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Peter May's mock first round

No. Team Player Ht. Pos. College/country Comment
1. Toronto Andrea Bargnani 6-10 F Italy Supposedly a Eurokeeper
2. Chicago Tyrus Thomas 6-9 F LSU Bulls like his upside
3. Charlotte Rudy Gay 6-9 F UConn Michael makes his pick
4. Portland Adam Morrison 6-8 F Gonzaga Good local guy for the Blazers
5. Atlanta LaMarcus Aldridge 6-11 C-F Texas Supposedly have a deal here for Shelden Williams -- unless Aldridge, like Williams an Arn Tellem client, is there
6. Minnesota Brandon Roy 6-6 G Washington Ready to play in the NBA
7. Boston Randy Foye 6-4 G Villanova If Celtics still have the pick by then
8. Houston Shelden Williams 6-9 F Duke Will help out Yao inside
9. Golden State Patrick O'Bryant 7-0 C Bradley Warriors go for size
10. Seattle Marcus Williams 6-3 G UConn This is going somewhere else for $$$$
11. Orlando Rodney Carney 6-7 F Memphis Best high jumper in the draft
12. New Orleans Cedric Simmons 6-9 F NC State You seen the Hornets' front line?
13. Philadelphia Ronnie Brewer 6-7 G Arkansas Could also go with a point here
14. Utah JJ Redick 6-4 G Duke What bad back? What DUI?
15. New Orleans Hilton Armstrong 6-11 C UConn You seen the Hornets' front line?
16. Chicago Thabo Sefolosha 6-5 G Italy Jack-of-all-trades player for the Bulls
17. Indiana Shannon Brown 6-4 G Michigan St. Athletic guy for unathletic team
18. Washington Rajon Rondo 6-1 G Kentucky Might go higher; also might help here
19. Sacramento Alexander Johnson 6-10 F Florida St. Athletic big for new coach Musselman
20. New York Quincy Douby 6-3 G Rutgers Perfect for Knicks: a local gunslinger
21. Phoenix Oleksiy Pecherov 7-0 C France Why not? Suns like internationals
22. New Jersey Kyle Lowry 6-0 G Villanova Another Jason Kidd backup
23. New Jersey Shawne Williams 6-9 F Memphis Help up front perhaps?
24. Memphis Jordan Farmar 6-2 G UCLA Must have agreement from someone
25. Cleveland Sergio Rodriguez 6-3 G Spain Cavs do need help at the position
26. LA Lakers Joel Freeland 6-10 F Spain Englishman who played in Spain
27. Phoenix Maurice Ager 6-5 G Michigan St. Transition player for transition team
28. Dallas Mouhamed Saer Sene 6-11 C Senegal Might go higher; could stop here
29. New York Josh Boone 6-10 F-C UConn Does Isiah know Boone stopped getting better after his freshman season?
30. Portland James White 6-7 F Cincinnati Second-best high jumper in the draft

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