2011 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (2/18/11)


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Team needs have NOT been taken into account with this 2011 NBA Mock Draft.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report.  Check out a 2012 NBA Mock Draft or The Sports Bank’s 2011 NFL Mock Draft.  Also, take a look at our 2010 NBA Draft Lottery Re-Do.

31. Cleveland- Jon Leuer, PF, Wisconsin, 6-10, Sr.
A versatile power forward, Leuer can hit from the outside, take defenders off the bounce, and has outstanding footwork in the post to go with a variety of moves on the block.  He is not very physical, but did impress a lot of scouts working out with Team USA this past summer.

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32. Miami (from MIN)- LaceDarius Dunn, SG, Baylor, 6-4, Sr.
A tremendous natural scorer, Dunn is a true threat from beyond the arc.  The question is how his recent off-the-court issue might create red flags about his character.

33. Sacramento- Jeremy Tyler, PF, USA, 6-10, 1991
A year ago, Tyler suffered a Brandon Jennings-like growing experience in Israel after skipping his senior year of high school to play professionally overseas.  He is currently playing in Japan and shown some of the talent and potential that makes him an intriguing prospect.

34. Detroit (from Tor)- Renardo Sidney, PF, Mississippi State, 6-10, So.
There is a huge red flag surrounding Sidney due to his off-the-court antics, but some team will take a second round flyer on him due to his size and skill.

35. Washington- Corey Fisher, PG, Villanova, 5-11, Sr.

I love Fisher’s tenacity at attacking the basket and toughness, but he needs to improve his decision-making as a point guard.  There is no questioning his ability to score the basketball but can he be a true NBA point guard will be the question.

36. New Jersey- Justin Harper, PF, Richmond, 6-10, Sr.
Harper is a versatile big man who can step out and shoot the ball.  He is not very physical which is why he is a second round prospect.

37. L.A.Clippers (from Det)- David Lighty, G/F, Ohio State, 6-6, Sr.

The perfect example of a glue guy who does a little bit of everything on the floor to help his team win.

38. Houston (from LAC)- Norris Cole, PG, Cleveland State, 6-2, Sr.
The Viking guard is the only player in the country averaging at least 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists per game.  He can do it all on the floor as demonstrated by his recent 41 point, 20 rebound, 9 assist performance against Youngstown State.

39. Sacramento (from Mil)- Keith Benson, C, Oakland, 6-11, Sr.

An athletic, lengthy big man who needs to get stronger and improve his face-up game to be a factor at the next level.

40. Charlotte- Nikola Mirotic, F, Montenegro, 6-10, 1991
A mature 20-year old, Mirotic is in the mold of a young European forward in that he can do a little bit of everything on the floor but needs to become stronger before he can play in the association.

41. Golden State- Demetri McCamey, PG, Illinois, 6-3, Sr.
After getting off to a great start this season, McCamey has really struggled the past few weeks with his decision-making and defensive effort.

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42. L.A. Clippers (from Hou)- Bojan Bogdanovic, G/F, Croatia, 6-7, 1989
A sharp-shooter who has improved his all-around offensive game, Bogdanovich is beginning to blossom in the Euroleague.

43. Chicago (from PHX)- Chandler Parsons, SF, Florida, 6-9, Sr.

Hasn’t overwhelmed anyone during his time in Gainesville, but has a solid combination of athleticism and ability to shoot the rock.

44. Memphis- Rick Jackson, PF, Syracuse, 6-9, Sr.

A physical presence down the low, Jackson has a great feel around the hoop and is a terror on the glass.

45. Indiana- Jamine Peterson, F, Greece, 6-6, 1988
The former Providence Friar is playing professionally in Greece after leaving college early.  He is built like a house but does not have a true position in the NBA.

46. Philadelphia- Xavier Silas, SG, Northern Illinois, 6-5, Sr.

The Colorado transfer is a talented scorer in a lesser league but needs to work on his attack game.

47. L.A. Lakers (from NY)- Robin Benzing, F, Germany, 6-10, 1989

A typical European forward, Benzing is versatile and athletic but still a work in progress.

48. Utah- Chris Wright, SF, Dayton, 6-8, Sr.

He has great strength and can leap out of the gym, but Wright’s lack of an outside shot hurts his stock.

49. Detroit (from Den)- Gary Flowers, SF, 6-8, Southern Miss, Sr.
An inside/outside threat, Flowers has flown under the radar a bit at Southern Miss.

50. Portland- Austin Freeman, SG, Georgetown, 6-4, Sr.

Freeman can take over a game from the outside but is not incredibly athletic.

51. New Orleans- Dwight Hardy, G, St. John’s, 6-2, Sr.
A scoring point guard who is lightning quick in the open floor and excels in one-and-one situations, Hardy will need to become a better distributor if he is going to have a real shot at sticking in the NBA.

52. Orlando- Charles Jenkins, SG, Hofstra, 6-3, Sr.
One of the top scorers in college basketball, Jenkins can stroke it from the outside but also gets the rack in large part because of his strength.  The fact that he is undersized to be a NBA two guard hurts his stock.

53. Atlanta- Ravern Johnson, G/F, Mississippi State, 6-7, Sr.
A smooth shooter from the outside, Johnson is incredibly thin which could hurt his prospects for the next level.

54. Oklahoma City- Anatoly Bose, G/F, Nichols State, 6-6, Sr.
He briefly tested the waters last summer, but wisely chose to return to school for his senior season.  Bose can score it from anywhere on the floor but does not have the ideal NBA athleticism.

55. L.A. Lakers- Steven Gray, SG, Gonzaga, 6-5, Sr.
Gray has a nice combination of size, athleticism, and ability to shoot the rock.

56. Milwaukee (from Chi)- Pablo Aguilar, F, Spain, 6-10, 1989
A solid shooter, Aguilar sees steady playing time in a very competitive Spanish league which is odd for a player his age.

57. Dallas- Kalin Lucas, PG, Michigan State, 6-0, Sr.
Lucas has really seen his stock fall over the past year but he could still get a second round look due to his experience.

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58. L.A. Lakers (from Mia)- Matthew Bryan-Amaning, PF, Washington, 6-9, Sr.
The Husky senior is a hard-working, athletic post player who could stick on a roster as an energy role player.

59. Boston- Malcolm Delaney, PG, Virginia Tech, 6-3, Sr.
Delaney is more of a scorer than a true point guard who thrives off the bounce but can also stroke it from deep.

60. San Antonio- Milan Macvan, PF, Croatia, 6-9, 1989

A physical inside presence, Macvan is not a great athlete but can step out and knock down jumpers.


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