NBA Draft update: Andrew Wiggins is top pick; 1st round complete
06/26/2014 3:58 PM
10/08/2014 12:03 PM
In an NBA draft that saw the Kings take Michigan guard Nik Stauskas, a player they think can bolster their outside shooting, Andrew Wiggins from Kansas was the first overall pick, going to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Stauskas was the Big Ten Player of the Year for the 2013-14 season.
In Wiggins, the Cavs got a small forward from Kansas considered one of the favorites to be picked first because of his array of skills.
The Milwaukee Bucks took Jabari Parker from Duke with the second pick. Parker is a 6-foot-8, 235-pound small forward.
With the third pick, the Philadelphia 76ers chose Joel Embiid, from Kansas. Embiid, at 7-0 and 250 pounds, is considered the best big man in the draft.
Aaron Gordon, projected as a possible Kings pick had he been overlooked until the Kings' No. 8 pick, was chosen by the Orlando Magic with the fourth pick. Gordon is a power forward from Arizona.
The Utah Jazz used the No. 5 pick to select Dante Exum, a rangy point guard from Australia.
With the sixth overall pick, the Boston Celtics chose point guard Marcus Smart out of Oklahoma State.
The Los Angeles Lakers with the seventh pick chose Julius Randle, a power forward from Kentucky.
After the Kings took Stauskas, the Charlotte Hornets used the No. 9 pick to take Noah Vonleh, a power forward from Indiana.
The 76ers used their second first-round pick, at No. 10, to take Elfrid Payton, a point guard from Louisiana-Lafayette. Payton then was traded to the Orlando Magic for Dario Saric, a power forward from Croatia, taken by Orlando with the 12th overall pick.
The 11th pick went to the Denver Nuggets who chose small forward Doug McDermott, the nation's leading scorer last season out of Creighton. McDermott then reportedly was traded, along with Anthony Randolph, to the Chicago Bulls for the 16th and 19th overall picks.
With the 13th pick, the Minnesota Timberwolves chose Zach Levine, an athletic swing player from UCLA.
The Phoenix Suns selected small forward T.J. Warren from North Carolina State with the 14th pick.
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The Atlanta Hawks, with the No. 15 pick, selected Adreian Payne, a power forward from Michigan State.
The Chicago Bulls selected Jusuf Nurkic, a center from Bosnia-Herzegovina, with the 16th pick. When the trade is OK'd by the NBA, Nurkic will go to Denver as part of the deal for Doug McDermott.
With their second pick of the first round, the 17th overall selection, the Celtics took James Young, a shooting guard from Kentucky.
Just four picks after their previous turn, the Suns took Tyler Ennis, a point guard fro Syracuse, with the 18th overall selection.
Chicago, picking the final piece of deal bringing McDermott from Denver, chose Gary Harris, a shooting guard from Michigan State, with the 19th overall selection.
The Toronto Raptors, using their first pick at No. 20 overall, selected Bruno Caboclo, a small forward from Brazil.
The Oklahoma City Thunder, selecting at No. 21, took Mitch McGary, a power forward from Michigan. McGary, at 6-10 and 266 pounds, played in just eight games last season because of a back injury.
With the 22nd pick, the Memphis Grizzlies selected shooting guard Jordan Adams from UCLA.
The Jazz used its second first-round pick, No. 23 overall, to get Rodney Hood, a small forward from Duke.
The Charlotte Hornets used their second pick of the draft, No. 24 overall, to select Shabazz Napier, a point guard from Connecticut, then reportedly traded him to the Miami Heat for the 26th and 55th overall picks, plus a future second-rounder.
With the 25th pick, the Houston Rockets took Clint Capela, a power forward from Switzerland.
Miami used the No. 26 pick to take P.J. Hairston, shooting guard from North Carolina and the NBA Developmental League, who is going to Charlotte in exchange for Napier. Hairston is the first player ever chosen in the first round out of the D League.
The Suns used their second first-round pick, No. 27 overall, to select Bogdan Bogdanovic,a shooting guard from Serbia.
With the 28th pick, the Los Angeles Clippers chose C.J. Wilcox, a shooting guard from Washington.
The Thunder used the 29th pick to take Josh Huestis, a small forward from Stanford.
The final pick for the first round, No. 30 overall, went to the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, who selected Kyle Anderson, a small forward from UCLA.
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