In an NBA draft defined by youthful stars, international talent and the mystery of late trades, there will be only a select few value picks. These are the players drafted for the intangibles they bring to the court.
Whether it's a point guard with perceptiveness at the top of the key or a power forward loaded with explosiveness to the hoop, there are a handful of athletes in this draft brimming with distinctive capacities to contribute to their teams.
Players like Kyrie Irving and Derek Williams have been nearly lionized in the overwhelming build-up to the 2011 NBA draft. But it's guys like Chris Singleton out of Florida State, Kenneth Faried from Morehead State and a prime batch of players that have flown under the radar, yet are packed with talent, touch and technique, who make up this list.
Take a look at this band of the best value picks from the 2011 NBA draft.