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IAN THOMSEN'S: 2011 NBA MOCK DRAFT
IAN THOMSEN
June 20, 2011
A weak draft grew weaker when several top prospects stayed in school rather than risk coming out before a lockout. But there's still enough talent in the class of 2011 to make a few talent evaluators look like geniuses—at least by 2015, when many of these raw prospects will have adapted to the pro game
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June 20, 2011

Ian Thomsen's: 2011 Nba Mock Draft

A weak draft grew weaker when several top prospects stayed in school rather than risk coming out before a lockout. But there's still enough talent in the class of 2011 to make a few talent evaluators look like geniuses—at least by 2015, when many of these raw prospects will have adapted to the pro game

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SPURS

NIKOLA MIROTIC

MONTENEGRO // PF

As it has with other European draftees, San Antonio can afford to let the 6'10" Morotic, 20, stay overseas for a couple of years to develop. He scored 6.6 ppg and shot 50.0% for Real Madrid last year.

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BULLS

DAVIS BERTANS

LATVIA // SF

A young (18), thin (6'10", 210 pounds) shooter, Bertans impressed scouts with his jumper at the Nike Hoop Summit in April—and Chicago needs to surround Derrick Rose with three-point threats.

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