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PLAYERS: Ben McLemoreAl HorfordJosh SmithMason PlumleeDoc RiversKevin GarnettPaul PierceKelly OlynykRajon RondoReggie EvansBrook LopezAndray BlatcheKris HumphriesGorgui DiengKemba WalkerBismack BiyomboTrey BurkeAlex LenDerrick RoseJoakim NoahJimmy ButlerJamaal FranklinTom ThibodeauDanilo GallinariTony SnellRicky LedoAndre DrummondGreg MonroeBrandon KnightMichael Carter-WilliamsCJ McCollumJoe DumarsStephen CurryKlay ThompsonJarrett JackRoy HibbertDavid WestJamal CrawfordTim HardawayGlen RiceGrant HillLamar OdomMatt BarnesCaron ButlerMike MuscalaLeBron JamesMonta EllisLarry DrewShane LarkinKentavious Caldwell-PopeVictor OladipoJ.R. SmithRaymond FeltonAustin RiversKevin MartinKendrick PerkinsKevin DurantTobias HarrisNikola VucevicAndrew NicholsonJacque VaughnJrue HolidayThaddeus YoungAndrew BynumCody ZellerDamian LillardJimmer FredetteJason ThompsonJohn SalmonsTony ParkerRudy GayDeron WilliamsJohn WallBradley BealTim Hardaway Jr
TEAMS: Cleveland CavaliersAtlanta HawksBoston CelticsBrooklyn NetsCharlotte HornetsChicago BullsDallas MavericksDenver NuggetsDetroit PistonsGolden State WarriorsHouston RocketsIndiana PacersLos Angeles ClippersMemphis GrizzliesMiami HeatMilwaukee BucksMinnesota TimberwolvesNew York KnicksNew Orleans PelicansOklahoma City ThunderOrlando MagicPhiladelphia 76ersPhoenix SunsPortland Trail BlazersSacramento KingsSan Antonio SpursToronto RaptorsUtah JazzWashington WizardsLos Angeles LakersKansas JayhawksDuke Blue DevilsGonzaga BulldogsLouisville CardinalsMichigan WolverinesMaryland TerrapinsSan Diego State AztecsNew Mexico LobosProvidence FriarsSyracuse OrangeLehigh Mountain HawksMurray State RacersBucknell BisonMiami HurricanesGeorgia BulldogsIndiana Hoosiers
There are two types of people who talk about the NBA draft — those who say they know what will happen, and those who aren’t lying. The 2013 draft is even more of a crapshoot than most, with only some consensus on who the Cleveland Cavaliers will take first overall and virtually no consensus after that. Everybody wants to trade away their picks in what is widely considered a relatively weak draft. The problem is, nobody wants to trade up or trade for picks at the expense of future drafts, since this year’s class is so thin. With that in mind, we did our 2013 NBA mock draft a little differently. Rather than list the picks one to 30 and slotting in names, we will simply outline each team’s needs and what available players could be good fits. Atlanta Hawks Picks: 17th, 18th, 47th, 50th Needs: C or PF, SF, SG Best options: With Al Horford capable of playing either post position, the Hawks have some flexibility in the wake of Josh Smith‘s likely departure. They have back-to-back picks to ...
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