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NBA mock draft roundup: Nerlens Noel the likely top pick, but no consensus

Draft day is here, and the Cavaliers are still unsure of who to draft No. 1 overall. Most mock drafts still project Nerlens Noel to be the top pick, but Alex Len is also getting love.


Draft day is finally upon us, and that means final adjustments are being made to mock drafts everywhere. There's plenty of intrigue at the top of the draft, with the Cleveland Cavaliers still unsure of what direction they're going to go with the No. 1 overall pick.

The Cavs have aggressively shopped the pick, but no deals have come to fruition. Kentucky's Nerlens Noel (scouting report) is still the projected top pick in many mocks, but he's not a consensus by any means. Maryland's Alex Len (scouting report) is getting some love as well, despite the fact that he's dealing with injury problems like Noel.

There are a few other interesting things to watch for at the top of the draft. One is whether Kansas' Ben McLemore (scouting report) or Indiana's Victor Oladipo (scouting report) will be the first shooting guard taken. McLemore has seen his stock drop a bit due to poor workouts, while Oladipo is generally loved by NBA executives. However, McLemore is still projected ahead of Oladipo in most mocks.

Another choice to watch is the Washington Wizards at No. 3. Many think the Wizards will take the local product in Georgetown's Otto Porter (scouting report), but UNLV's Anthony Bennett (scouting report) is also in play. Porter is the safer pick and seems like a great fit for Washington, but nothing is guaranteed.

Let's take a look at a bunch of the latest mocks:

SB Nation ESPN DraftExpress Sports Illustrated
1. Cavaliers Alex Len Nerlens Noel Nerlens Noel Nerlens Noel Nerlens Noel Alex Len
2. Magic Nerlens Noel Victor Oladipo Ben McLemore Ben McLemore Ben McLemore Nerlens Noel
3. Wizards Anthony Bennett Otto Porter Otto Porter Otto Porter Otto Porter Anthony Bennett
4. Bobcats Ben McLemore Ben McLemore Alex Len Anthony Bennett Alex Len Ben McLemore
5. Suns Victor Oladipo Alex Len Victor Oladipo Alex Len Victor Oladipo Victor Oladipo
6. Pelicans Otto Porter Michael Carter-Williams Trey Burke Victor Oladipo Anthony Bennett Trey Burke
7. Kings Trey Burke C.J. McCollum Anthony Bennett Michael Carter-Williams Michael Carter-Williams C.J. McCollum
8. Pistons C.J. McCollum Anthony Bennett C.J. McCollum Trey Burke Trey Burke Otto Porter
9. Timberwolves Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Shabazz Muhammad Cody Zeller
10. Trail Blazers Cody Zeller Steven Adams Steven Adams Shabazz Muhammad Cody Zeller Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
11. 76ers Steven Adams Cody Zeller Cody Zeller Cody Zeller Steven Adams Lucas Nogueira
12. Thunder via Raptors Giannis Adetokunbo Trey Burke Kelly Olynyk Steven Adams Kelly Olynyk Steven Adams
13. Mavericks Michael Carter-Williams Sergey Karasev Michael Carter-Williams C.J. McCollum Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Sergey Karasev
14. Jazz Dennis Schroeder Lucas Nogueira Mason Plumlee Dennis Schroeder Dennis Schroeder Michael Carter-Williams
15. Bucks Shabazz Muhammad Shane Larkin Shabazz Muhammad Kelly Olynyk C.J. McCollum Giannis Adetokunbo
16. Celtics Tony Mitchell Kelly Olynyk Shane Larkin Sergey Karasev Jamaal Franklin Dennis Schroeder
17. Hawks via Rockets Mason Plumlee Giannis Adetokunbo Giannis Adetokunbo Mason Plumlee Lucas Nogueira Kelly Olynyk
18. Hawks Rudy Gobert Shabazz Muhammad Sergey Karasev Lucas Nogueira Sergey Karasev Kelly Olynyk
19. Cavaliers via Lakers Sergey Karasev Reggie Bullock Reggie Bullock Giannis Adetokunbo Giannis Adetokunbo Shabazz Muhammad
20. Bulls Gorgui Dieng Mason Plumlee Tim Hardaway Jr. Gorgui Dieng Tony Mitchell Gorgui Dieng
21. Jazz via Warriors Lucas Nogueira Isaiah Canaan Dennis Schroeder Jeff Withey Mason Plumlee Shane Larkin
22. Nets Shane Larkin Gorgui Dieng Lucas Nogueira Rudy Gobert Gorgui Dieng Mason Plumlee
23. Pacers Kelly Olynyk Dennis Schroeder Rudy Gobert Glen Rice Jr. Shane Larkin Tony Mitchell
24. Knicks Ricky Ledo Jamaal Franklin Isaiah Canaan Shane Larkin Jeff Withey Tony Snell
25. Clippers Jamaal Franklin Tim Hardaway Jr. Gorgui Dieng Jamaal Franklin Rudy Gobert Allen Crabbe
26. Timberwolves via Grizzlies Jeff Withey Allen Crabbe Jamaal Franklin Tony Mitchell Ricky Ledo Ricky Ledo
27. Nuggets Reggie Bullock Tony Snell Allen Crabbe Allen Crabbe Glen Rice Jr. Glen Rice Jr.
28. Spurs Allen Crabbe Rudy Gobert Jeff Withey Isaiah Canaan Tony Snell Erick Green
29. Thunder Jackie Carmichael Ricky Ledo Tony Mitchell Archie Goodwin Mike Muscala Rudy Gobert
30. Suns via Heat Archie Goodwin Erick Green Pierre Jackson Tim Hardaway Jr. Allen Crabbe Jamaal Franklin

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