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NBA Mock Draft: San Antonio Spurs Select Nic Claxton from Georgia

SB Nation’s NBA Network conducted a mock draft with bloggers from each team site making their team’s picks. With the 28th pick, the Spurs select Nic Claxton.

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NBA Mock Draft Pick #29 - Nic Claxton, Forward, Georgia

SB Nation’s San Antonio Spurs blog Pounding The Rock explains the pick:

The Spurs were disappointed to see Samanic go off the board a few picks before 29, but they still had a number of directions they could still go with their second pick in the draft. They opted for a player who’s widely seen as a project in Claxton, but someone they think could flourish after a year of seasoning in Austin and whose upside as a versatile, grab-and-go big is worth betting on.