Hoops Addict Mock Draft – Feb. 16, 2009

As we all know, the months leading up to the NBA Draft can make for an overwhelming flurry of inside scoops, conspiracy theories and rumors from all around the internet; this year appears to be no different.

Fortunately, Hoops Addict has been keeping tabs on all the top college prospects and will be in attendance at NBA pre-draft workouts in Toronto and Washington to put it all in perspective. While there is a lot up in the air, this is our best attempt to get through all the speculation and give you some insight into who the top 30 prospects are.

Make sure you keep checking back for updated rankings over the next few months. Then, once the NBA Draft order is announced on May 19, we’ll start adapting these rankings to reflect specific team needs and what we’re hearing specific NBA teams will do.

1. Blake Griffin  PF/C
19 years old; 6’10″; 239 lbs.
Oklahoma, Sophomore

2. James Harden  SG
19 years old; 6’5″; 218 lbs.
Arizona State, Sophomore

3. Greg Monroe  PF/C
18 years old; 6’10″; 226 lbs.
Georgetown, Freshman

4. Hasheem Thabeet  C
21 years old; 7’3″; 260 lbs.
Connecticut, Junior

5. Stephen Curry  PG/SG
20 years old; 6’3″; 185 lbs.
Davidson, Junior

6. Ricky Rubio PG
18 years old, 6′ 4″ 180lbs.
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7. Jordan Hill  PF
21 years old; 6’10″; 235 lbs.
Arizona, Junior

8. Cole Aldrich C
20 years old, 6′ 11″ 250lbs.
Kansas, Sophomore

9. Jeff Teague  PG/SG
20 years old; 6’2″; 180 lbs.
Wake Forest, Sophomore

10. Brandon Jennings  PG
19 years old; 6’1″; 170 lbs.
Lottomatica Roma, International

11. Ty Lawson  PG
21 years old; 6’0″; 195 lbs.
North Carolina, Junior

12. Jrue Holiday  PG/SG
18 years old; 6’4″; 200 lbs.
UCLA, Freshman

13. Patrick Patterson  PF
19 years old; 6’8″; 223 lbs.
Kentucky, Sophomore

14. Darren Collison  PG
21 years old; 6’1″; 165 lbs.
UCLA, Senior

15. Gerald Henderson  SG
21 years old; 6’5″; 215 lbs.
Duke, Junior

16. DeJuan Blair  PF/C
19 years old; 6’7″; 265 lbs.
Pittsburgh, Sophomore

17. Willie Warren  SG
19 years old; 6’4″; 200 lbs.
Oklahoma, Freshman

18. Earl Clark  SF/PF
21 years old; 6’9″; 200 lbs.
Louisville, Junior

19. Al-Farouq Aminu SF
18 years old, 6′ 8″ 210lbs.
Wake Forest, Freshman

20. Evan Turner  SG/SF
20 years old; 6’7″; 205 lbs.
Ohio State, Sophomore

21. DeMar DeRozan, SF
19 years old, 6′ 7″ 207lbs.
USC, Freshman

22. Tyreke Evans, G
19 years old, 6′ 5″ 195lbs.
Memphis, Freshman

23. Chase Budinger  SG/SF
21 years old; 6’7″; 190 lbs.
Arizona, Junior

24. Eric Maynor  PG
21 years old; 6’2″; 165 lbs.
VCU, Senior

25. B.J. Mullens  C
years old; 7’0″; 260 lbs.
Ohio State, Freshman

26. A.J. Price  PG
22 years old; 6’2″; 190 lbs.
Connecticut, Senior

27. Tyler Hansbrough  PF
23 years old; 6’9″; 230 lbs.
North Carolina, Senior

28.Tyrese Rice  PG/SG
21 years old; 6’0″; 183 lbs.
Boston College, Senior

29. Jerome Jordan C
22 years old; 7’0″; 235 lbs.
Tulsa, Junior

30. Danny Green, SG/SF
21 years old; 6’6″; 210 lbs.
North Carolina, Senior

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Ryan McNeill Ryan McNeill has appeared on ESPN Radio, MTV Canada, SiriusXM, The Fan 590 and other radio programs and TV shows. He has covered the NBA with media credentials since the 2007-08 season.

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