NBA Draft: 5 Most Likely Scenarios on Draft Night for the Toronto Raptors

Sachin AroraCorrespondent IJune 20, 2011

NBA Draft: 5 Most Likely Scenarios on Draft Night for the Toronto Raptors

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    NEW YORK - JUNE 24:  Luke Babbitt stands with NBA Commisioner David Stern after being drafted sixteenth by The Minnesota Timberwolves  at Madison Square Garden on June 24, 2010 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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    With the 2011 NBA draft right around the corner, it’s time to think about the possible outcomes. Considering the Raptors have the fifth pick, who they choose will heavily depend on who is taken in the first four picks.

    Let’s take a look at the five most likely scenarios that will come out on draft day, and who the Raps could end up with.

Scenario 1

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    1. Cleveland takes Kyrie Irving

    2. Minnesota takes Derrick Williams

    3. Utah takes Enes Kanter

    4. Cleveland takes Jonas Valanciunas

    5. Toronto takes Brandon Knight

Scenario 2

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    1. Cleveland takes Kyrie Irving

    2. Minnesota takes Enes Kanter

    3. Utah takes Derrick Williams

    4. Cleveland takes Jonas Valanciunas

    5. Toronto takes Brandon Knight

Scenario 3

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    1. Cleveland takes Kyrie Irving

    2. Minnesota takes Derrick Williams

    3. Utah takes Brandon Knight

    4. Cleveland takes Enes Kanter

    5. Toronto takes Kemba Walker

Scenario 4

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    1. Cleveland takes Kyrie Irving

    2. Minnesota takes Derrick Williams

    3. Utah takes Brandon Knight

    4. Cleveland takes Jonas Valanciunas

    5. Toronto takes Enes Kanter

Scenario 5

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    1. Cleveland takes Kyrie Irving

    2. Minnesota takes Derrick Williams

    3. Utah takes Brandon Knight

    4. Cleveland takes Enes Kanter

    5. Toronto takes Jonas Valanciunas

Final Thoughts

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    NEW YORK - JUNE 24:  NBA Commisioner David Stern speaks at the NBA Draft at Madison Square Garden on June 24, 2010 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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    It is very likely that one of these scenario’s will play out, and Raptors Cage’s mock draft portrays scenario 3 with the Raptors grabbing Kemba Walker. The ideal scenario would be 1 or 2 for Raps fans which would result in the Raps stealing Brandon Knight.

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