NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Embiid tops new-look lottery

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Who will call the names of (from left) Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Aaron Gordon at the draft?

Who will call the names of (from left) Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Aaron Gordon at the draft?

Nik Stauskas' defense shortcomings won't stop lottery teams from considering the sharpshooter.

Nik Stauskas' defense shortcomings won't stop lottery teams from considering the sharpshooter.

A guard out of Lousiana-Lafayette, Elfrid Payton has the polish and potential to be a first-round steal.

A guard out of Lousiana-Lafayette, Elfrid Payton has the polish and potential to be a first-round steal.

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.