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Denver Stiffs Mock Draft 2018

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With 30 GMs representing 30 teams, making picks for the first and second round, here is the most accurate and realistic mock draft for the 2018 draft.

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There is just one week remaining until the 2018 NBA Draft, when 30 teams will have a chance to select a new player to sign to their roster in hopes of finding a positive contributor in their quest to secure a championship banner.

While some teams may have lots of picks (Philadelphia) and some may not have any (Miami, Toronto), the draft is a huge moment for every franchise. Picks and players can be traded, with teams moving up or down the board to accomplish their franchise goals.

To create the most entertaining mock draft on the Internet, I’ve collaborated with 27 individuals, well-versed in basketball, to create a mock draft where the GMs aren’t just picking players, they’re executing trades as well. The more preposterous the trades the better; some years there have been complete roster overhaul, other years, a more conservative spirit exists.

Here are the results.

Denver Stiffs Mock Draft 2018

Pick Team Player GM
Pick Team Player GM
1 Phoenix Suns Luka Doncic Derek Simshauser, @dsimshauser
2 Sacramento Kings Jaren Jackson Jr. Alex West, @alexwestNBA
3 Atlanta Hawks Deandre Ayton Ben Ladner, @bladner_
4 Memphis Grizzlies Marvin Bagley Keith Parish, @fastbreakbreak
5 Dallas Mavericks Mo Bamba Kirk Henderson, @kirkseriousface
6 Orlando Magic Trae Young Philip Rossman-Reich, @philiprr_omd
7 Chicago Bulls Michael Porter Jr. Mark Strotman, @markstrot
8 Cleveland Cavaliers Mikal Bridges Chris Manning, @cwmwrites
9 New York Knicks Miles Bridges Paul Centopani, @pcentopani
10 Philadelphia 76ers Wendell Carter Jr. Bryan Toporek, @btoporek
11 New York Knicks via CHH Collin Sexton Paul Centopani, @pcentopani
12 Los Angeles Clippers Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Ryan Blackburn, @NBABlackburn
13 Los Angeles Clippers Robert Williams Ryan Blackburn, @NBABlackburn
14 Phoenix Suns via DEN Kevin Knox Derek Simshauser, @dsimshauser
15 Atlanta Hawks via WAS Lonnie Walker Ben Ladner, @bladner_
16 Phoenix Suns Josh Okogie Derek Simshauser, @dsimshauser
17 Milwaukee Bucks Zhaire Smith Mac Smith, @macsmith215
18 San Antonio Spurs Khyri Thomas Bryan Harvey, @Bryan_S_Harvey
19 Atlanta Hawks Troy Brown Ben Ladner, @bladner_
20 Minnesota Timberwolves Melvin Frazier Kevin Perry, @ThreePointRange
21 Los Angeles Lakers via UTA Mitchell Robinson Eustacchio Raulli, @EVR1022
22 Chicago Bulls Jerome Robinson Mark Strotman, @markstrot
23 Indiana Pacers Landry Shamet Trevor Magnotti, @illegalscreens
24 Portland Trail Blazers Rawle Alkins Daniel Lewis, @minutemandan
25 Los Angeles Lakers Keita Bates-Diop Eustacchio Raulli, @EVR1022
26 Philadelphia 76ers Kevin Huerter Bryan Toporek, @btoporek
27 Boston Celtics De'Anthony Melton Andrew Johnson, @countingbaskets
28 Golden State Warriors Jevon Carter Daniel Lewis, @minutemandan
29 Brooklyn Nets ‪Donte DiVincenzo‬ Brandon Jefferson, @Jefferson_Hoops
30 Washington Wizards via ATL Moritz Wagner Brandon Ewing, @B_Skip17
31 Phoenix Suns Shake Milton Derek Simshauser, @dsimshauser
32 Charlotte Hornets via MEM Jacob Evans Keith Parish, @fastbreakbreak
33 Dallas Mavericks Dzanan Musa Kirk Henderson, @kirkseriousface
34 Washington Wizards via ATL Chandler Hutchison Brandon Ewing, @B_Skip17
35 Orlando Magic Anfernee Simons Philip Rossman-Reich, @philiprr_omd
36 Atlanta Hawks via MEM via CHA via NYK Jalen Brunson Ben Ladner, @bladner_
37 Sacramento Kings Omari Spellman Alex West, @alexwestNBA
38 Philadelphia 76ers Elie Okobo Bryan Toporek, @btoporek
39 Philadelphia 76ers Aaron Holiday Bryan Toporek, @btoporek
40 Brooklyn Nets Chimezie Metu Brandon Jefferson, @Jefferson_Hoops
41 Orlando Magic Rodions Kurucs Philip Rossman-Reich, @philiprr_omd
42 Charlotte Hornets via DET Jarred Vanderbilt James Bloumbas, @Fever_Green
43 Denver Nuggets Isaac Bonga Brendan Vogt, @Bvogt422
44 Washington Wizards Gary Trent Jr. Brandon Ewing, @B_Skip17
45 Brooklyn Nets Kevin Hervey Brandon Jefferson, @Jefferson_Hoops
46 Houston Rockets Justin Jackson Patrick Oxford, @HoopsMetrOX
47 Los Angeles Lakers Gary Clark Eustacchio Raulli, @EVR1022
48 Minnesota Timberwolves Trevon Duval Kevin Perry, @ThreePointRange
49 New York Knicks via SAS Hamidou Diallo Paul Centopani, @pcentopani
50 Indiana Pacers Goga Bitadze Trevor Magnotti, @illegalscreens
51 New Orleans Pelicans Kenrich Williams Jackson Hoy, @JHoyNBA
52 Utah Jazz Bruce Brown Shaun Gordon, @srgordon10
53 Oklahoma City Thunder Grayson Allen Jeremy Lambert, @jeremylambert88
54 Dallas Mavericks Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk Kirk Henderson, @kirkseriousface
55 Charlotte Hornets Brandon McCoy Sydney Robinson, @syd_rob25
56 Philadelphia 76ers Malik Newman Bryan Toporek, @btoporek
57 Oklahoma City Thunder Billy Preston Jeremy Lambert, @jeremylambert88
58 Denver Nuggets Wenyen Gabriel Brendan Vogt, @Bvogt422
59 Phoenix Suns Devon Hall Derek Simshauser, @dsimshauser
60 Philadelphia 76ers Kostas Antetokounmpo Bryan Toporek, @btoporek

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Trades

Denver receives: TJ Warren, Troy Daniels

Phoenix receives: Kenneth Faried, No. 14


Utah receives: Kyle Kuzma

Los Angeles receives: No. 21, Erik McCree, UTA 2019 2nd round pick


New York receives: Nic Batum, Malik Monk, No. 11

Charlotte receives: Courtney Lee, Lance Thomas, Emmanuel Mudiay, No. 36 pick, 2019 1st


Atlanta receives: Ian Mahinmi, No. 15 pick, Washington 2019 2nd round

Washington receives: Dennis Schröder, No. 30 pick, No. 34 pick


Memphis receives: Willy Hernangomez, No. 36 pick

Charlotte receives: Deyonta Davis, No. 32 pick


Memphis receives: Kent Bazemore, Miles Plumlee

Atlanta receives: Chandler Parsons, Ben McLemore, No. 36 pick


Charlotte receives: Andre Drummond, Ish Smith, No. 42 pick

Detroit receives: Kemba Walker, Dwight Howard


New York receives: Pau Gasol, No. 49 pick

San Antonio receives: Tim Hardaway Jr.

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