2010 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (4-27-10)

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By: David Kay

The NBA Draft class of 2010 has sorted itself with the deadline for college players to declare having passed.  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.
Washington- Greivis Vasquez, G, Maryland, 6-6, Sr.
Some depth behind Gilbert Arenas would be a smart option for the Wizards.

35.
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.

36. DetroitSolomon Alabi, C, Florida State, 7-1, Soph.
Size, size, and size.  That’s what Detroit needs this off-season and though he is still a raw talent, that is what Alabi has.

37. 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.

38. New York (from LAC)- Armon Johnson, PG, Nevada, 6-3, Jr.
Knicks have no true point guard and need to fill plenty of holes on their roster so they go with the best available player.

39. New York-
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.

For a feature profile/interview of Butler go here

40. Indiana-
Miroslav Raduljica, C, Serbia, 7-0, 1988
The Pacers have several big men on their roster who are free agents after this season so Raduljica could be a great asset heading into 2011.

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.
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.

43. L.A. Lakers (from MEM)- 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.

For a feature profile on Koshwal go here

44. Portland (from CHI)- Trevor Booker, PF, Clemson, 6-7, Sr.
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-
Artsiom Parakhouski, C, Radford, 6-11, Sr.
Bucks could use some muscle behind Andrew Bogut.

48. Miami- Jerome Jordan, C, Tulsa, 7-0, Sr.

With three second rounders, who knows?  I mind as well pick this one out of a hat but size is always a need in the NBA.

49. San Antonio- Paulo Prestes, C, Spain, 6-11, 1988

The Spurs have had success with overseas players in the past and could use some 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)- Mikhail Torrance, G, Alabama, 6-5, Sr.
Another option at the point which has been a position the Pacers have struggled finding an answer.

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

60. Phoenix (from CLE)- Kenneth Faried, PF, Morehead State, 6-8, Jr.
The Lake Show could use some toughness and rebounding off their bench.

Click here for David’s first round.

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