NBA mock draft 2014: Aaron Gordon, Jahii Carson, Spencer Dinwiddie first rounders

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Three Pac-12 players are looking like they'll go early in the 2014 NBA Draft.

The NBA hasn't been finding a lot of talent in the Pac-12 as of late, but it looks like this is changing this year with some high-quality talent available early. DraftExpress currently has three Pac-12 players in the first round in his latest mock.

7th pick: Aaron Gordon, power forward, Arizona Wildcats. Gordon isn't quite in that elite class of the top six, but it appears he'll be quite the bonus for whoever falls this far in the draft. Gordon is a legit playmaker who bursts with athleticism, passing and rebounding. He can be an immediate contributor for a team in need of versatility at the four.

16th pick: Jahii Carson, point guard, Arizona State Sun Devils. For teams in need of a star at the one, someone is getting a real consolation prize at point guard. Carson has been so good this season he is elevating himself into the "best point guard available behind Marcus Smart" discussion. A lottery team might be willing to take a chance on him.

24th pick: Spencer Dinwiddie, shooting guard, Colorado Buffaloes. Dinwiddie doesn't have elite athletic measurables, but he makes up for it with something every shooter covets--one of the best mid-range games in college basketball. He excells at a deceptive first step and quick drive to the rim that gets him to the foul line and makes him a difficult cover for any Pac-12 team.

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