HoopStuff 2014 NBA Mock Draft
1. Philadelphia 76ers- Andrew Wiggins- SF- Kansas
– The best prospect in years and a franchise player for Philly.
2. Orlando Magic- Marcus Smart- PG- Oklahoma State
– A much needed franchise point guard for the Magic.
3. Phoenix Suns- Julius Randle- PF- Kentucky
– Yet again, another franchise player for a team that needs one.
4. Utah Jazz- Jabari Parker- SF- Duke
– The Jazz need a go-to player on the perimeter, which Parker can be and more.
5. Sacramento Kings- Aaron Gordon- PF- Arizona
– A star caliber power forward, for a team that needs one.
6. Milwaukee Bucks- Glenn Robinson III- SF- Michigan
– An athletic small forward, who can be an excellent two way player in the NBA.
7. Charlotte Bobcats- Dante Exum- Guard- Australia
– An elite scoring prospect for one of the worst offensive in the NBA, Exum could be this team’s staring shooting guard, or an excellent sixth man.
8. Boston Celtics- Dario Saric- SF- Croatia
– A very skilled perimeter player who can score and make plays.
9. Toronto Raptors- Andrew Harrison- PG- Kentucky
– An elite point guard prospect for the Raptors who could use an upgrade over Kyle Lowry and a long term starting one.
10. Philadelphia 76ers (From NOH)- Aaron Harrison- SG- Kentucky
– The 76ers could use even more perimeter talent, even if they land Andrew Wiggins.
11. Atlanta Hawks- Willey Cauley Stein- C- Kentucky
– A potential starting center, who could finally move Al Horford to power forward.
12. Minnesota Timberwolves- Gary Harris- SG- Michigan State
– A scoring shooting guard who could replace Kevin Martin in a few years and be an excellent bench scorer until that time.
13. Dallas Mavericks- Joel Embiid- C- Kansas
– Another needed potential franchise center, for a team that needs one.
14. Denver Nuggets- Sam Dekker- SF- Wisconsin
– More perimeter depth, shooting and scoring for the Nuggets.
15. Washington Wizards- James Michael McAdoo- PF- Washington
– A skilled offensive big man for a team that could use a compliment next to center Nene after next season.
16. Detroit Pistons- Alex Poythress- SF- Kentucky
– A very talented wing, who could be this team’s long term starter at the 3.
17. Cleveland Cavaliers- Chris Walker- SF- Florida State
– Another talented wing, who could become a long term starter for the Cavs, who need help on the wing.
18. Los Angeles Lakers- Montrezl Harris- PF- Louisville
– A potential starting power forward, for a team lacking young talent.
19. Portland Trailblazers- Mitch McGary- PF- Michigan
– A very nice backup for either big man position, who could be an excellent offensive player.
20. New York Knicks- Jarnell Stokes- PF- Tennessee
– A needed scorer in the frontcourt, who could replace Amar’e Stoudemire.
21. Memphis Grizzlies- Jerami Grant- SF- Syracuse
– A talented small forward, who has yet to prove himself, but could fill the long term void at small forward.
22. Brooklyn Nets- Doug McDermott- SF- Creighton
– An elite shooter and scorer for the Nets’ bench, who lack depth on the perimeter and younger talent.
23. Golden State Warriors- Isaiah Austin- PF- Baylor
– A big, talented forward, who needs to put all of his talents together.
24. Los Angeles Clippers- Semaj Christon- PG- Xavier
– Possibly the long term replacement for Eric Bledsoe at point guard.
25. Houston Rockets- James Young- SF- Kentucky
– James Young has a lot of talent and at this point, he is worth the risk.
26. Oklahoma City Thunder- Adreian Payne- C- Michigan State
– A skilled big man, who could work well off the Thunder bench and bring them needed bench scoring and rebounding.
27. Chicago Bulls- Patric Young- C- Florida
– A much needed backup, defensive center for the Bulls behind Joakim Noah.
28. Indiana Pacers- Rodney Hood- SF- Duke
– They Pacers could use depth and talent on the perimeter, since Danny Granger is probably leaving.
29. San Antonio Spurs- Mario Hezonja- SG- Croatia
– A talented, but unproven guard, who could be an excellent player for their future, either as a starter or sixth man.
30. Miami Heat- PJ Hairston- SG- North Carolina
– An excellent scorer, who would work well off the Heat bench and be a big time sixth man for the Heat and could replace Ray Allen in a couple of years.