2011 NBA Mock Draft: Indiana Pacers Select Alec Burks with 15th Pick
Weight: 193 lbs.
Comparison: Brandon Roy
Alec Burks is my dark horse for 2012 Rookie of the Year (for a lot of the same reasons I thought Brandon Roy would win it).
He's a very polished, complete scorer. He has a prototypical NBA shooting guard's build. He's long and athletic. In addition to being a great scorer, he does just about everything else well, too.
The Pacers tried to acquire a shooting guard at the trade deadline but their deal for O.J. Mayo was submitted to the league office a bit late. Burks could step in and contribute right away for Indiana.
|1: Cavaliers – Kyrie Irving||16: 76ers – Markieff Morris|
|2: Timberwolves – Enes Kanter||17: Knicks – Josh Selby|
|3: Jazz – Derrick Williams||18: Wizards – Kenneth Faried|
|4: Cavaliers – Jan Vesely||19: Bobcats – Klay Thompson|
|5: Raptors – Brandon Knight||20: Timberwolves – Marshon Brooks|
|6: Wizards – Kawhi Leonard||21: Trail Blazers – Nikola Vucevic|
|7: Kings – Kemba Walker||22: Nuggets – Jordan Williams|
|8: Pistons – Bismack Biyombo||23: Rockets – Chris Singleton|
|9: Bobcats – Jonas Valanciunas||24: Thunder – Tyler Honeycutt|
|10: Bucks – Marcus Morris||25: Celtics – Justin Harper|
|11: Warriors – Tristan Thompson||26: Mavericks – Tobias Harris|
|12: Jazz – Jimmer Fredette||27: Nets – Nikola Mirotic|
|13: Suns – Jordan Hamilton||28: Bulls – Nolan Smith|
|14: Rockets – Donatas Motiejunas||29: Spurs – Charles Jenkins|
|15: Pacers – Alec Burks||30: Bulls – Jon Leuer|
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