NBA Draft 2011: Winners and Losers

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NBA Draft 2011: Winners and Losers
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With the 2011 NBA Draft completed, teams will relax for the moment. Everyone, from the owners, coaches and players to the fans, are wondering if their team did the right thing.

Some teams drafted for immediate help, while others chose the big risk, big reward route. Some teams drafted for another team in hopes of working out a deal down the line or completing one that was agreed upon.

Micheal Jordan got the ball rolling on draft night by ridding his Charlotte Bobcats of talented but disgruntled SG Stephen Jackson in a three-way trade with the Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings.

The Bucks will get Jackson and PG Shaun Livingston, Sacramento's PG Beno Udrih and the 19th pick (Tobias Harris) from the Bobcats. Charlotte picks up the No. 7 pick from Sacramento (Bismack Biyombo) and SG/SF Corey Maggette from Milwaukee. The Kings acquired SG/SF John Salmons from Milwaukee and the 10th pick (Jimmer Fredette). 

That was just the beginning, as what was called an average draft became an exciting night of picks, trades and even twins getting selected in back to back picks. Let's take a look at the big winners, those who added some solid pieces, those who reached a bit and teams who left us scratching our heads with their choices. 

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