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Broderick Turner's NBA mock draft

Times staff writer Broderick Turner projects how the first round of June 27 NBA draft could play out. Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like a good bet to go No. 1.

June 08, 2013|By Broderick Turner, Los Angeles Times
  • Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like a good bet to go No. 1 overall.
Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like a good bet to go No. 1 overall. (Andy Lyons / Getty Images )

Broderick Turner projects how things shape up for the first round of the June 27 NBA draft.

Player; age; position; height; weight; school; comment;

1.CLEVELAND

Nerlens Noel; 19; PF/C; 6-10; 228; Kentucky …Had surgery to repair torn ACL in left knee. Expected to play this season.

2.ORLANDO

Ben McLemore; 21; SG; 6-5; 190; Kansas … Athletic, and can score.

3.WASHINGTON

Otto Porter; 20; SF; 6-9; 200; Georgetown … Local product, has size and length for the position.

4.CHARLOTTE

Victor Oladipo; 21; SG; 6-5; 213; Indiana …Explosive leaper, very athletic, very good defender.

5.PHOENIX

Anthony Bennett; 20; PF; 6-8; 240; UNLV … Strong on offense as a freshman, but undersized for power forward; coming off shoulder surgery.

6.NEW ORLEANS

Trey Burke; 20; PG; 6-0; 190; Michigan …Competitive, clutch performer.

7. SACRAMENTO

Cody Zeller; 20; C; 7-0; 230; Indiana …Has good size and some offensive skills.

8. DETROIT

C.J. McCollum; 21; PG/SG; 6-3; 197; Lehigh …Can definitely make shots.

9. MINNESOTA

Shabazz Muhammad; 20; SF; 6-6; 225; UCLA …Stock has dropped; GMs worry about attitude, ability to create shots.

10. PORTLAND

Alex Len; 19; C; 7-1; 230; Maryland …Trail Blazers need more bigs.

11. PHILADELPHIA

Mason Plumlee; 23; C; 6-10; 238; Duke …Four-year player, pretty good athlete.

12. OKLAHOMA CITY

Kelly Olynyk; 22; C; 7-0; 234; Gonzaga …Not very athletic, but nice touch around the basket.

13. DALLAS

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope; 20; SG; 6-5; 205; Georgia …Mavericks need a big guard.

14. UTAH

Dennis Schroeder; 19; PG; 6-2; 165; Germany …Jazz needs a point guard.

15. MILWAUKEE

Allen Crabbe; 21; SG; 6-6; 197; California …Very good outside shooter.

16. BOSTON

Shane Larkin; 20; PG; 5-11; 171; Miami … Celtics need a backup point guard.

17. ATLANTA

Michael Carter-Williams; 21; PG; 6-6; 185; Syracuse … Has size and length for his position.

18. ATLANTA

Sergey Karasev; 19; SF; 6-8; 197; Russia …Nice lefty stroke.

19. CLEVELAND

Steven Adams; 19; C; 7-0; 255; Pittsburgh …Cavs need a big.

20. CHICAGO

Jamaal Franklin; 21; SG; 6-5; 191; San Diego State …Bulls need a scorer.

21. UTAH

Rudy Gobert; 20; C; 7-2; 238; France ... Jazz needs size.

22. BROOKLYN

C.J. Leslie; 21; SF/PF; 6-9; 209; N.C. State … Considered an athletic player, but must develop his skills.

23. INDIANA

Jeff Withey; 23; C; 7-0; 222; Kansas …Best player available at this spot.

24. NEW YORK

Erick Green; 22; PG/SG; 6-4; 178; Virginia Tech … Another quality scorer.

25. CLIPPERS

Pierre Jackson; 21; PG; 5-10; 176; Baylor …Clippers could be seeking a point guard for the future.

26. MINNESOTA

Lucas Nogueira; 20; PF/C; 6-11; 220; Brazil …Still a project.

27. DENVER

Giannis Adetokunbo; 18; SF; 6-9; 196; Greece …Also a project.

28. SAN ANTONIO

Tony Snell; 21; SF; 6-7; 196; New Mexico …Nice shooting stroke.

29. OKLAHOMA CITY

Tony Mitchell; 21; PF; 6-8; 236; North Texas … Athletic

30. PHOENIX

Reggie Bullock; 22….SF/SG….6-7…200…….North Carolina …Best player left.

broderick.turner@latimes.com

Twitter: @BA_Turner

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