We are still awaiting May 24th, where we find out if Biggie stays or if he goes.
I am selfish and obviously I want him back. But, I trust that Roosevelt Barnes will have him do what is best to further his career.
If you have been reading all different NBA Mock Drafts to see where he might land, you are not alone. I think I do it every other day. I want him to land at a well established team, that will have a role carved out for him. Not the 76ers, Suns, Lakers, Magic, you get the point.
So where do some Mock Drafts have him going?
Uh, they don’t actually have him going in Round 1. They have many foreign big men going ahead of him, because you know, the word potential. Biggie is better than them and he will show that when he gets to the league. Let the hate flow through you Caleb, prove Bleacher Report wrong.
They have Biggie going number 29 overall to the San Antonio Spurs. I really like that fit. They are in need of another rebounder, and forward to play next to LaMarcus Aldridge. The Spurs always draft with a purpose, it is unlikely they would draft him and not have some type of role for him. I could see this changing though, as Tony Parker just tore his quad or something like that, maybe he retires and they need a guard? Who knows, but I like this fit.
This is one of the mos reputable and most accurate NBA Mock Draft sites. They have Caleb in the first round going to the Utah Jazz with the 30th pick. They have Derrick Favors and Trey Lyles at the PF position, but Lyles has not really progressed as much as what people have wanted. Biggie could come in and be a nice compliment in the front court, to stretch the floor and grab some boards.
SB Nation, who owns us with Vox Media, has Biggie going to the Spurs with the 29th pick also. Once again, I do think this would be a great fit. It puts Caleb on a proven winner with the arguably the best coach of all time.
This is an old one, I know. But, they have him in the general area as everyone else. They have him going to Atlanta with the 31st pick. First pick in the second round would likely get him some guaranteed money. The Hawks could be in need of a Power Forward if Paul Milsap leaves in the off season.
Those are just five mock drafts that I have looked at.
I have read several others, but some do not have him in the first round, so I did not list them, such as CBS and MyNBADraft.net, I do think Biggie will prove a lot of people wrong in the combine and his draft stock will continue to rise.
Whatever he does, and wherever he lands, he will always be remembered for one of the most dominate years in Purdue Basketball History. Good Luck, Caleb!