With the NBA Draft order set as a result of Tuesday's Draft Lottery, ESPN Insider Chad Ford submitted a new mock draft. In it, Ford has the Orlando Magic selecting Michigan Wolverines point guard Trey Burke with the second overall pick.
Ford says that taking Burke first overall might have been risky, but that he makes more sense at number two. In Ford's mock, the Cleveland Cavaliers chose Kentucky Wildcats center Nerlens Noel with the top pick.
"He's a bit small for his position, but Orlando needs a leader," Ford says, "someone with moxie, and Burke seems like the best fit." The ESPN Insider also points out that Kansas Jayhawks shooting guard Ben McLemore could also fit with Orlando.
In two seasons at Michigan, Burke averaged 16.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 5.7 assists, and 1.3 steals on 45 percent shooting from the field and 36.7 percent shooting from three-point range. He earned Consensus All-American First Team honors, as well as the Wooden Award for the nation's top point guard, in 2013.
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