Former Badger Jon Leuer Talks NBA Lockout, Playing Overseas

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Former Wisconsin Badgers forward Jon Leuer had his dream come true last month when the Milwaukee Bucks selected him with the 40th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.  But like the rest of the 2011 draft class, Leuer has to wait out a likely lengthy NBA Lockout before he gets a chance to actually play in the league.

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Jon Leuer Stays Close to Home with the Milwaukee Bucks


Former Wisconsin Badgers forward Jon Leuer was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 40th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.

The Bucks made headlines with their three-way trade involving the acquisition of Stephen Jackson earlier in the night and then added the versatile Leuer who many see as a great value pick in the second round.

Follow the jump to find out what Leuer brings to the Milwaukee Bucks organization.

By: Nick Grays
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The Sports Bank’s 2011 NBA Draft Headquarters

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HAPPY NBA DRAFT DAY!  The Sports Bank has all the in-depth information to get you ready for Thursday’s 2011 NBA Draft.  Consider this page our headquarters for all you need to know; from our 2011 NBA Mock Draft, prospect scouting reports, team needs pages, interviews from the NBA Draft Combine, and so much more.

By: David Kay

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2011 NBA Mock Draft-First Round 6-23-11

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HAPPY NBA DRAFT DAY!  Here is our updated 2011 NBA Mock Draft with major changes after the 3-team trade that shakes up the late lottery. Be sure to check back throughout the day for more updates.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report and a NBA comparison, and make sure to check out our feature articles from the NBA Draft Combine.  Click on the team name for a look at their off-season needs.  Here is a list of outstanding trades for the 2011 NBA Draft.  Check out a 2012 NBA Mock Draft and our 2010 NBA Draft Lottery Re-Do.

UPDATED: 6/23/11 (UPDATED 5:15 PM)

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2011 NBA Mock Draft- Second Round 6-23-11

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HAPPY NBA DRAFT DAY!!! Here is the latest second round of our 2011 NBA Mock Draft.  Be sure to check back throughout the day for updates.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report and an NBA comparison.  Click on the team name for a look at their off-season needs.  Here is a list of outstanding trades for the 2011 NBA Draft.  Check out a 2012 NBA Mock Draft and our 2010 NBA Draft Lottery Re-Do.

UPDATED: 6/23/11 (5:20 P.M.)

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Wisconsin’s Jon Leuer: NBA Draft Combine Interview (Video)


Wisconsin power forward Jon Leuer was one of 54 players invited to the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. The former Badger has a lot to gain from workouts as Leuer projects to be picked anywhere from the late first round to mid-second round.

A lot of scouts have compared the 6’10” forward to the Toronto Raptors Andrea Bargnani who was the number one overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft.

The Sports Bank caught up with Leuer at the NBA Draft Combine where he elaborated on his work-outs since leaving Madison, some NBA teams who have expressed interest and his versatile skill-set.
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2011 NBA Mock Draft- First Round (1/29/11)

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Team needs have NOT been taken into account with this 2011 NBA Mock Draft.  We will begin to factor in team needs once the NBA trade deadline has passed.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report and an NBA comparison.  Here is a list of outstanding trades for the 2011 NBA Draft.  Check out a 2012 NBA Mock Draft and The Sports Bank’s 2011 NFL Mock Draft.

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2011 NBA Mock Draft- First Round (1/7/11)

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With Kyrie Irving‘s toe injury and Harrison Barnes‘ struggles, the top spot in the 2011 NBA Draft is up for grabs.  Team needs have not been taken into account with this mock draft.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report.  Check out a 2012 NBA Mock Draft and The Sports Bank’s 2011 NFL Mock Draft.

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College Hoops 101 (12/21/10)

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If you are unfamiliar with College Hoops 101, it is a weekly feature here at The Sports Bank that runs every Monday (Tuesday this week… sorry for the delay) and breaks down everything you need to know going on in the world of college basketball.  I will look back at the previous week and peak ahead to some of the key match-ups in the next seven days.

By: David Kay
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2011 NBA Mock Draft-First Round (12-2-10)

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With the college basketball season now in full swing, we get a better idea of which players project for the 2011 NBA Draft. Team needs have not been taken into account with this mock draft.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report.  Check out a 2012 NBA Mock Draft.
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2011 NBA Mock Draft- Second Round (11/8/10)

A number of talented college seniors once again figure to fall into the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft .  The Sports Bank presents its latest mock draft.  Team needs have not yet been taken into account.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report.

By: David Kay

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2011 NBA Mock Draft- First Round (11/8/10)

The 2011 NBA Draft figures to be very heavy on freshman talent.  The Sports Bank presents its latest mock draft.  Team needs have not yet been taken into account.  Click on the players’ name for a complete scouting report.

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