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GBB Community NBA Mock Draft: Pick #13- Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns are on the mock clock!

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Check out the previous picks and trades in the 2016 Grizzly Bear Blues Community NBA Mock Draft here.

The Phoenix Suns are up at #13 overall, and they have several picks to play with in the GBB Community NBA Mock draft. Let's see who Mock GM Kyle Whittington has focused in on- the Suns have made their selection.

With the 13th pick in the 2016 GBB Community NBA Mock Draft, the Phoenix Suns select..

Skal Labissiere, Forward/Center, University of Kentucky

Skal Mark Zerof- USA Today Sports

A former top high school recruit with hellacious potential is off the board. Here is what Kyle had to say about the pick-

Phoenix has three first rounders in this mock draft and a massive hole at PF. Skal is an enigmatic big man out of Kentucky who was once thought to be one of the top prospects coming into this year. He is 6'11.5" with a 7'2 wing span who has very fluid motions for a big. He can run the floor, has soft hands, and runs the pick-and-roll very well. He has a great shooting form, and can be a good pick and pop big. With a little practice, he might be able to extend his range to the 3pt line.

Like Bender, Skal needs to get bulkier to hang with some of the other bigs. He had a very forgettable year at Kentucky which led to many wondering if he should even come out in the draft, or stay longer to develop. He has issues on defense because he jumps on pump fakes and gets lost in rotation. This probably comes from his newness to the game of basketball.

With this draft class being called a lesser draft, and the fact that Phoenix has 3 1st round picks this draft there is no reason why they shouldn't swing for the fences with this pick. Skal's draft status may have lowered after his freshman year, but he has a very high upside and believes that he might become one of the best prospects from this draft. Now Phoenix has 2 PFs that have high upside, and if they develop them correctly, could have two gems in this draft.

The future is bright in Phoenix perhaps now that both Bender and Skal are in the fold in that front court. Next, at #14 overall, the Memphis Grizzlies are on the clock.

Date Pick/Team Selection Mock GM
June 2nd 1/Philadelphia Brandon Ingram, Forward, Duke University Joe Mullinax
June 2nd 2/LA Lakers Ben Simmons, Forward, LSU Corban Ford
June 3rd 3/Boston Marquese Chriss, Power Forward, Washington Chip Williams
June 3rd 4/Phoenix Dragan Bender, Power Forward, Maccabi Tel Aviv Kyle Whittington
June 6th 5/Minnesota Buddy Hield, Guard, Oklahoma Aimee S
June 6th 6/Denver Jamal Murray, Guard, Kentucky Mopizzle11
June 7th 7/Denver Domantas Sabonis, Forward/Center, Gonzaga Mopizzle11
June 7th 8/Sacramento Kris Dunn, Guard, Providence Brandon C
June 8th 9/Toronto Henry Ellenson, Forward, Marquette Tabitha
June 8th 10/Milwaukee Timothe Luwawu, Guard/Forward, Mega Leks Kevin Yeung
June 9th 11/Boston Jaylen Brown, Guard/Forward, California Chip Williams
June 9th 12/Utah Jakob Poeltl, Center, Utah BealeStreetKen
June 10th 13/Phoenix Skal Labissiere, Forward/Center, Kentucky
Kyle Whittington
June 10th 14/Memphis Joe Mullinax
June 13th 15/New Orleans Wes George
June 13th 16/Orlando Daron Koch
June 14th 17/Chicago Brandon C
June 14th 18/Detroit volislife
June 15th 19/New Orleans Wes George
June 15th 20/Indiana Aimee S
June 16th 21/Atlanta Jama17
June 16th 22/Charlotte Justin Sims
June 17th 23/Orlando Daron Koch
June 17th 24/Philadelphia Joe Mullinax
June 20th 25/LA Clippers Kevin Lipe
June 20th 26/Philadelphia Joe Mullinax
June 21st 27/Toronto Tabitha
June 21st 28/Phoenix Kyle Whittington
June 22nd 29/San Antonio Jill Kong
June 22nd 30/Golden State rhinoh23

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