Re-Drafting the 1st Round of the 2015 NBA Draft, Midseason Edition

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Re-Drafting the 1st Round of the 2015 NBA Draft, Midseason Edition
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If NBA teams knew in June what they know now about the league's rookies, how many would ask for a mulligan?

Would the Los Angeles Lakers, who've seen head coach Byron Scott berate No. 2 overall pick D'Angelo Russell after seemingly every game, take a longer look at center Jahlil Okafor or power forward Kristaps Porzingis? Might a few of the nine teams that passed on Justise Winslow think twice about letting the gifted Duke Blue Devil drop to the Miami Heat? Is there any chance power forward Bobby Portis would still land in the Chicago Bulls' lap at No. 22?

And if general managers had the benefit of hindsight, how would their knowledge of what's happened to their rosters in 2015-16 affect the picks they made and trades they triggered last summer?

For our purposes, we'll stop at the bottom of the first round, using each prospect's performance through half a season as a barometer for where he might land in a redone draft. The team that actually drafted each player is listed in parentheses. 

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