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2015 NBA Mock Draft: Rounding up after the NBA lottery

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Everyone posts a mock draft. Interested to see them in one place? We have you covered!

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As is tradition, and a large part in how I broke into writing for this site, it is time to round up those NBA Mock Drafts. The New Orleans Pelicans will not be picking (barring a trade) until the 56th pick. Not many mock drafts venture that far into the abyss. Considering the Pelicans could trade into the first round at some point (and likely not in the lottery) I have dove deeper than usual, going for the entire first round.

Thanks to the greater depth, I felt it necessary to cut out a number of mock drafts. Also, since Chad Ford's mock draft exists behind a paywall (and I would prefer not to draw ESPN's ire by posting his entire first round) that will be omitted. What we have left is the gold standard of mock drafts from Draft Express, our own SB Nation mock draft thanks to Kevin O'Conner, Sports Illustrated's mock draft from Chad Mannix, and CBS Sports mock draft from Sam Vecenie.

Vecenie once wrote for Fear the Sword and was even a guest on our podcast less than two years ago. Interesting how those "Fan sites" and "Bloggers" end up writing for big national websites. No one tell the Times-Picayune! (Venture into the comments only if you dare, you have been warned.)

Without further ado, let's jump right in. Four mock drafts going 1-30. I'm sure there is a player you are enamored with in the middle to late first round. Should the Pelicans try to trade into this draft? Who would you trade? Let's hear it in the comments!

Draft Express SB Nation SI - Chad Mannix CBS Sports - Sam Vecenie
MIN Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns
LAL Jahlil Okafor Jahlil Okafor Jahlil Okafor Jahlil Okafor
PHI D'Angelo Russell D'Angelo Russell Emmanuel Mudiay D'Angelo Russell
NYK Emmanuel Mudiay Emmanuel Mudiay D'Angelo Russell Emmanuel Mudiay
ORL Mario Hezonja Mario Hezonja Kristaps Porzingis Justise Winslow
SAC Willie Cauley-Stein Willie Cauley-Stein Frank Kaminsky Willie Cauley-Stein
DEN Justise Winslow Justise Winslow Justise Winslow Mario Hezonja
DET Kristaps Porzingis Kristaps Porzingis Stanley Johnson Kristaps Porzingis
CHA Stanley Johnson Myles Turner Devin Booker Stanley Johnson
MIA Kelly Oubre Stanley Johnson Myles Turner Myles Turner
IND Myles Turner Cameron Payne Mario Hezonja Bobby Portis
UTH Frank Kaminsky Frank Kaminsky Trey Lyles Kelly Oubre
PHX Devin Booker Devin Booker Willie Cauley-Stein Frank Kaminsky
OKC Cameron Payne Jerian Grant Cameron Payne Devin Booker
ATL Sam Dekker Sam Dekker Bobby Portis Trey Lyles
BOS Bobby Portis Bobby Portis Sam Dekker R.J. Hunter
MIL Trey Lyles Kelly Oubre R.J. Hunter Kevon Looney
HOU Tyus Jones Tyus Jones Kelly Oubre Tyus Jones
WSH Kevon Looney Trey Lyles Kevon Looney Jerian Grant
TOR Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Montrezl Harrell Tyus Jones Montrezl Harrell
DAL Jerian Grant Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Montrezl Harrell Cameron Payne
CHI Justin Anderson Delon Wright Christian Wood Sam Dekker
POR Montrezl Harrell Justin Anderson Rashad Vaughn Christian Wood
CLE R.J. Hunter Kevon Looney Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Justin Anderson
MEM Robert Upshaw Dakari Johnson Jerian Grant Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
SAS Christian Wood R.J. Hunter Justin Anderson Guillermo Hernangomez
LAL Rashad Vaughn Christian Wood Delon Wright Delon Wright
BOS Jarell Martin Robert Upshaw Aleksandar Vazenkov Jordan Mickey
BKN Chris McCullough Timothe Luwawu Chris McCullough Robert Upshaw
GSW Delon Wright Michael Frazier Jarell Martin Terry Rozier