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RotoWire NBA Mock Draft

The RotoWire/NBA.com Expert Draft took place on Tuesday, September 29, in one of MockDraftCentral.com's first-rate draft rooms.

Standard 8-categories: PTS, REB, AST, BLK, STL, FG%, FT%, 3PM.

Roster reqs: C, C, PF, F, SF, SG, G, PG, 2U, 3 B.

The results are below:

Dalton Del Don Zach Sundelius Brandon Funston Andre' Snellings Kevin Payne Peter Schoenke
1 LeBron James Chris Paul Dwyane Wade Kevin Durant Danny Granger Kobe Bryant
2 Devin Harris Joe Johnson Brook Lopez Andre Iguodala Jose Calderon Tim Duncan
3 Carmelo Anthony Vince Carter Caron Butler Josh Smith LaMarcus Aldridge Kevin Martin
4 Monta Ellis Trevor Ariza Andris Biedrins Ray Allen David Lee Rashard Lewis
5 Russell Westbrook Carlos Boozer Jason Richardson Baron Davis Michael Redd Tony Parker
6 Andrew Bynum Marcus Camby Jeff Green Anthony Randolph Stephen Jackson Al Harrington
7 Jameer Nelson Boris Diaw Blake Griffin Greg Oden Spencer Hawes Luis Scola
8 Andrew Bogut Zach Randolph J.R. Smith Allen Iverson Ramon Sessions Jonny Flynn
9 Jason Thompson Mario Chalmers Rodney Stuckey Andre Miller Nate Robinson James Harden
10 Lamar Odom Richard Jefferson Marvin Williams Tyson Chandler Al Thornton Chris Kaman
11 Jamal Crawford Jamario Moon Rasheed Wallace Tracy McGrady Mike Dunleavy Tyreke Evans
12 Jermaine O'Neal Kendrick Perkins Jrue Holiday Brandon Jennings Marc Gasol Brandon Rush
13 Randy Foye Ronnie Brewer Jerryd Bayless Marcin Gortat Kelenna Azubuike Ryan Gomes

Chris Liss Carson Cistulli Matt Buser Kyle McKeown Geoff Stein Shannon McKeown
1 Amar'e Stoudemire Al Jefferson Deron Williams Dirk Nowitzki Chris Bosh Pau Gasol
2 Kevin Garnett Gilbert Arenas Chauncey Billups Dwight Howard Steve Nash Brandon Roy
3 Troy Murphy Antawn Jamison Gerald Wallace Jason Kidd Paul Pierce Elton Brand
4 Rajon Rondo Rudy Gay Shawn Marion David West Andrea Bargnani Derrick Rose
5 Eric Gordon Hedo Turkoglu Mehmet Okur Mo Williams Charlie Villanueva Al Horford
6 John Salmons Kevin Love Nene Hilario Ben Gordon Emeka Okafor O.J. Mayo
7 Manu Ginobili Shaquille O'Neal Ron Artest Tyrus Thomas Jason Terry Michael Beasley
8 Francisco Garcia Chris Duhon Wilson Chandler Joakim Noah Leandro Barbosa Paul Millsap
9 Mike Conley Louis Williams T.J. Ford Thaddeus Young Luol Deng Mike Bibby
10 Danilo Gallinari Corey Maggette Josh Howard Raymond Felton Shane Battier Andrei Kirilenko
11 Stephen Curry Brandan Wright Courtney Lee Samuel Dalembert Antonio McDyess Peja Stojakovic
12 Richard Hamilton Brad Miller Chris Andersen D.J. Augustin Yi Jianlian Aaron Brooks
13 Jordan Hill Tyler Hansbrough Anthony Parker Terrence Williams Marco Belinelli Kirk Hinrich

Comments

By: Kyle McKeown
On: 9/30/2009 10:36:00 AM
The fourth round is too early for Ariza, even in a 12-team league. Hinrich was grossly forgotten during the draft. It's nuts that he was the last pick. He should get close to 25 minutes a night backing up Salmons and Rose this year. That should be enough to get over a trey and a steal per game, double-digit scoring and almost four assists per game. Not sure about the Hansborough pick either. Don't mean to pick on you, Zach, but there were plenty of potential starters and injury-free players still available in a 13-round draft. Channing Frye, Suns projected starting center, didn't get drafted and neither did Hakim Warrick.
 
By: mcb209
On: 9/30/2009 4:34:00 PM
yeah even if you are higher on ariza than most, he would have lasted at least a few more rounds. PG fell in this draft -- had i known it was going to happen like it did, i wouldn't have started off deron/chauncey. i doubt andre miller, mario chalmers, and tj ford go in the 9th of many other drafts this season. agree on hansbrough and gortat isn't rosterable in a standard league at this point, either
 
By: mcb209
On: 9/30/2009 4:35:00 PM
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By: Carson Cistulli
On: 10/1/2009 1:01:00 AM
Kyle, don't worry about picking on Zach too much: the Hansbrough pick is mine. I'm not really prepared to defend it mightily except to say that I was speculating based on his pedigree and didn't mind taking a risk with my 13th pick. Frye I'm skeptical of. The prospect of starter's minutes is attractive, obviously, but it seems like Phoenix plans on using him more as a foil to give Stoudemire space than anything else. He doesn't block shots, although his rebounding rate (ca .18/min last year) could see a boost given the switch from Portland's turtle-like to Phoenix's hare-esque paces. He's in the discussion, I guess; it just seems like his upside is limited.
 
By: smckeown
On: 10/1/2009 7:59:00 AM
I'm with you, Carson. I like Hansbrough as a speculative grab in the final round. If he sees 30 mpg, there's no reason he can't average 10 points and seven boards. But Kyle's spot on about Frye. Assuming he wins the starting center position, Frye will hold plenty of value playing for the Suns. He's been one of my favorite late-round picks this year, but I passed him up after Hinrich dropped in this draft.
 
By: nayfel
On: 10/1/2009 11:52:00 AM
Chris, I like what you did except for KG. Seems a bit early for that type of risk considering his ceiling is no where near where it once was. Rip at 12 though is pretty surprising considering he has always produced solid value.
 
By: Chris Liss
On: 10/1/2009 12:31:00 PM
yeah, KG might never be all the way back, it's true. But even at 25-30 mins a game, if healthy, he's well rounded enough to earn that value.
 
By: nayfel
On: 10/1/2009 6:15:00 PM
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