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2015 LB Community NBA Draft Big Board #4: Okafor Places Third

Jahlil Okafor is third on the LB community big board, but Mario Hezonja held a comfortable margin on the rest of the competition.

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Despite being upset by D'Angelo Russell for 2nd on the LB Community Big Board, Jahlil Okafor ranaway from the competition for 3rd in the community big board with 49% of the votes. Mario Hezonja placed second in this poll with 29% of the votes, and next closest was Emmanuel Mudiay with only 13% of the votes.

Okafor is an absurdly talented post scorer, but though his at best questionable fit on the Sixers sent Russell over him for second on the big board, his talent and potential won out over everyone else to make him third on your 2015 NBA Draft big board.

Russell, Okafor, and Karl-Anthony Towns may be the big three of this year's draft, but Hezonja could have something to say about that. The Croatian Sensation may be the most underrated talent in this year's draft, and if the Sixers deviate from Towns/Okafor/Russell, it is possible it's because they are infatuated with the 6'8" shooting guard/small forward. Hezonja's athleticism should make him somebody Sam Hinkie looks real closely at, and his shooting ability will certainly come in handy on the Sixers.

In today's Big Board poll, Hezonja joins Mudiay, Kristaps Porzingis, Justise Winslow, Willie Cauley-Stein, and our latest newcomer Arizona freshman forward Stanley Johnson. Will Hezonja's lead on the rest hold serve? Can Stanley Johnson gain ground on previous poll mainstays? Only you can determine the answers to those questions by voting!

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