2010 NBA Mock Draft: Where the Chips Will Fall

June 23rd, 2010 by Nick Poust Leave a reply »
Electric point guard John Wall will be taken with the No. 1 pick by the Washington Wizards in the 2010 NBA Draft, even though there is question whether he could mesh with guard Gilbert Arenas.

All indications are that versatile guard Evan Turner will be taken with the second pick by the Philadelphia 76ers, even though that would complicate matters, considering they already have shooting guard Andre Iguodala in place and under a hefty contract.

But after that, it is a crapshoot.

Many power forwards are expected to be taken in the lottery. A few small forwards are expected to be picked as well during that time. It is just a matter of who goes where.

With the first two selections set in stone, here now is my mock draft for the remainder of the lottery and brief predictions for the rest of the first round:


3. New Jersey Nets: Derrick Favors (Power Forward/Center–Georgia Tech)

The Nets would love Turner to fall to them, but their next biggest need is frontcourt size. Favors is very athletic, with a tremendous work ethic and equally impressive offensive moves.

He would fit nicely ...

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