2014 NBA Mock Draft

2014 NBA Draft: Full 2-Round Order and Mock for All Prospects

From left, NBA draft prospects Marcus Smart of Oklahoma State, Tyler Ennis of Syracuse, Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid of Kansas, Noah Vonleh of Indiana, Doug McDermott of Creighton and Aaron Gordon of Arizona pose for a photograph before the NBA basketball draft lottery in New York, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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R. Cory SmithSenior Writer IJune 26, 2014

It's so close you can taste it. For prospects, franchises, scouts, general managers and fans, the 2014 NBA draft is just hours away from finally getting underway.

Players at the top of the draft like Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker are already prevalent, but several others have hopes of seeing their NBA dream come true as well. In a class loaded with top prospects, much of the second-round talent has a chance to emerge in the coming years.

With the draft nearing, here's a look at a full two-round mock draft and a breakdown of the picks.

2014 NBA Full Mock Draft
First Round
Selection No.TeamPlayer
1Cleveland CavaliersAndrew Wiggins
2Milwaukee BucksJabari Parker
3Philadelphia 76ersDante Exum
4Orlando MagicNoah Vonleh
5Utah JazzAaron Gordon
6Boston CelticsJoel Embiid
7Los Angeles LakersMarcus Smart
8Sacramento KingsElfrid Payton
9Charlotte Hornets (From Detroit)Doug McDermott
10Philadelphia 76ers (From New Orleans)Julius Randle
11Denver NuggetsNik Stauskas
12Orlando Magic (From New York via Denver)Rodney Hood
13Minnesota TimberwolvesDario Saric
14Phoenix SunsTyler Ennis
15Atlanta HawksGary Harris
16Chicago Bulls (From Charlotte)Adreian Payne
17Boston Celtics (From Brooklyn)T.J. Warren
18Phoenix Suns (From Washington)James Young
19Chicago BullsZach LaVine
20Toronto RaptorsJerami Grant
21Oklahoma City Thunder (From Dallas via Houston and L.A. Lakers)P.J. Hairston
22Memphis GrizzliesJusuf Nurkic
23Utah Jazz (From Golden State)K.J. McDaniels
24Charlotte Hornets (From Portland)Kyle Anderson
25Houston RocketsJordan Adams
26Miami HeatShabazz Napier
27Phoenix Suns (From Indiana)Clint Capela
28Los Angeles ClippersCleanthony Early
29Oklahoma City ThunderMitch McGary
30San Antonio SpursJordan Clarkson
Second Round
Selection No.Team
31Milwaukee BucksC.J. Wilcox
32Philadelphia 76ersNick Johnson
33Cleveland Cavaliers (From Orlando)DeAndre Daniels
34New York Knicks (From Dallas via Boston)Jarnell Stokes
35Utah JazzBogdan Bogdanovic
36Milwaukee Bucks (From L.A. Lakers via Minnesota and Phoenix)Spencer Dinwiddie
37Toronto Raptors (From Sacramento)Jabari Brown
38Detroit PistonsGlenn Robinson III
39Philadelphia 76ers (From Cleveland)Johnny O'Bryant III
40Minnesota Timberwolves (From New Orleans)Jahii Carson
41Denver NuggetsRuss Smith
42Houston Rockets (From New York)Vasilije Micic
43Atlanta HawksPatric Young
44Minnesota TimberwolvesJames Michael McAdoo
45Charlotte HornetsCory Jefferson
46Washington WizardsKeith Appling
47Philadelphia 76ers (From Brooklyn via Dallas and Boston)Artem Klimenko
48Milwaukee Bucks (From Toronto via Phoenix)Deonte Burton
49Chicago BullsJordan McRae
50Phoenix SunsThanasis Antetokounmpo
51New York Knicks (from Dallas)Walter Tavares
52Philadelphia 76ers (From Memphis via Cleveland)C.J. Fair
53Minnesota Timberwolves (From Golden State)Joe Harris
54Philadelphia 76ers (From Houston via Milwaukee)Josh Huestis
55Miami HeatMelvin Ejim
56Denver Nuggets (From Portland)Dwight Powell
57Indiana PacersBryce Cotton
58San Antonio Spurs (From L.A. Clippers via New Orleans)Moussa Diagne
59Toronto Raptors (From Oklahoma City via New York)Markel Brown
60San Antonio SpursJordan Bachynski
R. Cory Smith's Mock Predictions

 

Andrew Wiggins, No. 1 overall pick

It kind of has a ring to it.

While some still believe Embiid might have the most upside in this class, all signs now point toward the Cleveland Cavaliers taking either Wiggins or Parker with the first selection. Chad Ford of ESPN (subscription needed) notes that the foot surgery Embiid underwent drastically hurt his stock:

Embiid was the heavy favorite to be the top pick before Thursday's news of the stress fracture in his foot, which will require surgery. Sources in Cleveland say it is now very unlikely the Cavaliers would take him No. 1. Like any team, they will want to see the medical report after the surgery, but this has seriously dampened their enthusiasm for Embiid.

That leaves two prospects -- Wiggins and Jabari Parker. Wiggins worked out for the Cavs on Wednesday and was impressive, according to sources. Although he didn't shoot the ball well, he has improved his ballhandling and showed off his explosive athleticism.

Though the Cavaliers typically keep their decisions pretty close to the vest, there have been rumors coming out of their camp leading up to Thursday. After what appears to be a questionable selection of Anthony Bennett last season, it's hard to think they will pick any other player except for Wiggins or Parker.

Ford explains the tumult taking place in the organization:

Whether it's ultimately Wiggins or Parker, both have promise in the NBA and look to be potential All-Stars in just a few seasons. As for Wiggins, the Canadian forward doesn't lack any confidence, per Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

"I think I'll be a star wherever I go," Wiggins said. "That's just how confident I am in my ability."

With all three players primed to be superstars at the next level, landing any one of them should be a franchise-changing selection. But teams know what they want, and it will ultimately be Wiggins going No. 1 overall.

 

Talent in the Second Round

What do Isaiah Thomas, Lance Stephenson and Danny Green all have in common? All three notable players were selected in the second round in the last five drafts.

While second-round gems are typically rare, this year's class presents a few players who have a chance to shine. One of those players is Jarnell Stokes, who has seen his stock rise and fall throughout the draft process.

Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun provides his thoughts on the power forward:

The former Tennessee big man clogged up the paint for the Volunteers last season, finishing with 15.1 points and 10.6 rebounds. That type of production translates well to the NBA regardless of what team eventually picks him.

Some predictions have Stokes in the first round, which is where he believes he will be selected, per Ben Frederickson of the Knoxville News Sentinel:

Outside of Stokes, another player to watch is a young guard who emerged early last year before his season was derailed by injury.

Spencer Dinwiddie was the lead man for Colorado last season, scoring 14.7 points with 3.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. Had he finished out the season, we might be talking about a potential first-round lock with Dinwiddie's talent.

Eric Sondheimer, who covered Dinwiddie in high school with the Los Angeles Times, offered his take on the young man moving forward:

After great college careers, both players have a chance to make a difference in the NBA. While either could potentially rise into the first round, they will both be prospects to watch at the next level.

 

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