2015 NBA Mock Draft: The Kings Do The Smart Things

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6. Sacramento Kings

Mar 28, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Kentucky Wildcats forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) dunks against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the finals of the midwest regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

67. This pick makes too much sense not to happen. Willie Trill Cauley-Stein is the player <a href=. Center. Kentucky. Willie Cauley-Stein. 6. player

7. Denver Nuggets

Kristaps Porzingis. 7. player. 73. Kristaps Porzingis is probably the most interesting prospect in this draft. His upside is tremendous, but he’s also very unproven. Denver is a solid team to take the gamble on him–the Nuggets have to rebuild anyway, so why not take a chance on having the next Dirk if he’s still available at seventh overall?. Power Forward. Latvia

8. Detroit Pistons

Shooting Guard. Croatia. Mario Hezonja. 8. player. 64. The Pistons’ only gaping hole left is small forward after trading for Ersan Ilyasova during the NBA Finals, and they could either go for Mario Hezonja or Stanley Johnson with this pick. I think either would be a good selection, but Hezonja gets the nod because I like his high ceiling–it’s a risky pick, but one that could result in the Pistons making a run sooner rather than later in the weakened East.

9. Charlotte Hornets

Apr 4, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Kentucky Wildcats guard Devin Booker (1) shoots the ball against Wisconsin Badgers guard Josh Gasser (21) during the second half of the 2015 NCAA Men

170. This is a dicey situation for Charlotte. They might like to have Stanley Johnson, but he <a href=. Shooting Guard. Kentucky. Devin Booker. 9. player

10. Miami Heat

Mar 19, 2015; Portland, OR, USA; Arizona Wildcats forward Stanley Johnson (5) shoots the basketball against Texas Southern Tigers forward Jason Carter (23) during the first half in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Stanley Johnson. 10. player. 110. This is a great situation for Miami, conversely. They get the best prospect left in the draft, and also the one that fits their needs best. A starting lineup of Goran Dragic, Dwyane Wade, Stanley Johnson, Chris Bosh and Hassan Whiteside is a strong core that should be able to make a serious run in the Eastern Conference, if Wade stays that is.. Small Forward. Arizona

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