2013 NBA Draft Mock Draft: ESPN releases fifth edition

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With an thrilling Finals in the books and the Miami Heat once again standing tall as champions, the rest of the league and its fans turn their collective eyes upon the future. The 2013 NBA Draft is now only days away (Thursday, June 27). Franchises are looking to make a huge splash that may help energize a sagging fan base or bring in that one final piece necessary to make a run at the Heat’s crown.

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ESPN’s Chad Ford has taken a deep breath, re-evaluated the field, and broken it down once again. The result is the fifth edition of his 2013 NBA Mock Draft.

Who might be headed to your favorite team?

30. Phoenix Suns: Glen Rice Jr., SG, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

29. Oklahoma City Thunder: Alex Abrines, SG, Spain

28. San Antonio Spurs: Gorgui Dieng, C, Louisville Cardinals

27. Denver Nuggets: Tim Hardaway Jr., SG, Michigan Wolverines

26. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Memphis): Rudy Gobert, PF, France

25. Los Angeles Clippers: Ricky Ledo, SG, Providence Friars

24. New York Knicks: Tony Mitchell, SF, North Texas Mean Green

23. Indiana Pacers: Kelly Olynyk, PF, Gonzaga Bulldogs

22. Brooklyn Nets: Tony Snell, SG, New Mexico Lobos

21. Utah Jazz: Dennis Schroeder, SG, Germany

20. Chicago Bulls: Jamaal Franklin, SG, San Diego St. Aztecs

19. Cleveland Cavaliers (via Lakers): Reggie Bullock, SF, North Carolina Tar Heels

18. Atlanta Hawks (via Houston): Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF, Greece

17. Atlanta Hawks: Mason Plumlee, PF, Duke Blue Devils

16. Boston Celtics: Shabazz Muhammad, SF, UCLA Bruins

15. Milwaukee Bucks: Shane Larkin, PG, Miami Hurricanes

14. Utah Jazz: Lucas Nogueira, C, Brazil

13. Dallas Mavericks: Sergey Karasev, SF, Russia

12. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Toronto): Steven Adams, C, Pittsburgh Panthers

11. Philadelphia 76ers: Cody Zeller, PF/C, Indiana Hoosiers

10. Portland Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum, PG, Lehigh Mountain Hawks

9. Minnesota Timberwolves: Kentavius Caldwell-Pope, SG, Georgia Bulldogs

8. Detroit Pistons: Trey Burke, PG, Michigan Wolverines

7. Sacramento Kings: Michael Carter-Williams, PG, Syracuse Orange

6. New Orleans Pelicans: Alex Len, C, Maryland

5. Phoenix Suns: Ben McLemore, SG, Kansas Jayhawks

4. Charlotte Bobcats: Anthony Bennett, PF, UNLV Runnin’ Rebels

3. Washington Wizards: Otto Porter, SG, Georgetown Hoyas

2. Orlando Magic: Victor Oladipo, SG, Indiana Pacers

1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Nerlens Noel, C, Kentucky

Rumor Mill: Could the Cavaliers be eying Alex Len with the No. 1-overall pick?