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2015 NBA mock draft Pac-12 Perspective - five Pac-12 players go in the first round

Our first Pac-12 perspective mock drafts predicts the field right at the end of the NCAA Tournament.

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I will be updating our Pac-12 Perspective NBA mock draft periodically leading up the 2015 NBA Draft. Our draft is just likes any other mock draft, but the difference is that we really only focus on the Pac-12 players we have going.

Until the lottery order is set, I use the ESPN Lottery Machine to figure out the order of the first 14 picks so they can be pretty random.

1. Minnesota - Karl-Anthony Towns C Kentucky

2. Orlando - Jahlil Okafor C Duke

3. Sacramento - D'Angelo Russell PG Ohio State

4. New York - Emmanuel Mudiay PG Congo

5. Philadelphia - Justise Winslow SG Duke

6. Philadelphia - Kristaps Porzingis PF Latvia

7. Denver - Willie Cauley-Stein C Kentucky

8. Detroit - Mario Hezonja SG Croatia

9. Indiana - Stanley Johnson SF Arizona

The Pacers need to pretty much completely revamp their team so they might as well take the best player available in Johnson who has pretty much everything except a knockout offensive game. The Pacers could develop him into their next Ron Artest, but without the baggage.

10. Charlotte - Trey Lyles PF Kentucky

11. Boston - Myles Turner PF Texas

12. Utah - Kelly Oubre SF Kansas

13. Phoenix- Kevon Looney SF UCLA

The Suns can kind of take the top player on the board at just about any position and someone who could challenge the Morris' like Looney would be perfect. Looney can come in right away, play two positions of need and score for the Suns.

14. Houston - Jerian Grant PG Notre Dame

15. Philaelphia - Sam Dekker SF Wisconsin

16. Atlanta - Frank Kaminsky C Wisconsin

17. Milwaukee - Montrezl Harrell PF Louisville

18. Washington - Jakob Poeltl PF Utah

I think Poeltl sees the hot iron and declares knowing he has a good shot to go near the lottery. The Wizards need more at power forward and Poeltl has endless potential, especially for a guy you can find near the twentieth pick.

19. Oklahoma City - Devin Booker SG Kentucky

20. Chicago - Cameron Payne PG Murray State

21. Toronto - Kris Dunn PG Providence

22. Dallas - Bobby Portis PF Arkansas

23. Cleveland - Buddy Hield SG Oklahoma

24. Portland - Caris LeVert SG Michigan

25. San Antonio - Rondae Hollis-Jefferson SF Arizona

The Spurs love shooters, but getting a lock-down defender late in the first round would be a major steal. Hollis-Jefferson's offensive woes will push him down here, but he also might be the best defender in the draft so I don't see him falling out of the first round.

26. Boston - R.J. Hunter SG Georgia State

27. Cleveland - Christian Wood PF UNLV

28. Lakers - Tyus Jones PG Duke

29. Brooklyn - Delon Wright PG Utah

Wright's age and lack of outside shooting prowess knocks him down the draft, but the Nets could use a guy who can get to the rim and defend like him.

30. Golden State - Jarell Martin PF LSU