NBA Draft 2011: Kemba Walker and the 12 Top Clutch Scorers in the Draft

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NBA Draft 2011: Kemba Walker and the 12 Top Clutch Scorers in the Draft
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When a player coming into the NBA is evaluated, scouts don't test the athlete's ability to hit a shot with time winding down and a defender in his face.

Vertical jump, upper body strength, speed and reach are some of the most common things measured by NBA scouts, trying to discover the raw abilities of a player. However, each scout watches tons of games, and even more game film.

The way a player reacts to pressure situations can depend on his personality type. A great scorer in the first three quarters might not be the go-to guy in the final stanza. The term clutch isn't anointed on everyone. A player has to do something special on multiple occasions down the stretch to gain the honor.

Here's a list of the top 12 clutch scorers in the 2011 NBA draft.

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