1. Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns
6-11, 250 | F-C, Kentucky, Fr.
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Towns originally wasn't projected as the top pick, but his stock rose throughout his freshman year. Showed his versatility defensively and offensively, where he displayed an improved post game.
2. Los Angeles Lakers: Jahlil Okafor
6-11, 270 | C, Duke, Fr.
A more polished offensive player than Towns, but Okafor isn't as good shooting free throws or on defense. Still the Lakers are looking to build around someone with Kobe Bryant nearing the end.
3. Philadelphia 76ers: D'Angelo Russell
6-5, 180 | G, Ohio State, Fr.
Russell has good size for a point guard, sees the court well and can shoot. He could go as high as two to the Lakers and may not get past Philly. The Knicks would be ecstatic if he did.
4. Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis
7-foot, 230 | F, Cajasol Seville (Spain)
If Okafor or Russell don't drop, the Knicks may trade down and take a frontcourt player from this group: Frank Kaminsky, Willie Cauley-Stein or Trey Lyles. Porzingis has a high ceiling and plays both ends of the floor, but is a slight 7-footer and needs time to develop.
5. Orlando Magic: Mario Hezonja
6-8, 218 | G-F, FC Barcelona (Spain)
The Magic has done its homework on Porzingis but if he's gone, Orlando could go big (Cauley-Stein) or with the other highly touted European in Hezonja.
6. Sacramento Kings: Emmanuel Mudiay
6-5, 200 | G, Guangdong (China), Fr.
If he's not taken earlier -- perhaps by the Knicks -- the Congo native would give the Kings a playmaker they need. But they could shake up the draft if they deal DeMarcus Cousins.
7. Denver Nuggets: Justise Winslow
6-6, 225 | F, Duke, Fr.
Type of player new coach Mike Malone would like. Winslow can play and guard multiple positions, but he needs to work on his offensive game.
8. Detroit Pistons: Stanley Johnson
6-7, 245 | F, Arizona, Fr.
Has an NBA body, can score and continues to improve as a shooter and defender. Detroit needs a small forward.
9. Charlotte Hornets: Devin Booker
6-6, 206 | G, Kentucky, Fr.
They were last in three-point shooting percentage and 29th in overall shooting, so they need someone who can knock down shots and make teams pay for doubling Al Jefferson inside.
10. Miami Heat: Willie Cauley-Stein
7-foot, 240 | C, Kentucky, Jr.
If Johnson and Booker are gone, and Cauley-Stein isn't, the Heat could select the supremely athletic center.
11. Indiana Pacers: Frank Kaminsky
7-foot, 242 | F-C, Wisconsin, Sr.
Ready-made player who can help what should be a playoff team. The Pacers want to play smaller, and Kaminsky allows that because he can score from outside and take big men off the dribble.
12. Utah Jazz: Trey Lyles
6-10, 235 | F, Kentucky, Fr.
Played small forward in college on the loaded Wildcats, but with his shooting ability Lyles could be a stretch power forward in the NBA. Knicks like him.
13. Phoenix Suns: Myles Turner
6-11, 240 | F-C, Texas, Fr.
They only have two players taller than 6-9 under contract, so the Suns should go for a big man and will have a few to choose from. Turner is an intriguing prospect.
14. Oklahoma City: Cameron Payne
6-2, 180 | G, Murray State, So.
The Thunder, like many teams, is seeing whether it can move up or back or find veterans who can help this deep, veteran squad make a long playoff run next season. But Payne has impressed teams with his overall game.
15. Atlanta Hawks: Kelly Oubre
6-7, 200 | G, Kansas, Fr.
Oubre didn't have a great freshman year, but he has all the tools to develop into a solid contributor on this unselfish team.
16. Boston Celtics: Bobby Portis
6-11, 240 | F, Arkansas, So.
Celtics want a rim protector and rebounder, and are trying to trade up to be in position to take Cauley-Stein. If they stand pat, power forward also is an area of need, and Portis might be the best one available.
17. Milwaukee Bucks: R.J. Hunter
6-6, 190 | G, Georgia State, Jr.
Bucks could use help up front after dealing Ersan Ilysova and could go with Portis if he's not taken. But they also need shooting. Hunter is one of the best in the draft.
18. Houston Rockets: Jerian Grant
6-5, 204 | G, Notre Dame, Sr.
Grant is ready to contribute now and can handle the rigors at point guard because of his age and maturity. Son of former NBA player Harvey Grant and nephew of Horace Grant.
19. Washington Wizards: Sam Dekker
6-9, 230 | F, Wisconsin, Jr.
They worked out mostly wing players and big men who can stretch the floor. Dekker would fill need and give Wizards scoring punch they can use off the bench.
20. Toronto Raptors: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
6-7, 220 | F, Arizona, So.
Raptors are looking for wings and bigs, and the best available at this point may be Hollis-Jefferson, a tweener who played mostly power forward in college.
21. Dallas Mavericks: Tyus Jones
6-1, 190 | G, Duke, Fr.
If Grant is gone, Dallas could take this smaller point guard who played big in the national championship game.
22. Chicago Bulls: Delon Wright
6-5, 190 | G, Utah, So.
Because of injuries and free agency, the Bulls need insurance at many positions and point guard is one of them. Wright has good court vision, rebounds well and is a sound defender.
23. Portland Trail Blazers: Kevon Looney
6-9, 220 | F, UCLA, Fr.
They have several key free agents, but the biggest is LaMarcus Aldridge, and he may leave Portland. Looney needs to get stronger, but he has the size to play both forward spots.
24. Cleveland Cavaliers: Justin Anderson
6-6, 228 | G, Virginia, Jr.
With Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith set to test free agency, the Cavaliers may try to add a versatile perimeter player.
25. Memphis Grizzlies: Rashad Vaughn
6-6, 210 | G, UNLV, Fr.
All indications are Marc Gasol will re-sign, keeping the Grizzlies' formidable front line together. They want to improve on the perimeter and add more shooting. Vaughn can score a variety of ways.
26. San Antonio Spurs: Montrezl Harrell
6-8, 240 | F, Louisville, Jr.
Tim Duncan is expected to return for one more season, and the Spurs could sign his successor in LaMarcus Aldridge. They still could take a power forward.
27. Los Angeles Lakers: Terry Rozier
6-1, 190 | G, Louisville, So.
Lakers could move this pick, but Rozier would be a good choice for a team that's looking for a combo guard who defends, uses his quickness to get open and can set up his teammates.
28. Boston Celtics: Jonathan Holmes
6-8, 220 | F, Texas, Sr.
Boston could package this pick with one of their early second-rounders and move up to get a shooter. Otherwise, Holmes could be a late first-round pick.
29. Nets: Jarell Martin
6-10, 235 | F, LSU, So.
Nets GM Billy King is trying to trade up in the draft and could include Mason Plumlee in discussions. Martin is a quick leaper and good offensive rebounder.
30. Golden State Warriors: Joseph Young
6-2, 180 | G, Oregon, Sr.
NBA champs are the deepest team in league, but could always use another quick guard who keeps defenders off-balance and can create for himself and for others.