2011 NBA Draft Combine Participants Announced

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The 2011 NBA Draft Combine takes place next week in Chicago at renowned trainer Tim Grover’s Attack Athletics facility.  The list of all 54 participants was released earlier today.

According to Draft Express’s Latest 2011 Mock Draft:
Plain – Undrafted Projection
Green – Projected Lottery Pick
Blue – Projected 1st Round Pick
Red – Projected 2nd Round Pick

Keith BensonOakland
Marshon BrooksProvidence
Alec BurksColorado
Jimmy ButlerMarquette
Norris ColeCleveland State
Kenneth FariedMorehead State
Jimmer FredetteBYU
Andrew GoudelockCollege of Charleston
Jordan HamiltonTexas
Ben HansbroughNotre Dame
Justin HarperRichmond
Tobias HarrisTennessee
Tyler HoneycuttUCLA
Scotty HopsonTennessee
Kyrie IrvingDuke
Reggie JacksonBoston College
Rick JacksonSyracuse
Charles JenkinsHofstra
JaJuan JohnsonPurdue
Corey JosephTexas
Enes KanterKentucky
Brandon KnightKentucky
Malcolm LeeUCLA
Kawhi LeonardSan Diego State
Travis LeslieGeorgia
Jon LeuerWisconsin
DeAndre LigginsKentucky
David LightyOhio State
Shelvin MackButler
Demetri McCameyIllinois
E’Twaun MoorePurdue
Darius MorrisMichigan
Marcus MorrisKansas
Markieff MorrisKansas
Lucas Riva NogueiraEstudiantes II (Spain)
Chandler ParsonsFlorida
Jereme RichmondIllinois
Josh SelbyKansas
Iman ShumpertGeorgia Tech
Kyle SinglerDuke
Chris SingletonFlorida State
Jamie SkeenVCU
Greg SmithFresno State
Nolan SmithDuke
Isaiah ThomasWashington
Malcolm ThomasSan Diego State
Trey ThompkinsGeorgia
Klay ThompsonWashington State
Tristan ThompsonTexas
Jeremy TylerSan Diego HS/Maccabi Haifa (Israel)/Tokyo Apache (Japan)
Nikola VucevicSouthern California
Kemba WalkerConnecticut
Derrick WilliamsArizona
Jordan WilliamsMaryland


  • Lucas Riva Nogueira is the only “true” international prospect participating.  Jeremy Tyler, a big man who left high school after his junior year to pursue a pro career overseas, is also attending.
  • Bismack Biyombo, Jonas Valanciunas, Donatas Motiejunas and Davis Bertans are not attending.  All four players are projected to be chosen in the first round in Draft Express’ latest mock.
  • 50 attendees are projected to be drafted according to Draft Express’ latest mock.  Nine are projected lottery picks.
  • Scott Schroeder of Ridiculous Upside noted that 48 of the 53 hopefuls who attended last year were either drafted or played in the league this year.

The combine starts next Wednesday, May 18th and finishes Saturday the 22nd.


Jonathan Santiago
Jonathan Santiago serves Cowbell Kingdom as senior editor specializing in writing, podcasting and video production. He also handles the majority of CK’s day-to-day beat coverage of the Kings.

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