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After Washington takes John Wall, who goes next? The Thunder looks ready to take a pair of big men.
by Darnell Mayberry Modified: June 13, 2010 at 2:02 am •  Published: June 13, 2010

WASHINGTON: John Wall, PG, 6-4,

196, Fr, Kentucky

The Wizards needed a break after a season of turmoil and landed a big one in Wall.

PHILADELPHIA: Evan Turner, SG/SF, 6-7, 205, Jr., Ohio State

Turner is the consensus No. 2 pick and considered to be this year's most polished player.

NEW JERSEY: Derrick Favors, PF, 6-10, 245, Fr., Georgia Tech

Not a bad consolation prize to put next to Brook Lopez after Draft Lottery misfortune.

MINNESOTA: DeMarcus Cousins, C, 6-10, 270, Fr., Kentucky

Big men Al Jefferson and Kevin Love aren't enough.

SACRAMENTO: Cole Aldrich, C, 6-11, 245, Jr., Kansas

Look for the Kings to take a big man.

GOLDEN STATE: Greg Monroe, C, 6-11, 247, Soph., Georgetown

The Warriors need post players, and Monroe is versatile and athletic enough.

DETROIT: Wesley Johnson, SF, 6-8, 196, Jr., Syracuse

Drawing comparisons to Shawn Marion, Johnson could benefit under Tayshaun Prince's tutelage.

L.A. CLIPPERS: Al Farouq-Aminu, SF/PF, 6-8, 210, Soph., Wake Forest

Without a glaring hole, the Clippers can go a number of ways but take the best talent.

UTAH: Gordon Hayward, SF, 6-8, 210, Soph., Butler

Ronnie Brewer is gone, and Utah could lose Kyle Korver this summer. INDIANA: Ed Davis, PF,

6-9, 215, Soph., North Carolina

An athletic post player with excellent athleticism, Davis will fit nicely.

NEW ORLEANS: Xavier Henry, SG, 6-6, 210, Fr., Kansas

When J.R. Smith is the best wingman Chris Paul has teamed with there's a problem.

MEMPHIS: Patrick Patterson, PF, 6-8, 240, Sr., Kentucky

The Grizzlies need more beef off the bench.

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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