Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Otto Porter (Georgetown) shakes hands with NBA commissioner David Stern after being selected as the number three overall pick to the Washington Wizards during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Wizards Links: Happy NBA Draft Day

After much anticipation, the NBA Draft is finally here! Even though the Washington Wizards don’t have a first round pick, they do have the 46th overall selection, and as we all know, trades and transactions tend to happen on draft day. Here are the Wizardly Links for June 26th, 2014. Happy NBA Draft day!

- Who will the Washington Wizards draft? A brief mock draft recap. (via Wiz of Awes)

Like most Wizards fans, I wasn’t too focused on college basketball throughout the NBA season because Washington was competing for playoff positioning. Now that the season is over, I’ve taken the time to gather some information about a few of the second round prospects that could be on Washington’s radar.

- Would Markel Brown be a good fit with the Washington Wizards? (via Bullets Forever)

But if they think Markel Brown is the best player on the board, I say they take him. He has the tools to defend and hit threes, and could thrive in an up-tempo setting.

- A look into a bunch of the Washington Wizards’ old draft selections. (via Hoops Habit)

Every team is bound to make mistakes. However, some teams make more mistakes than others. Let’s take a look at the Wizards’ last 10 years in the NBA Draft and see how they did.

- J.Michael thinks picking free agents is a lot harder than picking prospects. (via CSN Washington)

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to the Wizards, but this is the best guess on what moves the make with their restricted and unrestricted free agents this summer:

- Educated guesses and what the Washington Wizards might do tonight. (via CSN Washington)

Therefore here are some final thoughts and best educated guesses on the prospects that are both the best fits and most likely to be selected in the range of Washington’s 46th pick.

- The Washington Wizards are hoping to get lucky with the 46th pick. (via the Washington Post)

The last time the Wizards advanced to the second round of the playoffs in 2005, they found themselves in a similar situation: possessing the No. 49 overall pick while looking to build on the momentum of the previous season.

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