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Mock Draft v. 3 — The Fans Speak

First off, thank you for submitting your mock drafts. We had a nice sample size, and your mock drafts perfectly sum up the 2012 draft season in that the picks were all over the place. Much like the media, and the front offices executives making the decision, fans have few concrete ideas about what is going on. Which makes perfect sense because nothing is set at this point. This draft is muddled with similar talent levels, making for plenty options and impossible predicting. But you gave it a go and I have to say, not bad.

Here is your mock draft.

1. New Orleans Hornets

ANTHONY DAVIS, Kentucky PF, Freshman

*100% of the mocks had Davis at No. 1

 

2. Charlotte Bobcats

THOMAS ROBINSON, Kansas PF, Junior

*69% of the mocks had Robinson at No. 2

Runner(s) up: Harrison Barnes (16%), Bradley Beal (10%)

 

3. Washington Wizards

BRADLEY BEAL, Florida SG, Freshman

*76% of the mocks had Beal at No. 3

Runner(s) up: Robinson and Barnes (11% each)

 

4. Cleveland Cavaliers

HARRISON BARNES, North Carolina SF, Sophomore

*59% of the mocks had Barnes at No. 4

Runner(s) up: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (19%)

 

5. Sacramento Kings

MICHAEL KIDD-GILCHRIST, Kentucky SF, Freshman

*38% of the mocks had MKG at No. 5

Runner(s) up: Andre Drummond (31%), Barnes (16%)

 

6. Portland Trail Blazers

DAMIAN LILLARD, Weber State PG, Junior

*65% of the mocks had Lillard at No. 6

Runner(s) up: Drummond (24%)

 

7. Golden State Warriors

ANDRE DRUMMOND, Connecticut C, Freshman

*28% of the mocks had Drummond at No. 7

Runner(s) up: MKG (25%), Waiters (11%), Lillard (8%), Barnes and Meyers Leonard (7% each)

 

8. Toronto Raptors

DION WAITERS, Syracuse SG, Sophomore

*32% of the mocks had Waiters at No. 8

Runner(s) up: Jeremy Lamb (27%), Austin Rivers (11%)

 

9. Detroit Pistons

JOHN HENSON, North Carolina PF, Junior

*39% of the mocks had Henson at No. 9

Runner(s) up: Leonard (24%), Lamb (8%), Drummond (7%)

 

10. New Orleans Hornets

AUSTIN RIVERS, Duke PG, Freshman

*24% of the mocks had Rivers at No. 10

Runner(s) up: Kendall Marshall (13%), Waiters (11%), Lamb (10%)

 

11. Portland Trail Blazers

MEYERS LEONARD, Illinois C, Sophomore

*20% of the mocks had Leonard at No. 11

Runner(s) up: Zeller (19%), Rivers (12%), Lamb (9%), Marshall, Terrence Ross & Perry Jones (7%)

 

12. Milwaukee Bucks

TYLER ZELLER, North Carolina C, Senior

*28% of the mocks had Zeller at No. 12

Runner(s) up: Leonard (20%), Henson (11%), Perry Jones (7%)

 

13. Phoenix Suns

JEREMY LAMB, Connecticut SG, Sophomore

*23% of the mocks had Lamb at No. 13

Runner(s) up: Waiters and Rivers (15%), Marshall & Ross (10%)

 

14. Houston Rockets

PERRY JONES III, Baylor PF, Sophomore

*14% of the mocks had Jones at No. 14

Runner(s) up: Zeller (13%), Henson (9%), Ross, Jared Sullinger & Terrence Jones (8%)

Marcus Thompson