6'4", PG, Duke
Even with Jose Juan Barea's spectacular postseason play off the bench, he's not the long-term answer at point guard for the Dallas Mavericks.
With 38-year-old Jason Kidd entering the final year of his contract with Dallas, you can bet finding a capable replacement for the future Hall of Famer will be at the forefront of the Mavericks' thought process heading into the draft.
Enter Nolan Smith.
After playing most of his career at Duke as a combo guard, Smith filled in for the injured Kyrie Irving at point guard this past season and performed admirably.
He's not an excellent athlete by any means but can certainly control the offensive tempo and set up his teammates nicely with his affinity for penetrating the defense. Smith can also put the ball in the hoop, a skill that the Mavs have grown accustomed to seeing out of their point guards. He averaged 20.6 PPG in his final season at Duke.
Smith has a high basketball IQ, which bodes well for his chances of becoming a starting point guard at the NBA level.