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My 2010 NBA Mock Draft

Discussion in '2019 NBA Draft' started by Coherent, May 19, 2010.

  1. Coherent

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    1. Washington Wizards – John Wall, PG, Kentucky
    Best Case: Rajon Rondo
    Worst Case: Keyon Dooling

    2. Philadelphia 76ers – Evan Turner, SG/SF, Ohio State
    Best Case: Grant Hill (Prime)
    Worst Case: Anthony Parker

    3. New Jersey Nets – Derrick Favors, PF, Georgia Tech

    Best Case: Shawn Kemp (Quieter)
    Worst Case: Tyrus Thomas

    4. Minnesota Timberwolves – Wesley Johnson, SG/SF, Syracuse
    Best Case: Rudy Gay
    Worst Case: Travis Outlaw

    5. Sacramento Kings – DeMarcus Cousins, C, Kentucky

    Best Case: Derrick Coleman
    Worst Case: Erik Dampier

    6. Golden State Warriors – Al-Farouq Aminu, SF, Wake Forest
    Best Case: Luol Deng
    Worst Case: Thaddeus Young

    7. Detroit Pistons – Greg Monroe, PF, Georgetown
    Best Case: Brad Miller
    Worst Case: Joe Smith (late career)

    8. Los Angeles Clippers – DonatasMotiejunas, SF/PF, International
    Best Case: Mehmet Okur
    Worst Case: Channing Frye

    9. Utah Jazz – Cole Aldrich, C, Kansas
    Best Case: Brendan Haywood
    Worst Case: Desagana Diop

    10. Indiana Pacers – Ed Davis, PF, North Carolina
    Best Case: Al Horford
    Worst Case: PJ Brown

    11. New Orleans Hornets – Luke Babbit, SF, Nevada
    Best Case: Rashard Lewis (harder worker)
    Worst Case: Matt Bonner

    12. Memphis Grizzlies – Patrick Patterson, PF, Kentucky

    Best Case: Elton Brand
    Worst Case: Patrick O’Bryant

    13. Toronto Raptors – Hassan Whiteside, C, Marshall

    Best Case: Anthony Randolph
    Worst Case: Brendan Wright

    14. Houston Rockets – Epke Udoh, PF/C, Baylor
    Best Case: LaMarcus Aldridge (better defender)
    Worst Case: JaVale McGee

    15. Milwaukee Bucks –Xavier Henry, SG, Kansas

    Best Case: Paul Pierce
    Worst Case: Jim Jackson (late career)

    16. Minnesota Timberwolves – Solomon Alabi, C, Florida State

    Best Case: Dikembe Mutombo
    Worst Case: Saer Sene

    17. Chicago Bulls – James Anderson, SG, Oklahoma State
    Best Case: Nick Anderson
    Worst Case: Luke Jackson

    18. Miami Heat – Damian James, SF, Texas
    Best Case: Shawn Marion
    Worst Case: Kirk Snyder

    19. Boston Celtics – Gordon Hayward, SG/SF, Butler

    Best Case: Kevin Martin
    Worst Case: Casey Jacobsen

    20. San Antonio Spurs – Kevin Seraphin, PF, International
    Best Case: Nene
    Worst Case: Ike Diogu

    21. Oklahoma City Thunder – Daniel Orton, PF/C, Kentucky
    Best Case: Marreese Speights
    Worse Case: Ronny Turiaf

    22. Portland TrailBlazers – Larry Sanders, PF/C, Virginia Commonwealth

    Best Case: Chris Anderson
    Worst Case: Chris Taft

    23. Minnesota Timberwolves – Avery Bradley, SG, Texas

    Best Case: Monta Ellis
    Worst Case: Dajuan Wagner

    24. Atlanta Hawks – Paul George, SG/SF, Fresno State
    Best Case: Danny Granger
    Worst Case: Gerald Green

    25. Memphis Grizzlies – Eric Bledsoe, PG, Kentucky

    Best Case: John Starks
    Worst Case: Will Solomon

    26. Oklahoma City Thunder – Gani Lawal, PF, Georgia Tech
    Best Case: Joakim Noah
    Worst Case: Chris Wilcox

    27. New Jersey Nets – Quincy Pondexter, SG/SF, Washington
    Best Case: Marquese Daniels
    Worst Case: Alando Tucker

    28. Memphis Grizzlies – Stanley Robinson, SF/PF, UConn
    Best Case: Darius Miles (plays harder)
    Worst Case: Qyntel Woods

    29. Orlando Magic – Devin Ebanks, SG/SF, West Virginia
    Best Case: Aaron Affalo (Denver version)
    Worst Case: Rod Gizzard

    30. Washington Wizards – Darington Hobson, SF, New Mexico
    Best Case: Micheal Ray Richardson (modern version)
    Worst Case: Maurice Ager
     
  2. sammy

    sammy Contributing Member

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    That's exactly who I want the Rockets to draft.

    I wouldn't mind Cousins, Turner, or Favors though :grin:
     
  3. BasketballReasons

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    Doubt Minny picks up Wes. He won't fit there team. Both him & brewer can't create.

    I like Ekpe though!
     
  4. Coherent

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    Epke is my pick too, I love his game.
     
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    Udoh is no doubt in my mind a top 10 pick.. We'd have to trade up to get him.

    However, if we stay at 14 I could see Morey selecting Alabi over Whiteside. I think whiteside will be a late 1st round pick.. He's a bit overhyped.
     
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    I agree, I think Minny will trade down maybe even with the rocks and select Xavier Henry. They should start the 6'9 SG/SF Brewer at the 3.
     
  7. coachbadlee

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    Bad comparisons :confused:
     
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    Doesn't matter if Minny needs perimeter scoring, there is no way they pick Wesley Johnson over Cousins. Cousins has the potential to be a franchise player.
     
  9. Coherent

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    In this draft, i see a ton of role players and starters but only 3 players with superstar potential.

    John Wall
    Evan Turner
    Xavier Henry

    The thing is, people put to much into what could be into what is. Cousins is nothing more than a big body who uses his size and strength to grab boards and go back up strong and drawing contact. While that is good to have a player like that, I don't think he wants to be that player, he isn't receptive to coaching at all, he tuned out Calipari 75% of the time and did his own thing, got into foul trouble and sat on the bench. When he is in the game, no doubt he is a force. But I think you are underrating Johnson quite a bit. The guy is coachable, has great range on his shot and hustles. They got corner stone players in Love and Jefferson, they don't need depth at in the post like they do at the guard spots.
     
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    What makes you think so highly of Henry? I like him too,and want him at the 14th instead of Whiteside,but I don't see him as a Paul Pierce(#10 pick).
     
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    Xavier Henry is like Chase without any explosive athleticism and even worse defense.

    He and James Anderson are interchangable in my opinion, although James is more adapt at using screens and shooting off them and neither are really good athletes by NBA standards.
     
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    I'm sorry, but I can't help but notice how you highlighted a lot of Cousins negatives, while down playing a lot of is positives by saying "Cousins is nothing more than a big body"... :rolleyes:

    But with that said here's a couple of things you forgot to mention: His post skills, nimbleness, 3-point range, footwork, great hands, ability to establish position, ability to put the ball on the floor, mid-range game, shot blocking presence, rebounding, efficiency, and his overall high skill level... while still only being "19yrs old"

    But with that said, overall I like your mock draft, however I do disagree on a couple of things
    • One: Orton, I expect him to go much higher, I read somewhere that Toronto is already in loved with his physical presence to put next to Bargnani(PF) at the center position.
    • Two: Can you please explain to me how Motiejunas is remotely similar to Okur.
    • Three: Turner is nowhere even close to Hills explosiveness in his prime.
    • Four: Also IMO there are a lot more star "potential" players in this draft, than what you posted...

    --RB
     
  13. Ariza4MVP

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    do not want!!!!
     
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