2014 NBA Mock Draft 4.0: Entire First Round Post-NBA Lottery

Post-Lottery 2014 NBA Mock Draft

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With the NBA Draft Lottery in the books for 2014 and some major shakeups in the order of the first round, who will be the No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft. Sure, the draft isn't until June 26, but it's never too early to speculate who will be taken with which pick.

Let's take a look at the fourth edition, and post-lottery edition, of my 2014 NBA mock draft.

1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Joel Embiid, Kansas

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1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Joel Embiid, Kansas

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While I don't think Embiid is the best talent in the draft, I do know that the Cavs need a big man to split time with Anderson Varejao. Embiid is a rim protector and his offensive production will come with time. Spencer Hawes will be a free agent this upcoming summer as well.

2. Milwaukee Bucks: Jabari Parker, Duke

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2. Milwaukee Bucks: Jabari Parker, Duke

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Parker, in my opinion, is the top talent in the draft and is the most NBA-ready of any prospect. He can rebound, shoot and put up points in big numbers -- exactly what the Bucks need to add to a somewhat-depleted roster.

3. Philadelphia 76ers: Andrew Wiggins, Kansas

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3. Philadelphia 76ers: Andrew Wiggins, Kansas

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Andrew Wiggins has to be one of the most intriguing draft prospects in recent memory. There's no way he slides past No. 3 in this year's draft and many think he goes No. 1 to the Cavs. However, he has a lot to prove and he can't just rely on his freakish athleticism to get him by in the NBA. Philadelphia will add him and fill a need at the shooting guard position.

4. Orlando Magic: Julius Randle, Kentucky

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4. Orlando Magic: Julius Randle, Kentucky

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When I look at Julius Randle, I see a younger version of Zach Randolph with a slightly lesser wingspan. People have been criticizing Randle's somewhat-short wingspan, but he's so physical and aggressive down low that it won't matter when he's producing at the next level.

5. Utah Jazz: Noah Vonleh, Indiana

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5. Utah Jazz: Noah Vonleh, Indiana

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Vonleh's measurables may have helped him the most out of any prospect in this year's draft. When I was talkin about Randle's small wingspan not hurting his stock, I do believe that Vonleh's 7-foot-4 wingspan did nothing but help his stock. He has a world full of potential at his disposal and he will fit perfectly with the young Jazz.

6. Boston Celtics: Dante Exum, Australia

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6. Boston Celtics: Dante Exum, Australia

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In the case that Rajon Rondo becomes a free agent next offseason, the Celtics need a solid plan in the case that he leaves or is traded by the trade deadline. Dante Exum could split time and learn behind the talented veteran point guard -- and it seems likely that the Celtics will be parting ways with Rondo.

7. Los Angeles Lakers: Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State

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7. Los Angeles Lakers: Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State

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The Lakers have expressed a serious need for a point guard and many thought that if they kept their projected sixth pick in the draft after the lottery, they would have a shot at getting Exum. I don't see Exum getting past six, so the next best point guard would be Marcus Smart.

8. Sacramento Kings: Aaron Gordon, Arizona

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8. Sacramento Kings: Aaron Gordon, Arizona

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Aaron Gordon is literally Blake Griffin 2.0. The power forward could double as a three in the NBA and will be one of the most athletic specimens coming out of this class. He showed that with his impressive 39-inch vertical and if he can be a little more physical and realize his potential, he will be scary. Sacramento just got a whole lot scarier.

9. Charlotte Hornets: Dario Saric, Croatia

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9. Charlotte Hornets: Dario Saric, Croatia

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The Hornets -- yes, it's nice to finally call them that -- got this pick from the Ben Gordon-Corey Maggette trade a couple seasons ago and that trade is looking genius. The Hornets could use some depth at the small forward and power forward positions and good thing for them, Saric plays both positions well.

10. Philadelphia 76ers: Doug McDermott, Creighton

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10. Philadelphia 76ers: Doug McDermott, Creighton

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This is a bit of a reach for the 76ers, but I think McDermott will play the three in the NBA and he will be much-needed by the 76ers with no depth at the position. McDermott can score in bunches, but his defense and athleticism may be a bit of a liability.

11. Denver Nuggets: Gary Harris, Michigan State

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11. Denver Nuggets: Gary Harris, Michigan State

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It's hard to see Harris dropping all the way to No. 11, but with the needs of the teams before them, it's very likely the Nuggets get to snag the two-guard from MSU. Harris is a great defender and a prolific scorer. He's not necessarily a need for the Nuggets, but they can't let the best talent on the board slide past them.

12. Orlando Magic: Rodney Hood, Duke

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12. Orlando Magic: Rodney Hood, Duke

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Rodney Hood seems to be climbing up many people's draft boards and it's easy to see just why that is. He's an athletic, long forward that can play both inside -- if he puts on more weight for the NBA -- and outside. I already have the Magic taking a big man, so a small forward will be the next option/need for the team.

13. Minnesota Timberwolves: Nik Stauskas, Michigan

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13. Minnesota Timberwolves: Nik Stauskas, Michigan

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Minnesota might want to fill a three-point shooting void just in case Kevin Love is gone after -- or during -- this upcoming season. Nik Stauskas is lethal from three-point range and has more athleticism that people give him credit for.

14. Phoenix Suns: Tyler Ennis, Syracuse

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14. Phoenix Suns: Tyler Ennis, Syracuse

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Phoenix needs a solid point guard to back up Goran Dragic this season because, no offense to him, but Ish Smith isn't exactly a solid No. 2 guy. Ennis could benefit greatly from learning behind a young star like Dragic and that will develop a solid NBA point out of the Syracuse guard.

15. Atlanta Hawks: James Young, Kentucky

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15. Atlanta Hawks: James Young, Kentucky

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Young has the talent and athleticism to make a solid NBA starter one day. Although he tweaked and improved his jump shot this season, he will need to do a much better job of improving that if he wants to be at least serviceable at the next level.

16. Chicago Bulls: P.J. Hairston, Texas Legends

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16. Chicago Bulls: P.J. Hairston, Texas Legends

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After being suspended by the NCAA and leaving for the D-League because he didn't want to sit out an entire collegiate season, P.J. Hairston is back and better than ever. The shooting guard/small forward combo is considered one of the top at his position and his size is very intriguing for many scouts.

17. Boston Celtics: Zach LaVine, UCLA

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17. Boston Celtics: Zach LaVine, UCLA

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This is a perfect fit for the Celtics as LaVine is not ready to start at the next level right away because of his raw ability. LaVine could be a solid backup to Avery Bradley and it'll be interesting to see how his athleticism translates to the next level.

18. Phoenix Suns: Adreian Payne, Michigan State

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18. Phoenix Suns: Adreian Payne, Michigan State

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Adreian Payne might be a once-in-a-few-drafts type of talent as he is a big man who can shoot, play in the post and rebound. His freakish athleticism could help his stock and maybe the fact that he played the last three months of his senior season with mono -- still averaging 29.0 points and 6.8 rebounds.

19. Chicago Bulls: T.J. Warren, N.C. State

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19. Chicago Bulls: T.J. Warren, N.C. State

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T.J. Warren is a flat-out scorer. The Bulls could use some help at the small forward position and, even though Warren isn't much more than a pure scorer, he will be a solid contributor to the Bulls' bench.

20. Toronto Raptors: Elfrid Payton, Louisiana-Lafayette

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20. Toronto Raptors: Elfrid Payton, Louisiana-Lafayette

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It's very possible that the Raptors lose Kyle Lowry to a higher bidder, like the Lakers, in free agency this offseason. If that does happen, Payton will be a solid replacement -- even if he's not completely ready to start. Greivis Vasquez could also teach the young point guard.

21. Oklahoma City Thunder: Jusuf Nurkic, Bosnia

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21. Oklahoma City Thunder: Jusuf Nurkic, Bosnia

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Jusuf Nurkic is rated as the second-best center in this draft behind Embiid and he is a solid back-to-the-basket threat. The Thunder aren't exactly a joke in the post, but they could use someone like Nurkic to solidify the center position for years to come.

22. Memphis Grizzlies: Kyle Anderson, UCLA

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22. Memphis Grizzlies: Kyle Anderson, UCLA

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Kyle Anderson can literally do it all. The Grizzlies could use some help at the two and three positions and Anderson can literally translate anywhere from point guard to small forward. It's hard to find a guy who can score, rebound and pass the ball the way that Anderson does.

23. Utah Jazz: K.J. McDaniels, Clemson

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23. Utah Jazz: K.J. McDaniels, Clemson

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Not many people know a lot about K.J. McDaniels from Clemson, but he is a solid scorer and can grab some boards, averaging 17 points and 7.1 rebounds per game this past season. Utah could use a guy like that coming off the bench.

24. Charlotte Hornets: Shabazz Napier, Connecticut

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24. Charlotte Hornets: Shabazz Napier, Connecticut

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The Hornets have a former UConn point guard that led the Huskies to a national title in his senior season with the school. Now they could add another in Shabazz Napier to play behind his former teammate -- and it just makes sense to have them playing as a tandem. It would be a pretty formidable duo.

25. Houston Rockets: Clint Capela, Switzerland

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25. Houston Rockets: Clint Capela, Switzerland

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Houston could use some help at the power forward position -- even though they aren't exactly short on big men. Capela could give the Rockets some extra depth and he is so raw and athletic that he will need a year or two before he realizes his full potential.

26. Miami Heat: Nick Johnson, Arizona

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26. Miami Heat: Nick Johnson, Arizona

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Miami needs more leaders -- especially if LeBron leaves -- and Nick Johnson could be that role player on the bench that also acts as one of the team's leaders. Johnson doesn't excel at any one thing, but he can score in bunches when the moment calls for it.

27. Phoenix Suns: Jerami Grant, Syracuse

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27. Phoenix Suns: Jerami Grant, Syracuse

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I have Grant falling all the way to No. 27 and there's no way the Suns let him go by as the top talent on the board and a guy with crazy potential. He also fills another need for the Suns as they have already grabbed a point guard and a power forward with their first two picks -- Grant is a small forward.

28. Los Angeles Clippers: Glenn Robinson III, Michigan

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28. Los Angeles Clippers: Glenn Robinson III, Michigan

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Robinson III fits in perfectly with the Clippers' way of play. He's athletic as anyone in the draft and can also shoot the ball. I think Lob City would love to have another athletic body coming off the bench to throw down some alley-oops.

29. Oklahoma City Thunder: Jordan Adams, UCLA

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29. Oklahoma City Thunder: Jordan Adams, UCLA

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Jordan Adams is one of the best shooting guards in the draft and many think he will go much higher than No. 29. The Thunder need a shooting guard and Adams proved at the combine he is an improved shooter and he even shed some pounds, improving his quickness and durability.

30. San Antonio Spurs: Isaiah Austin, Baylor

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30. San Antonio Spurs: Isaiah Austin, Baylor

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Isaiah Austin will fill a future need for the Spurs who will be losing Tim Duncan within the next couple of seasons. Sure, Austin doesn't have the best jumper, but he could develop into somewhat of a resemblance of the Spurs' big man.

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