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2011 NBA Draft Results

Last night was the NBA Draft and it was definitely full surprises, not mention a bunch of twists and turns. Here is how the draft board looked last night.

Round 1
1 Cleveland Kyrie Irving (PG) Duke
2 Minnesota Derrick Williams (PF) Arizona
3 Utah Enes Kanter (C) Turkey
4 Cleveland Tristan Thompson (PF) Texas
5 Toronto Jonas Valanciunas (C) Lithuania
6 Washington Jan Vesely (SF)
7 Sacramento Bismack Biyombo (PF) Spain
8 Detroit Brandon Knight (PG) Kentucky
9 Charlotte Kemba Walker (PG) UConn
10 Milwaukee Jimmer Fredette (PG) BYU
11 Golden State Klay Thompson (SG) Wash St
12 Utah Alec Burks (SG) Colorado
13 Phoenix Markieff Morris (PF) Kansas
14 Houston Marcus Morris (PF) Kansas
15 Indiana Kawhi Leonard (SF) SDSU
16 Philadelphia Nikola Vucevic (C) USC
17 New York Iman Shumpert (PG) Ga Tech
18 Washington Chris Singleton (SF) Florida St
19 Charlotte Tobias Harris (PF) Tennessee
20 Minnesota Donatas Motiejunas (PF) Lithuania
21 Portland Nolan Smith (SG) Duke
22 Denver Kenneth Faried (PF) Morehead St
23 Houston Nikola Mirotic (SF) Serbia
24 OK City Reggie Jackson (PG) BC
25 Boston Marshon Brooks (SG) Providence
26 Dallas Jordan Hamilton (SF) Texas
27 New Jersey JaJuan Johnson (PF) Purdue
28 Chicago Norris Cole (PG) Clev St
29 San Antonio Cory Joseph (PG) Texas
30 Chicago Jimmy Butler (SF) Marquette

Round 2
1 Miami Bojan Bogdanovic (SF)
2 Cleveland Justin Harper (PF) Richmond
3 Detroit Kyle Singler (SF) Duke
4 Washington Shelvin Mack (PG) Butler
5 Sacramento Tyler Honeycutt (SF) UCLA
6 New Jersey Jordan Williams (C) Maryland
7 LA Clippers Trey Thompkins (PF) Georgia
8 Houston Chandler Parsons (SF) Florida
9 Charlotte Jeremy Tyler (PF)
10 Milwaukee Jon Leuer (PF) Wisconsin
11 LA Lakers Darius Morris (PG) Michigan
12 Indiana Davis Bertans (SF)
13 Chicago Malcolm Lee (PG) UCLA
14 Golden State Charles Jenkins (PG) Hofstra
15 New Orleans Josh Harrellson (C) Kentucky
16 LA Lakers Andrew Goudelock (SG) Col Charl
17 LA Clippers Travis Leslie (SG) Georgia
18 Atlanta Keith Benson (C) Oakland
19 Memphis Josh Selby (PG) Kansas ESPN Video
20 Philadelphia Lavoy Allen (PF) Temple
21 Portland Jon Diebler (SG) Ohio St
22 Detroit Vernon Macklin (PF) Florida
23 Orlando DeAndre Liggins (SG) Kentucky
24 Cleveland Milan Macvan (PF) Serbia
25 Boston E’Twaun Moore (SG) Purdue
26 LA Lakers Chukwudiebere Maduabum (PF) Nigeria
27 Dallas Targuy Ngombo (SF)
28 LA Lakers Ater Majok (PF)
29 San Antonio Adam Hanga (SG)
30 Sacramento Isaiah Thomas (PG) Washington

Now just like any draft night, there are trades, and last night was no different. Here are some of the trades that went down.

Trade between Mavericks-Nuggets-Blazers
-Blazers receive: Raymond Felton (from Denver); rights to No. 57 overall pick (from Dallas)
-Nuggets receive: Andre Miller (from Portland); rights to Jordan Hamilton (26th overall pick); future second-round pick (2013 or 2014) from Portland
-Mavs receive: Rudy Fernandez (from Portland); rights to 2007 draftee Petteri Koponen

Trade between Bobcats-Bucks-Rockets
-Bobcats receive: No. 7 overall pick Bismack Biyombo (from Sacramento); Corey Maggette (from Milwaukee)
-Bucks receive: No. 19 overall pick Tobias Harris (from Charlotte); Stephen Jackson (from Charlotte); Shaun Livingston (from Charlotte); Beno Udrih (from Sacramento)
-Kings receive: No. 10 overall pick Jimmer Fredette and guard John Salmons (from Milwaukee).

Trade between Rockets-Timberwolves-Bulls
-Rockets get: Jonny Flynn, rights to Donatas Motiejunas (No. 20 overall pick); Chandler Parsons (reacquisition via the No. 38 overall pick)
-Timberwolves receive: Brad Miller; rights to Nikola Mirotic (No. 23 overall pick), 2013 first-round pick; rights to Norris Cole (No. 28 overall pick)
-Bulls receive: Rights to Nikola Mirotic (from Minnesota)

Trade between Pacers-Spurs
-Pacers get: George Hill; 2005 second-round pick Erazem Lorbek
-Spurs get: Rights to Kawhi Leonard (No. 15 overall pick); rights to Davis Bertans (No. 42 overall pick)

Trade between Nets-Celtics
-Nets receive: Rights to Marshon Brooks (No. 25 overall pick)
-Celtics receive: Rights to JaJuan Johnson (No. 27 overall pick); 2014 second-round pick

Trade between Knicks-Hornets
-Knicks receive: Rights to Josh Harrellson (No. 45 overall pick)
-Hornets receive: Financial considerations

Trade between Heat-Timberwolves
-Heat receive: Rights to Norris Cole (No. 28 overall pick)
-Timberwolves receive: Rights to Bojan Bogdanovic (No. 31 pick overall); future second-round pick; cash considerations

Trade between Warriors-Bobcats
-Warriors receive: Rights to Jeremy Tyler (No. 39 overall pick)
-Bobcats receive: Cash considerations

Trade between Magic-Cavaliers
-Magic receive: Rights to Justin Harper (No. 32 overall pick)
-Cavaliers receive: Two future second-round picks

Trade between Nuggets-Lakers
• Nuggets receive: Rights to Chukwudiebere Maduabum (No. 56 overall pick)
• Lakers receive: Future second-round pick

So as you can see it was a busy night for a lot of teams. A lot of people said that this wasn’t a very good draft class but you never know who could turn into a superstar. I think some teams did a great job at getting themselves better. The biggest story is how will Cleveland do now with getting a couple of top picks? Only time will tell.

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