NBA Draft 2011: Predictions

I’ve been reading a lot of articles & rumors regarding this upcoming NBA draft. If you couple that with the knowledge I have from being an avid basketball fan & the fact that I’ve broken down each roster, to see what each team’s needs entail. I’ve made my predictions, based on all of that information that I’ve gathered. Obviously, my predictions can only be made based on who currently has the pick.

1st Round:

1.Kyrie Irving PG/Duke -Cavaliers

2.Derrick Williams SF/Arizona -Timberwolves

3.Enes Kanter C/Turkey -Jazz

4.Jonas Valanciunas C/Lithuania -Cavaliers

5.Brandon Knight PG/Kentucky -Raptors

6.Jan Vesely SF/Czech Republic -Wizards

7.Kemba Walker PG/Connecticut -Kings

8.Kawhi Leonard SF/San Diego State -Pistons

9.Marcus Morris SF/Kansas -Bobcats

10.Klay Thompson SG/Washington State -Bucks

11.Chris Singleton SF/Florida State -Warriors

12.Jimmer Fredette PG/BYU -Jazz

13.Alec Burks SG/Colorado -Suns

14.Bismack Biyombo C/Congo -Rockets

15.Marshon Brooks SG/Providence -Pacers

16.Tristan Thompson PF/Texas -Sixers

17.Nikola Vucevic C/USC -Knicks

18.Markieff Morris PF/Kansas -Wizards

19.Jordan Hamilton SF/Texas -Bobcats

20.Iman Shumpert PG/Georgia Tech -Timberwolves

21.Kenneth Faried PF/Morehead State -Trailblazers

22.Tobias Harris SF/Tennessee -Nuggets

23.Donatas Motiejunas PF/Lithuania -Rockets

24.Nikola Mirotic PF/Montenegro -Thunder

25.Trey Thompkins PF/Georgia -Celtics

26.Justin Harper PF/Richmond -Mavericks

27.Tyler Honeycutt SF/UCLA -Nets

28. Charles Jenkins PG/Hofstra -Bulls

29.Davis Bertans SF/Latvia -Spurs

30.Shelvin Mack SG/Butler -Bulls

2nd Round:

31.Reggie Jackson PG/Boston College -Heat

32.Darius Morris PG/Michigan -Cavaliers

33.Keith Benson C/Oakland -Pistons

34.Kyle Singler SF/Duke -Wizards

35.Norris Cole PG/Cleveland State -Kings

36.JaJuan Johnson PF/Purdue -Nets

37.Malcolm Lee PG/UCLA -Clippers

38.Travis Leslie SG/Georgia -Rockets

39.Nolan Smith PG/Duke -Bobcats

40.Jon Leuer PF/Wisconsin -Bucks

41.Chandler Parsons SF/Florida -Lakers

42.Jordan Williams PF/Maryland -Pacers

43.Josh Selby SG/Kansas -Bulls

44.Jeremy Tyler C/USA -Warriors

45.Andrew Goudeluck PG/College Of Charleston -Hornets

46.DeAndre Liggins SG/Kentucky -Lakers

47.Jimmy Butler SF/Marquette -Clippers

48.Cory Joseph PG/Texas -Hawks

49.Malcolm Thomas PF/San Diego State -Grizzlies

50.Rick Jackson PF/Syracuse -Sixers

51.Michael Dunigan PF/Oregon -Trailblazers

52.LaceDarius Dunn SG/Baylor -Pistons

53.E’Twaun Moore PG/Purdue -Magic

54.Chris Wright SF/Dayton -Cavaliers

55.Willie Reed PF/St. Louis -Celtics

56.David Lighty PG/Ohio State -Lakers

57.Cam Long SG/George Mason -Mavericks

58.Julyan Stone PG/UTEP -Lakers

59.Greg Smith C/Fresno State -Spurs

60.Isaiah Thomas PG/Washington -Kings


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