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Best Destinations for the Top 5 2014 NBA Draft Prospects
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As we all know, draft coverage usually focuses around the needs of the team, not the needs of the player. That makes sense, mainly because the player has very little say in which team drafts him. 

But what if the player got to choose where he landed? What factors would he consider? Supporting cast, market size, opportunity, playing time, coaching staff and a variety of other factors would be weighed.

For this exercise, instead of focusing solely on team needs, we're going to look at what the top five prospects might covet from their best possible landing spots. Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks might need Andrew Wiggins, but out of the top lottery teams, would that be good for him? Is there another team in the lottery that would suit him better?

Let's take a look at the best feasible destinations (teams in the lottery) for Wiggins, Joel Embiid, Dante Exum, Jabari Parker and Julius Randle, the current top five prospects on DraftExpress.com.

 

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