There is a lot of speculation around this year’s draft. Although the number 1 pick has been linked mostly to Nerlens Noel, there isn’t a clear number 1 pick. There isn’t one guy who is a guaranteed star.
With so much speculation on who is going where, there are also some rumors going around that bring up the question: who will pick where? There will be trades come draft time. I would be surprised if there are zero trades among this year’s lottery teams.
That being said, here is my mock draft for this year, assuming every team keeps their own pick.
1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Nerlens Noel – I don’t think they are completely sold on him. Neither is anyone else. Cleveland will take him if they keep the pick. I wouldn’t.
2. Orlando Magic: Victor Oladipo – I had Ben McLemore here for a while. He came into workouts looking out of shape so he drops a bit. I have seen some buzz around the Magic moving down in the draft. No matter who picks here, I