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1 6'5" BEN MCLEMORE SG Fr., Kansas
The sweet-shooting McLemore has superstar potential and will instantly upgrade the NBA's fourth-worst offense.
2 6'10" NERLENS NOEL C Fr., Kentucky
An active, defensive-minded big man, Noel will likely miss most of next season recovering from left-knee surgery. That he'll go this high speaks volumes to his potential.
3 6'8" ANTHONY BENNETT SF Fr., UNLV
He fills a major need for a wing scorer to complement Kyrie Irving; one G.M. says he "has a little Bernard King in him."
4 6'4" MARCUS SMART PG Fr., Oklahoma State
Even though Phoenix gave Goran Dragic a four-year, $34 million deal last summer, it will be hard to pass on a physical playmaker who thrives in the pick-and-roll.
5 6'8" OTTO PORTER SF Soph., Georgetown