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2012-13 Draft Prep: Rotisserie mock draft

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Earlier this week, the CBSSports.com Fantasy staff took part in a Rotisserie mock draft. The participants include CBS Fantasy Sports editorial staff, including writers and editors and the league includes the basic nine categories.

This draft took place just before the news of Kevin Love's hand injury that will force him out for six to eight weeks, or else he likely would have fallen to the second round.

Fantasy owners can use this as a rough sketch for how they might expect their own Roto drafts to go. It is a 12-team with standard positions (four guards, four forwards, two centers), plus reserve spots.

Categories include: Three-pointers made, assists, blocks, field-goal percentage, free-throw percentage, points, steals, total rebounds and turnovers.

Draft order is as follows:

1. Chris Towers, Fantasy Writer
2. Adam Moore, Fantasy Writer
3. Michael Hurcomb, Fantasy Writer
4. Nando DiFino, Fantasy Writer
5. Bill Passonno, Fantasy Writer
6. Jeffrey Lippman, Fantasy Writer
7. Jeffrey Tobin, Associate Managing Editor, Fantasy Sports
8. Scott White, Fantasy Writer
9. Igor Mello, Fantasy Writer
10. Dave Richard, Fantasy Writer
11. Peter Madden, Editorial Director, Fantasy Sports
12. Jamey Eisenberg, Fantasy Writer


Mock Draft Results
Round by Round
Round 1
Pick Team Player
1 Towers LeBron James, SF, MIA
2 Moore Kevin Durant, SF, OKC
3 Hurcomb Kevin Love, PF, MIN
4 DiFino Chris Paul, PG, LAC
5 Passonno Deron Williams, PG, BKN
6 Lippman Russell Westbrook, PG, OKC
7 Tobin Josh Smith, PF, ATL
8 White Dwight Howard, C, LAL
9 Mello Andrew Bynum, C, PHI
10 Richard Brandon Jennings, PG, MIL
11 Madden Al Jefferson, C, UTA
12 Eisenberg Kyrie Irving, PG, CLE
Round 2
Pick Team Player
1 Eisenberg Rajon Rondo, PG, BOS
2 Madden Steve Nash, PG, LAL
3 Richard DeMarcus Cousins, C, SAC
4 Mello Kobe Bryant, SG, LAL
5 White Dwyane Wade, SG, MIA
6 Tobin Carmelo Anthony, SF, NY
7 Lippman Blake Griffin, PF, LAC
8 Passonno LaMarcus Aldridge, PF, POR
9 DiFino Greg Monroe, C, DET
10 Hurcomb Ty Lawson, PG, DEN
11 Moore Pau Gasol, PF, LAL
12 Towers Marc Gasol, C, MEM
Round 3
Pick Team Player
1 Towers Mike Conley, PG, MEM
2 Moore Al Horford, C, ATL
3 Hurcomb Rudy Gay, SF, MEM
4 DiFino Dirk Nowitzki, PF, DAL
5 Passonno Roy Hibbert, C, IND
6 Lippman David Lee, PF, GS
7 Tobin Tony Parker, PG, SA
8 White Andre Iguodala, SF, DEN
9 Mello Paul Pierce, SF, BOS
10 Richard Paul Millsap, PF, UTA
11 Madden Stephen Curry, PG, GS
12 Eisenberg Chris Bosh, PF, MIA
Round 4
Pick Team Player
1 Eisenberg Joe Johnson, SG, BKN
2 Madden Carlos Boozer, PF, CHI
3 Richard James Harden, SG, OKC
4 Mello Tim Duncan, PF, SA
5 White Monta Ellis, SG, MIL
6 Tobin John Wall, PG, WAS
7 Lippman Marcin Gortat, C, PHO
8 Passonno Amar'e Stoudemire, PF, NY
9 DiFino Kemba Walker, SG, CHA
10 Hurcomb Goran Dragic, PG, PHO
11 Moore Jrue Holiday, PG, PHI
12 Towers Kyle Lowry, PG, TOR
Round 5
Pick Team Player
1 Towers Anthony Davis, C, NO
2 Moore Tyson Chandler, C, NY
3 Hurcomb Andrea Bargnani, C, TOR
4 DiFino Joakim Noah, C, CHI
5 Passonno Zach Randolph, PF, MEM
6 Lippman Jeff Teague, PG, ATL
7 Tobin Kevin Garnett, C, BOS
8 White Jeremy Lin, PG, HOU
9 Mello Darren Collison, PG, DAL
10 Richard Luol Deng, SF, CHI
11 Madden Paul George, SG, IND
12 Eisenberg Raymond Felton, PG, NY
Round 6
Pick Team Player
1 Eisenberg Brook Lopez, C, BKN
2 Madden Serge Ibaka, PF, OKC
3 Richard Nicolas Batum, SF, POR
4 Mello Tyreke Evans, PG, SAC
5 White Ryan Anderson, PF, NO
6 Tobin Gerald Wallace, SF, BKN
7 Lippman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, SF, CHA
8 Passonno Eric Gordon, SG, NO
9 DiFino Michael Beasley, PF, PHO
10 Hurcomb Damian Lillard, PG, POR
11 Moore Brandon Knight, PG, DET
12 Towers Klay Thompson, SG, GS
Round 7
Pick Team Player
1 Towers Bradley Beal, SG, WAS
2 Moore Mo Williams, PG, UTA
3 Hurcomb Nikola Pekovic, C, MIN
4 DiFino Evan Turner, SG, PHI
5 Passonno O.J. Mayo, SG, DAL
6 Lippman Luis Scola, PF, PHO
7 Tobin Kenneth Faried, PF, DEN
8 White JaVale McGee, C, DEN
9 Mello Jason Terry, SG, BOS
10 Richard Jose Calderon, PG, TOR
11 Madden Kris Humphries, PF, BKN
12 Eisenberg Chandler Parsons, SF, HOU
Round 8
Pick Team Player
1 Eisenberg Danny Granger, SF, IND
2 Madden Lou Williams, SG, ATL
3 Richard DeAndre Jordan, C, LAC
4 Mello Derrick Rose, PG, CHI
5 White Isaiah Thomas, PG, SAC
6 Tobin Greivis Vasquez, PG, NO
7 Lippman Manu Ginobili, SG, SA
8 Passonno Andrew Bogut, C, GS
9 DiFino David West, PF, IND
10 Hurcomb Wesley Matthews, SG, POR
11 Moore DeMar DeRozan, SG, TOR
12 Towers Arron Afflalo, SG, ORL
Round 9
Pick Team Player
1 Towers Samuel Dalembert, C, MIL
2 Moore Kevin Martin, SG, HOU
3 Hurcomb Ersan Ilyasova, PF, MIL
4 DiFino Danilo Gallinari, SF, DEN
5 Passonno Marcus Thornton, PG, SAC
6 Lippman J.J. Hickson, PF, POR
7 Tobin Jameer Nelson, PG, ORL
8 White Derrick Favors, PF, UTA
9 Mello Tiago Splitter, C, SA
10 Richard Rodney Stuckey, PG, DET
11 Madden Elton Brand, PF, DAL
12 Eisenberg Gordon Hayward, SF, UTA
Round 10
Pick Team Player
1 Eisenberg Glen Davis, C, ORL
2 Madden Kawhi Leonard, SF, SA
3 Richard Dion Waiters, SG, CLE
4 Mello Caron Butler, SF, LAC
5 White Ricky Rubio, PG, MIN
6 Tobin Tristan Thompson, C, CLE
7 Lippman MarShon Brooks, SG, BKN
8 Passonno Anderson Varejao, C, CLE
9 DiFino Gerald Henderson, SG, CHA
10 Hurcomb George Hill, PG, IND
11 Moore Andrei Kirilenko, SF, MIN
12 Towers Nene, C, WAS
Round 11
Pick Team Player
1 Towers Taj Gibson, PF, CHI
2 Moore Lamar Odom, PF, LAC
3 Hurcomb Devin Harris, PG, ATL
4 DiFino Tayshaun Prince, SF, DET
5 Passonno Derrick Williams, PF, MIN
6 Lippman Ramon Sessions, PG, CHA
7 Tobin Trevor Ariza, SF, WAS
8 White Hedo Turkoglu, SF, ORL
9 Mello Spencer Hawes, C, PHI
10 Richard Thaddeus Young, SF, PHI
11 Madden Bismack Biyombo, PF, CHA
12 Eisenberg Kirk Hinrich, PG, CHI
Round 12
Pick Team Player
1 Eisenberg Antawn Jamison, PF, LAL
2 Madden J.J. Redick, SG, ORL
3 Richard J.R. Smith, SG, NY
4 Mello Shawn Marion, SF, DAL
5 White Chris Kaman, C, DAL
6 Tobin Jason Kidd, PG, NY
7 Lippman Carl Landry, PF, GS
8 Passonno Trevor Booker, PF, WAS
9 DiFino Jamal Crawford, SG, LAC
10 Hurcomb Byron Mullens, C, CHA
11 Moore Jared Dudley, SG, PHO
12 Towers Luke Ridnour, PG, MIN
Round 13
Pick Team Player
1 Towers Mario Chalmers, PG, MIA
2 Moore Emeka Okafor, C, WAS
3 Hurcomb Jared Sullinger, PF, BOS
4 DiFino Omer Asik, PF, HOU
5 Passonno Gustavo Ayon, PF, ORL
6 Lippman Jan Vesely, SF, WAS
7 Tobin Brandon Bass, PF, BOS
8 White Al Harrington, PF, ORL
9 Mello Austin Rivers, SG, NO
10 Richard Andre Drummond, C, DET
11 Madden Nikola Vucevic, C, ORL
12 Eisenberg Harrison Barnes, SF, GS
Round 14
Pick Team Player
1 Eisenberg Larry Sanders, PF, MIL
2 Madden Jerryd Bayless, PG, MEM
3 Richard Eric Bledsoe, PG, LAC
4 Mello Dorell Wright, SF, PHI
5 White Jason Richardson, SG, PHI
6 Tobin Alonzo Gee, SF, CLE
7 Lippman Kendall Marshall, PG, PHO
8 Passonno Jarrett Jack, PG, GS
9 DiFino Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, SF, MIL
10 Hurcomb Marvin Williams, SF, UTA
11 Moore Andre Miller, PG, DEN
12 Towers Brandon Rush, SF, GS
 
Team by Team
Adam Moore
Rd.Pk Player
1.2 Kevin Durant, SF, OKC
2.11 Pau Gasol, PF, LAL
3.2 Al Horford, C, ATL
4.11 Jrue Holiday, PG, PHI
5.2 Tyson Chandler, C, NY
6.11 Brandon Knight, PG, DET
7.2 Mo Williams, PG, UTA
8.11 DeMar DeRozan, SG, TOR
9.2 Kevin Martin, SG, HOU
10.11 Andrei Kirilenko, SF, MIN
11.2 Lamar Odom, PF, LAC
12.11 Jared Dudley, SG, PHO
13.2 Emeka Okafor, C, WAS
14.11 Andre Miller, PG, DEN
Bill Passonno
Rd.Pk Player
1.5 Deron Williams, PG, BKN
2.8 LaMarcus Aldridge, PF, POR
3.5 Roy Hibbert, C, IND
4.8 Amar'e Stoudemire, PF, NY
5.5 Zach Randolph, PF, MEM
6.8 Eric Gordon, SG, NO
7.5 O.J. Mayo, SG, DAL
8.8 Andrew Bogut, C, GS
9.5 Marcus Thornton, PG, SAC
10.8 Anderson Varejao, C, CLE
11.5 Derrick Williams, PF, MIN
12.8 Trevor Booker, PF, WAS
13.5 Gustavo Ayon, PF, ORL
14.8 Jarrett Jack, PG, GS
Chris Towers
Rd.Pk Player
1.1 LeBron James, SF, MIA
2.12 Marc Gasol, C, MEM
3.1 Mike Conley, PG, MEM
4.12 Kyle Lowry, PG, TOR
5.1 Anthony Davis, C, NO
6.12 Klay Thompson, SG, GS
7.1 Bradley Beal, SG, WAS
8.12 Arron Afflalo, SG, ORL
9.1 Samuel Dalembert, C, MIL
10.12 Nene, C, WAS
11.1 Taj Gibson, PF, CHI
12.12 Luke Ridnour, PG, MIN
13.1 Mario Chalmers, PG, MIA
14.12 Brandon Rush, SF, GS
Dave Richard
Rd.Pk Player
1.10 Brandon Jennings, PG, MIL
2.3 DeMarcus Cousins, C, SAC
3.10 Paul Millsap, PF, UTA
4.3 James Harden, SG, OKC
5.10 Luol Deng, SF, CHI
6.3 Nicolas Batum, SF, POR
7.10 Jose Calderon, PG, TOR
8.3 DeAndre Jordan, C, LAC
9.10 Rodney Stuckey, PG, DET
10.3 Dion Waiters, SG, CLE
11.10 Thaddeus Young, SF, PHI
12.3 J.R. Smith, SG, NY
13.10 Andre Drummond, C, DET
14.3 Eric Bledsoe, PG, LAC
Igor Mello
Rd.Pk Player
1.9 Andrew Bynum, C, PHI
2.4 Kobe Bryant, SG, LAL
3.9 Paul Pierce, SF, BOS
4.4 Tim Duncan, PF, SA
5.9 Darren Collison, PG, DAL
6.4 Tyreke Evans, PG, SAC
7.9 Jason Terry, SG, BOS
8.4 Derrick Rose, PG, CHI
9.9 Tiago Splitter, C, SA
10.4 Caron Butler, SF, LAC
11.9 Spencer Hawes, C, PHI
12.4 Shawn Marion, SF, DAL
13.9 Austin Rivers, SG, NO
14.4 Dorell Wright, SF, PHI
Jamey Eisenberg
Rd.Pk Player
1.12 Kyrie Irving, PG, CLE
2.1 Rajon Rondo, PG, BOS
3.12 Chris Bosh, PF, MIA
4.1 Joe Johnson, SG, BKN
5.12 Raymond Felton, PG, NY
6.1 Brook Lopez, C, BKN
7.12 Chandler Parsons, SF, HOU
8.1 Danny Granger, SF, IND
9.12 Gordon Hayward, SF, UTA
10.1 Glen Davis, C, ORL
11.12 Kirk Hinrich, PG, CHI
12.1 Antawn Jamison, PF, LAL
13.12 Harrison Barnes, SF, GS
14.1 Larry Sanders, PF, MIL
Jeff Tobin
Rd.Pk Player
1.7 Josh Smith, PF, ATL
2.6 Carmelo Anthony, SF, NY
3.7 Tony Parker, PG, SA
4.6 John Wall, PG, WAS
5.7 Kevin Garnett, C, BOS
6.6 Gerald Wallace, SF, BKN
7.7 Kenneth Faried, PF, DEN
8.6 Greivis Vasquez, PG, NO
9.7 Jameer Nelson, PG, ORL
10.6 Tristan Thompson, C, CLE
11.7 Trevor Ariza, SF, WAS
12.6 Jason Kidd, PG, NY
13.7 Brandon Bass, PF, BOS
14.6 Alonzo Gee, SF, CLE
Jeffrey Lippman
Rd.Pk Player
1.6 Russell Westbrook, PG, OKC
2.7 Blake Griffin, PF, LAC
3.6 David Lee, PF, GS
4.7 Marcin Gortat, C, PHO
5.6 Jeff Teague, PG, ATL
6.7 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, SF, CHA
7.6 Luis Scola, PF, PHO
8.7 Manu Ginobili, SG, SA
9.6 J.J. Hickson, PF, POR
10.7 MarShon Brooks, SG, BKN
11.6 Ramon Sessions, PG, CHA
12.7 Carl Landry, PF, GS
13.6 Jan Vesely, SF, WAS
14.7 Kendall Marshall, PG, PHO
Michael Hurcomb
Rd.Pk Player
1.3 Kevin Love, PF, MIN
2.10 Ty Lawson, PG, DEN
3.3 Rudy Gay, SF, MEM
4.10 Goran Dragic, PG, PHO
5.3 Andrea Bargnani, C, TOR
6.10 Damian Lillard, PG, POR
7.3 Nikola Pekovic, C, MIN
8.10 Wesley Matthews, SG, POR
9.3 Ersan Ilyasova, PF, MIL
10.10 George Hill, PG, IND
11.3 Devin Harris, PG, ATL
12.10 Byron Mullens, C, CHA
13.3 Jared Sullinger, PF, BOS
14.10 Marvin Williams, SF, UTA
Nando DiFino
Rd.Pk Player
1.4 Chris Paul, PG, LAC
2.9 Greg Monroe, C, DET
3.4 Dirk Nowitzki, PF, DAL
4.9 Kemba Walker, SG, CHA
5.4 Joakim Noah, C, CHI
6.9 Michael Beasley, PF, PHO
7.4 Evan Turner, SG, PHI
8.9 David West, PF, IND
9.4 Danilo Gallinari, SF, DEN
10.9 Gerald Henderson, SG, CHA
11.4 Tayshaun Prince, SF, DET
12.9 Jamal Crawford, SG, LAC
13.4 Omer Asik, PF, HOU
14.9 Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, SF, MIL
Peter Madden
Rd.Pk Player
1.11 Al Jefferson, C, UTA
2.2 Steve Nash, PG, LAL
3.11 Stephen Curry, PG, GS
4.2 Carlos Boozer, PF, CHI
5.11 Paul George, SG, IND
6.2 Serge Ibaka, PF, OKC
7.11 Kris Humphries, PF, BKN
8.2 Lou Williams, SG, ATL
9.11 Elton Brand, PF, DAL
10.2 Kawhi Leonard, SF, SA
11.11 Bismack Biyombo, PF, CHA
12.2 J.J. Redick, SG, ORL
13.11 Nikola Vucevic, C, ORL
14.2 Jerryd Bayless, PG, MEM
Scott White
Rd.Pk Player
1.8 Dwight Howard, C, LAL
2.5 Dwyane Wade, SG, MIA
3.8 Andre Iguodala, SF, DEN
4.5 Monta Ellis, SG, MIL
5.8 Jeremy Lin, PG, HOU
6.5 Ryan Anderson, PF, NO
7.8 JaVale McGee, C, DEN
8.5 Isaiah Thomas, PG, SAC
9.8 Derrick Favors, PF, UTA
10.5 Ricky Rubio, PG, MIN
11.8 Hedo Turkoglu, SF, ORL
12.5 Chris Kaman, C, DAL
13.8 Al Harrington, PF, ORL
14.5 Jason Richardson, SG, PHI

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Love was scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday and initial reports suggested he may miss two weeks of action. 


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Report: Celtics looking to deal first-round pick to dump Wallace
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Conley was already ruled out of Monday's Game 4, and team officials do not have a timetable for his return to the court, which could take several weeks depending on the severity of the injury. If he does return this season, he will have to wear a mask to protect the area around his eye.

Yahoo! Sports reports that once the swelling goes down in the next 48 hours, Grizzlies officials will have a better idea of a timeframe for a possible playoff return.  


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"Of course I'd love to start," Patterson said. "What NBA player wouldn't want to start?"

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