2011 NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers Take Kyrie Irving with 1st Pick
Weight: 190 lbs.
Comparison: Chris Paul
A lot of people are ranking Irving as the top overall prospect right now.
While I realize he has the potential to be great, I'd say he's No. 2 for one reason—point guards have not been hard to come by lately.
Over the last few years, several players with starting point guard talent have been drafted, and there are a few more this year.
A lot of teams are building around point guards right now, and I don't think it would be a bad decision to take him first overall—but I think Cleveland should go with Williams.
Right now, it doesn't look like that's going to happen. However, if the reports about Cleveland looking to add the second pick turn out to be true, they'll get them both.
|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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