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NBA 2012 Mock Draft: NBADraft.Net Projects Guard Dion Waiters To Nuggets

In the latest mock draft from NBADraft.Net, the Denver Nuggets are projected to select Dion Waiters with the 20th pick of the first round.

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Waiters, a 6'4" guard, left Syracuse University after a sophomore season in which he averaged 12.6 points, 2.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game. Here are a few of the things NBADraft.Net has to say about him:

Waiters' style of play reflects your prototypical combo-guard ... At 6'4 with a strong physical foundation, Waiters can play both on and off the ball throughout stretches of a game ... He's a scorer at heart, but his ability to create off the dribble results in open looks for teammates, which Waiters is capable of finding as a passer ... Always looking to get out in transition, he can change directions off the bounce, effectively absorb and deflect contact and finish at the rim ...

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