It is never easy projecting the first round of the NBA draft. There are a lot of players in this year's selection process who have similar skills. A number of teams will play poker with the media, holding their cards close to the vest until the announcement of their pick is made.
There are also plenty of trade possibilities. Will a veteran like Shawn Marion be dealt? Will teams trade down to get extra picks?
With that in mind, it is time to give it a shot. Here's my NBA mock draft: