As the 2011 NBA Draft approaches, so does the 2011 Mock NBA Draft, as speculation and rumors become less fantasy and more of a reality as teams and potential draftees see their futures unfold as the draft gets closer.
The NBA Draft is an exhibition in last minute decisions as teams invite players to last minute workouts and entertain ideas of trading current players or future picks all in the hopes of landing that potential superstar or missing piece to their on the brink of contention team.
This year is no exception, as players throughout the 2011 NBA Draft are seeing their stocks rise or fall even within next few hours and even up to the final few minutes as the teams make their choice.
Not even the top ten first round picks are set in stone, as news of contract buyouts or lingering injuries have either helped or hurt a players stock.
So while Turkish big man Enes Kanter have enjoyed a boost to their stock due to a good showing, guys like Kemba Walker have been bumped down due to potential trades or rival draftees making better impressions.
Here's a look at the first round picks as of today.