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2011 NBA Draft Stock Market: First Round of Who's Up and Who's Down

Bleacher ReportCorrespondent IIOctober 29, 2016

2011 NBA Draft Stock Market: First Round of Who's Up and Who's Down

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    The landscape of the 2011 Draft is rapidly changing.  The stock of some players has drastically risen over the past 30 days, while others have disappeared altogether. 

    Our list contains an assortment of both, ranked with the major strengths and weaknesses of their game.  This list is meant to give you an idea of where those players stand amongst their peers as of February for the upcoming NBA Draft in June. That said, SwishScout.com presents “NBA Draft 2011: The Top 30 Picks As of February.”

    On each player, you can click their name or school to take you to a more detailed profile for a more extensive scouting report on the respective prospect.

    Here are the players who have fallen out of January’s Top 30 Players: Tyler Honeycutt (UCLA), Demetri McCamey (Illinois)

30 Nolan Smith

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    Nolan Smith (Duke)  

    Key Stats: 21 pt., 5.5 ast., 4.8 reb., 1.5 stl.

    Strength: Basketball IQ and all-around game

    Weakness: Size and upside

    Stock Change: Down 4 Spots 

29. Klay Thompson

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    Klay Thompson (Washington State) 

    Key Stats: 22.3 pt., 5.3 reb., 4.4 ast., two stl., 43 percent 3-pt.

    Strength: Shooting

    Weakness: Strength and athleticism

    Stock Change: None 

28. Lucas Nogueira

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    Lucas Nogueira (Brazil) 

    Strengths: Size and upside

    Weaknesses: Post game

    Stock Change: Up (New to List)

27. Tristan Thompson

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    Tristan Thompson (Texas) 

    Key Stats: 12.8 pt., 7.5 reb., 2.2 blk.

    Strength: Rebounding and potential

    Weakness: Jump shot

    Stock Change: Down two spots

26. JaJuan Johnson

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    JaJuan Johnson (Purdue) 

    Key Stats: 20.8 pt., 7.6 reb., 2.2 blk.

    Strengths: Size and post Game

    Weaknesses: Upper body strength

    Stock Change: Up (New to List)

25. CJ Leslie

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    CJ Leslie (NC State) 

    Key Stats: 10.7 pt., 7.3 reb., 1.5 blk.

    Strength: Athleticism and potential

    Weakness: Raw and perimeter shooting

    Stock Change: Down seven Spots

24. Kyle Singler

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    Kyle Singler (Duke) 

    Key Stats: 18.1 pt., 6.1 reb., 1.1 stl.

    Strength: Awareness and playmaking

    Weakness: Athleticism and quickness

    Stock Change: None

23. Alec Burks

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    Alec Burks (Colorado) 

    Key Stats: 19.8 pt., 5.9 reb.

    Strength: Scoring mentality

    Weakness: Streak Shooter

    Stock Change: Up seven Spots

22. Trey Thompkins

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    Trey Thompkins (Georgia) 

    Key Stats: 16.8 pt., 7.5 reb., 1.6 blk., 1.1 stl.

    Strength: Post game

    Weakness: Athleticism

    Stock Change: Up one Spot

21. Kenneth Faried

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    Kenneth Faried (Morehead State) 

    Key Stats: 17.2 pt., 14.3 reb., 2.2 stl., 2 blk.

    Strength: Rebounding and athleticism

    Weakness: Undersized and post game

    Stock Change: Up one Spot

20 Brandon Knight

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    Brandon Knight (Kentucky) 

    Key Stats: 17.2 pt., 4.1 reb., 3.8 ast., 40.8 percent 3-pt.

    Strength: Scoring and shooting

    Weakness: Shot selection and streak shooter

    Stock Change: Down 11 Spots

19. Marcus Morris

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    Marcus Morris (Kansas) 

    Key Stats: 16.7 pt., 6.8 reb.

    Strength: Body and offensive awareness

    Weakness: Explosiveness and strength

    Stock Change: Up two Spots

18. Chris Singleton

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    Chris Singleton (Florida State) 

    Key Stats: 13.8 pt., 7.4 reb., 2.2 stl., 1.7 blk.

    Strength: Defensive stopper and versatility

    Weakness: Raw offensively and turnovers

    Stock Change: Down 10 Spots

17. Jimmer Fredette

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    Jimmer Fredette (BYU) 

    Key Stats: 27.6 pt., 4.2 ast., 3.5 reb., 1.4 stl., 41.8 percent 3-pt.

    Strengths: Shooting and scoring mentality

    Weaknesses: Athleticism and lateral quickness

    Stock Change: Up (New To List)

16. Mason Plumlee

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    Mason Plumlee (Duke) 

    Key Stats: 6.7 pt., 8.7 reb., 1.7 blk.

    Strength: Athleticism and length

    Weakness: Toughness in the paint and offensive assertiveness

    Stock Change: Down one Spot

15. Josh Selby

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    Josh Selby (Kansas) 

    Key Stats: 12 pt., 3.2 ast., 1.2 stl., 43.5 percent 3-pt.

    Strength: Quickness and scoring mentality

    Weakness: Shoot first point guard and turnover prone

    Stock Change: Down three Spots

14. Jan Vesely

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    Jan Vesely (Czech Republic) 

    Strength: Basketball IQ and athleticism

    Weakness: Physicality and post play

    Stock Change: Down four Spots

13. Kawhi Leonard

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    Kawhi Leonard (San Diego State) 

    Key Stats: 15.2 pt., 10.5 reb., 1.4 stl.

    Strength: Rebounding and motor

    Weakness: Shooting

    Stock Change: Up six Spots

12. Jordan Hamilton

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    Jordan Hamilton (Texas) 

    Key Stats: 19 pt., 7.5 reb., 41.9 percent 3-pt.

    Strength: Scoring and Shooting

    Weakness: Sketchy shot selection

    Stock Change: Up 15 Spots

11 Jonas Valanciunas

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    Jonas Valanciunas (Lithuiania) 

    Strength: Length and post mobility

    Weakness: Perimeter shooting and strength

    Stock Change: Up 3 Spots

10. Harrison Barnes

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    Harrison Barnes (North Carolina) 

    Key Stats: 13.1 pt., 5.3 reb.

    Strength: Basketball IQ and Potential

    Weakness: Athleticism and streak shooter

    Stock Change: Down nine Spots

9 Donatas Motiejunas

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    Donatas Motiejunas (Lithuania) 

    Strength: Outstanding size and feel for the game

    Weakness: Toughness and post play

    Stock Change: Down two Spots

8. Kemba Walker

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    Kemba Walker (Connecticut) 

    Key Stats: 23.4 pt., 5.3 reb., 4.3 ast., 2stl.

    Strength: Pure scorer and outstanding quickness

    Weakness: Undersized and a natural shooting guard

    Stock Change: Up one Spot

7 John Henson

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    John Henson (North Carolina) 

    Key Stats: 10.9 pt., 8.4 reb., 3 blk.

    Strength: Size and shot blocking

    Weakness: Free throw shooting and strength

    Stock Change: Up six Spots

6. Derrick Williams

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    Derrick Williams (Arizona) 

    Key Stats: 19.8 pt., 7.6 reb., 1 stl., 70.6 percent 3-pt.

    Strength: Inside-out game and motor

    Weakness: Undersized

    Stock Change: Up 10 Spots

5 Terrence Jones

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    Terrence Jones (Kentucky) 

    Key Stats: 17.9 pt., 9 reb., 1.9 blk., 1.3 stl.

    Strength: Versatility and upside

    Weakness: Shooting mechanics and basketball IQ

    Stock Change: Down 1 Spot

4. Jared Sullinger

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    Jared Sullinger (Ohio State) 

    Key Stats: 18 pt., 9.9 reb., one stl.

    Strength: Post play and physicality

    Weakness: Undersized and athleticism

    Stock Change: Up two Spots

3. Perry Jones

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    Perry Jones (Baylor)

    Key Stats: 14.1 pt., seven reb.,

    Strength: Size, athleticism, and upside

    Weakness: Post game and adding muscle

    Stock Change: None

2. Enes Kanter

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    Enes Kanter (Kentucky) 

    Strength: Refined post game and size

    Weakness: Shot blocking and speed

    Stock Change: Up three Spots

1. Kyrie Irving

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    Kyrie Irving (Duke) 

    Key Stats: 17.4 pt., 5.1 ast., 3.8 reb., 1.5 stl., 45.2 percent 3-pt.

    Strength: True point guard skills and defense

    Weakness: Not Explosive athletically

    Stock Change: Up one Spot

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