2013 NBA Mock Draft - Kyle Baillargeon
Updated: Monday, June 24th
     
The 2013 NBA Draft will be held on Thursday, June 27th in Brooklyn (NY) at the Barclays Center.

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Here is Kyle's 2013 NBA Mock Draft:

1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Nerlens Noel, PF/C, Kentucky

No signs of a trade by Cleveland, so expect Noel to go No. 1 as we have all expected.

2. Orlando Magic: Ben McLemore, SG, Kansas

If the Magic trade Afflalo for Bledsoe, McLemore can slide in as the starting SG and the Magic will suddenly have their backcourt of the future.

3. Washington Wizards: Anthony Bennett, PF, UNLV

High upside and potential superstar ability for a team that can afford to wait.

4. Charlotte Bobcats: Alex Len, C, Maryland

Len gives the Bobcats the size that they desperately need.

5. Phoenix Suns: Otto Porter Jr., SF, Georgetown

Some consider Porter the best player in the draft. He'd be a great building block for the Suns.


6. New Orleans Pelicans: Victor Oladipo, SG, Indiana

Could instead go with Burke if the Pelicans feel Rivers isn't their man at the point.

7. Sacramento Kings: Cody Zeller, PF/C, Indiana

Fills a hole at PF for the Kings.

8. Detroit Pistons: Trey Burke, PG, Michigan

National Player of the Year will let the Pistons slide Knight to two-guard.

9. Minnesota Timberwolves: C.J. McCollum, SG, Lehigh

Excellent shooter from long range goes to a team that desperately needs it.

10. Portland Trail Blazers: Steven Adams, C, Pittsburgh

Great compliment to LaMarcus Aldridge's skills in the front court.

11. Philadelphia 76ers: Mason Plumlee, PF/C, Duke

Philly needs size and Plumlee, while possibly a reach, is the most skilled big man left.

12. Oklahoma City Thunder: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, SG, Georgia

Better than Kevin Martin, but still not on the level of James Harden.

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13. Dallas Mavericks: Sergey Karasev, SF, Russia

Expect the Mavericks to trade or to take someone who can be stashed away. They want as much cap space as possible to go after Dwight Howard and/or Chris Paul.

14. Utah Jazz: Dennis Schroeder, PG, Germany

Jazz need a point guard and Schroeder has been compared to Rondo by some.

15. Milwaukee Bucks: Tony Mitchell, SF, North Texas

If the Bucks determine that they don't want to keep either of their free-agent guards, they may go elsewhere here.

16. Boston Celtics: Michael Carter-Williams, PG, Syracuse

The Celtics are finally in rebuilding mode, and taking MCW would speak volumes about how they think Rondo fits into their future plans.

17. Atlanta Hawks: Shabazz Muhammad, SF, UCLA

Not necessarily a need, but if he slides here, the Hawks take him.

18. Atlanta Hawks: Gorgui Dieng, C, Louisville

Al Horford is more dangerous as a PF, and Dieng let's him play there.

19. Cleveland Cavaliers: Shane Larkin, PG, Miami (FL)

More than capable back-up who will also serve as insurance if Irving can't make it through the year again.

20. Chicago Bulls: Kelly Olynyk, PF/C, Gonzaga

Bulls need more size if they want to make a run at the championship.


21. Utah Jazz: Lucas Noguiera, C, Brazil

Nogueira is a hot name, and if the Jazz are worried he won't slide here, they may take him with their first pick.

22. Brooklyn Nets: Jamaal Franklin, SG, San Diego State

Solid Defender who can do a lot of things.

23. Indiana Pacers: Allen Crabbe, SG, Cal

Great shooter who can play above-average defense. Will help Indiana's non-existent bench.

24. New York Knicks: Mike Muscala, PF/C, Bucknell

Skilled big man offensively who will eventually replace Tyson Chandler (and likely soon).

25. Los Angeles Clippers: Ricky Ledo, PG, Providence

Maturity is a big question, but with Doc as the (likely) coach, CP3 and potentially KG, there will be plenty of leaders to help him reach his potential.

26. Minnesota Timberwolves - Glen Rice Jr., SG, D-League

Another scorer for Minnesota, and they need it.

27. Denver Nuggets: Reggie Bullock, SG, North Carolina

A solid rotation player for Denver.

28. San Antonio Spurs: Tim Hardaway Jr., SG, Michigan

A very good scorer, which is something the Spurs could use.

29. Oklahoma City Thunder: Rudy Gobert, PF/C, France

Amnesty Perkins, Draft Gobert. The difference will be negligible next year, but could pay dividends down the road.

30. Phoenix Suns: Tony Snell, SG/SF, New Mexico

Very talented, which is the most important thing for the Suns at this stage.

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