One of the benefits of our blog network here at SB Nation is that we're never short of people to talk to. So when we do a mock draft, why leave it up to just one guy when we can get just about 30, all with a unique perspective on the needs and wants of their individual team? You can find the full 2010 SB Nation Mock Draft here, but we'll just get to the Wizards' picks, both from our very own Mike Prada:â†µ
At No. 1: As if you don't know already ...â†µ
John Wall is the best talent in this draft. Sure, his numbers in college could have been better. Sure, he and Gilbert Arenas may not be the most ideal fit in the world. But for a team desperately needing that A-list superstar to lead them into the next generation, John Wall is the shot in the arm.â†µ
His open-court style is best suited for the NBA game, and while he still needs to work on his pick and roll game and his defensive intensity, all the tools to dominate in both spots are there. His jumper is still a work in progress, but it's also the easiest thing a player can improve, so there's hope there. Most importantly, Wall is a great kid, a leader and a joy to be around, the kind of guy that turns potential malcontents into choir boys and attracts all sorts of great players to want to play with him.â†µ
At No. 30, Trevor Booker, PF, Clemson:â†µ
They've desperately needed a second-unit player that can score points in the post for years now, and Booker fills that void even if he is a bit undersized.â†µ
Booker at No. 30? That's why we like Mike, he's a gambler.â†µ
Check out the full mock for the rest of the first round, and stay tuned because there's a good chance they won't just be making these two.