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Old 06-21-2013, 01:38 AM   #16
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Default Re: NBA Draft Discussion

Originally Posted by RedBlackAttack
I'd still be very surprised if Noel doesn't go No. 1. I'd be absolutely shocked if Len was the pick. That has smokescreen written all over it.

I'm going to guess the Top 5 will look like this...

1. Cleveland - Nerlens Noel
2. Orlando - Ben McLemore or Trey Burke
3. Washington - Otto Porter Jr.
4. Charlotte - Alex Len
5. Phoenix - Ben McLemore or Victor Oladipo

The guy I could see falling further than people think is Ben McLemore if Orlando opts for Burke or someone else at #2. Neither Washington or Charlotte are taking him and I think Phoenix leans toward Oladipo.

Word is McLemore has not had very good workouts and his advanced metrics are very pedestrian.

I agree Noel seems like a perfect fit in Cleveland but Alex Len has so much upside to his game.

I think MCW will be the steal of the draft though, extremely talented passer with a nice touch around the rim and some mid-range ability
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