NEW YORK, June 28
-- Now that it is in the books, it's time to break down the 2006 NBA Draft by the numbers (with a few random notes thrown in for posterity.)
0 Number of European players who had not attended college who had been selected with the No. 1 pick before Toronto tabbed Andrea Bargnani in 2006.
2 Sengalese Draftees -- Saer Sene, No. 10 to Seattle and Cheick Samb, No. 51, L.A. Lakers.
Sene is the first player to participate in Basketball without Borders -- Africa to be drafted.
Which hat? Foye has the right one on his dome.
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Height difference between Joel Freeland, a 6-10 foward from England drafted by the Blazers at No. 30, and Peter Crouch, a 6-7 striker for the English World Cup team. Freeland handed Commissioner David Stern an English national jersey on stage.
3 Number of teams who held Randy Foye's draft rights -- Boston, Portland and, finally, Minnesota.
4 Number of first round picks by the Portland Trail Blazers, tying a record held by the Sacramento Kings from the 1990 Draft.
4 Number UConn players taken in the first round -- Rudy Gay, Hilton Armstrong, Marcus Williams and Josh Boone, matching North Carolina's four first round picks in 2005.
6 Number of trades involving the Portland Trail Blazers.
7:15 Time of first "Fire ____!" chant by Knicks fans
8 College seniors selected in the First Round.
9 Years since three seniors went in the top seven. In 2006, Shelden Williams (No. 5), Brandon Roy (No. 6) and Randy Foye (No. 7) were selected in the top seven of the 2006 NBA Draft. The last time this happened was1997, when Tim Duncan (No. 1), Keith Van Horn (No. 2) and Antonio Daniels (No. 4) went in the top seven
(It goes to) 11 All five members of the 2005-06 Associated Press All-America First Team were taken in the top 11: Adam Morrison (No. 3), Shelden Williams (No. 5), Brandon Roy (No. 6), Randy Foye (No. 7) and J.J. Redick (No. 11).
15 Number of trades, total.
21 Overall pick in 2006 of the Draft's first point guard, Rajon Rondo. Last year, point guards went three, four, five -- Deron Williams (No. 3), Chris Paul (No. 4) and Raymond Felton (No. 5) .
45 Number overall pick of Alexander Johnson, who was acquired by then traded by the Blazers. Johnson ended the night with the Grizzlies.
72 Height in inches of the shortest players drafted, Dee Brown and Will Blalock.
85 Height in inches of the tallest player drafted, Cheick Samb.
174 Minutes First Round (from Commissioner Stern's intro to Portland's selection of Freeland) took to complete