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NBA Mock Draft: Phoenix Suns Select Jaylen Brown After Three Team Trade

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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 next pick in the 2016 NBA Mock Draft, with Bright Side of the Sun discussing their three team trade and selection of Jaylen Brown.

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NBA Mock Draft Pick #8 -- Jaylen Brown, Small Forward, California

The Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings and Orlando Magic have agreed to a three team trade. The Sacramento Kings acquire Suns guard Brandon Knight and the #11 pick. Phoenix Suns acquire the #8 pick, Ersan Ilyasova and Devyn Marble. The Orlando Magic acquire Rudy Gay.

SB Nation's Suns blog, Bright Side of the Sun, explains their side of the trade and the subsequent pick:

With the Suns building a team around shooting guard Devin Booker, young forward Jaylen Brown can provide much-needed defensive presence along with bulldog Eric Bledsoe to hide Booker's limitations on that end. Brown can join a small forward rotation with offensive-minded T.J. Warren with Brown even sliding to power forward in some lineups, allowing the Suns to mix and match while providing both high-powered offense and high-powered defense.

Ridiculous Upside analysis: The Suns incredibly hectic draft continues as they trade guard Brandon Knight and acquire the 8th overall pick. Selecting Jaylen Brown, the Suns get a player that become an Andre Iguodala-type player with his athleticism and ability to cut to the rim. Standing at 6'7 with a 7'0 wingspan, Brown has the potential to guard multiple positions. That skill could allow him to be a very valuable two-way player for years to come.

1) Philadelphia 76ers: BEN SIMMONS

2) Los Angeles Lakers: BRANDON INGRAM

3) Phoenix Suns (From Boston): DRAGAN BENDER

4) Utah Jazz (From Phoenix): JAMAL MURRAY

5) Denver Nuggets (from Minnesota) : BUDDY HIELD

6) New Orleans Pelicans: KRIS DUNN

7) Minnesota Timberwolves (from Denver): DENZEL VALENTINE

8) Phoenix Suns (from Sacramento): JAYLEN BROWN

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