NBA Mock Draft: OKC Thunder Select Tony Snell From New Mexico

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SB Nation's NBA Network conducted a mock draft with bloggers from each team site making or trading their "team's" pick. We continue with the twenty-ninth pick in the 2013 NBA Mock Draft with Welcome to Loud City selecting Tony Snell from New Mexico.

NBA Mock Draft Pick #29 -- Tony Snell, Guard, New Mexico

SB Nation's Thunder blog Welcome to Loud City explains the pick:

We're going to take Tony Snell from New Mexico. The Thunder's offense totally revolves around mid-range jumpers, and it was apparent from this year's playoffs that they need some three point shooting help. Derek Fisher was there to provide that help, but he won't be able to play forever (hopefully). Thus, we look to the draft for a solution, and Tony Snell fits the bill. He's got a really high percentage from three in college, and can definitely shoot from an NBA range. He's not a guy who would to be able to create his own shot, but it would be pretty darn hard to find that at the end of the first round. He's also apparently an excellent isolation defender and has a lot of length, two things which will help him slot into the Thunder perfectly. If he can play defense on a decent level and knock down a few threes, kinda like a Danny Green, he's good as gold in my book. Even if he can't shoot from the right side.

Also, I wonder which team has the most length in the NBA? I'd be willing to bet the Thunder do.

SB Nation Scouting Report: Tony Snell

More: Full NBA Draft Coverage

Updated 2013 NBA Mock Draft Board:

1. Cleveland Cavaliers: NERLENS NOEL
2. Orlando Magic BEN MCLEMORE
3. Washington Wizards OTTO PORTER
4. Charlotte Hornets ALEX LEN
5. Phoenix Suns VICTOR OLADIPO
6. New Orleans Pelicans TREY BURKE
7. Sacramento Kings ANTHONY BENNETT (for Philly)
8. Detroit Pistons C.J. MCCOLLUM
9. Minnesota Timberwolves KENTAVIOUS CALDWELL-POPE
10. Portland Trail Blazers RUDY GOBERT (For Phoenix)
11. Philadelphia 76ers MICHAEL CARTER-WILLIAMS (For Sacramento)
12. Oklahoma City Thunder CODY ZELLER
13. Dallas Mavericks SHABAZZ MUHAMMAD
14. Utah Jazz DENNIS SCHROEDER
15. Milwaukee Bucks SHANE LARKIN
16. Boston Celtics GORGUI DIENG
17. Atlanta Hawks GIANNIS ADETOKUNBO
18. Atlanta Hawks MASON PLUMLEE
19. Cleveland Cavaliers SERGEY KARASEV
20. Chicago Bulls (for Phoenix) JAMAAL FRANKLIN
21. Utah Jazz KELLY OLYNYK
22. Brooklyn Nets (for Orlando) ERICK GREEN
23. Indiana Pacers REGGIE BULLOCK
24. New York Knicks ALLEN CRABBE
25. Los Angeles Clippers (For Sacramento) MIKE MUSCALA
26. Minnesota Timberwolves (for Utah) STEVEN ADAMS
27. Denver Nuggets NATE WOLTERS
28. San Antonio Spurs LUCAS NOGUEIRA
29. Oklahoma City Thunder TONY SNELL
30. Phoenix Suns

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