April 4, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Hornets head coach Monty Williams talks with his team during a game against the Denver Nuggets at the New Orleans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

2012 NBA Draft: Mock Draft Version 1.0


Now that we know the order of the draft for certain lets’ take a quick look at the immediate mock draft following what just transpired.

Micael Jordan has a lot to ponder as the Bobcats missed the No. 1 pick and have the second overall pick. (Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-US PRESSWIRE

Obviously the larger picture of things may change up naturally, but the Hornets struck gold (whether you believe it was legit or not) and change the face of the top few picks at the very least. Let’s take a look what Version 1.0 of Pippen Ain’t Easy’s NBA Mock Draft has in store.

PICK

TEAM

SELECTION

POSITION

COLLEGE

HEIGHT

1

Hornets

 Anthony Davis

PF

Kentucky

6′ 10″

2

 Bobcats

Micheal Kidd-Gilchrist

SF

Kentucky

6′ 7″

3

 Wizards

 Bradley Beal

 SG

 Florida

6′ 3″

4

 Cavaliers

Andre Drummond

C

UConn

6′ 11″

5

 Kings

Harrison Barnes

 SF

North Carolina

 6′ 8″

6

 Trailblazers

 Thomas Robinson

 PF

Kansas

6′ 10″

7*

 Warriors

Perry Jones III

PF

Baylor

  6′ 11″

8

Raptors

 Austin Rivers

 SG

 Duke

6′ 4″

9

Pistons

Jared Sullinger

 PF

Ohio St.

6′ 9″

10**

Hornets

Jeremy Lamb

SG

UConn

 6′ 5″

11

Trailblazers

Tyler Zeller

PF/C

 North Carolina

7′ 0″

12

 Bucks

 John Henson

 PF

North Carolina

6′ 11″

13

 Suns

 Kendall Marshall

 PG

 North Carolina

6′ 2″

14

 Rockets

 Meyers Leonard

PF

Illinois

 7′ 1″

15

 Sixers

 Terrence Jones

PF

Kentucky

6′ 9″

16

Rockets

Damien Lillard

PG

 Weber St.

 6′ 2″

17

Mavericks

 Marquis Teauge

PG

 Kentucky

 6′ 2″

18***

Timberwolves

Dion Waiters

 SG

Syracuse

 6′ 4″

19

 Magic

Tony Wroten

 PG

 Washington

 6′ 5″

20

Nuggets

 Arnett Moultrie

 PF

 Mississippi St.

 6′ 11″

21

 Celtics

 Royce White

 PF

 Iowa St.

6′ 8″

22

 Celtics

Terrence Ross

 SG

 Washington

6′ 6″

23

Hawks

Jeffery Taylor

SF

Vanderbilt

 6′ 7″

24****

Cavaliers

Quincy Miller

SF

Baylor

 6′ 9″

25

Grizzlies

 Doron Lamb

SG

 Kentucky

 6′ 4″

26

 Pacers

 John Jenkins

SG

Vanderbilt

 6′ 4″

27

 Heat

Fab Melo

 C

 Syracuse

 7′ 0″

28

Thunder

 Evan Fournier

 SG/SF

France

 6′ 7″

 29

 Bulls

William Budford

 SG

Ohio St.

6′ 5″

 30t

 Warriors

 Andrew Nicholson

 PF

 St. Bonaventure

 6′ 9″

Stay tuned to Pippen Ain’t Easy from now until the NBA Draft on June 28th for the best most extensive coverage of the 2012 NBA Draft out there. Tomorrow look for a breakdown of the Class of 2012 position by position.

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