NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Embiid tops new-look lottery

Wednesday June 4th, 2014
Who will call the names of (from left) Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Aaron Gordon at the draft?
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Nik Stauskas' defense shortcomings won't stop lottery teams from considering the sharpshooter.
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A guard out of Lousiana-Lafayette, Elfrid Payton has the polish and potential to be a first-round steal.
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McGary showcased lottery talent in the 2012-13 season, particularly during a strong NCAA tournament showing. A back injury wiped out most of last season, but McGary elected to go pro rather than face a possible season-long suspension for what he said was a positive marijuana test. McGary is a high-energy player who rebounds, runs the floor and finishes at the rim. He's also an excellent screener with good pick-and-roll potential. He's a low-risk, high-reward pick for a team that needs young frontcourt help.

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