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2012 NBA Draft Full of Surprises: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Perry Jones III and More
June 29th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
After months of buildup to the 2012 NBA Draft, it came and went in one night. It wasn't without surprises, as risers and fallers always catch observers off guard and it's a fascinating trend to watch on draft night. The Houston Rockets specifically ended up with an interesting draft as...

2012 NBA Mock Draft Picks 51-60
June 28th, 2012 at 2:20 PM
Down to the last 10 selections in our 2012 NBA Mock Draft, some regard these as throwaway picks. The talent pool has been thinned out considerably through the first 50 picks, but there are still some potential gems to be found. Teams that have enjoyed long-term success, like the San...

2012 NBA Mock Draft Picks 36-50
June 28th, 2012 at 10:25 AM
We are getting deeper into the second round of our 2012 NBA Mock Draft and while the cupboard isn't bare, the prospect pile is thinning out. NBA teams can go a few different routes in round two, whether picking safe contributors without much upside, taking first round talents that slipped...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Picks 31-35
June 26th, 2012 at 9:56 AM
Our 2012 NBA Mock Draft continues with the start of round two, the Charlotte Bobcats on the clock. This is where teams can grab an unexpected contributor, similar to the New York Knicks grabbing Landry Fields a few years ago and getting nice production. Who will be that kind of...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Golden State Warriors Select Andrew Nicholson of St. Bonaventure Bonnies
June 25th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
The Golden State Warriors wrap up the first round of the 2012 NBA Mock Draft by selecting Andrew Nicholson of the St. Bonaventure Bonnies. Andrew Nicholson has drawn some interesting comparisons from those trying to project his NBA future and is an intriguing prospect who has slipped through the first...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Chicago Bulls Select Will Barton of Memphis Tigers
June 24th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Injuries derailed the Chicago Bulls in the 2012 NBA Playoffs, so they have to feel that the 2012-2013 season holds a positive outlook. The return of Derrick Rose is the biggest piece of that. In the 2012 NBA Draft, the Bulls will look to add an immediate contributor to help...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Oklahoma City Thunder Select Jeff Taylor of Vanderbilt Commodores
June 23rd, 2012 at 8:12 PM
The Oklahoma City Thunder are still reeling from their NBA Finals defeat against the Miami Heat, but they have established themselves as a serious threat to contend for the NBA title year in and year out. The Thunder don't have another high pick like the ones they used to stock...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Miami Heat Select Festus Ezeli of Vanderbilt Commodores
June 23rd, 2012 at 3:54 PM
The NBA Champions hold the 27th selection in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft. The Miami Heat already have a roster stocked with superstars such as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, so with the 27th choice they will be looking to add a role player who...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Indiana Pacers Select Doron Lamb of Kentucky Wildcats
June 22nd, 2012 at 8:34 PM
The Indiana Pacers ended up falling to the Miami Heat, the eventual NBA Champions, in the 2012 postseason. The Pacers held a 2-1 lead in the series after game three, something that will send them into the offseason with optimism for the 2012-2013 season. Before we get there, the 2012...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Memphis Grizzlies Select Tony Wroten of Washington Huskies
June 22nd, 2012 at 4:04 PM
Washington Huskies combo guard Tony Wroten is a talented prospect who probably needed another year of seasoning before entering the NBA. Regardless our our opinion, Tony Wroten decided the best time for him personally was to enter the 2012 NBA Draft. What that means is a team near the bottom...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers Select John Jenkins of Vanderbilt
June 21st, 2012 at 11:18 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers already have a budding star in point guard Kyrie Irving, and earlier in our 2012 NBA Mock Draft they selected Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of Kentucky. With the 24th selection, the Cavaliers select John Jenkins of Vanderbilt. The Cavaliers should be able to improve their offensive output by getting...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Atlanta Hawks Select Meyers Leonard of Illinois
June 20th, 2012 at 6:00 PM
The Atlanta Hawks hold the 23rd selection in the 2012 NBA Draft, as another team with pieces to the puzzle but in need of an addition that can put them over the top. In our 2012 NBA Mock Draft, the Hawks take a shot on a big man with upside,...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Boston Celtics Select Fab Melo of Syracuse
June 20th, 2012 at 3:00 PM
How do the Boston Celtics follow up on their selection of Royce White in our 2012 NBA Mock Draft? How about potential-packed center Fab Melo of Syracuse. Fab Melo disappointed fans of the Orange when he was ruled academically ineligible for the 2012 NCAA Tournament, and those issues have been...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Boston Celtics Select Royce White of Iowa State
June 20th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Royce White is one of the more unique prospects in the 2012 NBA Draft and in our mock draft he goes to the Boston Celtics, who are faced with a unique situation. The Celtics head into the offseason having missed out on the NBA Finals after being knocked out by...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Denver Nuggets Select Moe Harkless of St. John’s
June 20th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
The Denver Nuggets are one of the toughest teams to project in the 2012 NBA Draft. Things tend to get fuzzy late in the first round anyway, but a team without any clear needs can really cloud the picture. That's the Denver Nuggets in a nutshell. In the Sports Media...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Orlando Magic Select Marquis Teague of Kentucky
June 19th, 2012 at 3:36 PM
The Orlando magic are in a very strange position heading into the 2012 NBA Draft. There's all of the drama surrounding Dwight Howard, who apparently ran general manager Otis Smith and head coach Stan Van Gundy out of town - and still might not stay with the team. There's also...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Minnesota Timberwolves Select Terrence Ross of Washington
June 19th, 2012 at 12:02 PM
The Minnesota Timberwolves are a team with two promising pieces, Ricky Rubio and budding(if not already established) superstar Kevin Love, and are looking to add another talented young player to the mix in the 2012 NBA Draft. Giving Ricky Rubio another scoring option along with Kevin Love would make him...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Dallas Mavericks Select Arnett Moultrie of Mississippi State
June 19th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
The Dallas Mavericks were bounced in the first round by the Oklahoma City Thunder as they tried to defend their title, and now are looking to make some moves that will put them back near the top of the mountain in the Western Conference, starting with the 17th selection in...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Houston Rockets Select Terrence Jones of Kentucky
June 18th, 2012 at 9:09 PM
The Houston Rockets sandwich the Philadelphia 76ers in holding the 14th and 16th selections in the 2012 NBA Draft. In our 2012 NBA Mock Draft, the Rockets grabbed John Henson of North Carolina with the No. 14 choice. They follow that pick up by selecting Terrence Jones of Kentucky 16th...

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Philadelphia 76ers Select Perry Jones of Baylor
June 18th, 2012 at 7:51 PM
The Philadelphia 76ers pushed the Boston Celtics to the brink in the NBA Playoffs, going the distance before losing by 10 points in game seven. The 76ers are looking towards the 2012 NBA Draft as an opportunity to move forward, especially with the Eastern Conference due for a bit of...