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2013 NBA Draft: Complete Coverage


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Gamedayr is keeping you up to date with every pick, trade and development in this year’s NBA draft as soon as it happens. All 60 picks listed below will be updated with current team ownership and draft selections.

No. 1 (Cleveland Cavilers): Anthony Bennett- UNLV

 

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Cavs start the draft off with a shocker by drafting the Rebel’s Bennett with the first-overall pick. He becomes the first Canadian drafter with the No. 1 pick. 

No. 2 (Orlando Magic): Victor Oladipo- Indiana

Victor Oladipo

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The Magic take the player many consider the safest in the draft. Oladipo brings up his work ethic early in his first interview after being drafted. 

No. 3 (Washington Wizards): Otto Porter Jr. – Georgetown

Otto Porter

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 Wizards go along with early projections and take the local prospect to team up with John Wall and Bradley Beal.

No. 4 (Charlotte Bobcats): Cody Zeller- Indiana

Cody Zeller

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With projected top pick Nerlens Noel still on the board, the Bobcats go with the steady center from Indiana.

No. 5 (Phoenix Suns): Alex Len- Maryland

Alex Len

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The lengthy, 7’1″ Ukraine native goes to the Valley of the Sun as a top-five pick just a few years after moving to the United States.

No. 6 (New Orleans Pelicans): Nerlens Noel- Kentucky [TRADED to PHILADELPHIA: New Orleans receives Jrue Holiday and 2013 second-round pick; Philadelphia receives Noel and New Orleans 2014 first-round pick (lottery protected)]

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 For the second year in a row, New Orleans drafts a center from Kentucky with a top-10 pick. Recovering from an ACL tear, one of the best defensive players in the draft is expected to return by Christmas Day. 

No. 7 (Sacramento Kings): Ben McLemore- Kansas

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One of the best shooting guards in the NCAA last season, McLemore is considered by some scouts to be the player with the highest talent level of all athletes in the draft. 

No. 8 (Detroit Pistons): Kentavious Caldwell-Pope- Georgia

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

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A talented shooter and scorer, the 2013 SEC player of the year heads to Motown in an attempt to spark the team’s offense. 

No. 9 (Minnesota Timberwolves): Trey Burke- Michigan [TRADED to UTAH: Minnesota receives Utah's first round picks in 2013 (14th- Shabazz Muhammad and 21-Gorgui Dieng ); Utah receives Burke]

Trey Burke

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The 2012-2013 Naismith Player of the Year is expected to be a starter at the position mastered by Hall-of-Famer John Stockton.  

No. 10 (Portland Trailblazers): C.J. McCollum- Lehigh

Cj McCollum

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After selecting Rookie-of-the-Year winner Damian Lillard from Weber State last season, Portland goes for another small-school scorer. 

No. 11 (Philadelphia 76ers): Michael Carter-Williams- Syracuse

Michael Carter Williams

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The big point guard will be expected to help out Philadelphia’s back court after the trade of Holiday.

No. 12 (Oklahoma City Thunder- from Toronto via Houston): Steven Adams- Pittsburgh

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 A charismatic center from New Zealand, he also brings a nice shooting touch to the post. 

No. 13 (Dallas Mavericks): Kelly Olynyk- Gonzaga [TRADED to BOSTON- Dallas receives Lucas Nogueira, two second-round draft picks in 2014; Boston receives Olynyck] 

Kelly Olynyk

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A guard in high school, the seven-footer can shoot from the outside.

No. 14 (Utah Jazz- on behalf of Minnesota):Shabazz Muhammad- UCLA  [TRADED to MINNESOTA: Minnesota receives Utah's first round picks in 2013 (14th- Muhammad and 21-Gorgui Dieng ); Utah receives Burke]

Shabazz Muhammad

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The highly talented, highly touted scorer fell in the draft due to off-the-court controversy. 

No. 15 (Milwaukee Bucks): Giannis Adetokunbo- Greece

Giannis Adetokunbo

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 Milwaukee goes with one of the least-known, but potentially most-talented, players in this year’s draft.

No. 16 (Boston Celtics): Lucas Nogueira- Brazil [TRADED to DALLAS- Dallas receives Lucas Nogueira, two second-round draft picks in 2014; Boston receives Olynyck] 

Lucas Nogueira

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 Nogueira brings length and a defensive-oriented approach to his new team. 

No. 17 (Atlanta Hawks): Dennis Schroeder- Germany

Dennis Schroeder

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An explosive point guard with a good shot, he dominated bigger players in the German league. 

No. 18 (Atlanta- from Houston via Brooklyn): Shane Larkin- Miami [Traded to Dallas]

Shane Larkin

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The son of a MLB Hall 0f Famer, Larkin helped lead Miami to one of the most successful seasons in school history. 

No. 19 (Cleveland- from Los Angeles Lakers): Sergey Karasev- Russia

Sergey Karasev

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An Olympic player for Russia as a teenager, Karasev brings shooting, ball skills and a high basketball IQ to the NBA. 

No. 20 (Chicago Bulls): Tony Snell- New Mexico

Tony Snell

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A good shooter off screens, Snell compliments his touch with a disproportionately long wing span. 

No. 21 (Utah- from Golden State via Brooklyn on behalf of Minnesota): Gorgui Dieng- Louisville [TRADED to MINNESOTA: Minnesota receives Utah's first round picks in 2013 (14th- Shabazz Muhammad and 21-Dieng ); Utah receives Burke]

Gorgui Dieng

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Dieng brings a national championship ring along with a strong defensive presence in the post. 

No. 22 (Brooklyn Nets): Mason Plumlee- Duke

Mason Plumlee

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The acclaimed Blue Devils player follows his brother’s footsteps as a first-round NBA draft pick.

No. 23 (Indiana Pacers): Solomon Hill- Arizona

Solomon Hill

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A rare senior drafted in the first round, at 6’7″ Hill can play a variety of positions as well as score and rebound.

No. 24 (New York Knicks): Tim Hardaway Jr.- Michigan

Tim Hardaway

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Hardaway was a key component of Michigan’s National runner-up squad and a gifted scorer. 

No. 25 (Los Angeles Clippers): Reggie Bullock- North Carolin

Reggie Bullock

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 Bullock comes to California as a talented shooter with solid defensive skills. 

No. 26 (Minnesota- from Memphis via Houston on behalf of Golden State):  Andre Roberson- Colorado [Traded to Oklahoma City]

Andre Roberson

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A talented rebounder, Roberson also averaged over 10 points-per-game for Colorado. 

No. 27 (Denver Nuggets): Rudy Gobert- France

Rudy Gobert

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Length is an understatement for the French-league star- his 7’8″ wingspan is the longest ever recorded in NBA combine history.

No. 28 (San Antonio Spurs): Livio Jean-Charles- French

Livio Jean Charles

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Though he may not see NBA action for a few years, he has great development potential. 

No. 29 (Oklahoma City on behalf of Phoenix): Archie Goodwin- Kentucky

Archie Goodwin

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An athletic combo guard, Goodwin is a talented scorer. 

No. 30 (Phoenix- from Miami via Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland on behalf of Golden State): Nemanja Nedovic- Serbia

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Second Round

No. 31 (Cleveland- from Orlando): Allen Crabbe- California [TRADED TO PORTLAND; Cleveland recieves two second-round picks]

No. 32 (Oklahoma City- from Charlotte): Alex Abrines- Spain

No. 33 (Cleveland): Carrick Felix- Arizona State

No. 34 (Houston- from Phoenix): Isiah Canaan- Murray State

No. 35 (Philadelphia- from New Orleans): Glen Rice Jr.- NBA Developmental League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers

No. 36 (Sacramento): Ray McCallum- Detroit

No. 37 (Detroit): Tony Mitchell- North Texas

No. 38 (Washington): Nate Wolters- South Dakota State [TRADED to PHILADELPHIA: Washington Receives Glen Rice Jr.; Philadelphia receives Wolters and No. 54 pick] 

No. 39 (Portland- from Minnesota via Boston and Cleveland): Jeff Withey- Kansas

No. 40 (Portland): Grant Jerrett- Arizona

No. 41 (Memphis- from Toronto): Jamal Franklin- San Diego State

No. 42 (Philadelphia): Pierre Jackson- Baylor

No. 43 (Milwaukee): Ricky Ledo- Providence

No. 44 (Dallas): Mike Muscala- Bucknell

No. 45 (Portland- from Boston): Marko Todorovic- Montenegro

No. 46 (Utah): Erick Green- Virginia Tech

No. 47 (Atlanta): Raul Neto- Brazil

No. 48 (Los Angeles Lakers): Ryan Kelly- Duke

No. 49 (Chicago): Erik Murphy- Florida

No. 50 (Atlanta- from Houston): James Ennis- Long Beach State

No. 51 (Orlando from Golden State via Denver and New York): Romero Osby- Oklahoma 

No. 52 (Minnesota- from Brooklyn): Lorenzo Brown- NC State

No. 53 (Indiana): Colton Iverson- Colorado State

No. 54 (Washington- from New York): Arsalan Kazemi- Oregon

No. 55 (Memphis): Joeffery Lauvergne- Paritzan

No. 56 (Detroit- from Los Angeles Clippers):  Peyton Siva- Louisville

No. 57 (Phoenix- from Denver via Los Angeles Lakers): Alex Oriakhi- Missouri

No. 58 (San Antonio): Deshaun Thomas- Ohio State

No. 59 (Minnesota- from Oklahoma City): Bojan Dubljevic- Montenegro

No. 60 (Memphis- from Miami): Janis Timma- Latvia

 

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