The globally renowned HoopsAddict.com Mock Draft preview is in effect featuring the Top 20 potential NBA draft prospects that will be followed in subsequent weeks with our unique individual player breakdowns and skills analysis. Last year’s Mock Draft which featured all 30 players taken in the first round by NBA personnel managers had all appeared in our previous Mock Draft first round a season ago. Additionally 11 of the first 14 players taken in the first round were featured in our final Mock Draft.
Here goes the preliminary Top 20 for NBA Draft day 2008. As usual bookmark the page and reconcile our initial foray with the actual draft June 2008. Keep focused in future weeks for player breakdowns and our first round specialty of connecting players to there respective dreams.
Now for the much anticipated Top 20 Draft candidates are officially dropped (heavy on Pac-10 cagers) …Read on!
- Michael Beasley 6-9 Forward Kansas State
- Roy Hibbert 7-2 Center Georgetown
- Derrick Rose 6-4 Guard Memphis
- Danilo Gallinari 6-9 Forward Italy
- O.J. Mayo 6-5 Guard USC
- Eric Gordon 6-2 Guard Indiana
- Brook Lopez 7-0 Center Stanford
- Kosta Koufos 7-1 Center Ohio State
- Nicolas Batum 6-8 Forward France
- Kevin Love 6-9 Forward UCLA
- Chase Budinger 6-7 Guard Arizona
- Darrell Arthur 6-10 Forward Kansas
- DeAndre Jordan 7-0 Center Texas A&M
- Ante Tomic 7-2 Center Croatia
- Devon Hardin 6-11 Center California
- Chris Douglas Roberts 6-6 Guard Memphis
- Tywon Lawson 5-11 Guard North Carolina
- Taj Gibson 6-9 Forward USC
- Hasheem Thabeet 7-3 Center Connecticut
- Tyler Hansbrough 6-8 Forward North Carolina