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NBA Mock Draft: Los Angeles Lakers Select Rashad Vaughn from UNLV

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 2015 NBA Mock Draft, with Silver Screen and Roll selecting Rashad Vaughn of UNLV.

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NBA Mock Draft Pick #27 -- Rashad Vaughn, Guard, UNLV

SB Nation's Lakers blog, Silver Screen and Roll, explains the pick:

Vaughn's a player the Lakers took a look at during the pre-draft workout process and fills out many needs. He's one of the youngest players in the draft at 18 but has great size to play shooting guard at the NBA level. His potential as a physical, athletic defender is really the cherry on top for why LA singled him out. He shot 38.3 percent from deep in college and proved capable of hitting from NBA-three range. The Lakers desperately need help on the perimeter offensively, and Vaughn is an intriguing prospect to work with.

1) Minnesota Timberwolves: KARL-ANTHONY TOWNS

2) Los Angeles Lakers: JAHLIL OKAFOR

3) Phoenix Suns (via Philadelphia 76ers): D'ANGELO RUSSELL

4) New York Knicks: JUSTISE WINSLOW


6) Philadelphia 76ers (via Sacramento Kings): MARIO HEZONJA

7) Denver Nuggets: EMMANUEL MUDIAY

8) Boston Celtics (via Detroit Pistons): KRISTAPS PRIZINGIS

9) Utah Jazz (via Charlotte Hornets): MYLES TURNER

10) Philadelphia 76ers (via Miami Heat): STANLEY JOHNSON

11) Indiana Pacers: CAMERON PAYNE

12) Utah Jazz: DEVIN BOOKER

13) Miami Heat (from the 76ers via the Phoenix Suns): FRANK KAMINSKY

14) Oklahoma City Thunder: KELLY OUBRE

15) Atlanta Hawks: BOBBY PORTIS

16) Detroit Pistons (via Boston Celtics): JUSTIN ANDERSON

17) Phoenix Suns (via Milwaukee Bucks): MONTREZL HARRELL

18) Houston Rockets: JERIAN GRANT

19) Milwaukee Bucks (via Washington Wizards): KEVON LOONEY


21) Dallas Mavericks: R.J. HUNTER

22) Utah Jazz (via Chicago Bulls): TREY LYLES

23) Portland Trail Blazers: ROBERT UPSHAW

24) Milwaukee Bucks (via Cleveland Cavaliers): TYUS JONES

25) Memphis Grizzlies SAM DEKKER

26) San Antonio Spurs: NIKOLA MILUTINOV

27) Los Angeles Lakers: RASHAD VAUGHN

28) Boston Celtics

29) Brooklyn Nets

30) Golden State Warriors