2012 Mock Draft (Blazers): Pick #1

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Ed O, Jun 8, 2012.

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Who would the Blazers take at number 1?

Poll closed Jun 9, 2012.
  1. Bradley Beal

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  2. Harrison Barnes

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  3. Anthony Davis

    79.4%
  4. Andre Drummond

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  5. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

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  6. Damian Lillard

    11.8%
  7. Thomas Robinson

    8.8%
  8. Jared Sullinger

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  9. Other (Explain Below)

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  1. Ed O

    Ed O Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    I've done this in the past, but it's always more exciting when we have a lottery pick (even if it's because we had a poor year previously).

    The thinking here is to decide who the Blazers would pick at the currently-polled spot. Pick based on the current roster, even if it's unrealistic that the team could move up without making changes. If the guy you'd prefer isn't listed, vote for "other" and comment on who you'd pick. Ideally I'll change the options, although I don't anticipate too many "others" winning.

    I'm going to list the most likely candidates based on information I have at the time of the post for the spot, and the results will accumulate over time, influencing who's available at later spots.

    I plan on having each pick up for a day or two. Ideally, we'll end up with the community's "top 11" list, in order of preference, just in time for the draft on June 28.
     
  2. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus Global Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    I'll just post Fez Hammersticks' pick for him.

    --Bradley Beal
     
  3. Ed O

    Ed O Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Haha.

    The fun thing about this kind of series of polls is that we can see how early he would take him. Would he take Beal at #2?

    Ed O.
     
  4. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    Shoulda started with 2. This one is too obvious.
     
  5. Fez Forthright

    Fez Forthright スーパーバッド Zero Cool

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    For the record...

    I'd have a hard time choosing between Beal and Robinson at #2.

    But seeing how weak our frontcourt is and the weak crop of PF/C in the next two drafts, I'll go Robinson!
     
  6. Ed O

    Ed O Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Robinson over Davis for #1?

    Ed O.
     
  7. Fez Forthright

    Fez Forthright スーパーバッド Zero Cool

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    Oh, you mean first overall...

    The easy choice is obviously Anthony Davis.
     
  8. Ed O

    Ed O Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Yes, this poll is who the Blazers should pick if they had the #1 pick overall. #2 is tomorrow.

    And I agree the first one is easy. We needed to get the kinks worked out of the voting system before it gets more interesting :)

    Ed O.
     
  9. THE HCP

    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    REALLY? LILLARD #1?
     
  10. BlazerCaravan

    BlazerCaravan Hug a Bigot... to Death

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    I'm functionally illiterate and thought it meant "who does Portland pick first". That said, Lillard is so far away from our usual fare at #1 that I'd take him if I felt the curse was real.
     
  11. Ed O

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    I know that having a big list for what is a pretty clear #1 was a bit confusing... but we'll get this down and by the time we get to picks #5, 6, 7, etc., it should be pretty interesting!

    Ed O.
     
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    What kind of question is this?
     
  13. Blaze01

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    lol, how are there are any votes that are not for Davis?
     
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    BlazerCaravan Hug a Bigot... to Death

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    People who (a) can't read or (b) are scared of The Curse.
     
  15. Trader Ed

    Trader Ed Go Blazers!

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    :ghoti: I still want and vote Jae Crowder of Marquette... (But I will wait for the 2nd round)

    but if we are going #1 I will gamble on Anthony Davis... (poor guy will have physical problems though if we draft him at #1) better let NOH do it
     
  16. Ed O

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    It's part of the process.

    Ed O.
     

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