2016 NBA Mock Draft: Sixers Select Ben Simmons

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The 2016 NBA Draft is now less than a month away as on June 23rd teams and elite prospects will assemble at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in hopes of changing their fates. Many have called this a “two-man draft” but every draft is chalked full of sleepers, busts, surprises and eventual NBA all-stars.

Last week the NBA Draft Lottery held true to form for the first time in league history meaning the Philadelphia 76ers held onto their No. 1 pick. They have the chance to add to their budding young core of talent with a potential game-changing piece.

FanSided is here to give you the inside scoop on where the top prospects could be selected. With multiple teams having more than one first round pick the draft will likely be trade heavy which always makes for interesting television as well.

Last Week Chris Stone provided his first round mock but as things get closer and closer to the draft, names shift, trends change and rumors swirl so we’ve scoured the latest news to bring you the most up-to-date mock possible.

This mock draft is brought to you by Upside & Motor, part of the Hardwood Paroxysm Basketball Network. You can find more in-depth analysis of the prospects mentioned within, including scouting reports and performance breakdowns, over at Upside & Motor.

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