2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (4-17-10)

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By: David Kay

The NBA Draft class of 2010 will start to sort itself out during the next couple of weeks as college underclassmen continue to weigh their decision on whether or not to enter the draft.  Here is David Kay’s latest mock draft with team needs taken into consideration.  Click on the players name for a full scouting report.

Click here for a list of early entries.

Click here for David’s 2011 NBA mock draft.

31. New Jersey- Craig Brackins, PF, Iowa State, 6-10, Jr.
Once a projected lottery pick, Brackins would be a great second round value for a Nets team in need of some skill at the power forward position.

Click here to read an interview/profile of Brackins
32. Oklahoma City (from MIN)- Kevin Seraphin, PF, France, 6-10, 1989
With their third pick of the draft, the Thunder should look to take a player who they can store overseas for a year or two if they don’t deal the pick.

33. Sacramento- Sherron Collins, PG, Kansas, 5-11, Sr.

Collins brings experience and toughness to the Kings backcourt which needs to add some depth.

34. Golden State-Dominique Jones, G, South Florida, 6-4, Jr.

Jones offensive game would be attractive to a Warrior team that likes to get up and down.

35. Washington- Greivis Vasquez, G, Maryland, 6-6, Sr.

Some depth behind Gilbert Arenas would be a smart option for the Wizards.

36. Milwaukee (from PHI)- Quincy Pondexter, G/F, Washington, 6-6, Sr.
Pondexter’s toughness and physicality on the wing would be a good fit with Scott Skiles in Milwaukee.

37. Detroit- Artsiom Parakhouski, C, Radford, 6-11, Sr.
Size, size, and size.  That’s what Detroit needs this off-season and that is what Parakhoiski has.

38. New York (from LAC)- Paul George, SF, Fresno State, 6-8, So.
A young talent would be a tremendous value this low and the Knicks need help all across the board.

39. New York- Mac Koshwal, PF, DePaul, 6-10, Jr.

Knicks go with potential again in a player who could help fill the void if David Lee leaves this summer.

40. Indiana- Da’Sean Butler, G/F, West Virginia, 6-7, Sr.

A torn ACL in the Final Four hurts his stock, but there’s no questioning this kid’s ability to play the game.

41. Miami (from NO)- Jarvis Varnado, PF, Mississippi State, 6-9, Sr.

Anything is possible with this Heat team, but every team could use a shot blocker to bring off the bench.

42. L.A. Lakers (from MEM)- Kenneth Faried, PF, Morehead State, 6-8, Jr.

The Lake Show could use some toughness and rebounding off their bench.

43. Miami (from Tor)- Aubrey Coleman, SG, Houston, 6-4, Sr.
Doesn’t hurt to take an offensive-minded two guard in case D-Wade is not back in South Beach next year.

44. Portland (from CHI)- Miroslav Raduljica, C, Serbia, 7-0, 1988
More depth up-front for the inevitable Greg Oden season-ending injury.

45. Minnesota (from HOU)- Nemanja Bjelica, F, Serbia, 6-10, 1988

The T-Wolves have five draft picks so they will either deal one or two or go the foreign route.

46. Phoenix (from CHA)- Charles Garcia, F, Seattle U, 6-9, Jr.

An athletic forward who is a bit of a project adds depth at the four in case Amare bolts the desert via free agency.

47. Milwaukee- Herb Pope, PF, Seton Hall, 6-8, So.

A hard working, rebounding force, Pope is under-sized but could be a solid energy role player in the NBA.

48. Miami- Trevor Booker, PF, Clemson, 6-7, Sr.

With three second rounders, who knows?  I might well pick this one out of a hat.

49. San Antonio- Jerome Jordan, C, Tulsa, 7-0, Sr.

A big body who lives in the paint can provide the Spurs with depth up-front.

50. Dallas (from OKC)- Omar Samhan, C, St. Mary’s, 6-11 Sr.

Mavs could use some options down low since Erick Dampier and Brendan Haywood are free agents.

51. Oklahoma City (from POR)- Lazar Hayward, SF, Marquette, 6-6, Sr.
Hayward’s combination of experience, strength, and outside shooting seem like a good fit in OKC.

52. Boston- Derrick Caracter, PF, UTEP, 6-9, Jr.
Kevin Garnett and Rasheed Wallace are not getting any younger or better.

53. Atlanta- Luke Harangody, PF, Notre Dame, 6-8, Sr.

Hawks need some depth up-front and Harangody is a hard-worker who will bring toughness off the bench.

Click here to read an interview/profile of Harangody

54. L.A. Clippers (from DEN)- Manny Harris, G, Michigan, 6-5, Jr.

Too good of a value for the Clips to pass up, plus they could use some depth in their backcourt.

Click here to read an interview/profile of Harris

55. Utah- Matt Bouldin, G, Gonzaga, 6-4, Sr.
Doesn’t Bouldin just seem like he would be a great fit with Jerry Sloan in Utah?

Click here for an exclusive interview/profile of Bouldin

56. Minnesota (from PHX)- Alexy Shved, G, Russia, 6-5, 1989
A combo guard, Shved is a natural talent who still has a ways to go in his development before he is ready to play in the association.

57. Indiana (from DAL)- Sylven Landesberg, SG, Virginia, 6-5, Soph.
Likely headed overseas for a year or two since getting released from his scholarship at Virginia.

58. L.A. Lakers- Jon Scheyer, G, Duke, 6-5, Sr.

Lakers could use some youth and depth at the guard spot and a Derek Fisher-replacement which Scheyer could become.

Click here for an exclusive interview/profile of Scheyer

59. Orlando- Marquis Gilstrap, SF, Iowa State, 6-6, Sr.
Gilstrap is an athletic wing player who can also shoot the three ball.

60. Phoenix (from CLE)- Dwayne Collins, PF, Miami (Fl), 6-8, Sr.
The Suns could use some depth up-front in case Amare bolts the desert this summer.

Click here for David’s first round.

Click here for the Sports Bank’s NFL Mock Draft.

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