Tuesday, June 9, 2015

2015 NBA Mock Draft Picks 6-10

6. Sacramento Kings: Justin Winslow

Justin Winslow is considered the best small forward in the 2015 NBA draft. Even though the Kings have Rudy Gay, Gay can play the power forward position in small ball. He is a shooter, scorer, defender, and rebounder who would be an excellent fit in Sacramento.

7. Denver Nuggets: Stanley Johnson

The Pistons have a huge gap to fill at the small forward position. Stanley Johnson would pair up with Kentavious-Caldwell-Pope to give Detroit a talented young perimeter duo. A big man like Myles Turner would make sense as the Pistons would need another big man if Greg Monroe is gone in free agency, which is likely, but the perimeter is a big need.

8. Charlotte Hornets: Devin Booker

The Hornets have Micheal-Kidd-Gilchrist, who just had his best season, at small forward, but they need a scorer and a go-to-shooter next to him so Devin Booker is a perfect fit. He is an elite scorer and can start for the Hornets on day one. 

10. Miami Heat: Myles Turner

The Heat are championship material when healthy and even though the power forward position isn't exactly a need for the Heat, Myles Turner is a skilled two way player who can be a strong weapon off the bench and can play with Chris Bosh or Hassan Whiteside. As the team is aging, they need to get someone who can help them now.

Signing Off....


Monday, June 8, 2015

2015 NBA Mock Draft Picks 1-5

1. Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl Anthony Towns

The Timberwolves could use a front court running mate for Nikola Pekovic. As the season progressed Karl Anthony Towns continued to develop, he moved into the conversations surrounding the top pick. I still think Jahlil Okafor is the best prospect in the draft but Karl Anthony Towns is a better fit for the Timberwolves.

2. Los Angeles Lakers: Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor is a terrific back-to-the-basket post scorer who knows how to carve out space inside with his wide body. He would be a building block inside for a Lakers franchise in need of a spark.

3. Philadelphia 76ers: D'Angelo Russell

The Philadelphia 76ers have developed their front court drafting Nerlons Noel, Dario Saric, and Joel Embid in the past 2 years, but they still have a huge gap to fill in their back court especially since they traded Michael Carter Williams. D'Angelo Russell is a lefty combo guard who is a
great scorer whether he's slashing to the bucket or shooting it from deep, plus he can even distribute the rock when running the point.

4. New York Knicks: Emmanuel Mudiay

Emmanuel Mudiay was supposed to play his freshman season at SMU but instead ended up playing professionally at China. He has NBA size and strength. This would be a good pick for a team in need of a spark.

5. Orlando Magic: Kristaps Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis is a very skilled big man. The Magic have strong talent at the 1 through 5 so the organization should take the best prospect on the board which is arguably Porzingis. He is a unique player and with him Nikola Vucevic (Orlando's franchise center and player) and Aaron Gordon, the Orlando Magic would have the best young set of young big men.

Signing Off.....