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2016 NBA Draft: Last mock drafts before the NBA Lottery

Soon we'll know where the Pelicans

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA Draft Lottery is tomorrow, it's almost here! Thankfully this will be our last collection of mock drafts where team needs are not always in the system. Draft Express functions more as a big board than an actual mock draft until the lottery sets an actual order.

Unfortunately we had to drop Gary Parrish from our mock draft tracking for this edition. He conducted the recently popular mock draft where he conducts his own "lottery" and, in the interest of clicks you will be shocked to discover the Los Angeles Lakers "won". The Pelicans slid down to seventh overall and selected Kris Dunn.

There hasn't been much movement in the top 20 from our last look a month ago. Three of these were published since the NBA combine completed last week and even that data dump didn't have much impact. (Honestly the combine shouldn't have much impact. Teams have been scouting these players for a long time and weighing information gained in 72 hours too heavily is pure small sample size theater.)

Philadelphia 76ers Brandon Ingram Ben Simmons Ben Simmons Ben Simmons
Los Angeles Lakers Ben Simmons Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram
Boston Celtics Dragan Bender Dragan Bender Dragan Bender Dragan Bender
Phoenix Suns Kris Dunn Jaylen Brown Jaylen Brown Buddy Hield
Minnesota Timberwolves Jaylen Brown Jamal Murray Jamal Murray Jamal Murray
New Orleans Pelicans Jamal Murray Kris Dunn Kris Dunn Jaylen Brown
Denver Nuggets Buddy Hield Buddy Hield Buddy Hield Henry Ellenson
Sacramento Kings Jakob Poeltl Henry Ellenson Demetrius Jackson Kris Dunn
Toronto Raptors Skal Labissiere Marquese Chriss Henry Ellenson Deyonta Davis
Milwaukee Bucks Deyonta Davis Jakob Poeltl Jakob Poeltl Wade Baldwin
Orlando Magic Marquese Chriss Deyonta Davis Deyonta Davis Jakob Poeltl
Utah Jazz Denzel Valentine Demetrius Jackson Timothe Luwawu Marquese Chriss
Phoenix Suns Henry Ellenson Domantas Sabonis Marquese Chriss Skal Labissiere
Chicago Bulls Timothe Luwawu Denzel Valentine Wade Baldwin Timothe Luwawu
Denver Nuggets Wade Baldwin Furkan Korkmaz Furkan Korkmaz Denzel Valentine
Boston Celtics Demetrius Jackson Skal Labissiere Skal Labissiere Furkan Korkmaz
Memphis Grizzlies Domantas Sabonis Wade Baldwin Denzel Valentine Diamond Stone
Detroit Pistons Taurean Prince Tyler Ulis Malik Beasley Tyler Ulis
Denver Nuggets Tyler Ulis Timothe Luwawu Tyler Ulis Taurean Prince
Indiana Pacers Ivica Zubac Brice Johnson Patrick McCaw Demetrius Jackson

ESPN has also updated their NBA lottery machine one last time. We already broke it to produce a Pelicans "big board" according to Chad Ford.

Why isn't Jamal Murray on the list? If the Pelican pick third Ford has them select Buddy Hield. If the pick 6th or lower Murray is never available.

Where will the Pelicans actually pick? Find out Tuesday on ESPN at 7 PM.