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2016 NBA Mock Draft

Here is our updated 2016 NBA Mock Draft.

Draft order is based on results after the draft lottery - no change in the order.

Team needs and/or draft tendencies are loosely taken into consideration.

Videos and 'pre-season' scouting reports - with profiles for almost all players in our first round mock - are continuously being added and updated for all players.

A look at team needs for teams in the Eastern Conference and Western Conference.

1st round mock | 2nd round mock

2016 mock draft updated on May 19th.



1
Ht/Wt: 6'10"/240 lbs
Position: SF/PF
Team: LSU
Class: Freshman

2
Ht/Wt: 6' 9"/200 lbs
Position: SF
Team: Duke
Class: Freshman

3 *
Ht/Wt: 7' 1"/215 lbs
Position: PF
Team: Croatia
Class: Intl.

4
Ht/Wt: 6' 4"/212 lbs
Position: SG
Team: Oklahoma
Class: Junior

5
Ht/Wt: 6'10"/230 lbs
Position: PF/C
Team: Marquette
Class: Freshman

6
Ht/Wt: 6' 5"/200 lbs
Position: PG/SG
Team: Kentucky
Class: Freshman

7 *
Ht/Wt: 6' 7"/220 lbs
Position: SF
Team: California
Class: Freshman

8
Ht/Wt: 6' 4"/205 lbs
Position: PG
Team: Providence
Class: Junior

9 *
Ht/Wt: 7' 0"/215 lbs
Position: PF/C
Team: Kentucky
Class: Freshman

10
Ht/Wt: 7' 1"/235 lbs
Position: PF/C
Team: Utah
Class: Sophomore

11
Ht/Wt: 6' 6"/205 lbs
Position: SG/SF
Team: France
Class: Intl 

12
Ht/Wt: 6' 1"/195 lbs
Position: PG
Team: Notre Dame
Class: Junior

13 *
Ht/Wt: 6' 9"/225 lbs
Position: PF
Team: Washington
Class: Freshman

14
Ht/Wt: 6' 3"/195 lbs
Position: PG
Team: Vanderbilt
Class: Sophomore

15 *
Ht/Wt: 6'10"/240 lbs
Position: PF/C
Team: Michigan St.
Class:

16
Ht/Wt: 6'10"/230 lbs
Position: PF/C
Team: Gonzaga
Class: Sophomore

17 *
Ht/Wt: 6' 7"/175 lbs
Position: SG
Team: Turkey
Class: Intl.

18
Ht/Wt: 5' 9"/160 lbs
Position: PG
Team: Kentucky
Class: Sophomore

19 *
Ht/Wt: 6' 5"/220 lbs
Position: SG/SF
Team: Michigan St.
Class: Senior

20
Ht/Wt: 6'10"/250 lbs
Position: PF/C
Team: Vanderbilt
Class: Junior

21
Ht/Wt: 6'11"/240 lbs
Position: C
Team: Croatia
Class: Intl.

22
Ht/Wt: 6' 5"/170 lbs
Position: PG
Team: Washington
Class: Freshman

23
Ht/Wt: 6' 7"/215 lbs
Position: SF
Team: Baylor
Class: Senior

24 *
Ht/Wt: 6' 5"/196 lbs
Position: SG/SF
Team: Florida St.
Class: Freshman

25
Ht/Wt: 6' 6"/210 lbs
Position: SF
Team: Saint Joseph's
Class: Junior

26 *
Ht/Wt: 6' 9"/220 lbs
Position: SF/PF
Team: Spain
Class: Intl.

27
Ht/Wt: 6' 8"/240 lbs
Position: PF
Team: France
Class: Intl.

28 *
Ht/Wt: 7' 1"/260 lbs
Position: C
Team: Bosnia
Class: Intl

29
Ht/Wt: 6' 6"/195 lbs
Position: SG
Team: Syracuse
Class: Freshman

30
Ht/Wt: 6' 9"/220 lbs
Position: PF
Team: Kansas
Class: Freshman
































*Transaction Notes

First Round Traded Draft Picks

# 3 - Boston receives Brooklyn's 2016 1st round pick, 2014 1st round pick (# 17 - James Young), 2018 1st round pick, Boston's option to swap 2017 1st round picks, Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks, Kris Joseph and Keith Bogans for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Jason Terry, Option to swap 2017 1st round picks, and a 2017 conditional 2nd round pick (if Boston exercises right to swap 1st round picks, top 45 protected).

# 9 - Toronto receives the least favorable 2016 1st pick of either Denver or New York, 2014 2nd round pick, 2017 2nd round pick, Steve Novak, Marcus Camby and Quentin Richardson from the NY Knicks for Andrea Bargnani.

# 13 - Phoenix receives Washington's 2016 1st round pick (Top 9 protected), Kris Humbphries and DeJuan Blair for Markieff Morris.

# 15 - Denver receives Houston's 2016 1st round pick (top 14 protected, will become a 2017 2nd round and cash if not exercised in '16), Nick Johnson, Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni and Joey Dorsey for Ty Lawson and a 2017 2nd round pick.

# 17 - Boston receives Dallas' 2015 1st round pick (top 7 in 2016-20, else a 2020 and 2021 2nd round pick) , 2016 2nd round pick (more favorable of Memphis and Dallas), Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder and Jameer Nelson for Rajon Rondo.

# 19 - Denver receives Portland's 2016 1st round pick (top 14 protected), 2019 2nd round pick, Will Barton, Victor Claver and Thomas Robinson for Aaron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee.

# 24 - Philadelphia receives Miami's 2015 1st round pick (via CLE - top 10 protected in 2016, unprotected in 2017), Alexey Shved and Luc Mbah a Moute, Cleveland receives Kevin Love and Minnesota receives Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young. Cleveland had acquired the first round pick from the LeBron James trade.

# 26 - Philadelphia receives Oklahoma's 2015 round pick (via DEN and CLE) (protected top 15 in 2016 and 2017, else a 2nd round pick in 2018 and 2019) and JaVale McGee. Denver receives Oklahoma's 2015 protected 1st round pick (via CLE) and Memphis's 2015 protected 1st round pick (via CLE) from Cleveland for Timofey Mozgov. Cleveland receives Oklahoma's 2015 1st round pick (top 18 protected in 2015, top 15 in 2016 and 2017, else a 2nd round pick in 2018 and 2019), J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert in a three team deal with the Knicks and Thunder. The Cavs traded Dion Waiters, Lou Amundson, Alex kirk and a 2019 2nd round pick.

# 28 - Phoenix receives Cleveland's 2016 1st round pick (via BOS - top 10 protected from 2016 to 2018, unprotected in 2019) and Marcus Thornton for Isaiah Thomas.

* - Chicago receives Sacramento's 2016 1st round pick (top 10 protected), Portland's 2015 and 2016 2nd round draft picks, and Andrew Bynum from Cleveland for Loul Deng. The Bulls can swap 2015 1st round picks with the Cavaliers if the Cavaliers pick between # 15 and # 30. Cleveland receives Sacramento's future 2015 1st round pick and Omri Casspi for JJ Hickson.

* - Denver receives Memphis's 2016 protected 1st round pick (via CLE) and Oklahoma's 2015 protected 1st round pick (via CLE) from Cleveland for Timofey Mozgov. Cleveland receives Memphis' 2016 1st round pick (top 1-5 and 15-30 in 2016, top 1-5 in 2017 and 2018 and unprotected in 2019), Marreese Speights, Josh Selby and Wayne Ellington for Jon Leuer and a $6.4 million trade exception.

* - Boston receives Minnesota's 2015 1st round pick (via PHO) (top 12 protected 2016, converts to 2nd rounds in 2016 and 2017 if first rounder not exercised) for Brandan Wright.

* - 76ers receive the Lakers 2015 1st round pick (via PHX) (protected top 3 in 2016-17, unprotected in 2018) from a 3-team trade involving Michael Carter-Williams. Suns receive the Lakers 2015 1st round pick, 2013 1st round pick (least favorable of Cavaliers, Heat, Kings - #30 Nemanja Nedovic), 2013 2nd round pick (protected top 40 in 2013 - #57 Alex Oriakhi), 2014 2nd round pick (#36 Johnny O'Bryant), and $3M cash from the LA Lakers for Steve Nash.

* - Philadelphia has the option to swap picks with Sacramento if in the top 10.