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NBA mock draft 2013: Pistons linked to Michael Carter-Williams, C.J. McCollum, Trey Burke

Most draft pundits are still predicting the Pistons will bolster their backcourt in the NBA draft.

Trey Burke and Michael Carter-Williams
Trey Burke and Michael Carter-Williams
Streeter Lecka

The consensus among pundits continues to be that the Pistons will target a guard in the NBA draft on June 27, as you can see in the table below. The good news is that Trey Burke's [SBN scouting report] stock seems to be falling since the last time we looked at one of these roundups, although only one site predicts he'll still be on the board when the Pistons are on the clock. Big man Alex Len [SBN scouting report], meanwhile, seems to have climbed into everyone's top five; that's a good thing, as it pushes the best available wings down a slot.

I'm not sure I actually buy the or scenarios with Burke and Victor Oladipo [DBB's scouting report], respectively, falling to Detroit, but I'd love for either one to play out in real life. I'm intrigued by Michael Carter-Williams [SBN scouting report], but his lack of an outside shot worries me. I'd much rather Burke or C.J. McCollum [SBN scouting report], even if he's more of an undersized shooting guard than a point.

Another prospect who's seen his stock plummet is Shabazz Muhammad [DBB's scouting report]. Once upon a time, he was a lock for the top half of the lottery; now, most sites have him falling out of the lottery entirely. Whether that represents draft-day value or a bullet dodged remains to be seen.

Now your thoughts.

Pick SB Nation Draft Express ESPN Sports Illustrated CBS Sports
1. Cavaliers Nerlens Noel Nerlens Noel Nerlens Noel Nerlens Noel Nerlens Noel Nerlens Noel Ben McLemore
2. Magic Victor Oladipo Ben McLemore Ben McLemore Victor Oladipo Ben McLemore Trey Burke Nerlens Noel
3. Wizards Otto Porter Otto Porter Otto Porter Otto Porter Otto Porter Otto Porter Otto Porter
4. Bobcats Anthony Bennett Alex Len Alex Len Anthony Bennett Alex Len Ben McLemore Anthony Bennett
5. Suns Ben McLemore Victor Oladipo Anthony Bennett Ben McLemore Victor Oladipo Victor Oladipo Alex Len
6. Pelicans Alex Len Anthony Bennett Victor Oladipo Alex Len Trey Burke Anthony Bennett Trey Burke
7. Kings Trey Burke Trey Burke Michael Carter-Williams Trey Burke Anthony Bennett Cody Zeller Cody Zeller
8. Pistons Michael Carter-Williams C.J. McCollum Trey Burke Michael Carter-Williams Michael Carter-Williams Michael Carter-Williams Victor Oladipo
9. Wolves C.J. McCollum Shabazz Muhammad C.J. McCollum Kentavious Caldwell-Pope C.J. McCollum C.J. McCollum C.J. McCollum
10. Blazers Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Steven Adams Kentavious Caldwell-Pope C.J. McCollum Cody Zeller Alex Len Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
11. 76ers Steven Adams Cody Zeller Cody Zeller Cody Zeller Kelly Olynyk Kelly Olynyk Lucas Nogueira
12. Thunder (via Raptors) Cody Zeller Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Steven Adams Steven Adams Gorgui Dieng Gorgui Dieng Steven Adams
13. Mavericks Giannis Adetokunbo Michael Carter-Williams Shabazz Muhammad Dario Saric Dario Saric Shabazz Muhammad Michael Carter-Williams
14. Jazz Dennis Schroeder Shane Larkin Dennis Schroeder Dennis Schroeder Dennis Schroeder Shane Larkin Shane Larkin
15. Bucks Shabazz Muhammad Dennis Schroeder Kelly Olynyk Shane Larkin Shabazz Muhammad Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Kelly Olynyk
16. Celtics Tony Mitchell Giannis Adetokunbo Dario Saric Shabazz Muhammad Steven Adams Dennis Schroeder Dennis Schroeder
17. Hawks Rudy Gobert Kelly Olynyk Mason Plumlee Rudy Gobert Mason Plumlee Mason Plumlee Shabazz Muhammad
18. Hawks (via Rockets) Reggie Bullock Mason Plumlee Rudy Gobert Jamaal Franklin Jamaal Franklin Archie Goodwin Mason Plumlee
19. Cavaliers (via Lakers) Sergey Karasev Rudy Gobert Sergey Karasev Sergey Karasev Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Allen Crabbe Tony Snell
20. Bulls Gorgui Dieng Gorgui Dieng Gorgui Dieng Mason Plumlee Allen Crabbe Reggie Bullock Tony Mitchell
21. Jazz (via Warriors) Kelly Olynyk Jamaal Franklin Jeff Withey Kelly Olynyk Rudy Gobert Steven Adams Rudy Gobert
22. Nets Mason Plumlee Sergey Karasev Giannis Adetokunbo Gorgui Dieng Shane Larkin Tony Mitchell Giannis Adetokunbo
23. Pacers Jamaal Franklin Tim Hardaway Jr. Lucas Nogueira Reggie Bullock Sergey Karasev Rudy Gobert Tim Hardaway Jr.
24. Knicks Shane Larkin Reggie Bullock Shane Larkin Tony Mitchell Jeff Withey Jeff Withey Gorgui Dieng
25. Clippers Ricky Ledo Allen Crabbe Glen Rice Jr. Allen Crabbe Pierre Jackson Isaiah Canaan Allen Crabbe
26. Wolves (via Grizzlies) Allen Crabbe Tony Mitchell Tony Mitchell Jeff Withey Reggie Bullock Tony Snell Sergey Karasev
27. Nuggets Glen Rice Jr. Lucas Nogueira Allen Crabbe Ricky Ledo Glen Rice Jr. Lorenzo Brown Livio Jean-Charles
28. Spurs Lucas Nogueira Isaiah Canaan Isaiah Canaan Lucas Nogueira Tony Mitchell Jamaal Franklin Reggie Bullock
29. Thunder Archie Goodwin Jeff Withey Alex Abrines Giannis Adetokunbo Tony Snell Ricky Ledo Nate Wolters
30. Suns (via Heat) Erick Green Ricky Ledo Jamaal Franklin Glen Rice Jr. C.J. Leslie Glen Rice Jr. Jamaal Franklin

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