Which team will select Carlos?

Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2002

Former Juneau-Douglas High School basketball star Carlos Boozer Jr. is likely to become the third former Alaska high school basketball picked in the history of the NBA Draft when the draft takes place today in New York City.

The Carlos Boozer Archive

Boozer, who earned third-team all-American honors as a junior center-forward for Duke University this spring, is expected to be picked in the mid- to late-first round today. Here is a list of where Boozer's slated to be picked on several mock drafts posted on the Internet in recent weeks. When the Web site posted updated mock drafts, the most recent is listed first:

• NBADraft.net -- 19th pick, Utah Jazz (mock draft of June 21); 22nd pick, Phoenix Suns (posted June 14); 25th pick, Denver Nuggets (posted May 31); 32nd pick (second round), Memphis Grizzlies (posted May 24).

• ESPN.com's Andy Katz -- 21st pick, Portland Trail Blazers (posted June 19); 25th pick, Denver Nuggets (posted June 10); 28th pick, Sacramento Kings (posted May 19).

• CNN/SI's Danny Ainge -- 19th pick, Utah Jazz (posted June 20, same list also posted on NBA.com).

• CNN/SI's Ian Thomsen -- 22nd pick, Phoenix Suns (posted June 19, updated June 24).

• CBS SportsLine.com's Tony Mejia -- 19th pick, Utah Jazz (posted June 14).

• CBS SportsLine.com's Mike Kahn -- 25th pick, Denver Nuggets (posted June 21).

• InsideHoops.com's Jeff Lenchiner -- 18th pick, Orlando Magic (posted June 24).

• InsideHoops.com's Stephen Brelsford -- 18th pick, Orlando Magic (posted June 3).

• MSNBC.com/The Sporting News NBA Draft HQ's Ray Glier -- 22nd pick, Phoenix Suns (no date, but posted last week).

• The Sporting News' Sean Deveney -- 26th pick, San Antonio Spurs (posted June 19); 24th pick, no team listed (posted April 24, before draft order set).

• TSN.ca Canada's Sports Leader -- 27th pick, Los Angeles Lakers (posted June 14).

• FOXSports.com's Frank Burlison -- 19th pick, Utah Jazz (posted June 8); 20th pick, Toronto Raptors (posted May 19).

• FOXSports.com's/BootlegSports. com's Kelly Dwyer -- 18th pick, Orlando Magic (posted June 10).

• FOXSports.com's Two Fat Guys -- 21st pick, Portland Trail Blazers (posted June 7).

• HoopsHype.com's Jorge Sierra -- 25th pick, Denver Nuggets (posted May 31).

• Insidethegreenroom.com -- 21st pick, Portland Trail Blazers (posted May 31).

• Orlando Sentinel's Jerry Brewer -- 24th pick, New Jersey Nets (posted June 25); 18th pick, Orlando Magic (posted June 9).

• Orlando Sentinel's Tim Povtak -- 20th pick, Toronto Raptors (posted June 25).

• Salt Lake Tribune's Phil Miller -- 17th pick, New Orleans Hornets (posted June 23, New Orleans traded the 17th pick to the Washington Wizards on Tuesday).

• Dallas Morning News' Marc Stein -- 19th pick, Utah Jazz (no date, but posted last week).

• Chicago Tribune's Sam Smith -- 22nd pick, Phoenix Suns (posted May 19).

• Philadelphia Inquirer's Stephen A. Smith -- 20th pick, Toronto Raptors (posted June 25).



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