NBA Mock Draft: Orlando Magic Trade Arron Afflalo, Acquire #17 From Celtics

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 next pick in the 2014 NBA Mock Draft with Orlando Pinstriped Post selecting big man Jusuf Nurkić following a major trade.

NBA Mock Draft Pick #17, Jusuf Nurkic, Center, KK Cedevita Zagreb

SB Nation's Magic blog Orlando Pinstriped Post explains the move to acquire this pick as part of a three-team deal that included Aaron Afflalo getting shipped off to Boston:

Boston receives Arron Afflalo from Orlando and Ömer Aşik from Houston.
Houston receives a Traded Player Exception from Boston.
Orlando receives Jeremy Lin from Houston and the 17th overall pick from Boston.

With this deal, the Magic realize a solid return on their investment in Arron Afflalo, netting a young, productive starting point guard and another pick to help their rebuild.

With the 17th pick in the 2014 SB Nation NBA Mock Draft, the Orlando Magic select Jusuf Nurkić of KK Cedevita Zagreb.

MoreFull NBA Draft Coverage


1 Cleveland Cavaliers: ANDREW WIGGINS 
2 Milwaukee Bucks JABARI PARKER
3 Philadelphia 76ers DANTE EXUM
4 Orlando Magic JULIUS RANDLE
5 Utah Jazz JOEL EMBIID
6 Minnesota Timberwolves (Via Celtics) AARON GORDON
7 Los Angeles Lakers NOAH VONLEH
8 Philadelphia 76ers (via Kings) DARIO SARIC
9 Charlotte Hornets DOUG MCDERMOTT
10 Chicago Bulls (via 76ers) MARCUS SMART
11 Denver Nuggets ZACH LAVINE 
12 Orlando Magic TYLER ENNIS
13 Phoenix Suns (via Timberwolves) ADREIAN PAYNE
14 Phoenix Suns NIK STAUSKAS
15 Atlanta Hawks GARY HARRIS
16 Sacramento Kings (via Chicago Bulls) ELFRID PAYTON
17 Orlando Magic (via Boston Celtics) JUSUF NURKIC
18 Phoenix Suns
19 Chicago Bulls
20 Toronto Raptors
21 Oklahoma City Thunder
22 Memphis Grizzlies
23 Utah Jazz
24 Charlotte Hornets
25 Houston Rockets
26 Miami Heat
27 Phoenix Suns
28 Los Angeles Clippers
29 Oklahoma City Thunder
30 San Antonio Spurs

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