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2012 NBA mock draft

Times reporter Broderick Turner takes a look at how the selections might break down.

June 27, 2012|By Broderick Turner

Pick, Team: Player, Age, Pos., Ht., Wt., School/Country (with comment)

1. New Orleans: Anthony Davis, 19, PF, 6-10, 220, Kentucky

Many consider him draft's only impact player.

2. Charlotte: Thomas Robinson, 21, PF, 6-9, 240, Kansas

Bobcats need a big man; plays with energy.

3. Washington: Bradley Beal, 18, SG, 6-4, 201, Florida

Shooter Wizards need alongside John Wall.

4. Cleveland:Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, 18, SF, 6-7, 228, Kentucky

He's a good defender, rebounder, passer.

5. Sacramento: Harrison Barnes, 20, SF, 6-8, 223, North Carolina

A true small forward that Kings need.

6. Portland: Damian Lillard, 21, PG, 6-2, 185, Weber State

Trail Blazers need a point guard.

7. Golden State: Dion Waiters, 20, SG, 6-4, 210, Syracuse

Warriors like his scoring ability.

8. Toronto: Austin Rivers, 19, SG, 6-3, 203, Duke

Raptors need more scoring from backcourt.

9. Detroit: Andre Drummond, 18, C, 6-10, 251, Connecticut

Pistons looking for a big man.

10. New Orleans: Jeremy Lamb, 20, SG, 6-5, 185, Connecticut

Hornets in need of wing players.

11. Portland: Tyler Zeller, 22, C, 7-0, 250, North Carolina

Trail Blazers need size here.

12. Houston: John Henson, 21, PF, 6-11, 220, North Carolina

Rockets looking for a big man.

13. Phoenix, Perry Jones, 20, SF, 6-11, 220, Baylor

Suns need wing players.

14. Milwaukee: Terrence Ross, 21, SF, 6-7, 197, Washington

Bucks looking for quality athletes.

15. Philadelphia: Meyers Leonard, 20, C, 7-0, 240, Illinois

76ers hoping to add more size.

16. Houston: Arnett Moultrie, 21, PF, 6-10, 220, Mississippi St.

Rockets want more frontcourt players.

17. Dallas: Kendall Marshall, 20, PG, 6-4, 180, North Carolina

Mavericks looking for a young point guard.

18. Houston: Mo Harkless, 19, SF, 6-8, 208, St. John's

Rockets also need a small forward.

19. Orlando: Marquis Teague, 19, PG, 6-2, 179, Kentucky

Magic hoping to land a point guard.

20, Denver: Jeff Taylor, 23, SF, 6-7, 226, Vanderbilt

Nuggets looking for a wing player.

21. Boston: Andrew Nicholson, 22, PF, 6-9, 220, St. Bonaventure

Danny Ainge is looking for size.

22. Boston: Jared Sullinger, 20, PF, 6-9, 268, Ohio State

Reports of a bad back land him here.

23. Atlanta: Fab Melo, 21, C, 7-0, 250, Syracuse

Undersized Hawks thinking big.

24. Cleveland: Terrence Jones, 20, PF, 6-9, 249, Kentucky

Cavaliers also need size.

25. Memphis: Draymond Green, 22, SF/PF, 6-8, 236, Michigan State

Can shoot, pass, rebound, but is undersized.

26. Indiana: Will Barton, 21, SF, 6-6, 174, Memphis

Pacers picking best player available.

27. Miami: Festus Ezeli, 22, C, 6-11, 246, Vanderbilt

Even the champs need size.

28. Oklahoma City: Troy Wroten, 19, SF/SG, 6-6, 203, Washington

Thunder likes that he's versatile.

29, Chicago: Quincy Miller, 19, SF, 6-10, 219, Baylor

Bulls drafting best player available.

30, Golden State: Royce White, 21, PF, 6-8, 270, Iowa State

Warriors looking for frontcourt depth.

broderick.turner@latimes.com

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