I say we get the #12 pick from Charlotte, as Dallas passes us in the standings. With it the Blazers select:
KELLY OLYNYK, 7'0 C Gonzaga
A decent enough, but not great, center that can rebound and score. Will likely start right away over Leonard. Assuming we can keep Hickson, this will give us the luxury to put him at his natural position, which is at the 4 as a valuable backup to LMA.
Round 2 picks:
CORY JEFFERSON, 6'9 PF Baylor
Good, big body whose rebounds, scoring and blocks all rose dramatically this year. Will definitely help improve the team's defensive deficiencies.
ANDRE ROBERSON, 6'7 SF Colorado
A great rebounder, maybe not a great shooter or scorer. But as we all know, rebounding can definitely mean the difference in games. Can fight with Claver for minutes behind Nic, seeing as Babbitt will probably be gone.
That's my draft.. obviously there are other needs too but I think this would be an okay draft.
This is my first draft, so please try not to be too mean. :) What do you think?
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