Pistons Palace NBA mock draft post lottery

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1. Cleveland Cavaliers

Andrew Wiggins, F, Kansas

Mar 21, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Andrew Wiggins (22) puts up a shot ahead of the defense by Eastern Kentucky Colonels guard Tarius Johnson (34) and Eric Stutz (42) in the second half during the 2nd round of the 2014 NCAA Men

The Cavaliers are going to throw more smoke screens sitting at number one than Anthony Bennett will throw down cheeseburgers. It’s just that inevitable. The current rumor is that Wiggins’ teammate Joel Embiid is the favorite to go number one because he fits their future needs better.

Excuse me?

Andrew Wiggins gives Cleveland a formidable back court and what could be the best young duo in the league. It also provides them some depth by putting heat check guard Dion Waiters on the bench as the sixth option or even behind Jarett Jack depending on lineups.

Despite missing out on one of the top centers of the last ten years, the Cavs end up with the biggest superstar of this draft. With an immediate signing at center, such as bringing back Spencer Hawes, the Cavaliers become playoff contenders with the right coaching.

Despite the clever Anthony Bennett joke above, I believe he can play the small forward position in this league.

That give Wiggins the ability to develop while playing on the floor and really blossoming into the next Cleveland start.

No, we won’t entertain the idea of LeBron coming back to the rock ‘n roll city on this mock draft.

Wiggins averaged 17 points, six rebounds and nearly 2 assists per game last season at Kansas. ESPN.com’s Chad Ford reported in late April that he believed the Cavs, Bucks, and 76ers targeted him as their top prospect and number one pick if they were win the lottery.

Plus, Wiggins has the support of Johnny Cleveland.

Does anything else matter?