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NBA Draft: NBA Mock Draft 1.0

Fred Katz

Fred Katz

Fred Katz averaged almost one point per game in 5th grade, but he maintains that his per 36 minutes numbers were astonishing. Find more of his work at ProBasketballDraft.com or on ESPN's TrueHoop Network. Follow him on Twitter at @FredKatz.

With the NBA Finals wrapped up and just one week remaining before the draft, we'll take a look at NBA Draft Guru Fred Katz's pick-by-pick rundown and his Top 10 rankings for each individual position. Next week we'll have complete analysis for each of the prospects.

2012 NBA Mock Draft

1. New Orleans Hornets – Anthony Davis (6-10, 222), PF, Kentucky
2. Charlotte Bobcats – Thomas Robinson (6-9, 244), PF, Kansas
3. Washington Wizards – Bradley Beal (6-5, 202), SG, Florida
4. Cleveland Cavaliers – Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (6-7, 233), SF, Kentucky
5. Sacramento Kings – Harrison Barnes (6-8, 228), SF, North Carolina
6. Portland Trail Blazers (from Nets) – Damian Lillard (6-3, 189), PG, Weber State
7. Golden State Warriors – Dion Waiters (6-4, 221), SG, Syracuse
8. Toronto Raptors – Jeremy Lamb (6-5, 179), SG, Connecticut
9. Detroit Pistons – John Henson (6-10, 216), PF, North Carolina
10. New Orleans Hornets (from Timberwolves) – Royce White (6-8, 261), SF, Iowa State
11. Portland Trail Blazers – Andre Drummond (7-0, 279), C, Connecticut
12. Milwaukee Bucks – Meyers Leonard (7-1, 250), C, Illinois
13. Phoenix Suns – Jared Sullinger (6-9, 268), PF, Ohio State
14. Houston Rockets – Kendall Marshall (6-4, 198), PG, North Carolina
15. Philadelphia 76ers – Perry Jones III (6-11, 234), SF, Baylor
16. Houston Rockets (from Knicks) – Arnett Moultrie (6-11, 233), PF, Mississippi State
17. Dallas Mavericks – Austin Rivers (6-5, 203), SG, Duke
18. Minnesota Timberwolves (from Jazz) – Tyler Zeller (7-0, 247), C, North Carolina
19. Orlando Magic – Terrence Jones (6-9, 252), PF, Kentucky
20. Denver Nuggets – Andrew Nicholson (6-9, 234), PF, St. Bonaventure
21. Boston Celtics – Terrence Ross (6-7, 197), SG, Washington
22. Boston Celtics (from Clippers) – Fab Melo (7-0, 255), C, Syracuse
23. Atlanta Hawks – Quincy Miller (6-10, 219), SF, Baylor
24. Cleveland Cavaliers (from Lakers) – Moe Harkless (6-9, 207), SF, St. John’s
25. Memphis Grizzlies – Scott Machado (6-2, 207), PG, Iona
26. Indiana Pacers – Marquis Teague (6-2, 180), PG, Kentucky
27. Miami Heat – Draymond Green (6-7, 236), SF/PF, Michigan State
28. Oklahoma City Thunder – Jeffery Taylor (6-7, 213), SF, Vanderbilt
29. Chicago Bulls – Tony Wroten (6-6, 203), PG, Washington
30. Golden State Warriors (from Spurs) – Festus Ezeli (6-11, 264), C, Vanderbilt

Top Ten Prospects by Position

Point Guards

1. Damian Lillard (6-3, 189), Weber State
2. Kendall Marshall (6-4, 197), North Carolina
3. Scott Machado (6-2, 205), Iona
4. Marquis Teague (6-2, 189), Kentucky
5. Tony Wroten (6-6, 203), Washington
6. Tu Holloway (6-0, 187), Xavier
7. Tyshawn Taylor, (6-4, 177), Kansas
8. Maalik Wayns (6-1, 195), Villanova
9. Zack Rosen (6-0, 170), Penn
10. Casper Ware (5-10, 177), Long Beach State

Shooting Guards

1. Bradley Beal (6-5, 202), Florida
2. Dion Waiters (6-4, 221), Syracuse
3. Jeremy Lamb (6-5, 179), UConn
4. Austin Rivers (6-5, 203), Duke
5. Terrence Ross (6-7, 197), Washington
6. John Jenkins (6-4, 212), Vanderbilt
7. Will Barton (6-6, 174), Memphis
8. Evan Fournier (6-7, 204), France
9. Orlando Johnson (6-5, 224), UC Santa Barbara
10. Kevin Murphy (6-6, 194), Tennessee Tech

Small Forwards

1. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (6-7, 233), Kentucky
2. Harrison Barnes (6-8, 228), North Carolina
3. Royce White (6-8, 261), Iowa State
4. Perry Jones III (6-11, 234), Baylor
5. Quincy Miller (6-10, 219), Baylor
6. Moe Harkless (6-9, 207), St. John’s
7. Jeffery Taylor (6-7, 213), Vanderbilt
8. Quincy Acy (6-8, 224), Baylor
9. Jae Crowder (6-6, 241), Marquette
10. Kostas Papanikolaou (6-8, 230), Greece

Power Forwards

1. Anthony Davis (6-10, 222), Kentucky
2. Thomas Robinson (6-9, 244), Kansas
3. John Henson (6-10, 216), North Carolina
4. Arnett Moultrie (6-11, 233), Mississippi State
5. Jared Sullinger (6-9, 268), Ohio State
6. Terrence Jones (6-9, 252), Kentucky
7. Andrew Nicholson (6-9, 234), St. Bonaventure
8. Draymond Green (6-7, 237), Michigan State
9. Mike Scott (6-9, 241), Virginia
10. Drew Gordon (6-9, 239), New Mexico

Centers

1. Andre Drummond (7-0, 279), UConn
2. Meyers Leonard (7-1, 250), Illinois
3. Tyler Zeller (7-0, 247), North Carolina
4. Fab Melo (7-0, 255), Syracuse
5. Festus Ezeli (6-11, 264), Vanderbilt
6. Bernard James (6-10, 230), Florida State
7. Robert Sacre (7-0, 231), Gonzaga
8. Henry Sims (7-0, 241), Georgetown
9. Miles Plumlee (7-0, 252), Duke
10. Ognjen Kuzmic (7-1, 231), Malaga




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