2011 NBA Mock Draft: Latest 1st Round Mock, Where Does Brandon Knight Fall

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2011 NBA Mock Draft: Latest 1st Round Mock, Where Does Brandon Knight Fall
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With the NBA Draft Lottery just two days away, the NBA Draft is almost as talked about as the current NBA playoffs.

As in almost every year, there's a handful of players that use the NCAA Tournament as their final interview for the big time. Brandon Knight is one of those players.

He was huge in wins over West Virginia and North Carolina en route to a Final Four appearance for the Kentucky Wildcats. The team that seems to shed its skin each season and still pump out yet another championship contender did it yet again.

Now, Knight waits his fate in the NBA draft. Almost certainly a lottery pick, if not a top five selection, Knight will be ready to make immediate contributions to his new squad. There's even a chance that he'll get to team up with Enes Kanter, who he should have been playing with at Kentucky.

Here's the latest look at the first round of the draft, which is set to take place on June 23.

 

For more draft coverage, check out our 2011 NBA Draft Page

1. Minnesota Timberwolves: Kyrie Irving, PG, Duke 16. Philadelphia 76ers: Donatas Motiejunas, PF, Lithuania 
2. Cleveland Cavaliers: Derrick Williams, SF, Arizona 17. New York Knicks: Kenneth Faried, PF, Morehead State
3. Toronto Raptors: Kawhi Leonard, SF, San Diego State
18. Washington Wizards: Markieff Morris, PF, Kentucky
4. Washington Wizards: Enes Kanter, C, Turkey 19. Charlotte Bobcats: Klay Thompson, SG, Washington State
5. Sacramento Kings: Brandon Knight, PG, Kentucky 20. Minnesota Timberwolves: Nikola Mirotic, SF, Serbia
6. Utah Jazz: Kemba Walker, PG, Connecticut 21. Portland Trailblazers: Darius Morris, PG, Michigan
7. Detroit Pistons: Jonas Valanciunas, PF, Lithuania  22. Denver Nuggets: Nolan Smith, SG, Duke
8. Cleveland Cavaliers: Jan Vesely, PF, Czech Republic
23. Houston Rockets: Chris Singleton, SF, Florida State
9. Charlotte Bobcats: Bismack Biyombo, PF, Congo
24. Oklahoma City Thunder: Tyler Honeycutt, SF, UCLA
10. Milwaukee Bucks: Tristan Thompson, PF, Texas 25. Boston Celtics: Jordan Williams, C, Maryland
11. Golden State Warriors: Marcus Morris, PF, Kansas 26. Dallas Mavericks: Davis Bertans, SF, Latvia
12. Utah Jazz: Alec Burks, SG, Colorado 27. New Jersey Nets: Tobias Harris, PF, Tennessee
13. Phoenix Suns: Jimmer Fredette, PG, BYU 28. Chicago Bulls: Travis Leslie, SG, Georgia
14. Houston Rockets: Reggie Jackson, PG, Boston College
29. San Antonio Spurs: Lucas Nogueira, C, Brazil
15. Indiana Pacers: Jordan Hamilton, SF, Texas
30. Chicago Bulls: Trey Thompkins, PF, Georgia
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