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NBA Draft Winners

NBA TV's experts discusses which teams had a very good draft.

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All-Access: Griffin

See what Blake Griffin's draft day was like with this exclusive view.

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2009 Draft Tumbles

Kamla, Pearl and Aldridge talk about players that fell on Draft Night.

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The Best of the Draft

Relive some of the best moments from the 2009 NBA Draft from New York City.

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Blake Griffin

A dominant physical presence with outstanding size and strength.

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Hasheem Thabeet

Imposing physical specimen who protects the basket.

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3

James Harden

One of the most complete players in the draft.

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4

Tyreke Evans

Excels at getting into the lane. Terrific ball-handler.

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5

Ricky Rubio

Processes the game a step ahead of everybody else.

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6

Jonny Flynn

Mature confident and quick point guard knows how to run a team

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Stephen Curry

Terrific off-balance shooter. Tremendous range.

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8

Jordan Hill

Productive scorer and rebounder who hasn't maxed out his potential

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9

DeMar DeRozan

Swingman with top-flight athleticism and a high motor.

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10

Brandon Jennings

Rare quickness and leaping ability. Good in traffic.

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11

Terrence Williams

Can play point-forward with outstanding court vision.

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12

Gerald Henderson

Athletic scoring guard with a versatile offensive game.

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13

Tyler Hansbrough

Effort and intensity separate him from the pack.

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14

Earl Clark

Long and athletic forward with a good overall skill-set.

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15

Austin Daye

Shows great touch from all spots on the floor.

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16

James Johnson

Handles the ball well can shoot from distance.

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17

Jrue Holiday

Rebounds and blocks shots. Excellent team player.

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18

Ty Lawson   (traded to Denver)

Speedy and gifted ball-handler who excels in the open floor.

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19

Jeff Teague

Adept at creating his own shot. Excels in transition.

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20

Eric Maynor

Gets into the lane easily. Makes excellent decisions.

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21

Darren Collison

Great change-of-direction speed. Premier defender.

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22

Victor Claver

Athletic and runs the floor well. Possesses a good basketball IQ.

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23

Omri Casspi

Skilled forward who exhibits toughness on the boards.

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24

Byron Mullens   (traded to Oklahoma City)

Has tremendous presence. Is an excellent rebounder and shot-blocker.

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25

Rodrigue Beaubois   (traded to Dallas)

Long athletic and very quick. Terrific wingspan.

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Taj Gibson

Long and athletic with a developing inside-out game.

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DeMarre Carroll

Tenacious interior player with terrific physical ability.

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Wayne Ellington

Polished offensive player with picture-perfect form.

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Toney Douglas   (traded to New York)

Natural scorer with very good athleticism.

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Christian Eyenga

Athletic guard shows a quick first step.

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TEAMS WITHOUT ROUND 1 PICKS
Boston Celtics: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Miami Heat: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Orlando Magic: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Denver Nuggets: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Houston Rockets: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
San Antonio Spurs: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Washington Wizards: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
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31

Jeff Pendergraph   (traded to Portland)

Active and efficient around the basket.

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Jermaine  Taylor   (traded to Houston)

Absorbs contact and is able to finish.

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33

Dante Cunningham

Solid athlete who showed major improvement

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34

Sergio Llull   (traded to Houston)

Averaged 8.6 points with Real Madrid last season.

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35

DaJuan Summers

Shoots with range will rebound and bang from the wing.

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Sam Young

An aggressive defender and rebounder.

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DeJuan Blair

Freakish wingspan high motor productive on interior.

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38

Jon Brockman   (traded to Sacramento)

Plays the game with reckless abandon

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39

Jonas Jerebko

Solid athlete with great height at the forward spot.

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40

Derrick Brown

Long and explosive combo-forward with energetic style.

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Jodie Meeks

Shoots well standing still and coming off screens.

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Patrick Beverley   (traded to Miami)

Scoring guard who can light it up.

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Marcus Thornton   (traded to New Orleans)

Able to catch and shoot with a very quick release.

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Chase Budinger   (traded to Houston)

Uses vertical leap of over 40 inches to finish strong.

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45

Nick Calathes

Versatile playmaker with an excellent feel for the game.

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46

Daniel Green

Versatile wing performer with a nice feel for the game.

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47

Henk Norel

Terrific outside shooter for his size.

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48

Taylor Griffin

Has a chance to break out of his brother Blake's shadow

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49

Sergiy Gladyr

Young shooter with incredible potential. Picture-perfect mechanics.

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50

Goran Suton

Strong positional rebounder

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Jack  McClinton

Prolific deep shooter with unlimited range.

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A.J. Price

Cerebral point who does a good job balancing the need to score and distribute.

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53

Nando De Colo

Posted 13.1 points in France last season.

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Robert Vaden   (traded to Oklahoma City)

Volume shooter

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Patrick Mills

Dangerous penetrator with terrific first step.

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Ahmad Nivins

Strong frame with good length and bounce

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Emir Preldzic

Loves to face the basket. Finds his teammates.

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Lester Hudson

Can switch to point guard slot and run an offense.

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Chinemelu Elonu

Active big man who crashes the boards.

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Robert Dozier

Extremely long and athletic

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TEAMS WITHOUT ROUND 2 PICKS
Chicago Bulls: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
New Jersey Nets: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
New York Knicks: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Orlando Magic: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Philadelphia 76ers: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Toronto Raptors: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Dallas Mavericks: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Golden State Warriors: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Houston Rockets: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Los Angeles Clippers: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
New Orleans Hornets: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums
Oklahoma City Thunder: Team Overview | NBA Store | Fan Forums

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