2011 NBA Mock Draft: Which College Stars Will Fall in the First Round?

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2011 NBA Mock Draft: Which College Stars Will Fall in the First Round?
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The 2011 NBA mock draft buzz continues to increase, with the June 23 draft date getting ever closer.

The Cleveland Cavaliers figure to select LeBron James with the No. 1 overall pick...oh wait, sorry Cavaliers fans, my bad, he's with the Miami Heat now.

But the Cavaliers do have a shot of Duke point guard Kyrie Irving or Arizona forward Derrick Williams, largely considered the two best prospects in this year's class.

If the Cavaliers select Irving, who is loosely being compared to Chris Paul, it's going to be interesting who the Minnesota Timberwolves grab at No. 2. Will they added to an already-crowded 3-4-5 rotation, or try to address their center spot with Turkey's Enes Kanter?

Beyond that, there's a raging battle going on between mock draft experts as to who will go first, Connecticut's Kemba Walker or Kentucky's Brandon Knight.

There are also some international prospects beyond Kanter that are being looked at, from Jan Vesely to Jonas Valanciunas to Donatas Motiejunas.

And don't forget Congo's Bismack Biyombo, who some are comparing to a young Ben Wallace.

For a look at a few stars that are likely to fall in the first round of the 2011 NBA Draft, read on.

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