2011 NBA Draft Latest Updates and Results

It’s the time of the year again where new blood is summoned to the hardcourt. The 2011 NBA Draft is set to take place on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The 2011 NBA Draft is expected to start at 7 in the evening, EDT. The live coverage of the 2011 NBA Draft will be seen on ESPN. For more 2011 NBA Draft latest updates, continue reading below.

For this season, the Cleveland Cavaliers will take the first pick. The Minnesota Timberwolves will have the second pick while the Utah Jazz gets the third pick over-all. The Cleveland Cavaliers also gets the fourth pick.


Kyrie Irving was selected as the number one pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Irving played in Duke  for one year where he had an average of 20.5 points per game. Derrick Williams was picked by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the second pick overall. Williams averaged 19.5 points and 8.3 rebounds per game during his sophomore year in Arizona. Enes Kanter of Turkey was drafted by ther Utah Jazz as the 3rd pick overall. Kanter served as a student assistant coach at the university of Kentucky.

Here is the complete list of the 2011 NBA Draft picks (1st Round):
1 Kyrie Irving    PG
2 Derrick Williams     SF
3 Enes Kanter     C/PF
4 Tristan Thompson PF/SF
5 Jonas Valančiūnas C
6 Jan Veselý     SF
7 Bismack Biyombo     PF
8 Brandon Knight     PG
9 Kemba Walker     PG/SG
10 Jimmer Fredette SG
11 Klay Thompson     SG/SF
12 Alec Burks     SG/PG
13 Markieff Morris     PF
14 Marcus Morris     PF
15 Kawhi Leonard     SF
16 Nikola Vučević     PF
17 Iman Shumpert     PG
18 Chris Singleton     PF
19 Tobias Harris     PF
20 Donatas Motiejūnas PF
21 Nolan Smith     PG
22 Kenneth Faried     PF
23 Nikola Mirotic    PF
24 Reggie Jackson     PG
25 Marshon Brooks     SG
26 Jordan Hamilton     SF/SG
27 JaJuan Johnson     PF
28 Norris Cole     PG
29 Cory Joseph     PG
30 Jimmy Butler    SF

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