On the eve of this year's NBA draft, there are amid trade speculations and rumors of players receiving promises from prospective teams.  Will the Lakers make a blockbuster deal for star center Demarcus Cousins? Will the Knicks find another star to pair with Carmelo Anthony? Is foreign player Kristaps Porzingis the real deal?  Here are our predictions on how the draft will go barring any trades, which are likely to take place:


1.) MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES - PF/C Karl Anthony Towns (Kentucky)

2.) LOS ANGELES LAKERS - PG/SG D'Angelo Russell (Ohio State)

3.) PHILADELPHIA 76ERS - PF/C  Kristaps Porzingis (Seville - International)

4.) NEW YORK KNICKS - PF/C Jhalil Okafor (Duke)

5.) ORLANDO MAGIC - SF/SG Mario Hezonja (Barcelona - International)

6.) SACRAMENTO KINGS - PG Emmanuel Mundiay (China - International)

7.) DENVER NUGGETS - C Willie Cauley-Stein (Kentucky)

8.) DETROIT PISTONS - SF Justise Winslow (Duke)

9.) CHARLOTTE HORNETS - SG Devin Booker (Kentucky)

10.) MIAMI HEAT - SF Stanley Johnson (Arizona)

11.) INDIANA PACERS - PF Bobby Portis (Arkansas)

12.) UTAH JAZZ - PF/C Myles Turner (Texas)

13.) PHOENIX SUNS - SG R.J. Hunter (Georgia State)

14.) OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER - PG Cameron Payne (Murray State)

15.) ATLANTA HAWKS - PF/C Frank Kaminsky (Wisconsin)

16.) BOSTON CELTICS - PG/SG Jerian Grant (Notre Dame)

17.) MILWAUKEE BUCKS - PF Trey Lyles (Kentucky)

18.) HOUSTON ROCKETS - PG Tyus Jones (Duke)

19.) WASHINGTON WIZARDS - PG Delon Wright (Utah)

20.) TORONTO RAPTORS - PF Kevin Looney (UCLA)

21.) DALLAS MAVERICKS - PG Terry Rozier (Louisville)

22.) CHICAGO BULLS - SF Sam Dekker (Wisconsin)

23.) PORTLAND TRAILBLAZERS - SF Kelly Oubre (Kansas)

24.) CLEVELAND CAVALIERS - SF/SG - Justin Anderson (Virginia)

25.) MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES - PF Montrezl Harrell (Louisville)

26.) SAN ANTONIO SPURS - SG/SF Anthony Brown (Stanford)

27.) LOS ANGELES LAKERS - PF/C Guillermo Hernangomez (Sevilla - International)

28.) BOSTON CELTICS - PF/C Arturas Gudaitis (Zalgiris - International)

29.) BROOKLYN NETS - SG Rashad Vaughn (UNLV)