Spencer Dinwiddie drives to the bucket during a game against Oregon in January.
Spencer Dinwiddie drives to the bucket during a game against Oregon in January. (Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)

Three weeks from today is the 2014 NBA Draft.

And with three weeks to go, former University of Colorado star Spencer Dinwiddie appears to be moving up the draft board.

Dinwiddie decided to leave the Buffs with a season of eligibility remaining, despite tearing his ACL in January, and that decision may pay off with a first-round, guaranteed contract if some new mock drafts are accurate.

First up, hoopshype.com, from USA Today. This mock draft caught our eye because it has Dinwiddie joining former Buffs teammate Andre Roberson in Oklahoma City. The reason the writer thinks OKC might be interested in Dinwiddie with the No. 29 pick, "The Thunder have been known for enticing players to enter the draft by giving them a promise early on in the draft process. Dinwiddie's decision to leave school after suffering a season ending ACL injury is a little bit suspicious. ..." Feel familiar to anyone else?

Meanwhile, Sam Amico of FoxSports.com also has Dinwiddie going in the first round, but with the final pick and to San Antonio.

It's worth noting that not every board has Dinwiddie moving up into the first round. DraftExpress has the guard going in the second round to the Detroit Pistons with pick No. 38. And all three of CBSSports.com's experts have Dinwiddie going No. 38 or later.



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