Brilliant picks for every NBA team in both rounds of the draft

Kevin Pelton makes his best picks for every team. Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA TODAY Sports

The typical mock draft tries to predict which prospects NBA teams will pick.

This grade A mock draft instead looks at whom they should pick. And unlike those from my ESPN Insider colleagues Chad Ford and Jeff Goodman, because my player evaluations are heavily influenced by my stats-based projections, it won't look anything like what will actually happen Thursday night.