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2015 NBA mock draft - Pac-12 Perspective: Which Pac-12 players will get picked Thursday

Our final 2015 NBA mock draft with a focus on the Pac-12.

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1. Minnesota - Karl-Anthony Tows C Kentucky

2. Lakers - D'Angelo Russell PG Ohio State

3. Philadelphia - Jahlil Okafor C Duke

4. New York - Kristaps Porzingis PF Latvia

5. Orlando - Emmanuel Mudiay PG Congo

6. Sacramento - Justise Winslow SG Duke

7. Denver - Mario Hezonja SG Croatia

8. Detroit - Stanley Johnson SF Arizona

The Pistons are solid with bigs, but could really use some help on the perimeter. Johnson looks to me a lot like another Wildcat great who just starred in the NBA Finals (Andre Igoudala) and his defensive-tenacity and toughness would be a perfect fit for the Pistons. Plus, you probably need a defender like Johnson on your team in the East if you have any hope of getting past LeBron anytime soon.

9. Charlotte - Myles Turner C Texas

10. Miami - Trey Lyles PF Kentucky

11. Indiana - Willie Cauley-Stein C Kentucky

12. Utah - Frank Kaminsky C Wisconsin

13. Phoenix - Cameron Payne PG Murray State

14. Oklahoma City - Devin Booker SG Kentucky

15. Atlanta - Bobby Portis PF Arkansas

16. Boston - Sam Dekker SF Wisconsin

17. Milwaukee - Tyus Jones PG Duke

18. Houston - Jerian Grant PG Notre Dame

19. Washington - Kelly Oubre SF Kansas

20. Toronto - Rondae Hollis-Jefferson SF Arizona

The Raptors need some help scoring in the Playoffs and a guy like Hollis-Jefferson who isn't a physical freak but can flat out score would be a perfect addition. He would also give them a great perimeter defender that can help them against LeBron.

21. Dallas - Montrezl Harrell PF Louisville

22. Chicago - Kevon Looney PF UCLA

The Bulls really need to get younger in the frontcourt so a versatile player like Looney who can play both forward positions would be a nice fit. He could immediately provide a spark off of the bench.

23. Portland - Rashad Vaughn SG UNLV

24. Cleveland - Justin Anderson SF Virginia

25. Memphis - Delon Wright PG Utah

Wright is a steal at the end of the first round in my opinion. He can do so many things well, but none more importantly than shoot and shooters are quickly becoming the biggest premium in the NBA right now. Some team late in the first round will be happy to scoop up a shooter like Wright here.

26. San Antonio - Chris McCullough PF Syracuse

27. Lakers - Terry Rozier PG Louisville

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

29. Brooklyn - Guillermo Hernangomez PF Spain

30. Golden State - Norman Powell SG UCLA

I'm not sure if most see Powell as a first-round pick, but I love him here. He can do a little bit of everything and be an asset to the Warriors' bench.

Second Round

31. Minnesota - Cliff Alexander PF Kansas

32. Houston - Jarell Martin PF LSU

33. Boston - Cedi Osman SF Turkey

34. Lakers - Jonathan Holmes PF Texas

35. Philadelphia - Nikola Milutinov PF Serbia

36. Minnesota - Terran Petteway SF Nebraska

37. Philadelphia - Anthony Brown SF Stanford

The 76ers have a ton of second round picks, so they can just take the best players available in different spots. The versatile Brown who can do a myriad of things well would be a nice snag here.

38. Detroit - Jordan Mickey PF LSU

39. Charlotte - Christian Wood PF UNLV

40. Miami - Arturas Gudaitis PF Lithuania

41. Brooklyn - Rakeem Christmas PF Syracuse

42. Utah - Richaun Holmes PF Bowling Green

43. Indiana - Robert Upshaw C Washington

Upshaw got himself kicked off two teams in college so he is the reddest of red flags, but he is still a seven-footer with great shot-blocking skills who can score near the basket. All these issues are going to keep him out of the first round, but someone will likely pick him up in the second hoping he can turn around his off-the-court stuff around.

44. Phoenix - JP Tokoto SG North Carolina

45. Boston - Olivier Hanlan PG Boston College

46. Milwaukee - Mouhammadou Jaiteh C France

47. Philadelphia - Dakari Johnson C Kentucky

48. Oklahoma City - Joseph Young PG Oregon

The Thunder might go from having two of the NBA's best perimeter scorers to zero in the near future, so they might as well start stockpiling new ones. Also, Young would be a great scorer off the bench anyway.

49. Washington - Pat Connaughton SG Notre Dame

50. Atlanta - Andrew Harrison PG Kentucky

51. Orlando - Luis Montero SG JC

52. Dallas - Josh Richardson SG Tennessee

53. Cleveland - Michael Frazier SG Florida

54. Utah - Aaron White SF Iowa

55. San Antonio - Satnam Singh C India

56. New Orleans - Vince Hunter SF UTEP

57. Denver - Travis Trice PG Michigan State

58. Philadelphia - Daniel Diez SF Spain

59. Atlanta - Brandon Ashley PF Arizona

I really like Ashley as a player, but understand that he isn't a shoe-in NBA prospect. I still think he gets picked up in the second round though.

60. Larry Nance Jr. PF Wyoming