NBA Mock Draft – Feb. 8, 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. Ricky Rubio PG
18 years old, 6′ 4″ 180lbs.
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6. Jordan Hill PF
21 years old; 6’10″; 235 lbs.
Arizona, Junior

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20. Kyle Singler SF/PF
20 years old; 6’9″; 210 lbs.
Duke, Sophomore

21. Jonny Flynn PG
19 years old; 6’0″; 172 lbs.
Syracuse, Sophomore

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

23. Sam Young SF/PF
23 years old; 6’6″; 210 lbs.
Pittsburgh, Senior

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

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

26. DaJuan Summers SF/PF
20 years old; 6’8″; 241 lbs.
Georgetown, Junior

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

28. Andrew Ogilvy C
20 years old; 7’0″; 240 lbs.
Vanderbilt, Sophomore

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

30.Michael Washington PF
22 years old; 6’10″; 224 lbs.
Arkansas, Junior

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Ryan McNeill Ryan McNeill has appeared on NBA XL, ESPN Radio, The Fan 590, The Score, TSN Radio and The Home Stretch. He has covered the NBA with media credentials since the 2007-08 season.