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June 7th, 2016
Needs: SG, A big to pair with Karl Anthony Towns
In its fourteenth year, the adidas Eurocamp June 10-12 in Treviso, Italy, provides a global stage for the top international prospects to practice, compete and interview with NBA teams and other professional leagues leading up to the NBA Draft. Players will also attend clinics and learn from current and former NBA coaches and players including Joakim Noah (Chicago Bulls) and David Blatt.
Next up on our positional rankings for 2016 NBA Draft prospects, we stay in the backcourt and take a look at the off guard position. And as the case was with this year's point guard crop, the shooting guard list is a little top heavy and light with regards to star power, but has some depth and should be a particularly interesting draft for this position in the second round as there could be a potential steal or two that a team could have in the 30's and 40's.
Los Angeles Lakers
Needs: A new superstar, everything else
Picks: 2, 32
As the old adage goes, point guards are the engines that run their teams. It doesn't really matter what level of basketball you are playing, the point guard position is the most important on the floor. The Steph Curry's and Russell Westbrook's of the world are proving just how important the lead guard position is and what a pivotal role it plays in a team's success.
With a Golden State-Cleveland Finals matchup set after an amazing (down 3-games-to-1) comeback by the Warriors over the Thunder, here is a sixth extended mock draft, including the logic behind each pick.