Your 2011 NBA Draft: Kyrie Irving Goes #1 To Cleveland

Posted in Blogroll on June 24th, 2011 by Michael Tillery

Irving immortalized going number one

This was an interesting draft. Ron’s question was never more evident. Everyone’s top two picks went as expected, foreign players most haven’t heard of will become NBA fixtures, trades all over the place…but no blockbusters. Many will consider this a weak draft I guess until we all become accustomed to the talent but I’m sure there are a few sleepers. Kemba Walker gets to rock with Mike, Alec Burks is my steal of the 1st round with the Jazz, the Morris twins going 13, 14 (Markieff to Suns, Marcus to Rockets)…Kenneth Faried and Walker being my favorite players because of how they get after it. Darius Morris is a great 2nd round pick for the Lakers. Who won the draft? Do you like your team’s pick? What didn’t you like? Iguodala stays put for now. I guess the lockout did affect this draft huh? This sure ended up being the Jimmer Fredette draft didn’t it? My goodness with the hype…

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