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NBA Mock Drafts: Experts say Wizards likely to grab Otto Porter at No. 3

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The Wizards will likely be in position to take local prospect Otto Porter at No. 3, but they are also very high on Anthony Bennett.

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The Washington Wizards were one of the big winners of the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery, nabbing the No. 3 pick after going in with the eighth-best odds. With that No. 3 pick, many experts believe the Wizards will take Otto Porter, who played his college basketball in Washington, D.C. at Georgetown.

Here are five mock drafts with their selections:

Mock Draft Wizards' pick
Jonathan Tjarks, SB Nation Otto Porter
Jonathan Givony, DraftExpress/Yahoo! Sports Anthony Bennett
Scott Howard-Cooper, NBA.com Otto Porter
Chad Ford, ESPN Otto Porter
Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated Otto Porter


The Wizards need a small forward, so taking the local kid Porter makes a lot of sense. Porter would mesh well with John Wall and Bradley Beal, creating a potent backcourt/wing trio.

However, the Wizards do like UNLV's Bennett, a bigger body who can play both the small and power forward positions. Bennett is an explosive athlete who can score in a variety of ways, which would help a Wizards offense that struggled at times this year.

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