2011 NBA Draft: Projecting the Lottery Picks

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2011 NBA Draft: Projecting the Lottery Picks
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1) Cleveland Cavaliers – Kyrie Irving (PG) Duke – The Cavs taking Irving here is pretty much a guarantee. Point guards are all the rad now in the NBA, and that’s how you win regular season games. Notice that both teams in the NBA Finals last year had very little production out of their starting facilitators. Kidd was due to his age, and Chalmers, while he wasn’t terrible decided to show up for the first time all season. While taking Williams here and hoping Knight falls to four would be intriguing, Irving is the safe pick for a franchise that needs to bounce back.

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