limited minutes in his one college season.
17 C Robin Lopez Stanford Soph. 7-0 245
His twin is the better scorer, but this Lopez will be a solid defender while helping to reduce Chris Bosh's minutes at center.
18 PF J.J. Hickson North Carolina State Fr. 6-9 242
A hungry inside player who could provide the Wizards with rebounding and toughness for the long term.
19 SF Nicolas Batum Le Mans (France) -- 6-8 210
A flashy swingman who defends and can provide scoring to help balance the floor around LeBron James.
20 C JaVale McGee Nevada Soph. 7-0 241
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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