NBA Draft 2012: Predictions

I’ve been reading a lot of articles & rumors regarding this upcoming NBA draft. If you couple that with the knowledge I have from being an avid basketball fan & the fact that I’ve broken down each roster, to see what each team’s needs entail. I’ve made my predictions, based on all of that information that I’ve gathered. Obviously, my predictions can only be made based on who currently has the pick.

1st Round:

1.Anthony Davis PF/Kentucky -Hornets

2.Thomas Robinson PF/Kansas -Bobcats

3.Bradley Beal SG/Florida -Wizards

4.Harrison Barnes SF/North Carolina -Cavaliers

5.Andre Drummond C/Connecticut -Kings

6.Damian Lillard PG/Weber State -Trailblazers

7.Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF/Kentucky -Warriors

8.Jeremy Lamb SG/Connecticut -Raptors

9.Meyers Leonard C/Illinois -Pistons

10.Perry Jones III SF/Baylor -Hornets

11.Tyler Zeller C/North Carolina -Trailblazers

12.John Henson PF/North Carolina -Bucks

13.Dion Waiters SG/Syracuse -Suns

14.Arnett Moultrie PF/Mississippi State -Rockets

15.Terrence Ross SG/Washington -76ers

16.Austin Rivers SG/Duke -Rockets

17.Marquis Teague PG/Kentucky -Mavericks

18.Terrence Jones SF/Kentucky -Rockets

19.Kendall Marshall PG/North Carolina -Magic

20.Jared Sullinger PF/Ohio State -Nuggets

21.Royce White PF/Iowa State -Celtics

22.Moe Harkless SF/St. John’s -Celtics

23.Jeffrey Taylor SF/Vanderbilt -Hawks

24.Andrew Nicholson PF/St. Bonaventure  -Cavaliers

25.Will Barton SG/Memphis -Grizzlies

26.Doron Lamb SG/Kentucky -Pacers

27.Fab Melo C/Syracuse -Heat

28.Evan Fournier SG/France -Thunder

29.John Jenkins SG/Vanderbilt -Bulls

30.Quincy Miller SF/Baylor -Warriors

2nd Round:

31.Khris Middleton SG/Texas A&M -Bobcats

32.Tony Wroten PG/Washington -Wizards

33.Draymond Green PF/Michigan State -Cavaliers

34.Festus Ezeli C/Vanderbilt -Cavaliers

35.Drew Gordon PF/New Mexico -Warriors

36.Robert Sacre C/Gonzaga -Kings

37.Furkan Aldemir PF/Turkey -Raptors

38.Kevin Jones PF/West Virginia -Nuggets

39.Darius Miller SF/Kentucky -Pistons

40.Mike Scott PF/Virginia Tech -Trailblazers

41.Darius Johnson-Odom SG/Marquette -Trailblazers

42.JaMychal Green PF/Alabama -Bucks

43.Jared Cunningham SG/Oregon State -Hawks

44.Scott Machado PG/Iona -Pistons

45.Kris Joseph SF/Syracuse -76ers

46.Tyshawn Taylor PG/Kansas -Hornets

47.Jordan Taylor PG/Wisconsin -Jazz

48.Hollis Thompson SG/Georgetown -Knicks

49.Bernard James PF/Florida State -Magic

50.Quincy Acy PF/Baylor -Nuggets

51.Henry Sims C/Georgetown -Celtics

52.Jae Crowder SF/Marquette -Warriors

53.Eli Holman PF/Detroit -Clippers

54.Garrett Stutz C/Wichita State -76ers

55.J’Covan Brown PG/Texas -Mavericks

56.Augustus Gilchrist PF/South Florida -Mavericks

57.Ricardo Ratliffe PF/Missouri -Nets

58.Tu Holloway PG/Xavier -Timberwolves

59.Yancy Gates PF/Cincinnati -Spurs

60.Kim English SG/Missouri -Lakers


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