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Grizzly Bear Blues Community NBA Mock Draft: Pick #22- Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Crying Jordans Hornets are on the mock clock!

Who will MJ and his Hornets take at #22 overall in our mock?
Who will MJ and his Hornets take at #22 overall in our mock?
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Check out the previous picks and trades in the 2016 Grizzly Bear Blues Community NBA Mock Draft here.

Pick #21 was the Atlanta Hawks, who took Brice Johnson out of UNC. The Charlotte Hornets and their Mock GM Justin Sims are on the clock...

With the 22nd pick in the 2016 GBB Community NBA Mock Draft, the Charlotte Hornets select...

Ivica Zubac, Center, International (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

(On Left, Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Charlotte goes big. Here is Justin's reasoning as to why-

Ivica Zubac is a international prospect that seems to have a lot going for him going in to this draft. With a height of 7'1 in shoes, a strong 265 pound overall frame, and a 7'4 wingspan, it's easy to believe that the Croatian big man already has the physical tools for the NBA.

However, there are questions about if Zubac is able to defend well enough in NBA with underwhelming athleticism, he isn't the best defensive rebounder, and his rim protection needs some work.

With all that said, I personally think that Zubac can cash in on his offensive potential in the NBA in the right system. He has very good hands and also can potentially pull bigs out of the paint with his mid-range game. I feel like he needs a good point guard who can find him in pick and rolls and pops towards and around the basket. Charlotte has that point guard in Kemba Walker.

At age 19, Zubac has more than enough room to turn into a productive center in the NBA. Maybe not one of the best centers in the league, but he can possibly be a serviceable big man and have a solid career.

Who will the Orlando Magic and Philadelphia 76ers take tomorrow?

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 Denzel Valentine, Guard/Forward, Michigan State Joe Mullinax
June 13th 15/New Orleans Taurean Prince, Forward, Baylor Wes George
June 13th 16/Orlando Deyonta Davis, Forward/Center, Michigan State Daron Koch
June 14th 17/Chicago Wade Baldwin IV, Guard, Vanderbilt Brandon C
June 14th 18/Detroit Dejounte Murray, Guard, Washington Joe Mullinax
June 15th 19/New Orleans Furkan Korkmaz, Guard/Forward, Turkey Wes George
June 15th 20/Indiana DeAndre Bembry, Guard/Forward, St. Joseph's Aimee S
June 16th 21/Atlanta Brice Johnson, Forward, North Carolina Joe Mullinax
June 16th 22/Charlotte Ivica Zubac, Center, Bosnia and Herzegovina 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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