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Very, very early 2016 NBA mock draft with a Pac-12 perspective - Three Pac-12 players could go in Top 10

A way too early look at the 2016 NBA Draft.

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the 2015 NBA Draft already wrapped, but that just means everyone is already looking ahead to the 2016 draft. Here is how I think the draft might stack up, with a focus on where Pac-12 players could go.

1. Denver - Skal Labissiere PF Kentucky

2. Sacramento - Ben Simmons SF LSU

3. Philadelphia - Jaylen Brown SF Cal

One of the best pure NBA prospects to come into the Pac-12 for a while, Brown could be the first Pac-12 player first in ages. He is a wingspan athlete with a complete package of skills that should be a perfect NBA player. The 76ers have drafted some top frontcourt talent in recent drafts so they would likely take the best non-PF/C on the board here and I think that would be Brown.

4. Orlando - Brandon Ingram SF Duke

5. Utah - Chieck Diallo PF Kansas

6. Toronto - Dragan Bender PF Croatia

7. Detroit - Malik Newman SG Mississippi State

8. Miami - Ivan Rabb PF Cal

The Bears are going to have two freshmen superstars in 2015. Rabb is a 6'10 power forward with excellent length and offensive skills that will make him a serious NBA prospect. The Heat are looking to rebuild their franchise so they should do it by taking the best player on the board which would be Rabb at this point.

9. Minnesota - Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk SG Kansas

10. Charlotte - Jakob Poeltl PF Utah

Poeltl could have been a lottery pick in 2015 had he decided to declare, but he made a good decision to come back for another season and polish his game. I think his NBA stock will continue to blow up as a legit seven-footer with great athleticism and skills. Who knows how long Al Jefferson will be in Charlotte and regardless the Hornets need to improve their frontcourt, so Poeltl would be a nice move here.

11. Phoenix - Diamond Stone C Maryland

12. Indiana - Kris Dunn PG Providence

13. Philadelphia - Caris LeVert SG Michigan

14. Boston - Daniel Hamilton SG UConn

15. Boston - Domantas Sabonis PF Gonzaga

16. Toronto - Furkan Korkmaz SG Turkey

17. Denver - Devin Robinson SF Florida

18. Milwaukee - Zhou Qi C China

19. Boston - Demetrius Jackson PG Notre Dame

20. New Orleans - EC Matthews PG Rhode Island

21. San Antonio - Egemen Guven PF Turkey

22. Memphis - Justin Jackson SF North Carolina

23. Washington - Nigel Hayes PF Wisconsin

24. Chicago - Guerschon Yabusele PF France

25. Atlanta - Melo Trimble PG Maryland

26. Clippers - Damian Jones C Vanderbilt

27. Houston - Malik Pope PF San Diego State

28. Philadelphia - Jamal Murray PG Canada

29. Phoenix - Buddy Heild SG Oklahoma

30. Golden State - Jake Layman SF Maryland