Friday , May , 23 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Lance’s Updated 2008 Mock Draft (May 23rd)

Now that we know the exact draft order, here is an updated version of my mock draft. As most of you know, the top 2 spots are a toss-up. But from a couple of scouts I’ve talked to the past two days, it’s more likely as of right now that Michael Beasley has the edge over Derrick Rose.

 

First Round

 

1. Chicago- Michael Beasley- PF

 

2. Miami- Derrick Rose- PG

 

3. Minnesota- Jerryd Bayless- PG

 

4. Seattle- Brook Lopez- C

 

5. Memphis- Kevin Love- PF

 

6. New York- Danilo Gallinari- SF

 

7. L.A. Clippers- O.J. Mayo- PG

 

8. Milwaukee- Eric Gordon- SG

 

9. Charlotte- DeAndre Jordan- C

 

10. New Jersey- Anthony Randolph- SF

 

11. Indiana- D.J. Augustin- PG

 

12. Sacramento- Donte Greene- SF

 

13. Portland- Nicolas Batum- SF

 

14. Golden State- Kosta Koufos- C

 

15. Phoenix via Atl- JaVale McGee- C

 

16. Philadelphia- Russell Westbrook- PG

 

17. Toronto- Chase Budinger- SG

 

18. Washington- Darren Collison- PG

 

19. Cleveland- Joe Alexander- SF

 

20. Denver- Mario Chalmers- PG

 

21. New Jersey via Dal- Chris Douglas-Roberts- SG

 

22. Orlando- Roy Hibbert- C

 

23. Utah- Robin Lopez- C

 

24. Seattle via Por- Wayne Ellington- SG

 

25. Houston- Darrell Arthur- PF

 

26. San Antonio- Ty Lawson- PG

 

27. New Orleans- Brandon Rush- SG

 

28. Memphis via LAL- DeVon Hardin- C

 

29. Detroit- Davon Jefferson- SF

 

30. Boston- Jason Thompson- PF

 

Second Round

 

31. Minnesota via Mia- Serge Ibaka- PF

 

32. Seattle- Richard Hendrix- PF

 

33. Portland via Mem- Kyle Weaver- SG

 

34. Minnesota possibly to Det- J.J. Hickson- PF

 

35. L.A. Clippers- Ryan Anderson- PF

 

36. Portland via NY- Lestor Hudson- PG

 

37. Milwaukee- Alexis Ajinca- C

 

38. Charlotte- Goran Dragic- PG

 

39. Chicago- Brian Roberts- PG

 

40. New Jersey- Trent Plasited- C

 

41. Indiana- Ante Tomic- C

 

42. Sacramento via Atl- Sean Singletary- PG

 

43. Sacramento- J.R. Giddens- SG

 

44. Utah via Phil- Anton Ponkrashov- PG

 

45. San Antonio via Tor- Joey Dorsey- PF

 

46. Seattle via Por from Bos- Omri Casspi- SF

 

47. Washington- Gary Forbes- SF

 

48. Phoenix via Cle- Reggie Roby- SG

 

49. Golden State- Drew Neitzel- PG

 

50. Seattle via Den- Shan Foster- SG

 

51. Dallas- Maarty Leunen- SF

 

52. Miami via Orl- Kentrell Gransberry- C

 

53. Utah- D.J. White- PF

 

54. Houston- Chris Lofton- SG

 

55. Portland via Pho from Ind- Nikola Pekovic- C

 

56. Seattle via New O from Hou- Rodrigue Beaubois- PG

 

57. San Antonio- James Gist- SF

 

58. L.A. Lakers- Will Daniels- SF

 

59. Detroit- Aleks Maric- C

 

60. Boston- Reggie Williams- SG