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2016 Liberty Ballers Community Big Board No. 14: Bah Gawd Patrick McCaw

A surprise name comes in at No. 13.

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The people asked for some outside the box names, and now we know it was for good reason. Despite a relatively close race between six different players, UNLV's Patrick McCaw was the winner, taking home 22 percent of the vote. The Liberty Ballers writers ranked him as the 22nd best prospect and Draft Express believes McCaw is a mid-second round pick, but the community apparently feels he's worthy of a late lottery pick.

At this point, it can't really hurt to latch onto high upside players, and McCaw's potential seems to outweigh the interest in some of the safer prospects available.

Henry Ellenson placed second with 18 percent of the vote, and I think he deserves to be off the board at this point. He'll grow into his role as a stretch four, provided he works on his defense so he doesn't become everything people hate about Kevin Love. Jakob Poeltl is probably the better talent, but a classic back-to-the-basket big man is something that should keep him low on Sixers related big boards.

To stick with the trend of adding some more unique names to the voting, we'll throw late rising guard Malachi Richardson into the fray.

1. Ben Simmons - LSU
2. Brandon Ingram - Duke
3. Dragan Bender - Maccabi Tel Aviv
4. Kris Dunn - Providence
5. Jamal Murray - Kentucky
6. Buddy Hield - Oklahoma
7. Wade Baldwin IV - Vanderbilt
8. Timothe Luwawu - Mega Leks
9. Jaylen Brown - California
10. Denzel Valentine - Michigan St.
11. Marquese Chriss - Washington
12. Furkan Korkmaz - Anadolu Efes
13. Patrick McCaw - UNLV

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