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2011 NBA Draft
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Date June 23, 2011
Venue Prudential Center
Location Newark, New Jersey, United States
First overall pick Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers
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Kyrie Irving was selected first by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The 2011 NBA Draft was the 64th annual NBA Draft, which was held on June 23, 2011, at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The draft started at 7:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (UTC), and was broadcast in the United States on ESPN.

In this draft, National Basketball Association (NBA) teams took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players and other eligible players, including international players.

The Cleveland Cavaliers used the first overall pick to draft Australian Kyrie Irving, a freshman from the University of Duke, after eight years as they picked LeBron James.

The New York Knicks used the fifteenth overall pick to draft American Iman Shumpert, a junior from the University of Georgia Tech.

The Indiana Pacers used the seventeenth overall pick to draft American Kawhi Leonard, a sophomore from the University of San Diego State, and trade him to San Antonio Spurs in the draft day.

The Chicago Bulls used the thirtieth overall pick to draft American Jimmy Butler, a senior from the University of Marquette.

Of the 60 players drafted, 7 were freshmen, 7 were sophomores, 14 were juniors, 19 were seniors, 12 were international players without U.S. college basketball experience (including the first ever Qatari-selected player), and 1 was a D-League player.

The 2011 NBA draft marked the second appearance of the Brooklyn Nets. Brooklyn made their first draft appearance as the Nets in 2010.

Round one

PG Point guard SG Shooting guard SF Small forward PF Power forward C Center
Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team School/club team
1 1 Irving, KyrieKyrie Irving PG Flag of Australia.png Australia Cleveland Cavaliers (from L.A. Clippers)[a] Duke (Fr.)
1 2 Williams, DerrickDerrick Williams SF/PF[1] Flag of the United States.png United States Minnesota Timberwolves Arizona (So.)
1 3 Kanter, EnesEnes Kanter PF Turkеy Flag.png Turkey Utah Jazz (from Brooklyn)[b] Kentucky (Fr.)c[›]
1 4 Thompson, TristanTristan Thompson PF/SF Canada Flag.png Canada Cleveland Cavaliers Texas (Fr.)
1 5 Valančiūnas, JonasJonas Valančiūnas C Lithuаnia Flag.png Lithuania Toronto Raptors

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Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
1 6 Veselý, JanJan Veselý SF/PF Czechoslovakia Flag.png Czechoslovakia Washington Wizards Partizan (Serbia)
1 7 Biyombo, BismackBismack Biyombo PF Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg.png Democratic Republic of Congo Sacramento Kings (traded to Charlotte)[A] Fuenlabrada (Spain)
1 8 Knight, BrandonBrandon Knight PG Flag of the United States.png United States Detroit Pistons Kentucky (Fr.)
1 9 Walker, KembaKemba Walker PG Flag of the United States.png United States Charlotte Bobcats Connecticut (Jr.)
1 10 Fredette, JimmerJimmer Fredette PG/SG Flag of the United States.png United States Milwaukee Bucks (traded to Sacramento)[A] BYU (Sr.)
1 11 Thompson, KlayKlay Thompson SG Flag of the United States.png United States Golden State Warriors Washington State (Jr.)
1 12 Burks, AlecAlec Burks SG Flag of the United States.png United States Utah Jazz Colorado (So.)
1 13 Morris, MarkieffMarkieff Morris PF Flag of the United States.png United States Phoenix Suns Kansas (Jr.)
1 14 Morris, MarcusMarcus Morris PF Flag of the United States.png United States Houston Rockets Kansas (Jr.)
1 15 Shumpert, ImanIman Shumpert PG Flag of the United States.png United States New York Knicks Georgia Tech (Jr.)
1 16 Vučević, NikolaNikola Vučević C/PF Montenegro Flag.png Montenegro Philadelphia 76ers USC (Jr.)
1 17 Leonard, KawhiKawhi Leonard SF Flag of the United States.png United States Indiana Pacers (traded to San Antonio)[B] San Diego State (So.)
1 18 Singleton, ChrisChris Singleton SF Flag of the United States.png United States Washington Wizards (from Atlanta)[d] Florida State (Jr.)
1 19 Harris, TobiasTobias Harris SF/PF Flag of the United States.png United States Charlotte Bobcats (from New Orleans via Portland,[e] traded to Milwaukee)[A] Tennessee (Fr.)
1 20 Motiejūnas, DonatasDonatas Motiejūnas PF/C Lithuаnia Flag.png Lithuania Minnesota Timberwolves (from Memphis via Utah,[f] traded to Houston)[C] Benetton Treviso (Italy)
1 21 Smith, NolanNolan Smith PG/SG Flag of the United States.png United States Portland Trail Blazers Duke (Sr.)
1 22 Faried, KennethKenneth Faried PF Flag of the United States.png United States Denver Nuggets Morehead State (Sr.)
1 23 Mirotić, NikolaNikola Mirotić SF/PF Spain Flag.png Spain Houston Rockets (from Orlando via Phoenix,[g] traded to Chicago via Minnesota)[C][D] Real Madrid (Spain)
1 24 Jackson, ReggieReggie Jackson PG Flag of the United States.png United States Oklahoma City Thunder Boston College (Jr.)
1 25 Brooks, MarshonMarshon Brooks SG Flag of the United States.png United States Boston Celtics (traded to New Jersey)[E] Providence (Sr.)
1 26 Hamilton, JordanJordan Hamilton SF Flag of the United States.png United States Dallas Mavericks (traded to Denver)[F] Texas (So.)
1 27 Johnson, JaJuanJaJuan Johnson PF Flag of the United States.png United States Brooklyn Nets (from L.A. Lakers,[h] traded to Boston)[E] Purdue (Sr.)
1 28 Cole, NorrisNorris Cole PG Flag of the United States.png United States Chicago Bulls (from Miami via Toronto,[c] traded to Miami via Minnesota)[D][G] Cleveland State (Sr.)
1 29 Joseph, CoryCory Joseph PG Canada Flag.png Canada San Antonio Spurs Texas (Fr.)
1 30 Butler, JimmyJimmy Butler SF Flag of the United States.png United States Chicago Bulls Marquette (Sr.)

Round two

PG Point guard SG Shooting guard SF Small forward PF Power forward C Center
Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team School/club team
2 31 Bogdanović, BojanBojan Bogdanović SF/SG Croatia Flag.png Croatia Miami Heat (from Minnesota,[i] traded to New Jersey via Minnesota)[G][H] Fenerbahçe Ülker (Turkey)g[›]
2 32 Harper, JustinJustin Harper PF Flag of the United States.png United States Cleveland Cavaliers (traded to Orlando)[I] Richmond (Sr.)
2 33 Singler, KyleKyle Singler SF Flag of the United States.png United States Detroit Pistons (from Toronto)[j] Duke (Sr.)
2 34 Mack, ShelvinShelvin Mack PG Flag of the United States.png United States Washington Wizards Butler (Jr.)
2 35 Honeycutt, TylerTyler Honeycutt SF Flag of the United States.png United States Sacramento Kings UCLA (So.)
2 36 Williams, JordanJordan Williams PF/C Flag of the United States.png United States Brooklyn Nets Maryland (So.)
2 37 Thompkins, TreyTrey Thompkins PF Flag of the United States.png United States Los Angeles Clippers (from Detroit)[k] Georgia (Jr.)
2 38 Parsons, ChandlerChandler Parsons SF Flag of the United States.png United States Houston Rockets (from L.A. Clippers)[l][C] Florida (Sr.)
2 39 Tyler, JeremyJeremy Tyler PF/C Flag of the United States.png United States Charlotte Bobcats (traded to Golden State)[J] Tokyo Apache (Japan)
2 40 Leuer, JonJon Leuer PF Flag of the United States.png United States Milwaukee Bucks Wisconsin (Sr.)
2 41 Morris, DariusDarius Morris PG Flag of the United States.png United States Los Angeles Lakers (from Golden State via New Jersey)[h] Michigan (So.)
2 42 Bertāns, DāvisDāvis Bertāns SF Latvia Flag.png Latvia Indiana Pacers (traded to San Antonio)[B] Union Olimpija (Slovenia)
2 43 Lee, MalcolmMalcolm Lee PG/SG Flag of the United States.png United States Chicago Bulls (from Utah,[m] traded to Minnesota)[D] UCLA (Jr.)
2 44 Jenkins, CharlesCharles Jenkins PG/SG Flag of the United States.png United States Golden State Warriors (from Phoenix via Chicago)[n] Hofstra (Sr.)
2 45 Harrellson, JoshJosh Harrellson C Flag of the United States.png United States New Orleans Hornets (from Philadelphia,[o] traded to New York)[K] Kentucky (Sr.)
2 46 Goudelock, AndrewAndrew Goudelock SG/PG Flag of the United States.png United States Los Angeles Lakers (from New York)[p] College of Charleston (Sr.)
2 47 Leslie, TravisTravis Leslie SG Flag of the United States.png United States Los Angeles Clippers (from Houston)[l] Georgia (Jr.)
2 48 Benson, KeithKeith Benson C Flag of the United States.png United States Atlanta Hawks Oakland (Sr.)
2 49 Selby, JoshJosh Selby PG Flag of the United States.png United States Memphis Grizzlies Kansas (Fr.)
2 50 Allen, LavoyLavoy Allen PF Flag of the United States.png United States Philadelphia 76ers (from New Orleans)[o] Temple (Sr.)
2 51 Diebler, JonJon Diebler SG Flag of the United States.png United States Portland Trail Blazers Ohio State (Sr.)
2 52 Macklin, VernonVernon Macklin PF/C Flag of the United States.png United States Detroit Pistons (from Denver)[q] Florida (Sr.)
2 53 Liggins, DeAndreDeAndre Liggins SG/SF Flag of the United States.png United States Orlando Magic Kentucky (Jr.)
2 54 Macvan, MilanMilan Mačvan PF/C Serbia Flag.png Serbia Cleveland Cavaliers (from Oklahoma City via Miami)[r] Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel)
2 55 Moore, EtwaunE'Twaun Moore SG Flag of the United States.png United States Boston Celtics Purdue (Sr.)
2 56 Maduabum, ChukwudiebereChukwudiebere Maduabum PF/C Nigeria Flag.png Nigeria Los Angeles Lakers (traded to Denver)[L] Bakersfield Jam (D-League)
2 57 Ngombo, TanguyTanguy Ngombo SF Qatar Flag.png Qatar Dallas Mavericks (traded to Portland)[F] Al Rayyan (Qatar)
2 58 Majok, AterAter Majok PF/C Flag of Australia.png Australia Los Angeles Lakers (from Miami)[s] Gold Coast Blaze (Australia)
2 59 Hanga, ÁdámÁdám Hanga SG Hungary Flag.png Hungary San Antonio Spurs Assignia Manresa (Spain)k[›]
2 60 Thomas, IsaiahIsaiah Thomas PG Flag of the United States.png United States Sacramento Kings (from Chicago via Milwaukee)[t] Washington (Jr.)

References

  1. Deveney, Sean (June 1, 2011). "Derrick Williams insists, ‘I am a small forward’". Sporting News. American City Business Journals, Inc. http://aol.sportingnews.com/nba/story/2011-06-01/derrick-williams-insists-i-am-a-small-forward. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 

External links

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