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Bright Side of the Sun Community Draft Board: Pick 5

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Pick #4 definitely got interesting with Kristaps Porzingis receiving 27% of the votes. Justise Winslow was right behind Porzingis with 24% of the vote and Emmanuel Mudiay was right there as well with 22% of the vote.

I stand by my statement yesterday about the likelihood of Porzingis being a favorite of Suns fans if he had more exposure. Porzingis would bring more shooting, rim protection, and overall defense to the power forward position in Phoenix. His mobility in terms of both his athleticism and ball handling is what puts him over the top for me personally. At first it looks like he will struggle dealing with the more physical play down low, but if he gets the proper strength and toughness he should be fine.

It appears to be a two-horse race for pick 5 between Winslow and Mudiay. Mudiay is a more natural point guard than Russell and the Suns definitely need one, but could Mudiay play with Knight or Bledsoe? Winslow has more potential than any other wing the Suns have, but how high can the value be at such a crowded position on the roster?

Willie Cauley-Stein has started to impact the voting with 13% of the vote, but it looks like the Kentucky big will have to wait for the dust to settle between Mudiay and Winslow before finding a place on the BSOTS board.

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