2015 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (6/25/15)

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Here is the second round of The Sports Bank’s 2015 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT been taken into account.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

Our NBA mock draft also appears on NBA.com’s consensus mock draft.

Check out a list of who has declared for the 2015 NBA Draft.

You can check out my NBA team needs pages posted at WalterFootball.com.

2015 NBA MOCK DRAFT SECOND ROUND

31. Minnesota-Guillermo Hernangomez, C, Spain, 6-11, 1994.
The Spaniard looks the part and posted solid numbers in the ACB this past season.

32. Houston (from NY)-Robert Upshaw, C, Washington, 7-0, Soph.
The former Fresno State transfer is a defensive and physical presence in the paint but was dismissed from the Huskies’ program which will be a red flag among NBA GM’s. Still, he’s worth a second round gamble.

33. Boston (from PHI)-Mouhammadu Jaiteh, C, France, 6-11, 1994
Jaiteh has the size and physicality to bang down low in the NBA.

 

34. L.A. Lakers-Christian Wood, PF, UNLV, 6-11, Soph.
Christian Wood is a long, athletic forward who has first round potential so he’d be a terrific value at this point.

 

35. Philadelphia (from ORL)-Jarrell Martin, PF, LSU, 6-9, Soph.
The former McDonald’s All-American is an inside/outside threat.

36. Minnesota (from SAC)-Anthony Brown, G/F, Stanford, 6-6, Sr.
The Cardinal senior can stroke it from deep but also rebounds and defends well for a wing.

37. Philadelphia (from DEN)-Andrew Harrison, PG, Kentucky, 6-5, Soph.
Andrew Harrison displayed improved maturity and decision-making as a sophomore but still didn’t do much to help his draft stock.

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38. Detroit-Cliff Alexander, PF, Kansas, 6-9, Fr.
Despite a disappointing freshman campaign, Cliff Alexander brings a terrific combination of strength and athleticism to the floor.

Go here for more on Cliff Alexander

39. Charlotte-Arturs Gudaitis, C, Lithuania, 6-10, 1993.
Gudaitis has a good combination of size and skill.

40. Miami-Dakari Johnson, C, Kentucky, 7-0, Soph.
Dakari Johnson is a true low post scorer and was in much better shape this past season.

Go here for more on Dakari Johnson

41. Brooklyn-Branden Dawson, SF, Michigan State, 6-7, Sr.
Branden Dawson was a solid all-around role player during his four years at East Lansing.

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42. Utah-J.P. Tokoto, G/F, North Carolina, 6-6, Jr.
While athletic and versatile on both ends, the biggest hole in J.P. Tokoto’s game is his outside shooting.

43. Indiana-Joseph Young, G, Oregon, 6-2, Sr.
A shooting guard trapped in a point guard’s body, Young knows how to score the rock.

44. Phoenix-Norman Powell, SG, UCLA, 6-4, Sr.
A role player his first three seasons with the Bruins, Norman Powell emerged as a go-to scoring option at UCLA during his senior year.

45. Boston-Pat Connaughton, SF, Notre Dame, 6-6, Sr.
The MLB prospect opened eyes with his athleticism at the NBA Combine. He also plays with toughness and can shoot the three.

46. Milwaukee-Olivier Hanlan, G, Boston College, 6-4, Jr.
A combo guard who can score the basketball from all over the floor, Olivier Hanlan’s versatility could land him a spot on an NBA roster.

47. Philadelphia (from NO)-Jordan Mickey, PF, LSU, 6-8, Soph.
Jordan Mickey is an athletic forward who is a high level shot blocker and can clean up the glass despite being a bit undersized.

48. Oklahoma City-Cedi Osman, SF, Turkey, 6-8, 1995
With four picks, the Celtics could afford to take a draft and stash option.

49. Washington-Jonathan Holmes, F, Texas, 6-8, Sr.
An inside/outside threat, Jonathan Holmes’ versatility could land him a spot on an NBA roster.

50. Atlanta (from TOR)-Richaun Holmes, PF, Bowling Green, 6-9, Sr.
A sleeper second round prospect thanks to a solid showing at the PIT.

51. Orlando (from CHI)-Terran Petteway, G/F, Nebraska, 6-6, Jr.
The Cornhusker can score it from anywhere on the floor and good size for an NBA wing.

52. Dallas-Josh Richardson, SG, Tennessee, 6-6, Sr.
With a good combination of size and athleticism, the former Vol could stick as a role player at the next level.

53. Cleveland (from POR)-Aaron Harrison, SG, Kentucky, 6-6, Soph.
A streaky shooter, Aaron Harrison would be a solid second round value.

Go here for more on Aaron Harrison

54. Utah (from CLE)-Tyler Harvey, SG, Eastern Washington, 6-4, Jr.
Harvey led college basketball in scoring but flew under the radar on the national level since he played at Eastern Washington.

55. San Antonio-Michael Frazier, SG, Florida, 6-4, Jr.
Michael Frazier had a disappointing junior season but can stroke it from the outside.

56. New Orleans (from MEM)-Alan Williams, C, UC-Santa Barbara, 6-8, Sr.
Though undersized, the Gaucho knows how to throw his big body around in the paint.

57. Denver (from LAC)-Treveon Graham, SG, VCU, 6-6, Sr.
His ability to light it up from deep should land Graham a spot in the second round.

58. Philadelphia (from HOU)-Quinn Cook, PG, Duke, 6-0, Sr.
Quinn Cook has shot it really well from deep this season and is an aggressive perimeter defender.

59. Atlanta-Vince Hunter, F, UTEP, 6-8, Soph.
Extremely athletic, Hunter is a combo forward who is at his best around the rim.

60. Philadelphia (from GS)-Daniel Diez, SF, Spain, 6-8, 1993.
The Spaniard put up solid numbers overseas and has a nice stroke from the outside.

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David Kay is a senior feature NBA DraftNBA, and college basketball writer for the Sports Bank.  He also heads up the NBA and college basketball material at Walter Football.com and is a former contributor at The Washington Times Communities.  David has appeared on numerous national radio programs spanning from Cleveland to New Orleans to Milwaukee to Honolulu.  He also had the most accurate 2011 NBA Mock Draft and the most accurate 2012 NBA Mock Draft on the internet (Yup, repeat champ… #humblebrag), and finished with the second most accurate 2013 NBA Mock Draft (nearly a three-peat.) You can follow him on Twitter at David_Kmiecik.

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  1. Tom Jones says:

    CHANGE THE NBA DRAFT FROM 2 ROUNDS TO 3 OR 4 ROUNDS.

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