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A great fit. I thought the Pistons would go with someone more athletic but Affalo is a smart player with good size and a quick release. He'll probably be more of a defender in the NBA than a scorer. ---Rodney McKissic

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The Rockets need a shooter and Brooks can put the ball in the hole. He's going to provide instant offense off the bench along with third-year guard Luther Head. Yes, Houston also needs help at power forward, but that's what the free agent market is for. --- Rodney McKissic

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Almond is a Utah kind of player. I thought UCLA's Arron Affalo would be a nice player here, but Almond is better. He was the C-USA Player of the Year and he can flat out shoot the ball from mid range. Almond is not that quick but he's a very intelligent player who works well off screens. Jerry Sloan is going to love this guy! --- Rodney McKissic

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The Suns are making this selection for Portland, which bought this pick from the Suns at the last minute. Fernandez has a game that's a lot like Manu Ginobili and if he plays in the league next season, he'll help the Blazers off the bench. --- Rodney McKissic 

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I got another one right in my mock draft! Chandler is a decent athlete who finishes well at the rim and is improving his jump shot. He could develop into a defensive stopper. The Knicks and Trail Blazers reached agreement on a deal that swaps Zach Randolph and teammates Dan Dickau and Freddie Jones for  guard Steve Francis and Channing Frye. Nice more for the Knicks.…

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Dudley is tireless worker who plays both ends of the floor. He's versatile and can score and rebound. He can also step out and hit the three, which the Bobcats need. ---Rodney McKissic

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Looks like Cook is going to get traded to Miami for Jason Smith. Cook is a project who didn't play much near the end of the season at Ohio State.  He should have stayed in school for another year. ---Rodney McKissic

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Good pick for the Lakers, but who cares? It's all about if Kobe is going to get traded and if he does, who are they going to get in return? --- Rodney McKissic

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Has a lot of baggage but he reminds me a lot of Kenyon Martin because he runs the floor well, blocks shots and dunks. If he has his head on right, this could be a steal. --- Rodney McKissic

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Jason Smith is a sleeper who could have easily been taken in the Lottery and he'll be around some great big men in Shaq and Alonzo Mourning. My buddy Charles Payne from California just called  and wondered why Smith was taken so high ahead of Nevada's Nick Fazekas, who had a much more consistent college career.  But I still like Smith because he's active and can…

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This guy is a player. Marco Belinelli can shoot the three, put the ball on the floor and is a great athlete. He has long arms and has no problems dunking over people. Might be a reach at 18 but he's the perfect fit for the running and gunning Warriors. ... Can't believe my man Dan Dickau got traded again! ---Rodney McKissic

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I heard rumors on Thursday that the Celtics were thinking about taking Young at No. 5, which would have been a major reach. But this guy can score and has range beyond the three-point arc. The Wizards need help along the frontline but there's only slim pickings among the centers and forwards remaining in the draft. --- Rodney McKissic

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The Pistons might need a point guard if Chauncey Billups bolts so this was a good pick. He reminds me a little of DWade because he can break you down off the dribble and has good size for a point. ... The biggest surprise so far is there haven't been any real surprises. Everything, for the most part, seems to be falling into place. ---Rodney McKissic

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The Clips need a point - no one knows if Shaun Livingston is ever going to play again and Sam Cassell isn't getting any younger - and I thought they might go with Georgia Tech's Javaris Crittenton, but Al Thornton is the best player available so he was hard to pass up. Thornton is a freak athletically, a lot like Corey Maggette, and will dunk in traffic. The lottery has o…

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Julian Wright slipped a bit, probably because his jumper is as shaky as Shaq sitting on a card table. Wright's a good passer and a superior athlete who has long arms. He could blossom into a great defender but he really needs to stay in the gym and work on his jump shot. I hope no one is taking note from my mock draft from the other day because it's all wrong! --- Rodney…