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2011 NBA Mock Draft: Round Two

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Updated: June 23, 2011, 7:25 p.m.
  1. Miami Heat: Josh Selby, G, Kansas, 6-3, Fr.
    Since the point guard position remains an Achilles' heel for the Heat, expect them to snag one here. Miami would go with talent over experience here and grab Josh Selby over a player like Shelvin Mack.

  2. Cleveland Cavaliers: Tyler Honeycutt, SF, UCLA, 6-8, Soph.
    The Cavs need to add talent to the wing and Tyler Honeycutt would be a great value here.

  3. Detroit Pistons: Daruis Morris, PG, Michigan, 6-5, So.
    Rodney Stuckey is a restricted free agent and probably not the long-term solution at the point, so Darius Morris would provide some depth.

  4. Washington Wizards: Norris Cole, PG, Cleveland State, 6-2, Sr.
    The Wizards don�t have a backup for John Wall, and Norris Cole would be a solid value here.

  5. Sacramento Kings: Jon Leuer, PF, Wisconsin, 6-10, Sr.
    Since I don't have the Kings drafting a big with their first-round pick, they look for depth down low since Samuel Dalembert is a free agent.

  6. New Jersey Nets: Justin Harper, PF, Richmond, 6-9, Sr.
    Since I have the Nets grabbing a guard at No. 27, they look for power forward depth here.

  7. Los Angeles Clippers: Jeremy Tyler, F/C, USA, 6-11, 1992.
    The Clippers do not have a true backup for Blake Griffin and could use bodies inside in case DeAndre Jordan leaves via free agency.

  8. Houston Rockets: Shelvin Mack, G, Butler, 6-3, Jr.
    The Rockets grab Shelvin Mack in case they lose restricted free agent Goran Dragic in the offseason.

  9. Charlotte Bobcats: Charles Jenkins, G, Hofstra, 6-3, Sr.
    In trading Stephen Jackson, Bobcats could use another scoring off-guard.

  10. Milwaukee Bucks: Malcolm Lee, G, UCLA, 6-5, Jr.
    Scott Skiles loves defense and Malcolm Lee is one of the top perimeter defenders in the 2011 NBA Draft.

  11. Los Angeles Lakers: Bojan Bogdanovic, G/F, Croatia, 6-7, 1989
    Since they have four second-round picks, the Lakers can take a foreign talent like Bojan Bogdanovic.

  12. Indiana Pacers: Andrew Goudelock, PG, Charleston, 6-3, Sr.
    T.J. Ford is a free agent so the Pacers could look to add a backup to Darren Collison. Andrew Goudelock�s ability to shoot the ball should find him a spot on a roster.

  13. Chicago Bulls: Trey Thompkins, PF, Georgia, 6-10, Jr.
    Trey Thompkins is a great value this late. He could provide the Bulls with even more frontcourt depth.

  14. Golden State Warriors: Chandler Parsons, SF, Florida, 6-10, Sr.
    Chandler Parsons possesses great skill and versatility for his size, which should land him a spot on a roster.

  15. New Orleans Hornets: Jordan Williams, PF/C, Maryland, 6-10, Soph.
    With David West doubtful for the start of the season as he rehabs his torn ACL, the Hornets would be wise to add a power forward.

  16. Los Angeles Lakers: E'Twaun Moore, SG, Purdue, 6-4, Sr.
    The Lakers should add depth behind Kobe at the two which could especially be needed if Shannon Brown leaves via free agency.

  17. Los Angeles Clippers: Keith Benson, C, Oakland, 6-11, Sr.
    The Clippers could use a big man since Chris Kaman might be traded and DeAndre Jordan is a restricted free agent.

  18. Atlanta Hawks: Travis Leslie, SG, Georgia, 6-4, Jr.
    With Jamal Crawford a free agent, the Hawks could use some depth on the wing.

  19. Memphis Grizzlies: Greg Smith, F/C, Fresno State, 6-9, So.
    With Marc Gasol a restricted free agent, the Grizzlies could use another body inside.

  20. Phiadelphia 76ers: David Lighty, G/F, Ohio State, 6-6, Sr.
    David Lighty would give the 76ers a versatile wing player who can defend in case Andre Iguodala is traded.'

  21. Portland Blazers: Diante Garrett, PG, Iowa State, 6-4, Sr.
    If the Blazers do not grab a point guard in the first round, they should look to do so here. Diante Garrett has emerged as a legit second-round prospect due to his performance in recent workouts.

  22. Detroit Pistons: Jereme Richmond, SF, Illinois, 6-7, Fr.
    The Pistons can afford to roll the dice with their third pick of the 2011 NBA Draft. Jereme Richmond is incredibly athletic but still very raw.

  23. Orlando Magic: Willie Reed, PF, St. Louis, 6-9, Jr.
    Willie Reed gives Orlando another option at power forward besides Brandon Bass and Ryan Anderson.

  24. Cleveland Cavaliers: Scotty Hopson, SG, Tennessee, 6-7, Jr.
    The Cavs grab more depth on the wing with their fourth pick of the 2011 NBA Draft.

  25. Boston Celtics: DeAndre Liggins, G/F, Kentucky, 6-6, Jr.
    The Celtics could use some depth on the wing behind Paul Pierce and Ray Allen.

  26. Los Angeles Lakers: Ben Hansbrough, G, Notre Dame, 6-3, Sr.
    Derek Fisher is not getting any younger and Ben Hansbrough could stick on a roster due to his hard work and three-point range.

  27. Dallas Mavericks: Michael Dunigan, C, USA, 6-10, 1989
    The Mavs could use some insurance in the frontcourt in case Tyson Chandler leaves via free agency.

  28. Los Angeles Lakers: Rick Jackson, PF, Syracuse, 6-9, Sr.
    With Joe Smith and Theo Ratliff free agents, and Andrew Bynum always banged up, Rick Jackson gives the Lakers a frontcourt option who can bang down low.

  29. San Antonio Spurs: Malcolm Thomas, F, San Diego State, 6-8, Sr.
    Malcolm Thomas is worth a late draft flier to possibly serve as a backup to Richard Jefferson.

  30. Sacramento Kings: Cory Joseph, PG, Texas, 6-3, Fr.
    I know I have the Kings taking Kemba Walker in the first round, but Cory Joseph is worth the risk with the final pick of the 2011 NBA Draft.

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Dangle 06-11-2011 02:08 am (total posts: 1)
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I wish the bulls could somehow get a kemba walker or somebody better at the 2 guard
Logan 06-11-2011 12:38 am (total posts: 1)
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You need to take a look at Diante Garrett at ISU. He is being tabbed as a sleeper pick in the draft. A lot of experts have him going in the early to mid second round.
Chris 06-10-2011 10:46 pm (total posts: 1)
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NBA sucks. why do you people care? its as fixed as the wwe. why are Donaghy's friends still refing games? its a racket.
mprofetta 06-09-2011 08:53 pm (total posts: 2)
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Wow. I just don't see ANY impact rookies coming out of this draft....
micah 06-09-2011 04:18 pm (total posts: 3)
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kemba plus derrick rose= nba championship
micah 06-09-2011 04:16 pm (total posts: 3)
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the mavs or going to draft 2 pf? when there starting point is 38? jason terry isnt young either...
Blake 06-09-2011 02:31 pm (total posts: 1)
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I believe The Bulls will some how trade up and get either Kemba Walker Or Brandon Knight
nycsportzfan 06-09-2011 06:23 am (total posts: 1)
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not bad, but i'd be heated as a knick fan if they took KLAY with Faried and Selby on board.. I feel the knicks have to take Selby if hes there, because they don't have many 1st rounders over the next 3-4 drafts, and trying to get a big upside kid to make up for that, makes some sense, if he miss's, it stinks, but u gotta try, because of the positon they put themselves in, and Faried makes alot of sense, for reasons i don't need to say.. Also, Tobias Harris falling that far, is kinda surprising to me.
Walter 06-09-2011 01:08 am (total posts: 3)
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Zounds, there is no way the Jazz are not going to draft Jimmer at 12. That's a lock.
Turtle28 06-08-2011 05:18 am (total posts: 1)
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For the longest I've been hoping the Bullets keep the Morris twins together, ever since I learned we got screwed by the stupid lottery... Once again! It's so, so rigged.

#6 Marcus Morris, SF
#18 Markief Morris, PF
#34 Malcolm Lee, PG

Would be a nice draft to me. Marcus Morris reminds me of Jamuson but he's a more willing defender. Taking him at 6 may be reaching a few picks, but I think the twins can complement Wall, Crawford, Young, Booker and McGee very well.
Stan the Man 06-05-2011 12:33 pm (total posts: 1)
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Cavs 1 overall pick Derrick Williams
4 overall pick Kemba Walker
Ken Shriver 06-04-2011 04:16 pm (total posts: 1)
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Add me On Facebook if your a hot man my name is Ken Shriver and SINGLE
Blakw 06-04-2011 09:19 am (total posts: 1)
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Ricki Rubo agreed to play for the T'wolves
ZOUNDS 06-03-2011 07:00 pm (total posts: 2)
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It doesn't make any sense to draft Jimmer at 12. He's a backup behind Devin Harris, and I think he'd be a better fit going to New York.
Sports Nation 06-03-2011 01:04 pm (total posts: 1)
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There Is NO way Tristan Thompson falls out of the Lottery

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