Mock DraftsSeptember 3, 2008


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EC/WC-Only League Draft

By David Vauthrin

Ten Cafe veterans, including myself, recently participated in the basketball equivalent of AL and NL-only drafts and provided commentary along the way. Between the two leagues, 200 players were drafted. Here are the results from both leagues.

  
Eastern Conference League

Pick #PlayerRoundTeam
1.Kevin Garnett (PF – BOS)
1crimson
2. LeBron James (SF – CLE)
1silentjim
3.  Shawn Marion (F – MIA)
1seahorn
4.   Elton Brand (FC – PHI)
1redhopeful
5.    Danny Granger (GF – IND)
1chipadub
6.     Dwyane Wade (G – MIA)
1jordanrulz
7.      Caron Butler (SF – WAS)
1plonden
8.       Chris Bosh (FC – TOR)
1dvauthrin
9.        Josh Smith (F – ATL)
1bigd57
10.         Gilbert Arenas (PG – WAS)
1nebgib5
11.         Rashard Lewis (F – ORL)
2nebgib5
12.        Dwight Howard (C – ORL)
2bigd57
13.       Chauncey Billups (PG – DET)
2dvauthrin
14.      Jose Calderon (PG – TOR)
2plonden
15.     Andre Iguodala (GF – PHI)
2jordanrulz
16.    Paul Pierce (GF – BOS)
2chipadub
17.   Jason Richardson (SG – CHA)
2redhopeful
18.  Vince Carter (GF – NJN)
2seahorn
19. Antawn Jamison (PF – WAS)
2silentjim
20.Hedo Turkoglu (GF – ORL)
2crimson
21.Andre Miller (PG – PHI)
3crimson
22. Joe Johnson (G – ATL)
3silentjim
23.  Mo Williams (PG – CLE)
3seahorn
24.   Mike Dunleavy (GF – IND)
3redhopeful
25.    Rasheed Wallace (FC – DET)
3chipadub
26.     Michael Redd (GF – MIL)
3jordanrulz
27.      Andrew Bogut (C – MIL)
3plonden
28.       Jamal Crawford (G – NY)
3dvauthrin
29.        Devin Harris (G – NJ)
3bigd57
30.         Samuel Dalembert (C – PHI)
3nebgib5
31.         Ray Allen (SG – BOS)
4nebgib5
32.        Gerald Wallace (F – CHA)
4bigd57
33.       Richard Hamilton (SG – DET)
4dvauthrin
34.      David Lee (FC – NY)
4plonden
35.     Emeka Okafor (FC – CHA)
4jordanrulz
36.    Al Horford (FC – ATL)
4chipadub
37.   Jermaine O’Neal (FC – TOR)
4redhopeful
38.  Zydrunas Ilgauskas (C – CLE)
4seahorn
39. Michael Beasley (F – MIA)
4silentjim
40.Troy Murphy (FC – IND)
4crimson
41.Luol Deng (F – CHI)
5crimson
42. TJ Ford (PG – IND)
5silentjim
43.  Richard Jefferson (SF – MIL)
5seahorn
44.   Mike Bibby (PG – ATL)
5redhopeful
45.    Anthony Parker (GF – TOR)
5chipadub
46.     Kirk Hinrich (G – CHI)
5jordanrulz
47.      Marvin Williams (GF – ATL)
5plonden
48.       Rajon Rondo (PG – BOS)
5dvauthrin
49.        Raymond Felton (G – CHA)
5bigd57
50.         Jamario Moon (SF – TOR)
5nebgib5
51.         Joakim Noah (FC – CHI)
6nebgib5
52.        Ben Gordon (SG – FA)
6bigd57
53.       Tayshaun Prince (SF – DET)
6dvauthrin
54.      Zach Randolph (PF – NY)
6plonden
55.     Jameer Nelson (PG – ORL)
6jordanrulz
56.    Thaddeus Young (F – PHI)
6chipadub
57.   Charlie Villanueva (PF – MIL)
6redhopeful
58.  Brendan Haywood (C – WAS)
6seahorn
59. Chris Duhon (PG – NY)
6silentjim
60.Mickael Pietrus (GF – ORL)
6crimson
61.Rodney Stuckey (G – DET)
7crimson
62. Kendrick Perkins (C – BOS)
7silentjim
63.  Drew Gooden (PF – CHI)
7seahorn
64.   Wilson Chandler (F – NY)
7redhopeful
65.    Luke Ridnour (PG – MIL)
7chipadub
66.     Derrick Rose (G – CHI)
7jordanrulz
67.      Ramon Sessions (PG – MIL)
7plonden
68.       Ben Wallace (FC – CLE)
7dvauthrin
69.        Chris Quinn (G – MIA)
7bigd57
70.         Brook Lopez (FC – NJ)
7nebgib5
71.         Marcus Banks (PG – MIA)
8nebgib5
72.        Josh Boone (FC – NJ)
8bigd57
73.       Antonio McDyess (PF – DET)
8dvauthrin
74.      Daniel Gibson (G – CLE)
8plonden
75.     Nate Robinson (G – NY)
8jordanrulz
76.    Tyrus Thomas (PF – CHI)
8chipadub
77.   Louis Williams (G – PHI)
8redhopeful
78.  Udonis Haslem (PF – MIA)
8seahorn
79. Jeff Foster (C – IND)
8silentjim
80.Jarrett Jack (G – IND)
8crimson
81.Yi Jianlian (PF – NJN)
9crimson
82. Quentin Richardson (GF – NYK)
9silentjim
83.  Jason Maxiell (FC – DET)
9seahorn
84.   Andray Blatche (FC – WAS)
9redhopeful
85.    Andres Nocioni (F – CHI)
9chipadub
86.     Nazr Mohammed (C – CHA)
9jordanrulz
87.      Anderson Varejao (FC – CLE)
9plonden
88.       DeShawn Stevenson (SG – WAS)
9dvauthrin
89.        Maurice Evans (GF – ATL)
9bigd57
90.         Delonte West (PG – FA)
9nebgib5
91.         Sean Williams (FC – NJ)
10nebgib5
92.        Nick Young (G – WAS)
10bigd57
93.       Andrea Bargnani (FC – TOR)
10dvauthrin
94.      Tony Allen (GF – BOS)
10plonden
95.     Danilo Gallinari (F – NY)
10jordanrulz
96.    Jamaal Tinsley (PG – FA)
10chipadub
97.   Thabo Sefolosha (GF – CHI)
10redhopeful
98.  Stephon Marbury (PG – NY)
10seahorn
99. Wally Szczerbiak (GF – CLE)
10silentjim
100.Larry Hughes (G – CHI)10crimson

Draft trades:

TheJordanRulz and JasonSeahorn swapped their 7th, 8th, and 10th round picks in the Eastern Conference draft.

 
  
Western Conference League

Pick #PlayerRoundTeam
1.Chris Paul (PG – NOR)
1nebgib5
2. Amare Stoudemire (FC – PHO)
1bigd57
3.  Kobe Bryant (SG – LAL)
1dvauthrin
4.   Dirk Nowitzki (PF – DAL)
1plonden
5.    Steve Nash (PG – PHO)
1jordanrulz
6.     Baron Davis (PG – LAC)
1chipadub
7.      Deron Williams (PG – UTA)
1redhopeful
8.       Marcus Camby (C – LAC)
1seahorn
9.        Kevin Martin (SG – SAC)
1silentjim
10.         Allen Iverson (G – DEN)
1crimson
11.         Al Jefferson (FC – MIN)
2crimson
12.        Yao Ming (C – HOU)
2silentjim
13.       David West (PF – NOR)
2seahorn
14.      Tim Duncan (FC – SAS)
2redhopeful
15.     Pau Gasol (FC – LAL)
2chipadub
16.    Carlos Boozer (FC – UTA)
2jordanrulz
17.   Manu Ginobili (SG – SAS)
2plonden
18.  Jason Kidd (PG – DAL)
2dvauthrin
19. Monta Ellis (G – GSW)
2bigd57
20.Rudy Gay (GF – MEM)
2nebgib5
21.Carmelo Anthony (SF – DEN)
3nebgib5
22. Brandon Roy (G – POR)
3bigd57
23.  Chris Kaman (C – LAC)
3dvauthrin
24.   Andrew Bynum (C – LAL)
3plonden
25.    Mehmet Okur (FC – UTA)
3jordanrulz
26.     Ron Artest (F – HOU)
3chipadub
27.      Kevin Durant (GF – OKC)
3redhopeful
28.       Mike Miller (GF – MIN)
3seahorn
29.        Andrei Kirilenko (F – UTA)
3silentjim
30.         LaMarcus Aldridge (FC – POR)
3crimson
31.         Stephen Jackson (GF – GSW)
4crimson
32.        Andris Biedrins (C – GSW)
4silentjim
33.       Lamar Odom (F – LAL)
4seahorn
34.      Josh Howard (GF – DAL)
4redhopeful
35.     Jason Terry (G – DAL)
4chipadub
36.    Randy Foye (G – MIN)
4jordanrulz
37.   Corey Maggette (GF – GSW)
4plonden
38.  Tyson Chandler (C – NOR)
4dvauthrin
39. Brad Miller (C – SAC)
4bigd57
40.Greg Oden (C – POR)
4nebgib5
41.Leandro Barbosa (G – PHO)
5nebgib5
42. Shane Battier (SF – HOU)
5bigd57
43.  Tracy McGrady (GF – HOU)
5dvauthrin
44.   Francisco Garcia (GF – SAC)
5plonden
45.    Peja Stojakovic (GF – NOR)
5jordanrulz
46.     Al Harrington (FC – GSW)
5chipadub
47.      John Salmons (GF – SAC)
5redhopeful
48.       Tony Parker (PG – SAS)
5seahorn
49.        Beno Udrih (PG – SAC)
5silentjim
50.         Raja Bell (SG – PHO)
5crimson
51.         Kenyon Martin (PF – DEN)
6crimson
52.        Rafer Alston (PG – HOU)
6silentjim
53.       Ronnie Brewer (GF – UTA)
6seahorn
54.      Nene Hilario (FC – DEN)
6redhopeful
55.     Ryan Gomes (F – MIN)
6chipadub
56.    Al Thornton (F – LAC)
6jordanrulz
57.   Nick Collison (FC – OKC)
6plonden
58.  OJ Mayo (G – MEM)
6dvauthrin
59. Earl Watson (PG – OKC)
6bigd57
60.Travis Outlaw (F – POR)
6nebgib5
61.Kevin Love (FC – MIN)
7nebgib5
62. Hakim Warrick (F – MEM)
7bigd57
63.  Jeff Green (F – OKC)
7dvauthrin
64.   Mike Conley (G – MEM)
7plonden
65.    Ricky Davis (GF – LAC)
7jordanrulz
66.     Grant Hill (GF – PHO)
7chipadub
67.      JR Smith (SG – DEN)
7redhopeful
68.       Rashad McCants (GF – MIN)
7seahorn
69.        Boris Diaw (FC – PHO)
7silentjim
70.         Luis Scola (FC – HOU)
7crimson
71.         Cuttino Mobley (SG – LAC)
8crimson
72.        James Posey (GF – NOR)
8silentjim
73.       Jerryd Bayless (PG – POR)
8seahorn
74.      Spencer Hawes (C – SAC)
8redhopeful
75.     Matt Barnes (SF – PHO)
8chipadub
76.    Linas Kleiza (F – DEN)
8jordanrulz
77.   Derek Fisher (PG – LAL)
8plonden
78.  Chris Wilcox (FC – SEA)
8dvauthrin
79. Rudy Fernandez (G – POR)
8bigd57
80.Jordan Farmar (G – LAL)
8nebgib5
81.Mikki Moore (FC – SAC)
9nebgib5
82. Marc Gasol (FC – MEM)
9bigd57
83.  Anthony Carter (PG – DEN)
9dvauthrin
84.   Tim Thomas (F – LAC)
9plonden
85.    Paul Millsap (FC – UTA)
9jordanrulz
86.     Erick Dampier (C – DAL)
9chipadub
87.      Russell Westbrook (PG – OKC)
9redhopeful
88.       Shaquille O’Neal (C – PHO)
9seahorn
89.        Martell Webster (GF – POR)
9silentjim
90.         Steve Blake (PG – POR)
9crimson
91.         Devin Brown (GF – NOR)
10crimson
92.        Sasha Vujacic (G – LAL)
10silentjim
93.       Kyle Korver (F – UTA)
10seahorn
94.      Darko Milicic (FC – MEM)
10redhopeful
95.     Brandon Bass (F – DAL)
10chipadub
96.    Marcus Williams (PG – GSW)
10jordanrulz
97.   Ronny Turiaf (FC – GSW)
10plonden
98.  Kelenna Azibuike (GF – GSW)
10dvauthrin
99. Kyle Lowry (G – MEM)
10bigd57
100.Morris Peterson (GF – NOR)10nebgib5

Participants
crimson=baller_crimson
seahorn=JasonSeahorn
jordanrulz=TheJordanRulz
dvauthrin=DVauthrin
nebgib5=nebgib5
silentjim=silentjim
redhopeful=RedHopeful
chipadub=Chipadub
plonden=plonden
bigd57=big.d57

Settings & Rosters for Both Leagues
Settings:
• 10 round draft with the standard 9 categories (PTS, 3PTM, REB, AST, STL, BLK, TO, FG%, FT%)
• Rotisserie scoring, non-keeper format
Roster Requirements:
• PG, SG, G, SF, PF, F, C, UTIL, BN, BN

 
David Vauthrin is one of a growing number of fantasy experts who write for the Cafe. A native of Houston, Texas, David is a diehard Rockets fan. Having graduated with a degree in journalism from UT-Austin, it is believed his blood is not red, but rather burnt orange.
 
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