Valentine, LeVert are first-round picks in mock drafts

The Detroit News

Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine will be a first-round pick in June’s NBA draft. So will Michigan’s Caris LeVert, according to a pair of mock drafts.

Draft Express has Valentine going 18th to the Pacers and LeVert 23rd to the Celtics. NBAdraft.net has LeVert going 16th to the Nuggets and Valentine 20th to the Celtics.

Draft Express has the Pistons taking Vanderbilt power forward Damian Jones with the 17th pick. NBAdraft.net goes with North Carolina forward Brice Johnson for the Pistons.

NBAdraft.net also has Michigan State freshman Deyonta Davis as the No. 8 pick to Milwaukee. Draft Express did not include Davis.

Draft Express has Oakland point guard Kay Felder going in the second round to the Bulls with the 50th pick. NBAdraft,net did not include Felder.