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2013 Fantasy Basketball Draft Prep: 12-team, Head-to-Head mock

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At this point in the NBA calendar, preseason games are already under way, which means your Fantasy draft is fast approaching. Our staff recently did our first mock draft for a Head-to-Head, standard scoring format, the results of which you can find below.

(And, if you're interested in setting up a mock draft of your own, click here and set one up for yourself.)

The main thing to take away from a H2H draft, as opposed to a Rotisserie league, is that certain players rate much more highly in one format versus the other. While you might not see Blake Griffin go until the third round in a Roto draft, it is perfectly acceptable to pick him up in the first in H2H leagues. Griffin produces points, rebounds and assists at a high volume, and those categories are more valued in a standard points league, where he is not hurt by his poor free-throw percentage or relative lack of blocks or steals.

The flipside of that is seen in a player like Kyle Korver, who is an solid Roto option due to his elite three-point shooting, but does little else and nearly falls out of our H2H mock. High-volume, low-efficiency scorers who contribute in either assists or rebounds are gold in H2H leagues, and should be valued as such -- feel free to pinch your nose and draft Brandon Jennings or Monta Ellis early, in other words.

We will be publishing our Roto mock draft in the next few days, but use this as a guide to see when you should expect certain players to go for your standard scoring league.

Participating in this draft were ...

Jeff Tobin, Associate Managing Editor
Michael Hurcomb, Fantasy Editor
Al Melchior, Data Analyst
Dave Richard, Senior Fantasy Writer
Jeff Lippman, Fantasy Writer
Joe Polito, Social Media Coordinator
Igor Mello, Fantasy Writer
Chris Towers, Fantasy Writer
Nando Di Fino, Senior Fantasy Writer
Larry Hartstein, Fantasy Writer
Scott White, Senior Fantasy Writer
Jamey Eisenberg, Senior Fantasy Writer

Round by Round
Round 1
Pick Team Player
1 Tobin LeBron James, SF, MIA
2 Hurcomb Kevin Durant, SF, OKC
3 Melchior James Harden, SG, HOU
4 Richard Stephen Curry, PG, GS
5 Lippman Chris Paul, PG, LAC
6 Polito John Wall, PG, WAS
7 Mello Blake Griffin, PF, LAC
8 Towers Carmelo Anthony, SF, NY
9 Di Fino Deron Williams, PG, BKN
10 Hartstein Kyrie Irving, PG, CLE
11 White Dwight Howard, C, HOU
12 Eisenberg Derrick Rose, PG, CHI
Round 2
Pick Team Player
13 Eisenberg Damian Lillard, PG, POR
14 White Kevin Love, PF, MIN
15 Hartstein Brandon Jennings, PG, DET
16 Di Fino Al Jefferson, C, CHA
17 Towers Al Horford, C, ATL
18 Mello Russell Westbrook, PG, OKC
19 Polito Josh Smith, PF, DET
20 Lippman Ty Lawson, PG, DEN
21 Richard Marc Gasol, C, MEM
22 Melchior Kemba Walker, PG, CHA
23 Hurcomb DeMarcus Cousins, C, SAC
24 Tobin Jrue Holiday, PG, NO
Round 3
Pick Team Player
25 Tobin Monta Ellis, SG, DAL
26 Hurcomb LaMarcus Aldridge, PF, POR
27 Melchior Greg Monroe, C, DET
28 Richard Paul Millsap, PF, ATL
29 Lippman Tim Duncan, PF, SA
30 Polito Paul George, SG, IND
31 Mello Tony Parker, PG, SA
32 Towers Dwyane Wade, SG, MIA
33 Di Fino Evan Turner, SG, PHI
34 Hartstein Rudy Gay, SF, TOR
35 White Pau Gasol, PF, LAL
36 Eisenberg Roy Hibbert, C, IND
Round 4
Pick Team Player
37 Eisenberg Chris Bosh, PF, MIA
38 White David Lee, PF, GS
39 Hartstein Brook Lopez, C, BKN
40 Di Fino Jeremy Lin, PG, HOU
41 Towers Dirk Nowitzki, PF, DAL
42 Mello Nikola Vucevic, C, ORL
43 Polito Thaddeus Young, SF, PHI
44 Lippman Mike Conley, PG, MEM
45 Richard Serge Ibaka, PF, OKC
46 Melchior Chandler Parsons, SF, HOU
47 Hurcomb Jeff Teague, PG, ATL
48 Tobin Goran Dragic, PG, PHO
Round 5
Pick Team Player
49 Tobin Joakim Noah, C, CHI
50 Hurcomb Ricky Rubio, PG, MIN
51 Melchior Derrick Favors, PF, UTA
52 Richard Eric Bledsoe, PG, PHO
53 Lippman Carlos Boozer, PF, CHI
54 Polito Jeff Green, PF, BOS
55 Mello Nicolas Batum, SF, POR
56 Towers Klay Thompson, SG, GS
57 Di Fino David West, PF, IND
58 Hartstein DeMar DeRozan, SG, TOR
59 White Kyle Lowry, PG, TOR
60 Eisenberg Zach Randolph, PF, MEM
Round 6
Pick Team Player
61 Eisenberg Kenneth Faried, PF, DEN
62 White Andre Iguodala, SG, GS
63 Hartstein Ryan Anderson, PF, NO
64 Di Fino Anthony Davis, PF, NO
65 Towers Gordon Hayward, SF, UTA
66 Mello Ersan Ilyasova, PF, MIL
67 Polito Jose Calderon, PG, DAL
68 Lippman Andre Drummond, C, DET
69 Richard Larry Sanders, C, MIL
70 Melchior O.J. Mayo, SG, MIL
71 Hurcomb Nikola Pekovic, C, MIN
72 Tobin Luol Deng, SF, CHI
Round 7
Pick Team Player
73 Tobin Paul Pierce, SF, BKN
74 Hurcomb Kobe Bryant, SG, LAL
75 Melchior Greivis Vasquez, PG, SAC
76 Richard Kawhi Leonard, SF, SA
77 Lippman DeAndre Jordan, C, LAC
78 Polito Marcin Gortat, C, PHO
79 Mello Ramon Sessions, PG, CHA
80 Towers Jonas Valanciunas, C, TOR
81 Di Fino Dion Waiters, SG, CLE
82 Hartstein George Hill, PG, IND
83 White Steve Nash, PG, LAL
84 Eisenberg Rajon Rondo, PG, BOS
Round 8
Pick Team Player
85 Eisenberg Tyson Chandler, C, NY
86 White Tobias Harris, SF, ORL
87 Hartstein Amir Johnson, PF, TOR
88 Di Fino Wilson Chandler, PF, DEN
89 Towers Brandon Knight, PG, MIL
90 Mello JaVale McGee, C, DEN
91 Polito Tristan Thompson, PF, CLE
92 Lippman Tyreke Evans, SG, NO
93 Richard J.R. Smith, SG, NY
94 Melchior Shawn Marion, SF, DAL
95 Hurcomb Trey Burke, PG, UTA
96 Tobin Spencer Hawes, C, PHI
Round 9
Pick Team Player
97 Tobin Jameer Nelson, PG, ORL
98 Hurcomb Danny Granger, SF, IND
99 Melchior Kelly Olynyk, C, BOS
100 Richard Victor Oladipo, SG, ORL
101 Lippman JJ Hickson, PF, DEN
102 Polito Bradley Beal, SG, WAS
103 Mello Raymond Felton, PG, NY
104 Towers Jimmy Butler, SF, CHI
105 Di Fino Michael Carter-Williams, PG, PHI
106 Hartstein Kevin Garnett, C, BKN
107 White Enes Kanter, C, UTA
108 Eisenberg Harrison Barnes, SF, GS
Round 10
Pick Team Player
109 Eisenberg Andrew Bynum, C, CLE
110 White Isaiah Thomas, PG, SAC
111 Hartstein Gerald Wallace, SF, BOS
112 Di Fino Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, SF, CHA
113 Towers Joe Johnson, SG, BKN
114 Mello Anderson Varejao, C, CLE
115 Polito Jarrett Jack, PG, CLE
116 Lippman Andrea Bargnani, PF, NY
117 Richard Maurice Harkless, SF, ORL
118 Melchior Luis Scola, PF, IND
119 Hurcomb Cody Zeller, C, CHA
120 Tobin Gerald Henderson, SG, CHA
Round 11
Pick Team Player
121 Tobin Nene, PF, WAS
122 Hurcomb Kevin Martin, SG, MIN
123 Melchior Jamal Crawford, SG, LAC
124 Richard Ben McLemore, SG, SAC
125 Lippman Eric Gordon, SG, NO
126 Polito Anthony Bennett, PF, CLE
127 Mello Tiago Splitter, PF, SA
128 Towers Manu Ginobili, SG, SA
129 Di Fino Amar'e Stoudemire, C, NY
130 Hartstein Arron Afflalo, SG, ORL
131 White Andrew Bogut, C, GS
132 Eisenberg Wesley Matthews, SG, POR
Round 12
Pick Team Player
133 Eisenberg Mo Williams, PG, POR
134 White Avery Bradley, SG, BOS
135 Hartstein Brandon Bass, PF, BOS
136 Di Fino Danny Green, SG, SA
137 Towers Robin Lopez, C, POR
138 Mello CJ McCollum, PG, POR
139 Polito Glen Davis, C, ORL
140 Lippman Derrick Williams, PF, MIN
141 Richard Jared Sullinger, PF, BOS
142 Melchior Jason Thompson, PF, SAC
143 Hurcomb Otto Porter, SF, WAS
144 Tobin Martell Webster, SF, WAS
Round 13
Pick Team Player
145 Tobin Jared Dudley, SG, LAC
146 Hurcomb Markieff Morris, PF, PHO
147 Melchior Mario Chalmers, PG, MIA
148 Richard J.J. Redick, SG, LAC
149 Lippman Thomas Robinson, PF, POR
150 Polito Lou Williams, SG, ATL
151 Mello Josh McRoberts, PF, CHA
152 Towers Al-Farouq Aminu, SF, NO
153 Di Fino Emeka Okafor, C, WAS
154 Hartstein Iman Shumpert, SF, NY
155 White Kevin Seraphin, PF, WAS
156 Eisenberg Andre Miller, PG, DEN
Round 14
Pick Team Player
157 Eisenberg Chris Kaman, C, LAL
158 White Kris Humphries, PF, BOS
159 Hartstein Taj Gibson, PF, CHI
160 Di Fino Devin Harris, PG, DAL
161 Towers Marcus Thornton, PG, SAC
162 Mello Ray Allen, SG, MIA
163 Polito DeJuan Blair, C, DAL
164 Lippman Omer Asik, C, HOU
165 Richard Andray Blatche, C, BKN
166 Melchior Kyle Korver, SG, ATL
167 Hurcomb Shabazz Muhammad, SF, MIN
168 Tobin Nate Robinson, PG, DEN
 
Team by Team
Nando Di Fino
Rd.Pk Player
1.9 Deron Williams, PG, BKN
2.4 Al Jefferson, C, CHA
3.9 Evan Turner, SG, PHI
4.4 Jeremy Lin, PG, HOU
5.9 David West, PF, IND
6.4 Anthony Davis, PF, NO
7.9 Dion Waiters, SG, CLE
8.4 Wilson Chandler, PF, DEN
9.9 Michael Carter-Williams, PG, PHI
10.4 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, SF, CHA
11.9 Amar'e Stoudemire, C, NY
12.4 Danny Green, SG, SA
13.9 Emeka Okafor, C, WAS
14.4 Devin Harris, PG, DAL
Jamey Eisenberg
Rd.Pk Player
1.12 Derrick Rose, PG, CHI
2.1 Damian Lillard, PG, POR
3.12 Roy Hibbert, C, IND
4.1 Chris Bosh, PF, MIA
5.12 Zach Randolph, PF, MEM
6.1 Kenneth Faried, PF, DEN
7.12 Rajon Rondo, PG, BOS
8.1 Tyson Chandler, C, NY
9.12 Harrison Barnes, SF, GS
10.1 Andrew Bynum, C, CLE
11.12 Wesley Matthews, SG, POR
12.1 Mo Williams, PG, POR
13.12 Andre Miller, PG, DEN
14.1 Chris Kaman, C, LAL
Larry Hartstein
Rd.Pk Player
1.10 Kyrie Irving, PG, CLE
2.3 Brandon Jennings, PG, DET
3.10 Rudy Gay, SF, TOR
4.3 Brook Lopez, C, BKN
5.10 DeMar DeRozan, SG, TOR
6.3 Ryan Anderson, PF, NO
7.10 George Hill, PG, IND
8.3 Amir Johnson, PF, TOR
9.10 Kevin Garnett, C, BKN
10.3 Gerald Wallace, SF, BOS
11.10 Arron Afflalo, SG, ORL
12.3 Brandon Bass, PF, BOS
13.10 Iman Shumpert, SF, NY
14.3 Taj Gibson, PF, CHI
Michael Hurcomb
Rd.Pk Player
1.2 Kevin Durant, SF, OKC
2.11 DeMarcus Cousins, C, SAC
3.2 LaMarcus Aldridge, PF, POR
4.11 Jeff Teague, PG, ATL
5.2 Ricky Rubio, PG, MIN
6.11 Nikola Pekovic, C, MIN
7.2 Kobe Bryant, SG, LAL
8.11 Trey Burke, PG, UTA
9.2 Danny Granger, SF, IND
10.11 Cody Zeller, C, CHA
11.2 Kevin Martin, SG, MIN
12.11 Otto Porter, SF, WAS
13.2 Markieff Morris, PF, PHO
14.11 Shabazz Muhammad, SF, MIN
Jeff Lippman
Rd.Pk Player
1.5 Chris Paul, PG, LAC
2.8 Ty Lawson, PG, DEN
3.5 Tim Duncan, PF, SA
4.8 Mike Conley, PG, MEM
5.5 Carlos Boozer, PF, CHI
6.8 Andre Drummond, C, DET
7.5 DeAndre Jordan, C, LAC
8.8 Tyreke Evans, SG, NO
9.5 JJ Hickson, PF, DEN
10.8 Andrea Bargnani, PF, NY
11.5 Eric Gordon, SG, NO
12.8 Derrick Williams, PF, MIN
13.5 Thomas Robinson, PF, POR
14.8 Omer Asik, C, HOU
Al Melchior
Rd.Pk Player
1.3 James Harden, SG, HOU
2.10 Kemba Walker, PG, CHA
3.3 Greg Monroe, C, DET
4.10 Chandler Parsons, SF, HOU
5.3 Derrick Favors, PF, UTA
6.10 O.J. Mayo, SG, MIL
7.3 Greivis Vasquez, PG, SAC
8.10 Shawn Marion, SF, DAL
9.3 Kelly Olynyk, C, BOS
10.10 Luis Scola, PF, IND
11.3 Jamal Crawford, SG, LAC
12.10 Jason Thompson, PF, SAC
13.3 Mario Chalmers, PG, MIA
14.10 Kyle Korver, SG, ATL
Igor Mello
Rd.Pk Player
1.7 Blake Griffin, PF, LAC
2.6 Russell Westbrook, PG, OKC
3.7 Tony Parker, PG, SA
4.6 Nikola Vucevic, C, ORL
5.7 Nicolas Batum, SF, POR
6.6 Ersan Ilyasova, PF, MIL
7.7 Ramon Sessions, PG, CHA
8.6 JaVale McGee, C, DEN
9.7 Raymond Felton, PG, NY
10.6 Anderson Varejao, C, CLE
11.7 Tiago Splitter, PF, SA
12.6 CJ McCollum, PG, POR
13.7 Josh McRoberts, PF, CHA
14.6 Ray Allen, SG, MIA
Joe Polito
Rd.Pk Player
1.6 John Wall, PG, WAS
2.7 Josh Smith, PF, DET
3.6 Paul George, SG, IND
4.7 Thaddeus Young, SF, PHI
5.6 Jeff Green, PF, BOS
6.7 Jose Calderon, PG, DAL
7.6 Marcin Gortat, C, PHO
8.7 Tristan Thompson, PF, CLE
9.6 Bradley Beal, SG, WAS
10.7 Jarrett Jack, PG, CLE
11.6 Anthony Bennett, PF, CLE
12.7 Glen Davis, C, ORL
13.6 Lou Williams, SG, ATL
14.7 DeJuan Blair, C, DAL
Dave Richard
Rd.Pk Player
1.4 Stephen Curry, PG, GS
2.9 Marc Gasol, C, MEM
3.4 Paul Millsap, PF, ATL
4.9 Serge Ibaka, PF, OKC
5.4 Eric Bledsoe, PG, PHO
6.9 Larry Sanders, C, MIL
7.4 Kawhi Leonard, SF, SA
8.9 J.R. Smith, SG, NY
9.4 Victor Oladipo, SG, ORL
10.9 Maurice Harkless, SF, ORL
11.4 Ben McLemore, SG, SAC
12.9 Jared Sullinger, PF, BOS
13.4 J.J. Redick, SG, LAC
14.9 Andray Blatche, C, BKN
Jeff Tobin
Rd.Pk Player
1.1 LeBron James, SF, MIA
2.12 Jrue Holiday, PG, NO
3.1 Monta Ellis, SG, DAL
4.12 Goran Dragic, PG, PHO
5.1 Joakim Noah, C, CHI
6.12 Luol Deng, SF, CHI
7.1 Paul Pierce, SF, BKN
8.12 Spencer Hawes, C, PHI
9.1 Jameer Nelson, PG, ORL
10.12 Gerald Henderson, SG, CHA
11.1 Nene, PF, WAS
12.12 Martell Webster, SF, WAS
13.1 Jared Dudley, SG, LAC
14.12 Nate Robinson, PG, DEN
Chris Towers
Rd.Pk Player
1.8 Carmelo Anthony, SF, NY
2.5 Al Horford, C, ATL
3.8 Dwyane Wade, SG, MIA
4.5 Dirk Nowitzki, PF, DAL
5.8 Klay Thompson, SG, GS
6.5 Gordon Hayward, SF, UTA
7.8 Jonas Valanciunas, C, TOR
8.5 Brandon Knight, PG, MIL
9.8 Jimmy Butler, SF, CHI
10.5 Joe Johnson, SG, BKN
11.8 Manu Ginobili, SG, SA
12.5 Robin Lopez, C, POR
13.8 Al-Farouq Aminu, SF, NO
14.5 Marcus Thornton, PG, SAC
Scott White
Rd.Pk Player
1.11 Dwight Howard, C, HOU
2.2 Kevin Love, PF, MIN
3.11 Pau Gasol, PF, LAL
4.2 David Lee, PF, GS
5.11 Kyle Lowry, PG, TOR
6.2 Andre Iguodala, SG, GS
7.11 Steve Nash, PG, LAL
8.2 Tobias Harris, SF, ORL
9.11 Enes Kanter, C, UTA
10.2 Isaiah Thomas, PG, SAC
11.11 Andrew Bogut, C, GS
12.2 Avery Bradley, SG, BOS
13.11 Kevin Seraphin, PF, WAS
14.2 Kris Humphries, PF, BOS

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