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LB Mock Draft: Memphis Drafts Delon Wright 25th Overall

Memphis accumulates point guard depth by drafting Dorell's brother

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Following an elimination to eventual NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in the second round of this year's playoffs, the Memphis Grizzlies seek to continue their current status as Western Conference playoff contenders by selecting Delon Wright 25th overall.

A 23-year old point guard out of the University of Utah, Wright projects as one of, if not the oldest player to be drafted on June 25. Wright's biggest strength comes on the defensive side of the ball, where he excels at pressuring the ball, accumulating a high number of steals, and defensive rebounds. Wesley wrote a lot more about Wright's attributes a few days ago as part of LB's 2015 Pimp Your Prospect series.

As a team, the Grizzlies are in a position of being a very good team in a great conference. While there is no shame in losing in six games to one of the strongest teams of the last decade, the fact of the matter remains that if Memphis wants to win a championship in this current era they are going to have to improve because Golden State is not a team likely to lose ground next season, and that's not even getting into the fact that the Grizzlies will have to contend with the Clippers, Rockets, and a healthy Thunder some more. While Wright is not a major splash, he will make a nice depth piece off the bench. Being 23 and near his physical prime, there should not be much of a concern about Wright being ready and able to contribute at the NBA level now.

Bleeding Green Nation's own Notorious BLG is up with the Spurs pick tomorrow.

1. Minnesota TimberwolvesKarl-Anthony Towns
2. Los Angeles Lakers - Jahlil Okafor
3. Philadelphia 76ers - D'Angelo Russell
4. New York Knicks - Emmanuel Mudiay
5. Orlando Magic - Mario Hezonja
6. Sacramento KingsJustise Winslow
7. Denver NuggetsWillie Cauley-Stein
8. Detroit PistonsStanley Johnson
9. Charlotte Hornets - Kristaps Porzingis
10. Miami HeatMyles Turner
11. Indiana PacersCameron Payne
12. Utah JazzFrank Kaminsky
13. Phoenix Suns - Kelly Oubre
14. Oklahoma City ThunderBobby Portis
15. Atlanta HawksSam Dekker
16. Boston CelticsR.J. Hunter
17. Milwaukee BucksTrey Lyles
18. Houston RocketsJerian Grant
19. Washington WizardsDevin Booker
20. Toronto RaptorsRondae Hollis-Jefferson
21. Dallas MavericksTyus Jones
22. Chicago BullsRashad Vaughn
23. Portland Trail BlazersKevon Looney

24. Cleveland Cavaliers - Justin Anderson
25.  Memphis Grizzlies - Delon Wright
26. San Antonio Spurs - ???

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