Mock Draft 6.0 — Part III

31. Charlotte Bobcats – Darius Miller, SF, Kentuckybobcats small logo

The Bobcats still need help at forward, and Miller is an experienced starter and solid all-around player. He is very good at knocking down open looks.

wizards small logo32. Washington Wizards – Festus Ezeli, C, Vanderbilt

Both Nene and Emeka Okafor are getting older, and selecting Ezeli to develop behind them would be a good move for the Wizards. Ezeli is a quality defender and rebounder but can’t give you much offense.

cavs small logo33. Cleveland Cavaliers – John Jenkins, SG, Vanderbil

Jenkins is regarded as one of the top shooters in the draft. He would immediately be in the mix to start alongside Kyrie Irving in Cleveland. Word is Jenkins might sneak into the first round.

cavs small logo34. Cleveland Cavaliers – Miles Plumlee, C, Duke

Cleveland needs more size, and drafting Plumlee would certainly help. Plumlee’s stock has soared with great performances in workouts to the point where he may sneak into the top 30. Bigs with Plumlee’s size and athleticism are hard to come by.

warriors small logo35. Golden State Warriors – Kyle O’Quinn, PF, Norfolk State

With four picks, the Warriors can address many of their needs. Golden State wants to add players that will help it win now. O’Quinn has great length and the ability to face the basket. O’Quinn has a lot of promise.

kings small logo36. Sacramento Kings – Tyshawn Taylor, PG, Kansas

Sacramento wants winners, and Taylor is one. Taylor has first-round ability and is a great athlete and defender. While Taylor can play out of control at times, he is worth a gamble.

raptors small logo37. Toronto Raptors – Scott Machado, PG, Iona

Machado is one of the more exciting players as he can light it up in a hurry. A real point guard who will give Raptors a nice change of pace to Jose Calderon. Machado could be a great value in the second round.

nuggets small logo38. Denver Nuggets – Kim English, SF, Missouri

English is rising up the boards rapidly thanks to great workouts where he has been able to show off his jumper. English has the versatility to play multiple positions on the perimeter.

pistons small logo39. Detroit Pistons – Jared Cunningham, SG, Oregon State

According to several scouts, Cunningham is among the top athletes in the draft, He is lightning quick, knows how to finish and has the ability to play some point.

blazers small logo40. Portland Trail Blazers – Doron Lamb, SG, Kentucky

Lamb is one of the best shooters in the draft, can play either guard spot in spurts or come off the bench as a shooter. Portland getting this kind of talent and versatility at this point is a steal.

blazers small logo41. Portland Trail Blazers – Tomas Satoransky, SG, Sevilla

According to a source, the Blazers will focus primarily on international prospects in the second round. Satoransky has great size to play on the wing and can handle the ball.

bucks small logo42. Milwaukee Bucks – Orlando Johnson, SG, UC Santa Barbara

Milwaukee is in win-now mode and needs a player like Johnson, who is a smooth scoring guard that will contribute right away. Johnson has the frame to get to the rim as well.

Hawks small logo43. Atlanta Hawks –  Khris Middleton, SF, Texas A&M

For the second straight mock, the Hawks wind up with Middleton. A disappointing season caused his stock to tumble, but his talent is undeniable. Middleton is a great athlete and can score.

pistons small logo44. Detroit Pistons – Kevin Jones, PF, West Virginia

Jones is a sweet-shooting PF that will give the Pistons a dimension they lack. Very productive and efficient, Jones will be able to step in right away and contribute.

sixers small logo45. Philadelphia 76ers – Kostas Papanikolaou, SF, Olympiakos

Papanikolaou is a very steady player that doesn’t necessarily excel in any one area but works hard and is productive despite not being very athletic. With three picks, the 76ers will definitely look to stash at least one prospect overseas for a year or two.

Hornets small logo46. New Orleans Hornets – Tornike Shengelia, PF, Charleroi

Shengelia has a nose for scoring the ball and is a very good athlete. He should be able to play some small forward for New Orleans as well.

jazz small logo47. Utah Jazz – Drew Gordon, PF, New Mexico

Gordon is a very good rebounder and has nice athleticism. He would provide more depth in the frontcourt and give the Jazz flexibility to trade.

knicks small logo48. New York Knicks – Darius Johnson-Odom, PG, Marquette

DJO is a very athletic guard that can play both the point and off the ball. He is a gifted scorer that will be electric off the bench. A perfect fit for the Knicks, who need to add depth.

magic small logo49. Orlando Magic – Kris Joseph, SF, Syracuse

Joseph had a productive career at Syracuse and is an all-around player who can score. Orlando needs to inject youth along its perimeter.

nuggets small logo50. Denver Nuggets – Furkan Aldemir, PF, Galatasaray

Aldemir is a very good rebounder who can continue to play and develop overseas. He is not your typical European big man as he does not shy away from contact. He would be a great stash pick for the Nuggets.

celtics small logo51. Boston Celtics – Kevin Murphy, SG, Tennessee Tech

An under-the-radar wing, Murphy is long and can score. His best attribute is his ability to shoot from outside.

warriors small logo52. Golden State Warriors – Bernard James, C, Florida State

James has the size, strength and toughness to contribute right away. His character is highly regarded, and if he weren’t 27 years old, he would likely be a first-round pick.

clippers small logo53. Los Angeles Clippers – Mike Scott, PF, Virginia

Scott has been an impressive workout throughout the draft season and is a very productive player. Scott is very polished and should be able to contribute right away off the bench.

sixers small logo54. Philadelphia 76ers – Henry Sims, PF, Georgetown

Sims is a unique big that can that facilitate from the foul line and is quick enough to get by his defender. He also is a good rebounder and shot-blocker with his 7-4 wingspan.

mavs small logo55. Dallas Mavericks – Jae Crowder, SF, Marquette

Crowder was one of the most productive players in college and while there are questions about his position he gets the job done on the court. Doesn’t need the ball and is a good rebounder.

raptors small logo56. Toronto Raptors – Quincy Acy, PF, Baylor

Acy describes himself as a Reggie Evans type of player and that is a fair description. He is extremely athletic, can defend multiple positions, rebound, blocks shots and does all the dirty work to help a team win.

57. Brooklyn Nets – JaMychal Green, PF, Alabama

Green is an athletic forward who moves well in transition and can finish at the rim but lacks a consistent jump shot necessary to excel in the NBA.

wolves small logo58. Minnesota Timberwolves – Tu Holloway, PG, Xavier

Holloway is a savvy point guard who knows how to run a team and is not afraid to take big shots. For the Wolves, he would be a great backup and fit right into the locker room.

spurs small logo59. San Antonio Spurs – Leon Radosevic, PF, Milano

Radosevic is your typical European big: smart, polished and not overly athletic. A likely candidate to spend a season or two overseas before joining the Spurs.

60. Los Angeles Lakers – Hollis Thompson, SF, Georgetown

Thompson is a very reliable shooter with range because of his consistent mechanics. While at Georgetown, he was a very good rebounder as well.

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Joe Kotosh is the Editor-in-chief of Pro Basketball Draft, a leading scouting service in the world of professional basketball. Before Joe created PBD he served as an NBPA & FIBA certified agent and scouted players all across the world. Born and raised in Cleveland, Joe also contributes to Fox Sports Ohio and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. You can follow Joe on Twitter @Probballdraft.

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