Herring: Can they take enough advantage of Portland's porous defense to beat the Blazers twice? If anyone's up to that task, it's rookie Brandon Clarke, who had a season-high 27-point showing against Portland earlier in the year. Two of his four best scoring outputs this season came against the Blazers as he made 20-of-27 shots against Portland.
Following the lottery mock below, take a look at how three teams in need of some backcourt help could use their selections to improve that position group. NBA Mock Draft 1. Golden State Warriors: SG Anthony Edwards (Georgia) 2.
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