NBA Mock Draft – May 14

As we all know, the weeks 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 in May and June 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 weeks. 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
20 years old, 6’10”, 251 lbs.
Oklahoma, Sophomore

2. Ricky Rubio  PG
18 years old, 6’4″, 180lbs.
DKV Joventut

3. Hasheem Thabeet C
22 years old, 7’3″, 265 lbs.
Connecticut, Junior

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

5. Jordan Hill PF
21 years old, 6’10”, 235 lbs.
Arizona, Junior

6. Tyreke Evans PG/SG
19 years old, 6’5″, 195 lbs.
Memphis, Freshman

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

8. Earl Clark SF/PF
21 years old; 6’9″; 220 lbs.
Louisville, Junior

9. Stephen Curry PG/SG
21 years old, 6’3″, 185 lbs.
Davidson, Junior

10. DeMar DeRozan SG/SF
19 years old, 6’7″, 207 lbs.
USC, Freshman

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

12. James Johnson PF
22 years old, 6’8″, 235 lbs.
Wake Forest, Sophomore

13. Jrue Holiday PG/SG
18 years old, 6’3″, 185 lbs.
UCLA, Freshman

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

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

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

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

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

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

20. Terrence Williams SG/SF
21 years old, 6’6″, 220 lbs.
Louisville, Senior

21. Patrick Mills PG
20 years old, 6’0″, 175 lbs.
Saint Mary’s, Sophomore

22. Wayne Ellington SG
21 years old, 6’5″, 190 lbs.
North Carolina, Junior

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

24. Austin Daye SF/PF
20 years old; 6’10″; 190 lbs.
Gonzaga, Sophomore

25. Chase Budinger SG/SF
21 years old; 6’7″; 218 lbs.
Arizona, Junior

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

27. Gani Lawal PF
20 years old; 6’8″; 233 lbs.
Georgia Tech, Sophomore

28. Toney Douglas PG/SG
23 years old; 6’1″; 196 lbs.
Florida State, Senior

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

30. Patrick Beverly PG
20 years old; 6’1″; 172

About the Author

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.

Comments (5)

  1. Very nice list overall, Ryan. I feel Lawson could “fall” to the tail end of the lottery, but I think he’ll probably end up closer to No. 10. This is the first mock I’ve seen put Toney Douglas in the first round *or anywhere near it, for that matter). I think he’s a first round talent, but will an NBA GM?

  2. Ryne – True, Toney hasn’t been ranked this high in other mock drafts but I feel he brings a lot of intangibles that are being overlooked. It’s because of this that I think he has a lot of Michael Redd in him and some team like the Spurs will take the senior in the first round.

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