during the West Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Mocking the Badgers in the NBA Draft

NBA Draft night and the Wisconsin Badgers aren’t usually things that go together. However, on Thursday night it is expected that two of the members of UW’s national runner-up squad from this past season are going to be taken in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Where will they go? Plenty of scenarios have both Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker going inside the lottery, just outside of it or deep in to the first round. With that in mind, we give you a look at the latest in mock drafts heading in to the draft tonight.

(All the NBA Draft coverage begins at 6pm CT on ESPN)

 

Bleacher Report (Jonathan Wasserman, lead NBA writer):
Frank Kaminsky — 1st round, No. 9 (Charlotte Hornets)
Sam Dekker — 1st round, No. 19 (Washington Wizards)

SI.com
Frank Kaminsky — 1st round, No. 10 (Miami Heat)
Sam Dekker — 1st round, No. 13 (Phoenix Suns)

NBA.com
Frank Kaminsky — 1st round, No. 13 (Phoenix Suns)
Sam Dekker — 1st round, No. 16 (Boston Celtics)

CBSSports.com
Frank Kaminsky — 1st round, No. 9 (Charlotte Hornets - Sam Vecenie & Zach Harper); No. 10 (Miami Heat - Gary Parrish)
Sam Dekker — 1st round, No. 17 (Milwaukee Bucks - Sam Vecenie); No. 16 (Boston Celtics - Gary Parrish & Zach Harper)

WalterFootball.com
Frank Kaminsky — 1st round, No. 12 (Utah Jazz)
Sam Dekker — 1st round, No. 16 (Boston Celtics)

DraftExpress.com
Frank Kaminsky — 1st round, No. 9 (Charlotte Hornets)
Sam Dekker — 1st round, No. 20 (Toronto Raptors)

 

Overall Impression:
If you believe in mock drafts, then good luck getting a read on where the two most high-profile players in the modern era of Badgers basketball are going to go in this draft. What it means is that for a change this NBA Draft is actually going to be must-see TV.

 

Andrew Coppens

About Andrew Coppens

Andy is a member of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). He is the Managing Editor of MadTownBadger and associate editor of Bloguin's World Cup site, 32flags.com as well as Publisher of Big Ten site talking10.com

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