2011 NBA Draft- News and Rumors

First Round Draft Order

1. Cleveland Cavaliers (from L.A. Clippers) 2. Minnesota Timberwolves 3. Utah Jazz (from New Jersey) 4. Cleveland Cavaliers 5. Toronto Raptors  6. Washington Wizards  7. Sacramento Kings 8. Detroit Pistons  9. Charlotte Bobcats  10. Milwaukee Bucks  11. Golden State Warriors  12. Utah Jazz  13. Phoenix Suns  14. Houston Rockets  15. Indiana Pacers  16. Philadelphia 76ers  17. New York Knicks  18. Washington Wizards (from Atlanta)  19. Charlotte Bobcats (from New Orleans via Portland) 20. Minnesota Timberwolves (from Memphis via Utah) 21. Portland Trail Blazers 22. Denver Nuggets  23. Houston Rockets (from Orlando via Phoenix)  24. Oklahoma City Thunder
25. Boston Celtics  26. Dallas Mavericks  27. New Jersey Nets (from L.A. Lakers) 28. Chicago Bulls (from Miami via Toronto) 29. San Antonio Spurs 30. Chicago Bulls

News and Rumors on Draft Day

The Sacramento Kings are close to trading their seventh overall draft pick. [Pro Basketball Talk]

The Atlanta Hawks are on the verge of being sold. [Sports Illustrated]

The Phoenix Suns have made a qualifying offer for Aaron Brooks. [Sports Illustrated]

J.J. Barea may sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. [Pro Basketball Talk]

The Cleveland Cavaliers will most likely select Jonas Valanciunas with the fourth overall draft pick. [ESPN.com NBA]

According to the latest rumors, the Lakers and 76ers are discussing a trade involving Lamar Odom and Andre Iguodala. [Slam Magazine]

The 2011 NBA Draft will air on ESPN today at 4:30 P.M. PST

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