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NBA Mock Draft: Minnesota Timberwolves Select Henry Ellenson From Marquette

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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 Canis Hoopus discussing their selection of Henry Ellenson.

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NBA Mock Draft Pick #15 -- Henry Ellenson, Power Forward, Marquette

SBNation's Minnesota Timberwolves' blog, Canis Hoopus, explains their pick:

We are shocked and thrilled that Ellenson is still available at this point, and have no hesitation in picking him up. We think his combination of size and skill is among the best in this draft, and believe eventually he will be a two-way difference maker and develop into a shooting big man with the size to battle in the paint and rebound the ball.

Ridiculous Upside analysis: Considering that Ellenson is projected as a mid-to-late lottery player, this is great value for the Timberwolves. He might be the most skilled offensive big in this year's draft, as he's proficient as an on and off-ball cutter, shooter and offensive rebounder (averaged 2.6 offensive boards per 40 minutes). However, his struggles on defense are noticeable as Ellenson is really slow on the side of the court, while also displaying poor instincts. However, the potential of him working the HORNS with Karl Anthony-Towns is a good enough reason for them to pick him at #15.

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) Sacramento Kings: JAYLEN BROWN

9) Toronto Raptors: MARQUESE CHRISS

10) Milwaukee Bucks: DEYONTA DAVIS

11) Sacramento Kings (From Orlando): TIMOTHE LUWAWU

12) Utah Jazz: JAKOB POELTL

13) Denver Nuggets (from Phoenix): SKAL LABISSIERE

14) Chicago Bulls: WADE BALDWIN

15) Minnesota Timberwolves (from Denver): HENRY ELLENSON

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