Klee's mock NBA draft

Klee's mock NBA draft

Basketball writer Paul Klee believes he should be an NBA GM. So we gave him that power — for a day. He foresees a first round full of trades. Here's his mock draft for Thursday:

1. Hornets

KLEE'S PICK — Anthony Davis, Kentucky

WILL PICK — Anthony Davis, Kentucky

2. Bobcats

Klee's pick — Thomas Robinson, Kansas

WILL PICK — Thomas Robinson, Kansas

3. Wizards

Klee's pick — Bradley Beal, Florida

WILL PICK — Bradley Beal, Florida

4. Cavaliers

Klee's pick — Dion Waiters, Syracuse

WILL PICK — Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky

5. Kings

Klee's pick — Meyers Leonard, Illinois

WILL PICK — Andre Drummond, Connecticut

6. Trail Blazers

Klee's pick — Damian Lillard, Weber State

WILL PICK — Damian Lillard, Weber State

7. Warriors

Klee's pick — Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky

WILL PICK — Harrison Barnes, North Carolina

8. Raptors

Klee's pick — Royce White, Iowa State

WILL PICK — Austin Rivers, Duke

9. Pistons

Klee's pick — Perry Jones III, Baylor

WILL PICK — Meyers Leonard, Illinois

10. Hornets

Klee's pick — Andre Drummond, Connecticut

WILL PICK — Jeremy Lamb, Connecticut

11. Trail Blazers

Klee's pick — Austin Rivers, Duke

WILL PICK — Dion Waiters, Syracuse

12. Bucks

Klee's pick — Tyler Zeller, North Carolina

WILL PICK — Perry Jones III, Baylor

13. Suns

Klee's pick — Jeremy Lamb, Connecticut

WILL PICK — Kendall Marshall, N. Carolina

14. Rockets

Klee's pick — Harrison Barnes, N. Carolina

WILL PICK — John Henson, N. Carolina

15. 76ers

Klee's pick — Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

WILL PICK — Jared Sullinger, Ohio State

16. Rockets

Klee's pick — Jared Sullinger, Ohio State

WILL PICK — Tyler Zeller, North Carolina

17. Mavericks

Klee's pick — Kendall Marshall, N. Carolina

WILL PICK — Terrence Jones, Kentucky

18. Timberwolves

Klee's pick — Terrence Ross, Washington

WILL PICK — Terrence Ross, Washington

19. Magic

Klee's pick — John Henson, N. Carolina

WILL PICK — Fab Melo, Syracuse

20. Nuggets

Klee's pick — Tyshawn Taylor, Kansas

WILL PICK — Marquis Teague, Kentucky

21. Celtics

Klee's pick — Terrence Jones, Kentucky

WILL PICK — Royce White, Iowa State

22. Celtics

Klee's pick — Quincy Miller, Baylor

WILL PICK — Moe Harkless, St. John's

23. Hawks

Klee's pick — Moe Harkless, St. John's

WILL PICK — Doron Lamb, Kentucky

24. Cavaliers

Klee's pick — Arnett Moultrie, Miss. St.

WILL PICK — Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

25. Grizzlies

Klee's pick — Will Barton, Memphis

WILL PICK — Quincy Miller, Baylor

26. Pacers

Klee's pick — Marquis Teague, Kentucky

WILL PICK — Arnett Moultrie, Miss. St.

27. Heat

Klee's pick — Fab Melo, Syracuse

WILL PICK — Festus Ezeli, Vanderbilt

28. Thunder

Klee's pick — Draymond Green, Mich. St.

WILL PICK — Draymond Green, Mich. St.

29. Bulls

Klee's pick — Tu Holloway, Xavier

WILL PICK — Will Barton, Memphis

30. Warriors

Klee's pick — Tony Wroten, Washington

WILL PICK — Tyshawn Taylor, Kansas


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blmillini wrote on June 25, 2012 at 12:06 pm

My initial reaction is "Klee is nuts!".  However, the guy is spot on more often than not.