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Darnell Mayberry's Mock Draft 2.0

by Darnell Mayberry Published: June 20, 2010

/> →Previous: Patrick Patterson.

→13. Toronto: Luke Babbitt, SF, Nevada

→Babbitt can score in numerous ways and will be needed to in Toronto.

→Previous: Avery Bradley.

→14. Houston: Solomon Alabi, C, Florida State

→Who better for Alabi to learn under than Yao Ming?

→Previous: James Anderson.

→15. Milwaukee: James Anderson, SG, Oklahoma State

→Backcourt combo of Brandon Jennings and Anderson could be deadly.

→Previous: Luke Babbitt.

→16. Minnesota: Avery Bradley, SG, Texas

→Can he play alongside Jonny Flynn?

→Previous: Hassan Whiteside.

→17. Chicago: Paul George, SF, Fresno State

→Future sign-and-trade bait for Cleveland to surrender LeBron?

→Previous: Ekpe Udoh.

→18. Miami: Eric Bledsoe, PG, Kentucky

→Overshadowed by Wall all season, Bledsoe is an explosive point guard in his own right who could team extremely well with Dwyane Wade.

→Previous: Eric Bledsoe.

→19. Boston: Quincy Pondexter, SF, Washington

→Celtics might have one final run in them, and Pondexter is experienced enough to help.

→Previous: Paul George.

→20. San Antonio: Patrick Patterson, PF, Kentucky

→Polished, versatile forward could help in the frontcourt and fit in nicely with the team-first concept.

→Previous: Daniel Orton.

→21. Oklahoma City: Larry Sanders, PF, Virgina Commonwealth

→A long, lanky forward who could complement OKC's fast-break game perfectly.

→Previous: Solomon Alabi.

→22. Portland: Daniel Orton, C, Kentucky

→You'd think the Blazers learned their lessons taking a gamble on bad knees.

→Previous: Larry Sanders.

→23. Minnesota: Hassan Whiteside, C, Marshall

→Eye-popping 5.4 blocks per game as a freshman says he's too talented to slip further.

→Previous: Terrico White.

→24. Atlanta: Elliot Williams, SG, Memphis

→Insurance if (when) Joe Johnson bolts.

→Previous: Elliot Williams.

→25. Memphis: Armon Johnson, PG, Nevada

→Johnson should be a very capable backup for Mike Conley.

→Previous: Armon Johnson

→26. Oklahoma City: Kevin Seraphin, PF, France

→Think Serge Ibaka. The Thunder could let him develop overseas and have another gem.

→Previous: Kevin Seraphin.

→27. New Jersey: Damion James, SF, Texas

→Nets need some defensive toughness.

→Previous: Qunicy Pondexter.

→28. Memphis: Craig Brackins, PF, Iowa State

→Zach Randolph already is wearing out his stay. Brackins could slide in seamlessly.

→Previous: Damion James.

→29. Orlando: Terrico White, SG, Mississippi

→Magic need a promising young wing player to complement Dwight Howard.

→Previous: Lance Stephenson.

→30. Washington: Jordan Crawford, SG, Xavier

→His athleticism will allow him to fill the lane alongside Wall and finish strong at the rim.

→Previous: Jordan Crawford.

by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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