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2012 NBA Mock Draft, Version 1.0 (Pre-Lottery Edition)

While every team in the lottery can bring their Anthony Davis jersey if they win the first overall pick, the gap between Thomas Robinson, Bradley Beal, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Andre Drummond is extremely narrow for me and highly intriguing.

Drummond came into the season as a possible number one overall prospect and consensus top-two, but the level of his rawness and the emergence of the other four makes the order of the top-five beyond Davis circumstantial and fluid.

1. Charlotte Bobcats: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

2. Washington Wizards: Thomas Robinson, Kansas

3. Cleveland Cavaliers: Bradley Beal, Florida

4. New Orleans Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky

5. Sacramento Kings: Andre Drummond, Connecticut

6. Portland Trail Blazers: Perry Jones, Baylor

7. Golden State Warriors: Harrison Barnes, North Carolina

8. Toronto Raptors: Jeremy Lamb, Connecticut

9. Detroit Pistons: Terrence Jones, Kentucky

10. New Orleans Hornets: Damian Lillard, Weber State

11. Portland Trail Blazers: Dion Waiters, Syracuse

12. Milwaukee Bucks: Tyler Zeller, North Carolina

13. Phoenix Suns: Jared Sullinger, Ohio State

14. Houston Rockets: Austin Rivers, Duke

15. Philadelphia 76ers: Meyers Leonard, Illinois

16. Houston Rockets: John Henson, North Carolina

17. Dallas Mavericks: Terrence Ross, Washington

18. Minnesota Timberwolves: Kendall Marshall, North Carolina

19. Orlando Magic: Marquis Teague, Kentucky

20. Denver Nuggets: Royce White, Iowa State

21. Boston Celtics: Fab Melo, Syracyse

22. Boston Celtics: Orlando Johnson, UC Santa Barbara

23. Atlanta Hawks: Quincy Miller, Baylor

24. Cleveland Cavaliers: Jeff Taylor, Vanderbilt

25. Memphis Grizzlies: Tony Wroten, Washington

26. Indiana Pacers: John Jenkins, Vanderbilt

27. Miami Heat: Doron Lamb, Kentucky

28. Oklahoma City Thunder: Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

29. Chicago Bulls: Jared Cunningham, Oregon State

30. Golden State Warriors:  Draymond Green, Michigan State

•  A post-lottery mock will be published next week, along with individual scouting reports on projected first rounders.

Click here to create your own mock using RealGM’s custom draft simulator.


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