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NBA Mock Draft: Toronto Raptors Select Semi Ojeleye From SMU

SB Nation's NBA Network conducted a mock draft with bloggers from each team site making their team's pick. To continue the 2017 NBA Mock Draft, Raptors HQ takes Semi Ojeleye from SMU

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NBA Mock Draft Pick #23 -- Semi Ojeleye, Power Forward, SMU

SBNation’s Toronto Raptors blog Raptors HQ explains this pick:

What's this, a mobile big man who can make 3-pointers, create his own shot, and power his way into the paint? It is indeed. The Raptors will happily take a player with Semi Ojeleye's physical gifts and apparent basketball talent with the 23rd pick in the NBA Draft. Yes, Ojeleye's not exactly big enough to be a power forward, and he may not have the reach to be any sort of a shot blocker, but he's got a versatile skill set and room to improve in some of the more subtle aspects of the game. It's hard, however, to overlook a 6'7", 235 point wing who shot 53 percent from the field, and 42 percent from deep. Add to these facts the obvious need Toronto has at the wing -- with DeMarre Carroll a shell of himself, P.J. Tucker possibly out the door, and Norman Powell more of a 2/3 than 3/4 -- and the selection speaks for itself.

1. Boston Celtics - MARKELLE FULTZ, WASHINGTON

2. Los Angeles Lakers - LONZO BALL, UCLA

3. Philadelphia 76ers - JOSH JACKSON, KANSAS

4. Phoenix Suns - JONATHAN ISAAC, FLORIDA STATE

5. Sacramento Kings - DE’AARON FOX, KENTUCKY

6. Orlando Magic - JAYSON TATUM, DUKE

7. Minnesota Timberwolves - MALIK MONK, KENTUCKY

8. New York Knicks - FRANK NTILIKINA, FRANCE

9. Dallas Mavericks - DENNIS SMITH, NC STATE

10. Sacramento Kings - LAURI MARKKANEN, ARIZONA

11. Charlotte Hornets - DONOVAN MITCHELL, LOUISVILLE

12. Detroit Pistons - ZACH COLLINS, GONZAGA

13. Denver Nuggets - OG ANUNOBY, INDIANA

14. Miami Heat - TJ LEAF, UCLA

15. Portland Trail Blazers - LUKE KENNARD, DUKE

16. Chicago Bulls - DJ WILSON, MICHIGAN

17. Milwaukee Bucks - HARRY GILES, DUKE

18. Indiana Pacers - JUSTIN JACKSON, NORTH CAROLINA

19. Atlanta Hawks - JARRETT ALLEN, TEXAS

20. Portland Trail Blazers - JOHN COLLINS, WAKE FOREST

21. Oklahoma City Thunder - TYLER LYDON, SYRACUSE

22. Brooklyn Nets - ISAIAH HARTENSTEIN, GERMANY

23. Toronto Raptors - SEMI OJELEYE, SMU

24. Utah Jazz -

25. Orlando Magic -

26. Portland Trail Blazers -

27. Brooklyn Nets -

28. Los Angeles Lakers -

29. San Antonio Spurs -

30. Utah Jazz -