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Final Mocks Still Uncertain About Mavericks Pick

With the NBA Draft only a few hours away, the only thing we know for sure is that the New Orleans Hornets will be picking Kentucky star Anthony Davis with the No. 1 overall pick.

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Beyond that, with a huge glut of talented but flawed prospects behind him, the draft is still fairly unpredictable. As a result, no one really knows how the whole order will unfold on Thursday night.

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By the time the Dallas Mavericks come on the board with the No. 17 overall pick, there isn't close to a consensus about who will be available for them.

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Over at the SB Nation mothership, Tom Ziller has Dallas going with Washington SG Terrence Ross, while RealGM has them taking Duke SG Austin Rivers:

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17. Dallas Mavericks: Austin Rivers

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Rivers perfectly fits the Jason Terry mold for Dallas and he also would be able to coexist defensively with a bigger point guard like Deron Williams as a best case scenario for the franchise.

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Over at SI.com, Sam Amick has them taking advantage of the sudden fall of John Henson to take the UNC shot-blocker, while ESPN Insider Chad Ford has them scooping up Kentucky PF Terrence Jones.

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At this point, your guess is as good as the experts.

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