2014 NBA Draft: Draft Picks, Trades, And Rumors Running Diary


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The 2014 NBA Draft is finally here with the Los Angeles Lakers holding the seventh overall pick. While there were plenty of rumors leading up to the draft, the Lakers are targeting Julius Randle, Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon, Noah Vonleh, or Elfrid Payton — with Joel Embiid and Dante Exum potentially available.

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The 2014 NBA Draft begins at 4:30 p.m. PST on ESPN. Here is our running diary of the NBA Draft that includes first round picks, rumors, and trades:

1. Cleveland Cavaliers – Andrew Wiggins, SG/SF, Kansas

2. Milwaukee Bucks – Jabari Parker, SF/PF, Duke

3. Philadelphia 76ers – Joel Embiid, C, Kansas

4. Orlando Magic – Aaron Gordon, SF/PF, Arizona

5. Utah Jazz – Dante Exum, PG, Australia

6. Boston Celtics – Marcus Smart, PG, Oklahoma St.

7. Los Angeles Lakers – Julius Randle, PF, Kentucky

8. Sacramento Kings – Nik Stauskas, PG/SG, Michigan

9. Charlotte Hornets – Noah Vonleh, PF/C, Indiana

10. Philadelphia 76ers – Elfrid Payton, PG, Louisiana-Lafayette (Traded to ORL)

11. Denver Nuggets – Doug McDermott, SF/PF, Creighton (Traded to CHI)

12. Orlando Magic – Dario Saric, SF/PF, Croatia (Traded to PHI)

13. Minnesota Timberwolves – Zach LaVine, PG/SG, UCLA

14. Phoenix Suns – T.J. Warren, SF, NC State

15. Atlanta Hawks – Adreian Payne, PF, Michigan St.

16. Chicago Bulls – Jusuf Nurkic, C, Bosnia (Traded to DEN)

17. Boston Celtics – James Young, SF, Kentucky

18. Phoenix Suns – Tyler Ennis, PG, Syracuse

19. Chicago Bulls – Gary Harris, SG, Michigan St. (Traded to DEN)

20. Toronto Raptors – Bruno Caboclo, SF, Brazil

21. Oklahoma City Thunder – Mitch McGary, PG, Michigan

22. Memphis Grizzlies – Jordan Adams, SG, UCLA

23. Utah Jazz – Rodney Hood, SF, Duke

24. Charlotte Hornets – Shabazz Napier, PG, Connecticut (Traded to MIA)

25. Houston Rockets – Clint Capela, PF, Switzerland

26. Miami Heat – P.J. Hairston, SG, North Carolina/Texas Legends (Traded to CHA)

27. Phoenix Suns – Bogdan Bogdanovic, SG, Serbia

28. Los Angeles Clippers – C.J. Wilcox, SG/SF, Washington

29. Oklahoma City Thunder – Josh Huestis, SF, Stanford

30. San Antonio Spurs – Kyle Anderson, SF/PF, UCLA
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