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24Jun/110

2011 NBA Draft 1st Round

The draft didn't have quite as many trades as I expected in the preview but there there was still plenty of uncertainty and confusion.

Here's the entire first round. Recap coming soon!

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Pick Team Player Ht. Wt. Pos Prev. Team Year
1 Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving 6'3'' 191 lbs PG Duke Fr.
2 Minnesota Timberwolves Derrick Williams 6'9'' 248 lbs SF/ PF Arizona So.
3 Utah Jazz Enes Kanter 6'11'' 260 lbs PF/ C Kentucky 1992
4 Cleveland Cavaliers Tristan Thompson 6'9'' 227 lbs PF Texas Fr.
5 Toronto Raptors Jonas Valanciunas 6’11'' 240 lbs C Lietuvos Rytas 1992
6 Washington Wizards Jan Vesely 6'11'' 240 lbs SF/ PF KK Partizan Belgrade 1990
7 Charlotte Bobcats Bismatch Biyombo 6'9'' 245 lbs C Baloncesto Fuenlabrada 1992
8 Detroit Pistons Brandon Knight 6’3'' 177 lbs PG/ SG Kentucky Fr.
9 Charlotte Bobcats Kemba Walker 6'1'' 184 lbs PG UConn Jr.
10 Sacramento Kings Jimmer Fredette 6'2'' 196 lbs PG/ SG BYU Sr.
11 Golden State Warriors Klay Thompson 6’7'' 205 lbs SG/ SF Washington St. Jr.
12 Utah Jazz Alec Burks 6'6'' 192 lbs SG Colorado So.
13 Phoenix Suns Markieff Morris 6'10'' 240 lbs PF Kansas Jr.
14 Houston Rockets Marcus Morris 6'9'' 230 lbs SF/ PF Kansas Jr.
15 Indiana Pacers (traded to Spurs) Kawhi Leonard 6'7'' 227 lbs SF San Diego St.

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16 Philadelphia 76ers Nikola Vucevic 7'' 260 lbs PF/ C USC Jr.
17 New York Knicks Iman Shumpert 6'6'' 220 lbs PG/ SG Georgia Tech Jr.
18 Washington Wizards Chris Singleton 6'9'' 230 lbs SF Florida St Jr.
19 Milwaukee Bucks Tobias Harris 6'8'' 225 lbs SF/ PF Tennessee Fr.
20 Minnesota Timberwolves (traded to Rockets) Donatas Motiejunas 6'11'' 224 lbs PF Benetton Treviso 1990
21 Portland Trailblazers Nolan Smith 6'3'' 188 lbs PG/ SG Duke Sr.
22 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried 6'8'' 225 lbs PF Morehead State Sr.
23 Houston Rockets (traded to Bulls) Nikola Mirotic 6'10'' 210 lbs PF Real Madrid 1991
24 Oklahoma City Thunder Reggie Jackson 6'3'' 208 lbs PG Boston College Jr.
25 Boston Celtics (traded to Nets) Marshon Brooks 6'5'' 195 lbs SG Providence Sr.
26 Dallas Mavericks (traded to Nuggets) Jordan Hamilton 6'8'' 228 lbs SG/SF Texas So.
27 New Jersey Nets (traded to Celtics) JaJuan Johnson 6'10'' 220 lbs PF Purdue Sr.
28 Chicago Bulls (traded to T’Wolves then Heat) Norris Cole 6'2'' 174 lbs PG Cleveland St. Sr.
29 San Antonio Spurs Cory Joseph 6'3'' 186 lbs PG/ SG Texas Fr.
30 Chicago Bulls Jimmy Butler 6'8'' 222 lbs SF Marquette Sr.


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